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How long is it normal to wait for surgery to remove an ovarian cyst with septations the size is 10 cm?

How long is it normal to wait for surgery  to remove an ovarian cyst with septations the size is 10 cm?

Depends: Their is not a specific amount of time. This usually would not need to be performed immediately. If you have pain, an elevated CA-125, a family history of ovarian cancer or some other concerning feature then that would increase the urgency. Regardless, I would not wait to long. Several weeks would not be uncommon depending on the surgeon's and hospital's schedule. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

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


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7.7x7.7x5.8 cm ovarian cyst that is predominantly anechoic with a single septation. What does this mean?

7.7x7.7x5.8 cm ovarian cyst that is predominantly anechoic with a single septation. What does this mean?

Simple Cyst: Although in healthy reproductive aged women, ovarian cysts usually are less than 5cm in diameter, if it is a little bigger (like yours), it is probably nothing to worry about. Every month, you form an ovarian cyst where the egg develops. After fertilization or menses, the cyst usually goes away. You should follow up in about 30-60 days for another evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm 19 years old with 7.7x7.7x5.8 cm ovarian cyst that is predominantly anechoic with a single septation. What does this mean?


I'm 19 years old with 7.7x7.7x5.8 cm ovarian cyst that is predominantly anechoic with a single septation. What does this mean?

Follow up needed: Anechoic is an ultrasound term which means simple and usually benign. Hypoechoic is usually more complex and could be more worrisome. Your finding based on us and age are likely benign. However, because of the size you have an increased risk of ovarian torsion. I would definitely recommend follow up with your gynecologist for a rpt us in 6wks versus laparoscopic cystectomy ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst and plenty pain?

What should I do if I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst and plenty pain?

Be evaluated: This cyst can rupture or twist on its vascular pedicle. You need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a 2-3 CM ovarian cyst on your left ovary stop ovulation?

Can a 2-3 CM ovarian cyst on your left ovary stop ovulation?

Dominant follicle?: That cyst might be your dominant follicle, in other words that cyst may well be your next ovulation. ...Read more

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I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! what can I do?

I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! what can I do?

Nothing: A cyst that small probably related to ovulation will usually resolve on its own time is usually the best cure. ...Read more

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I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! what are my options?

I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! what are my options?

Wait and see: Options include "wait and see" if it goes away, use the oral contraceptive pill to suppress the cyst, or see a md for a possible laparoscopic removal. ...Read more

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I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! why is this happening?

I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! why is this happening?

It can be normal.: The ovary is designed to make a cyst when an egg is being developed. It happens each month for most women and they are not aware of it happing. Some findings are not as normal, and you should see an ob/gyn to discuss your ultrasound and symptoms. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more