A 28-year-old female asked:
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i have polycystic ovarian syndrome. is a 2.8 cm cyst surgical?

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Dr. Amy Bruner
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Not always: If a 2.8 cm cyst is smooth and stable on repeat ultrasound exams and not causing any pain it does not always need to be removed. However, if causing pain or has suspicious findings or growing on ultrasound, then it should be removed.
Answered on Apr 15, 2018

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