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i just had a precancerous polyp removed from a colonoscopy that doc said he does not see at my age39.the pain led me to find ovarian cyst is it cancer?

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Dr. Jin Park
Dr. Jin Park answered
Interventional Radiology 19 years experience
Unlikely: ovarian cysts are very common. 3 cm or less is considered a normal functional follicular cyst related to normal ovulation cycles. A cyst greater than 5 cm in a premenopausal patient should be followed and managed by an OB GYN doctor. A pelvic ultrasound will show if the cyst is simple (no solid parts) or complex (internal solid components). Vast majority of ovarian cysts are benign.

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Last updated Sep 15, 2016

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