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Simple appearing ovarian cyst on the right measuring 19 x 19 by 20 mm. Small follicle in the left. What does this mean. ?

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

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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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?

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

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Day 10 of cycle right ovary is 2.2 l x 1.38h x 2.24w left ovary 3.87l x 2.01h x 4 w with 7 mm dermoid appearing cyst and a1.8 x 1.5 x 1.99 simple cyst is my left ovary considered enlarged and should I worry this is ovarian cancer?

Day 10 of cycle right ovary is 2.2 l x 1.38h x 2.24w left ovary 3.87l x 2.01h x 4 w with 7 mm dermoid appearing cyst and a1.8 x 1.5 x 1.99 simple cyst is my left ovary considered enlarged and should I worry this is ovarian cancer?

Just watch it 4 now: The large majority of women in their 40s have a couple of simple cysts, and little dermoids are familiar and commonplace. If the radiologist is confident and your gynecologist agrees it's probably a dermoid, then just watch it -- risk of waiting is less than risk of surgery. Glad you are taking a proactive approach to your health, and thanks for a thoughtful question. ...Read more

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How likely is it that a simple ovarian changes into a complex cyst?

How likely is it that a simple ovarian changes into a complex cyst?

Not likely: "A simple ovarian cyst and a complex ovarian cyst" are sonographic diagnoses based on some criteria to describe what is visualized on a scan. Simple cysts are usually considered transient and benign structures that tend to resolve spontaneously. Many/most complex cysts require further investigation to rule out or confirm an ovarian malignancy. A change from simple to complex seems very unlikely ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for an ovarian simple cyst?

What is the best treatment for an ovarian simple cyst?

Watchful waiting: Wat in many cases you can wait and be re-examined to see if the cyst goes away on its own within a few months. This is typically an option regardless of your age if you have no symptoms and an ultrasound shows you have a small, fluid-filled cyst. Your doctor will likely recommend that you get follow-up pelvic ultrasounds at periodic intervals to see if your cyst has changed in size. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what a simple ovarian cyst is?

Can you tell me what a simple ovarian cyst is?

OK: The definition of simple ovarian cyst is in comparison with complex cyst. Simple cyst is diagnosed with ultrasound, you will see a cystic structure in the ovary with echo-lucent (very clear). Very oftern, it is a non-ovulated follicle. It will disappear naturally without treatment. The complex cyst, on the other hand, with echogenic area inside of the cyst, needs further investigation. ...Read more

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Is a 6cm by 7cm ovarian simple cyst classified as a large cyst? Will a cyst that size require surgery if its getting bigger despite taking medicine

Is a 6cm by 7cm ovarian simple cyst classified as a large cyst?  Will a cyst that size require surgery if its getting bigger despite taking  medicine

Maybe: We usually consider cysts to be large if they are greater than 8 cm but that does vary some from institution to institution ( some set the line at 6 cm). Simple cysts are almost always benign and can be observed unless they are symptomatic. If they are enlarging, however, surgery may become necessary. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have a simple avascular left ovarian cyst 2.2cm is it something to worry about?

I have a simple avascular left ovarian cyst 2.2cm is it something to worry about?

No: Most avascular cysts in the ovary are functional or physiological cysts that appear and resolved spontaneously. For peace of mind, a follow up ultrasound may be performed in 3 months or so ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for an ovarian simple cyst? An can this affect fertility?

What is the best treatment for an ovarian simple cyst? An can this affect fertility?

Depends: Sometimes you just watch and repeat the ultrasound after the next period. Sometimes i may drain them in the office if they are persistent. Sometimes they may grow and cause pain and require surgical removal. It generally depends on the size, patients age, symptoms, etc. A cyst can affect fertility but usually does not. ...Read more