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Painful simple 3.5 cm cyst, right ovary. Uncomfortable, that side groin feels swollen. Should I wait 2 months for follow up ultrasound or press tests?

Painful simple 3.5 cm cyst, right ovary. Uncomfortable, that side groin feels swollen. Should I wait 2 months for follow up ultrasound or press tests?

Get re-examined: No, don't wait! If you are having groin swelling, and discomfort it is important to get re-examined as the inguinal area(groin) is a "hot spot" for swollen lymph nodes from the pelvis. ...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 have a 5 CM cyst on my ovary. Should i be concerned?

I have a 5 CM cyst on my ovary. Should i be concerned?

Yes: Have it rechecked in 3 months, it is complex it needs to be removed, if it is simple then wait. ...Read more

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I have a 5 CM cyst in my ovary and my ovary measures 5 CM will i need it surgically removed?

I have a 5 CM cyst in my ovary and my ovary measures 5 CM will i need it surgically removed?

Likely not: It is not uncommon, at all, for a normal menstruating female to develop a 5cm ovarian cyst. The vast majority of the time, the cyst will go away on its own without any treatment. The only reason to have to have surgery is if the patient is in severe pain or if there is a strong likelihood of cancer. ...Read more

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3.5 cm cyst on each ovary can I take clomid (clomiphene)?

3.5 cm cyst on each ovary can I take clomid (clomiphene)?

No: You should not start CC when there are persistent cysts larger than about 12 mm (1.2 cm). Good wishes. ...Read more

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I have a 5 cm cyst on my ovary and my doctor thinks it's endometriosis. Should I just go to the ER to have it checked or wait until my doctor says to?

I have a 5 cm cyst on my ovary and my doctor thinks it's endometriosis. Should I just go to the ER to have it checked or wait until my doctor says to?

Emergency Room?: Can't think of anything the Emergency Room could do better than the Ob-Gyn doctor. Best to contact one's Ob-Gyn doctor for advice and treatment. The Emergency Room is for emergencies, such as a heart attack, stroke, appendicitis, or bad abdominal pain from a ruptured ovarian cyst. If there are no abdominal pain symptoms nor other bad symptoms, the Ob-Gyn doctor can offer advice, avoiding the E.R. ...Read more

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How big is a 4x3.5 CM cyst on my left ovary?

How big is a 4x3.5 CM cyst on my left ovary?

You stated the size: The cyst is 4x3.5 cm or about 1and 5/8 inches by 1and 3/8 inches.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I have a 5 CM cyst in my right ovary and my ovary measures 5 CM will i need it removed surgically?

I have a 5 CM cyst in my right ovary and my ovary measures 5 CM will i need it removed surgically?

What did your GYN sa: Say depends what type of cyst? If it is a simple cyst bc pill will usually shrink it , if it is complex, then u may need surgery, please discuss the plan with your gyn. ...Read more

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I have a 7-5.5-2 CM cyst on my ovary. Is this larger than normal, and will i need to surgery to remove it?

See an OB/GYN: This is an individual problem for each person who encounters it. You need to be seen, examined and discuss this with the gynecologist who sees you. ...Read more

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My left ovary was removed 4 month ago and now I have 5.5 cm ovarian cyst in right ovary.is pregnancy possible for me?I'm 24yrs and have no children

My left ovary was removed 4 month ago and now I have 5.5 cm ovarian cyst in right ovary.is pregnancy possible for me?I'm 24yrs and have no children

Not enough info: why was your ovary removed? Have you been evaluated for polycystic ovarian disease? One ovary is enough to have children but you may need to see an infertility specialist if you had been trying to have a pregnancy for 12 mo. with no success. ...Read more

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Would i feel a 3.5 CM ovary cyst rupture?

Would i feel a 3.5 CM ovary cyst rupture?

Possible: When an ovarian cyst ruptures, it can release some fluid which can irritate the abdomen. This pain should go away in a few days. Take Ibuprofen for pain. Ovarian cysts are normal. ...Read more

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I'm 26 & have 5 CM hemorghic ovary cyst, gyocologist said she wont remove it as she would have to remove ovary also. I don't want to go back on the pill, is there alternative & is it too risky to remove 1 ovary?

I'm 26 & have 5 CM hemorghic ovary cyst, gyocologist said she wont remove it as she would have to remove ovary also. I don't want to go back on the pill, is there alternative & is it too risky to remove 1 ovary?

2nd opinion: It would be a good idea to get a second opinion on this. There should be an option for removing the 5 cm cyst while trying to preserve the ovary. This would be prefered in a 26 year old. ...Read more

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If you have had a large (15 cm) benign complex cyst in the past 5 years and develop a 5 cm complex cyst on the same ovary, does the likelihood of the new cyst being malignant increase? Symptoms are severe, i.e. nausea if eating, extreme pain, breast pain

If you have had a large (15 cm) benign  complex cyst in the past 5 years and develop a 5 cm complex cyst on the same ovary, does the likelihood of the new cyst being malignant increase? Symptoms are severe, i.e. nausea if eating, extreme pain, breast pain

Depends: Do you happen to know what type of cyst it was? Some benign cystic lesions have a high recurrence rate on the same or opposite side, so more info is needed. Ovarian cancer at your age is thankfully uncommon except in BRAC/BRCA gene carriers. ...Read more

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I have 2 septated cysts in keft ovary one which is 2.3/2.1./2 CM and the othet 1.3/2.5/1.5 CM should I be worried?

I have 2 septated cysts in keft ovary one which is 2.3/2.1./2 CM and the othet 1.3/2.5/1.5 CM should I be worried?

Not likely: Ovarian cysts are exceedingly common and usually benign. The size you indicate (about 1 inch) is well within the range for normal ovaries. Your doctor can recheck the ovaries in 4 to 6 weeks. If the cysts are normal they will be changing and over time will go away, but be repaced with more cysts. If the cysts are not normal, they will continue to enlarge and would eventually require treatment. ...Read more

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I have a complex cyst in my ovary measuring 6.5x8.9x4.5 cm with two nodules with the bigger one measuring 1 cm. Should it be removed and how?

I have a complex cyst in my ovary measuring 6.5x8.9x4.5 cm with two nodules with the bigger one measuring 1 cm. Should it be removed and how?

Recommend excision: Complex cysts should be surgically removed in the large majority of cases as the concern is whether the cyst is benign or malignant. The large majority are benign but there aren't any good tests to make that determination without actually removing the cyst. You should consult a gynecologist and he or she may refer you to a GYN oncologist to do the surgery. A laparoscopy may be appropriate. ...Read more

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Stable 3.5 cm simple cyst has been followed for 1 year. Ovary has now increased in size from 24 cc to 71 cc. Slight discomfort. Should it be removed?

Stable 3.5 cm simple cyst has been followed for 1 year.  Ovary has now increased in size from 24 cc to 71 cc. Slight discomfort. Should it be removed?

GYN: If you are having excessive pain. severe pelvic cramping or bleeding, these would be indications for removal after you have had imaging and testing for ovarian disease. ...Read more

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Ok I have a 5 CM cyst with thin septation in my ovary with a few other smaller simple appearing cysts, will i be fertile again after it being removed?

Ok I have a 5 CM cyst with thin septation in my ovary with a few other smaller simple appearing cysts, will i be fertile again after it being removed?

Ovarian cyst: If you had the cyst for a while, it may rupture or cause ovarian torsion so surgery would be helpful. If the cyst and little else of the ovary is removed, it shouldn't have any long term effects. Still, using birth control pills afterwards would reduce the risk of other cysts developing. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more