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A 30-year-old female asked:

Hi, i had a 6cm overian cyst drained 3weeks ago, i have the same symptoms now before i had surgery. is it possible that it filled up again?

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Dr. Eileen Fingerman
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is quite possible that it has "filled up" again. Generally if a cyst is causing symptoms such that treatment is indicated, ovarian cystectomy (removal of the cyst) is preferred to cyst aspiration due to the high rate of recurrence after aspiration.

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Last updated Jan 7, 2015

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