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A 20-year-old female asked:

Im 20 ive 13cm simple ovarian cyst ca-125 is normal no family history of ovarian cancer is there medication for it? gyn said laparotomy& ovary removal

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Ovarian cyst: Depending upon the type of cyst sometimes birth control pills may be used. If the cyst is symptomatic and needs removal, laparoscopic surgery is employed. If it is inordinately large or complex there are occasions when it may be necessary for the gyn surgeon to open you up and remove the cyst.

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Last updated May 3, 2017

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