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Maybe not: Each month you form a small cyst and that is how you ovulate. Larger cysts that fail to ovulate can be painful and when they burst can cause some bleeding. If you have pain then see your doctor. Smaller cyst can be watched as they will absorb on their own many times. ...Read more
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
Ovulation as a cause: Often ovulation malfunctions can cause cysts from the corpus luteum (yellow body) which makes the second of two female hormones Progesterone or can form from the development of the ovarian folicles prior to ovulation. Abnormal cysts can form from germ cells in the ovary that suddenly begin to develop as well. Benign follicular cysts can often be suppressed by the oral contraceptive pill. ...Read more
Surgery: If a surgeon wanted to do this then they would take biopsy scissors and remove a small piece of tissue to send to a pathologist to analyze it. This would be done in the operating room under general anesthesia using laparoscopically. ...Read more
Yes: Call the doc who stimulated you and harvested the eggs as u need an ultrasound. ...Read more
Hard to know: Ovarian. Cysts are very common they usually resolve without any treatment. There is a condition known as polycystic ovarian syndrome or pcos. There are treatments for this. Talk to your primary care provider and see about some screening tests and/or a referral to a gynecologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Not enough info.: Without more details that is a difficult question to answer. It depends on the age of the person, the type of complexity of the cyst, the surrounding medical situation, etc. Please continue to follow the cyst regularly to monitor any changes if it does not require surgery. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I have an ovary cyst (3.8cm) and what do you suggest if I have diarya so is it because of the cyst?
Patience: It is normal for the ovaries to form cysts. Every woman has an ovarian cyst about 2 centimeters in diameter at the time of ovulation. That cyst may enlarge to as much a 6 or 8 centimeters before gradually going away. On rare occasion one of these cysts may cause enough pain to require treatment (medical or surgical). For the majority of these cysts - time /patience is the only treatment needed. ...Read more
I hv been diagnosed with fluid filled ovary cyst. How wud I noo that em NT having the cyst in me nemor n its gone. R there any obvious symptoms??
No: That would not cause cysts. However, It is normal for the ovaries to form cysts. Every woman has an ovarian cyst about 2 centimeters in diameter at the time of ovulation. That cyst may enlarge to as much a 6 or 8 centimeters before gradually going away. On rare occasion one of these cysts may cause enough pain to require treatment (medical or surgical). ...Read more
Normal: Description is that of a normal ovarian follicle. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Recurrent cysts: Yes, you could have a cyst in the same ovary a few months after a cyst is removed. ...Read more
I ve 6cm ovary cyst on my left ovary since aug13. I am 36. 2 scans with 3 month interval was taken. It did not shrink. Can I wait or it is dangerous?
Ovarian cyst: It is best that you follow the advice of your doctor very carefully, in order to stay safe. ...Read more
Assisted: Those with the desire for pregnancy & blocked tubes can bypass the blockage with the help of a fertility center. If your body can make healthy eggs, (cysts don't mean you can't), they can be harvested, fertilized with dads sperm & placed into your prepared womb. The process is expensive & requires a lot of work but would be a way to have your own kids. ...Read more
Not normal: Call your gyn or go to the er. ...Read more
Blood in the belly: The rupture of a sizable ovarian cyst usually releases a specific quantity of blood into the belly that will settle through gravity to the deep inferior pelvis. This happens on a small scale with ovulation. The blood is irritating to the abdominal contents & can produce pain that persists in any position but is worse in some. An ultrasound can locate the blood & eliminate worry about other probs. ...Read more