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9 Cm Ovarian Cyst
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
I have pcos. I began taking Clomid (clomiphene) and ended up with a 9 CM ovarian cyst on my only remaining ovary. What should I do? I don't want to lose it!
Talk to your Dr: Large ovarian cysts are not to be taken lightly. If it truly was from the stimulation then despite its size it mighty go away on its own. Suppression with ocs or progestins might be of benefit. At that size however, a cystectomy might be needed if the suppression and time fail.If surgery is needed, it can hopefully be done laparoscopically (mis) to make recovery easier and decrease scar potential. ...Read more
I have a 5.9 cm simple ovarian cyst. I have no pain or symptoms. I was told if it grows it might need surgery? What is the danger if it grows?
Important: First, are you 47 years old? I mean no offense but 50% of ages given on HealthTap are untrue. If 47 is correct the risks are torsion (twisting) and rupture. Any cyst larger than 6 cm. is a significant risk for these , both of which require emergency surgery. AT age 47 the chance of cancer, while not terribly high, is still plausible. Hence, needs removal. Good wishes. ...Read more