A 33-year-old female asked:
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Have a ovarian cyst&i am 22 weeks pregnant.Feel no pain.The ultrasound tech said it was smaller than a inch, but the doc says 4 cms.Was their a mistake?

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Dr. Robin Noble
25 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely 4cm: If i had to guess, would guess that it is 4 cm-not uncommon to find cysts during pregnancy and if you have no symptoms, it will likely be followed through pregnancy and then postpartum. We usually refer to ovarian cysts in terms of centimeters, rather then inches. I would vote with the doctor and guess that the tech was trying to be reassuring, but was inaccurate...
Answered on May 8, 2013

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