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A 50-year-old member asked:

How much does a 7 cm dermoid cyst weigh?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Removal: is best option rather than waiting, as they can twist and cause complications , few them could be malignant , speak to your gynecologist and take the advise.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

How much does an 8 CM ovarian dermoid cyst weigh?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Density matters: Dermoid cysts are made of multiple different tissue types and they're going to be all made up different densities where fat is light and smooth muscle is heavier, which means that depending on the makeup of your dermoid it will vary in weight. 8cm is fairly hefty. Good luck with your surgery. Don't wait; a cyst this large can twist and torse your ovary.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
On my left ovary i have a 1 CM dermoid cyst full of fat . Should i do sugery to take it out ? Or wait until it grows more.
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Wait: Asymptomatic small dermoid cysts do not require surgery. Small cysts may not even grow.
A female asked:
I have 2 anechoic cysts measuring 5.7x4.9x5.3 & 2.7x2.7x2.5 CM & a dermoid cyst measuring 1.6x1.8x2.2 CM in my right ovary. what should i do?
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Ask your Gynecologis: Your gynecologist should explain to you what you have and what it means. Most ovarian cysts are benign, yet Cancer of the Ovary often starts as a cyst... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Left oophrectomy 8yrs ago due to large dermoid. Now 3.8 cm dermoid and 3.1 cm complex cyst, 2.8 unspf cyst on rt. Can rt ovary be saved? Fertility?
Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 20 years experience
Specialist: I would strongly advise first seeing a fertility specialist with expertise in robotic surgery. It is alsmost unheard of at a young age to remove the o... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Im 2 months pregnant and I have a dermoid cyst 8.5 cm. Im afraid of twisting and rupture of my cyst help me what diet should I take to lessen my worry
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 48 years experience
Diet no help!: A dermoid of that size may well warrant removal. Discuss the situation with your OB for further guidance.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Am 31 years no children i Have a 3.4 by 3.8 cm dermoid cyst on my right ovary is there any alternative other than surgery. And what is the medicine ?
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgery only option: A dermoid ovarian cyst can contain hair and teeth because of its' embryologic origins. Surgery is your only option.
Last updated Jun 11, 2021

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