A 43-year-old female asked:
i recently had a partial hysterectomy about 3 months ago and discovered last month that i have an ovarian cyst, does it need to be removed?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 54 years experience
OVARIAN CYST: Ovarian cyst are not usually removed if size is less than 2 cm. It depends if with associated sx like back or abdominal pain. The gyne will discuss with you.
Gynecology 43 years experience
No: Not unless it is causing bad symptoms or has features worrisome for cancer. Cancer is unlikely since your surgeon just looked at the ovary 3 mo ago. The cyst should be followed with periodic ultrasounds to make sure it resolves and does not develop worrisome features.
Last updated Nov 2, 2015
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