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A 48-year-old female asked:

Last weeks ultrasounds showed left ovarian cyst and fluid in uterus. no right ovary was visualized and i don't think it was the 2 times prior in 2013. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Nathan Lilya
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Ultrasounds: Ovaries can be difficult to identify if there is a good amount of inflammation in the area, gas, fluid, etc. They tend to blend in to their surroundings, unless you have a really good ultrasound machine. Next time you go in, ask the tech to identify the ovary for you, and you'll see what I mean; in some cases it is very subtle. I would discuss with your doctor. Good luck!
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