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Left ovarian mass/enlarged left ovary size 8.1*4.2*4.2 CM in very bad pain been go in on for three months and won't go away been to e.R. Several times?

Left ovarian mass/enlarged left ovary size 8.1*4.2*4.2 CM in very bad pain been go in on for three months and won't go away been to e.R. Several times?

Removal: If you have an 8 cm painful ovarian mass then this can be removed. Schedule a visit with an obgyn in their office instead of going to the er. Bring a copy of the sonogram or ct scan report for them to review and you can see if you are a surgical candidate. This is a very common surgery for a gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have a complex cystic ovarian mass with mural nodularity measuring 4.1 cm. Is this suspicious for malignancy?

I have a complex cystic ovarian mass with mural nodularity measuring 4.1 cm.  Is this suspicious for malignancy?

Possibly: A mural nodule may or may not be a sign of a malignant mass. This complex cyst should be followed with a pelvic ultrasound in 6-10 weeks. If still present or growing, consider a pelvic MRI without and with intravenous contrast. Please see your Gynecologist. ...Read more

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Should an ovarian mass larger than 7 CM be surgically removed if it has steadily grown. Mom had malignant tumor size of grapefriut?

Should an ovarian mass larger than 7 CM be surgically removed if it has steadily grown. Mom had malignant tumor size of grapefriut?

Possibly.: If your mother had ovarian cancer and you have a growing ovarian mass, this needs to be evaluated by a gynecologist or gynecologic oncologist. Surgery might be recommended. ...Read more

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My mom has a 9 cm ovarian mass and is waiting to have it removed. She is feeling very exhausted, is this normal or could it be a sign of cancer?

My mom has a 9 cm ovarian mass and is waiting to have it removed. She is feeling very exhausted, is this normal or could it be a sign of cancer?

Ovarian mass: Fatigue can be noted for many reasons, both due to benign disease and cancer, so in the presence of an ovarian mass, one shouldn't be rushing to cancer. But having good evaluation before surgery by someone who is comfotable with treating ovarian cancers is important. Intraoperative evaluation by a pathologist familiar with ovarian diseases is also critical as some decisions need to be made then. ...Read more

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Is an ovarian mass cancerous?

Is an ovarian mass cancerous?

Examination needed : It is only with an examination and possible biopsy that you will know the answer to your question. The sooner the better. Schedule an appointment today. ...Read more

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How soon should a surgical intervention occur after receiving a diagnosis of a ovarian mass?

How soon should  a surgical intervention occur after receiving a diagnosis of a ovarian  mass?

Ovarian Mass Work Up: Ovarian mass presents a special diagnostic challenge, in part because benign etiologies greatly outnumber malignant ones. Determination of a degree of suspicion for malignancy is critical & is based largely on imaging appearance. Ultrasound is the most practical modality for initial assessment, while MRI is more accurate & can be performed when US is nondiagnostic or equivocal. ...Read more

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What is the probability that a complex ovarian mass could be cancer?

What is the probability that a complex ovarian mass could be cancer?

Please talk to: Gyn, i assume your gyn has done blood work which can help differentiate benign ovarian masses form cancer and i rec you be referred to a gyn oncologist as that specialist does, benign, pre- malignant and malignant surgery , and i rec they do it through the davinci if possible. ...Read more

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What is serous papillary adenofobroma?I had such a ovarian mass what should I do?

What is serous papillary adenofobroma?I had such a ovarian mass what should I do?

Get 2nd opinion: Serous papillary (cyst)adenofibroma is an uncommon tumor of the oviduct (tube) or ovary. If you were my patient, i would ask that several pathologists look at the glass slides and confirm the benign diagnosis for everyone's peace of mind. Some clinicians might screen you for a brca mutation. ...Read more

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