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Anechoic Cysts Ovary
Multiple minute anechoic cysts in the right ovary largest measure 5.9mm and anechoic cyst on left measures 22.3mmx13.1mmx15mm, shud I worry?
No: Do not worry about anechoic cysts in the ovary that are less than 3 cms. They can be follicular cysts that will resolve on their own. Anechoic cysts between 3 to 5 cmd are also most likely normal. They should be followed with another ultrasound in 3 to 6 months. ...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
Nothing bad: Anechoic cysts of 2-9mm are normal/benign follicles that develop in ovaries. They are immature, egg-containing, fluid filled 'bubbles' of a sort that develop in the ovaries. They are nothing dangerous, just a normal, physiologic occurrences in a patient with polycystic ovarias. ...Read more
There is an anechoic cyst in the right ovary measures 10.4mm x10.2mm x10.6mm. No free fluid in the posterior cul-de-sac...Impression simple cyst right?
Hello, I have a 3 cm pure anechoic cyst in my right ovary. I already have PCOS. I don't have any pain and my periods are regular. Do I need to worry?
Worry about what?: You have PCOS and ovarian cysts are common to the syndrome. The good news is, that your periods are regular. ...Read more
I have a thin walled cyst (anechoic) in my left ovary whose size is 65mm*56mm. 4 months back the size of cyst was 61mmx57mm. Is it harmful?
Stable cyst: Based on what information you're giving it sounds like you have a stable sized ovarian cystic tumor. Probably a benign serous cystadenoma. The main issue is the size of it and the chance or twisting (torsion), which can cause severe pain and loss of the entire ovary on that side. Since its not going away you probably should consider surgery. ...Read more
1.8 CM cyst on right ovary nearly anechoic structure which has the appearence of a cyst with debris what does this mean?
There is a thin-walled cystic focus with anechoic lumen within the right ovary measuring 21 x 20 mm? Should I worry about it?
I have 2 anechoic cysts measuring 5.7x4.9x5.3 & 2.7x2.7x2.5 CM & a dermoid cyst measuring 1.6x1.8x2.2 CM in my right ovary. What should I do?
Ask your Gynecologis: Your gynecologist should explain to you what you have and what it means. Most ovarian cysts are benign, yet Cancer of the Ovary often starts as a cystic mass. The only way to tell is to monitor them and look for any changes in the size/appearance of any solid masses in the cyst. You should be alert and be under close monitoring (examinations and Ultrasound) with help from one or more gynecologist/s ...Read more
My wife's ultrasound reports a left ovary with multicystic and multiple anechoic cyst. The largest of these is 2.6x2.3x1.9cm. Should we be worried?
Ultrasound showed in the right ovary a cyst 37x40 mm showing clear anechoic fluid content, could this be cancerous and should I do more investigations?
No follow up needed:
Based on your description it is a simple cyst. Simple cyst in women of reproductive age measuring more than >3 cm and less than ≤5 cm in size are usually described in the ultrasound report with a statement that they are almost certainly benign;
they do not need follow-up. ...Read more
Ask your GYN.: Most of time ovarian cysts are small and require no treatment. Large cysts may rupture and produce intraabdominally irritation with peritoneal signs. Cysts that are worrisome are, large, or growing over time or septated, that don't change with menstrual cycle, especially in postmenopausal patients. Polycystic ovaries may be associated to difficulty achieving pregnancy and abnormal hormones. ...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
Yes: The vast majority of ovarian cysts are physiologic and result from ovulation. Over 95% of them resolve spontaneously. The 5% that don't resolve are of interest to clinicians. The risk of ovarian cancer in the us is 1:70 unless there is a family history in a first degree relative. Cysts that don't resolve deserve evaluation. ...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
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
Ovarian Cyst: Hemorrhagic ovarian cysts are quite common. Many produce no symptoms at all, but others may cause pain in mid-cycle, especially if they rupture. Occasionally, large ones can rupture suddenly and be an acute emergency. If you are concerned, I would definitely discuss the matter again with your gynecologist. ...Read more