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3.3cm ovarian cyst is it time for me to get surgery?

3.3cm ovarian cyst is it time for me to get surgery?

It depends: There are a lot of factors that go into deciding if you should have surgery. Among them are: Cyst type, pain level, and interference with pregnancy (if desired). Have a good discussion with your Gynecologist and make an informed decision. Good luck! ...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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I'm a virgin with a 3cm ovarian cyst that never hurts. When I decide to have sex in the future, would it be painful & can it cause it to rupture?

I'm a virgin with a 3cm ovarian cyst that never hurts. When I decide to have sex in the future, would it be painful & can it cause it to rupture?

No: Having intercourse will not play any role physically on an ovarian cyst that you might have. However you should have the cyst evaluated every so often to make sure it does not cause problems for you. ...Read more

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I have a really light period no blood on pad but when I wipe there's blood I have a 4.3cm ovarian cyst can this cause this or what is going on?

I have a really light period no blood on pad but when I wipe there's blood I have a 4.3cm ovarian  cyst can this cause this or what is going on?

Usually resolve: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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Clomid (clomiphene) and cyst. I have a 2-3cm ovarian cyst. Is this contraindication for using clomid (clomiphene)? Age:29 bmi:19, 8

Clomid (clomiphene) and cyst. I have a 2-3cm ovarian cyst. Is this contraindication for using clomid (clomiphene)? Age:29 bmi:19, 8

Depends on doctor: Your doctor will need to evaluate the cyst -- the size and the type of cyst to determine if this is right time to trigger ovulation with clomid (clomiphene). Most would not delay with such a small cyst. ...Read more

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I've had lower right abdomen pain for 6 weeks, have had an MRI scan showing a 3cm ovarian cyst. Is this common and what is likely to be the next step?

I've had lower right abdomen pain for 6 weeks, have had an MRI scan showing a 3cm ovarian cyst. Is this common and what is likely to be the next step?

Ov cysts r common: Ovarian cysts are common, in fact they occur every month you cycle. If they're simple, no worry. If you're post menopausal, you'll need further evaluation. You should discuss w/the doctor who ordered the scan. ...Read more

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I have a lot of pelvic pain, and bleeding for 3 weeks. I just found out I have a 3cm ovarian cyst on my right ovary. What is my doctor likely to do?

I have a lot of pelvic pain, and bleeding for 3 weeks.  I just found out I have a 3cm ovarian cyst on my right ovary.  What is my doctor likely to do?

Pelvic Pain: The cyst on your ovary and your pelvic pain and bleeding are unlikely to be related. The cyst you have is likely a follicular cyst and an incidental finding, and will resolve. More concerning is the pelvic pain and bleeding, which could be due to an infection. Hopefully your doctor has looked at this as a possible issue. ...Read more

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Day-3 ultrasound shown a 6.4cm by 4.3cm ovarian cyst. Doctor said my estrogen level is 106 and so I can start Clomid (clomiphene) 75mg. Good to start? or wait?

Day-3 ultrasound shown a 6.4cm by 4.3cm ovarian cyst. Doctor said my estrogen level is 106 and so I can start Clomid (clomiphene) 75mg. Good to start? or wait?

I would not: start a patient of mine under these conditions, but your doctor may have different approach with different reasoning. You should ask your doctor to clarify if you are uncomfortable with the decision to start. ...Read more

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I've been having swollen breast+bloating since last period, period is now 11days earlier, last week discovered 3cm ovarian cyst , is it symptom related?

I've been having swollen breast+bloating since last period, period is now 11days earlier, last week discovered 3cm ovarian cyst , is it symptom related?

It's possible: Go follow up with your gyn for further work up .Your ovarian cyst is moderately enlarged and maybe producing excess estrogen and Progesterone causing your breast enlargement. Give us some feedback. Take care! ...Read more

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My lower abdomen is hurting down by my pelvic area. I think my 3cm ovarian cyst has ruptured. i have blacked out twice and have pooped blood clots 2x?

My lower abdomen is hurting down by my pelvic area. I think my 3cm ovarian cyst has ruptured. i have blacked out twice and have pooped blood clots 2x?

Don't wait!: You need to be seen in the ER right away! Blood in your stool is an emergency especially if it is clots. It is most likely not related to your cyst. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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