Doctor insights on:
18 Mm Ovarian Cyst
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Ovarian cyst: Probably not. Discuss with your Dr.Get a more detailed answer ›
Likely insignificant: This is relatively small. This is likely a "functional cyst" meaning present as part of the normal functioning of the ovary (like an egg follicle). Ovaries make cysts for a living! A follow up ultrasound in 4-6 weeks to confirm resolution is the best course of action. ...Read more
Simple appearing ovarian cyst on the right measuring 19 x 19 by 20 mm. Small follicle in the left. What does this mean.?
Ovarian Follicles: Ovarian follicles especially small one are normal and should raise no concern. Ovarians make follicular cysts and luteal cysts which are normal. ...Read more
I'm 21 years old and unmarried. I have less than 5 ovarian cysts of 5-8 mm size. Are these dangerous? What should I have to do? Please help.
74 x 47 x 38 mm ovarian cyst containing thin septations and anechoic fluid. Could this be cancerous? I am 28 years old.
Yes: I suspect it's a mucinous cystadenoma. Unless the radiologist can guarantee it is benign, think about having it removed. ...Read more
I'm 22 years old and have left sided ovarian cyst (30 × 21 mm) since about 4 months which is don't removed by medical treatment. What treatment now?
Ovarian cyst: At 22, this is probably just a benign "simple follicular cyst", but if there are ultrasound suggestions of solid components, or blood flow increases by "color doppler" ultrasound exams, your provider may suggest laparoscopy for a tissue sample. See your provider for advice. Laparoscopy is an outpatient procedure, and will provide very accurate information. ...Read more
Went to a gynecologist today and she told me I had 3, 4 mm ovarian cyst and to come back in 3 months. Should I be worried, is it functional cyst?
Most likely: There is a very high probability that is what it is. Wouldn't worry too much, this is a common situation. It most likely will be gone on follow up. Was it 4 cm, not 4mm? ...Read more
I have got an ovarian cyst in right side of 45×28 mm. .. it is anechoic and hypoechoic with no colour fill in. Is it dangerous? ? How to get rid of it
It's probably benign: The sonographic findings you describe are very suggestive of a benign ovarian cyst which is very likely to shrink on its own and resolve spontaneously over 2 to 3 months. If it does not, if it enlarges or if it is causing you pain and concerns, you may want to consult a skilled laparoscopic Gyn surgeon to discuss your options. ...Read more
My 13 weeks scan showed have a simple ovarian cyst with size of 30 mm. Is that pcos problem? Causes simple ovarian cyst? Is simple ovarian cyst&pcos same?
PCOS: Pcos stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome. This is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women. Women w pcos have abnormalities with the metabolism of androgens & estrogen. The tipical appearance of ovaries on ultrasound are prominent with multiple small follicular cyst. Clinical findings; menstrual disorders, infertility, hirsutism, obesity, diabetes, metabolic synd. " extensive topic". ...Read more
How can the normal limits of the endometrial thickness be determined when I bleed 25 days a month, (5 mm at age 39)w/ history endometriosis&ovarian cysts?
Evaluation: It is not normal to bleed 25 days a month and the endometrial lining is expected to be thin since you are shedding the lining each time that you bleed. Once your obgyn will determine the underlying cause of your bleeding and your cycles will return to be normal then you can evaluate the thickness of the lining. The best time to evaluate the lining is prior to ovulation. ...Read more
Is 2, 3%D71, 2 mm consider a normal size of the ovaries? I was diagnosed before to have benign ovarian cyst and still experience pain in my lower abdomen
Ovary: I'm not able to decipher what those measurements are. 23x 12mm? If so that is normal size. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with a 3 mm ovarian cyst and a uti today. I can't sleep because when I lay down I feel extreme pressure in my lower abdomen. Is this n?
Re-evaluate: If the pressure is unbearable the safest option is reevaluation. Hopefully you had a urine culture sent and treatment is empiric at first. MD may consider augmenting your UTI therapy and ovarian cysts may cause torsion or there could be undetected pathology that needs reassessment. Need your full medical history, meds, age, vitals. Onset location duration character associated factors-know it 4 MD ...Read more
Can simple ovarian cyst 3.8 mm cause a very heavy period? I'm soaking through pads every hour w/ severe cramping 9 days. I also have an enlarged uterus
Structure. Many ovarian cysts are part of normal reproductive cycle, others are due to tumors, benign and malignant. See this site for more information.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/ovarian-cysts/ds00129. ...Read more
Time: Most ovarian cysts go away by themselves over time. If a cyst stays around for more than 3 months, what we would do next depends on it's size, your age, any symptoms and very specific details of the ultrasound report describing the cyst. ...Read more
Depends on factors: A simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam and might disappear by the next exam. The more complex ones need further evaluation so doctors can determine the significance of cysts based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. Because not all cysts are normal, i'll share this with specialists in onc for their perspective.. ...Read more
Depends on the cyst: Some cysts (small simple follicular) don't need any help and resolve on their own. Large symptomatic cysts most likely will require surgical intevention. There are some cysts that resolve with hormonal treatment. ...Read more
Could be: The most common complication of an ovarian cyst includes rupture of the cyst with internal bleeding, torsion of the ovary as well as the presence of malignancy within the cyst. Your obgyn can determine wether the cyst need to be removed surgically or follow up with serial sonograms. ...Read more
Ovarian Cysts: Not all ovarian cysts undergo complications like twisting or leakage and rupture. In fact most cysts are found incidentally as part of a routing gyn examination. One has to be careful and avoid and strenuous activities if the cyst is of moderate size as they are more prone to physical complications. ...Read more
Most are normal: Making cysts is what the ovary normally does. Ovulation is the process by which an egg is enclosed in a follicle that produces estrogen. The follicle develops over (usually) two weeks, and then ruptures, releasing the egg. This is ovulation. The structure that was the follicle the begins to produce progesterone. It remains present until 10-12 weeks if pregnancy occurs. ...Read more
For the most part, ovarian cysts are not genetic in the sense that they are not hereditary. Most women with ovarian cysts have some disruption of the ovarian cycle resulting in ovarian cyst development.
However, their are some genetic syndromes which are hereditary and in which ovarian cysts are part of that syndrome. An example is basal cell nevus syndrome. ...Read more