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My ovarian cyst is 7.7cm very painful i have it for one month and five days already, will i need surgery?

My ovarian cyst is 7.7cm very painful i have it for one month and five days already, will i need surgery?

Ovarian Cyst: Most ovarian cysts will resolve without surgery. Sometimes we will give Birth Control pills to try and shrink them. You howver, have quite a large cyst that is giving you a lot of pain. I would consult with your GYN to see if they reccomend surgery. In my patients with painful cysts this large my refering GYN's will usually do surgery. ...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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Just found out I have 2.1 inch ovarian cyst does that require surgery ?

Just found out I have 2.1 inch ovarian cyst does that require surgery ?

Ovarian cyst: Although you have a 2.1 inch cyst in your ovary, you haven't mentioned how long its been there, are you having any symptoms, or how was it found. If you are having a lot of symptoms and/or pain, surgery would help to relieve these symptoms. Still, it is not uncommon to develop a cyst that will resolve without treatment. ...Read more

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How do you shrink or get rid of an ovarian cyst that is an inch, what can I do or take if no one will remove it, anything to get rid of it?

How do you shrink or get rid of an ovarian cyst that is an inch, what can I do or take if no one will remove it, anything to get rid of it?

Physiologic cyst: A cyst that small is some kind of physiologic cyst. A physiologic cyst does not need to be treated. Birth control pills only keep fewer cysts from forming they do not treat a cyst. ...Read more

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I have a 4 inch ovarian cyst on my left side. It hasn't been causing much pain I just delivered a baby vaginally on august 9th. Will I be okay?

I have a 4 inch ovarian cyst on my left side. It hasn't been causing much pain I just delivered a baby vaginally on august 9th. Will I be okay?

OVARIAN CYST: The gyne usually operates on cyst more than 2cm. In size but if it is not bothering you like abdominal or backpain, then you can leave it alone. ...Read more

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Hi..I am having a ovarian cyst on my left ..its 4.8 inches. I m having 12 days bleeding in periods ...is it normal..I am 22 years old?

Hi..I am having a ovarian cyst on my left ..its 4.8 inches. I m having 12 days bleeding in periods ...is it normal..I am 22 years old?

Huge cyst: 4.8 inches means the cyst is over 12cm. It is unlikely go go away and needs to be removed. It can be done laparoscopically. ...Read more

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I am 18. I have a large complex ovarian cyst. last measured was 6 1/2 cm. I can't get in to the doctor for a couple days. my pelvic area is 7 inches s?

I am 18. I have a large complex ovarian cyst. last measured was 6 1/2 cm. I can't get in to the doctor for a couple days. my pelvic area is 7 inches s?

Symptoms?: If the large cyst is causing pain and it persists on repeated US; it may have to be taken out. Talk to your doctor for evaluation and possible options for treatment. ...Read more

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Severe lower right quad. pain. Have complex ovarian cyst. Have gained 4 inches in waist and hips in a month but no weight gain. Could it be from cyst?

Maybe: Ovarian cysts can get large. They can cause pain, and also predispose to ovarian torsion, which cuts off the blood supply to the ovary, causes severe pain, and requires emergent medical attention. There are other causes of severe right lower quadrant pain that have nothing to do with the ovaries, like appendicitis. Please seek medical attention ASAP. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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