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i have a cyst in my fallopian tube 5.5 cm i am 21 do i need surgery?

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Dr. Gregory Gapp
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: This is not a definte yes or no case. You can make an argument to simply follow this with watchful waiting without surgery if it gets no bigger and has no symptoms. However, i would guess that 95% of the time if this is truly a tubal cyst, you will end up with surgery due to pain. If this is an ovarian cyst, you have a little better chance of avoiding surgery because ovarian cysts can come and go.
Answered on Aug 4, 2017
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