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Can ovarian cyst shrink and then grow back again?

Can ovarian cyst shrink and then grow back again?

Yes: Yes. You will have a cyst every month during your reproductive years. It is normal. ...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 had an ovarian cyst about a year ago that resolved on its own. Do these cysts ever grow back?

I had an ovarian cyst about a year ago that resolved on its own. Do these cysts ever grow back?

Cysts will resolve: Small cysts on the ovary are very common even in young women. The overwhelming majority will resolve on their own without surgery. Although they may hurt the best treatment is to take Ibuprofen for the pain and to wait to see if it goes away. They don't grow back but you could certainly form a new one. ...Read more

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How fast can an ovarian cyst grow?

How fast can an ovarian cyst grow?

Varies: A simple cyst can grow up fairly rapidly in a matter of days. Other types of cysts can take from weeks to months to years. ...Read more

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Could ovarian cyst grow up to 13cm in size?

Could ovarian cyst grow up to 13cm in size?

Yes: They can also grow much larger. The risk of malignancy does not correlate with the size of the cyst. ...Read more

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What could cause an ovarian cyst to grow to 6cm in 7 days?

What could cause an ovarian cyst to grow to 6cm in 7 days?

Just what cysts do: It is just what ovarian cysts do, naturally. Often cysts form from the site where ovulation occurs and "blow up" from there. ...Read more

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Experiencing pain in lower right side and back. Recently diagnosed with ovarian cyst. Do you think this is related?

Experiencing pain in lower right side and back. Recently diagnosed with ovarian cyst. Do you think this is related?

Yes: Cysts can grow large and be quite painful often leading women to the er doubled over. Contact the doctor who diagnosed the ovarian cyst to discuss treatment options and pain control. Be well! ...Read more

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Young woman suffering ovarian cysts since age 13, no diagnosis as yet. Some cysts last as long as 9m.O and grow. Any help?

Young woman suffering ovarian cysts since age 13, no diagnosis as yet. Some cysts last as long as 9m.O and grow. Any help?

Ultrasound: Need an ultrasound to ascertain size and number of cysts. A diagnosis of ovarian cysts can also help in obesity treatment as well. ...Read more

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How big is a 3.2 x 4.8 x 5.0 ovarian cyst? What can I do to treat it? . I'm afraid it could grow bigger or even cause any serious problems.

How big is a 3.2 x 4.8 x 5.0 ovarian cyst? What can I do to treat it? . I'm afraid it could grow bigger or even cause any serious problems.

Above average size.: Those measurements are in centimeters, so about and 1.5x2x2 inches. Most cysts are a bit smaller. However, it's not uncommon for women your age to have ovarian cysts. Most rupture on there own, and may cause pain when they do. Your ob/gyn will guide you regarding management. If a cyst is painful, or continues to grow it may need intervention, but usually not. ...Read more

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Does endomeriosis ovarian cyst grow fast?

Does endomeriosis ovarian cyst grow fast?

It can: An endometrioma is an ovarian cyst filled with old blood from endometriosis containing tissue. It can fill rather suddenly, but tends to fill more slowly. Corpus luteal cysts of the ovary are usually the type that can fill a ovarian cyst with bright red blood quickly post ovulation. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause back and side pain?

Ovarian cysts.: Ovarian cysts, especially when ruptured, can cause severe pains on one side in the pelvis and lower back. This pain typically lasts a few days and is excruciating. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst transmit pain to lower back?

Can ovarian cyst transmit pain to lower back?

Yes, its possible: Make sure you are under the care of a physician. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts come back after being removed?

Do ovarian cysts come back after being removed?

What did your: Doc in lakeland say? He or she knows your surgery and situation, that cyst will usually not come back because it has been removed but other cysts can develop depending, there are medications you can get on like birth control pills to prevent simple and ovulatory cysts from recurring but it depends what type you had and how it was removed. ...Read more

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Can a dermoid ovarian cyst grow due to a bad diet?

Can a dermoid ovarian cyst grow due to a bad diet?

Dermoid: Dermoids or teratomas are a tumor of the germ cells or eggs in the ovary. A very poor diet or poor nutritional status could affect your body's natural ability to stop the growth of tumor cells. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst growing back 3 weeks after surgery, what should I do?

Ovarian cyst growing back 3 weeks after surgery, what should I do?

When to get checked: Your surgeon will care for you. Make an appointment. Take a friend with you to help understand your pathology report and what it means to have this cyst. Okay to ask what your options are. Be well. ...Read more

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Hi I had ovarian cysts and endometriosis removed last year and getting similar pain again could they be back already?

Hi I had ovarian cysts and endometriosis removed last year and getting similar pain again could they be back already?

Yes: Endometriosis is notorious for coming back again and again after surgery. Same with ovarian cysts. Its possible that one or the other (or both) is back. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause lower back spasms?

Can ovarian cysts cause lower back spasms?

Possibly: Ovarian cysts and other causes of female pelvic pain can also cause referred pain to the lower back. If your doctor has ruled out other more common causes of lower back pain, such as muscle strain, then a gyn exam would be in order. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are ovarian cysts causing my back pain?

Can you tell me are ovarian cysts causing my back pain?

Probably not: Ovarian cysts, if causing any pain at all, will usually cause pelvic or low abdominal pain.
Gynecologic or other medical issues that can cause low back pain include endometriosis, kidney stones, abdominal aortic aneurysms.
More often than not, however, issues with the back are causing back pain. ...Read more

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If you had a large right ovarian cyst and you got rid of it could it come back?

Sadly, yes: The ovary can grow a cyst at any time, and having had one cyst does put you at increased risk for developing another. This isn't to say that you are at increased risk for cancer, only for making cysts. Likely the doctors removed the cyst wall from the ovary, and that helps to prevent a recurrence. I hope you are cyst free! ...Read more

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How long should I wait to go back to school and dance after ovarian cyst removal?

How long should I wait to go back to school and dance after ovarian cyst removal?

Please ask the doc: Who did your surgery those specific? S as only that doc should answer, as your doc knows how the surgery went and how u are doing now, and can give u a definite answer. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst and Stress. Are they related? Any way to prevent or grow cyst? I'm on pill for that but anything other?

Not related: There is no known relationship between stress and an ovarian cyst. Birth control pills can help decrease the frequency of cyst formation but do not help one already present go away. ...Read more

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Is a septic ovarian cyst something to worry about? I had normal cysts removed in 2009. Looks like they are coming back

Is a septic ovarian cyst something to worry about? I had normal cysts removed in 2009. Looks like they are coming back

Septated?: I think you mean a septated cyst. A septic cyst implies infection although that is not a known term. A septated cyst is more concerning that a simple cyst. The size and appearance will need to be analyzed by a gynecologist to determine if treatment is needed ...Read more

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Will a 4cm functional ovarian cyst on my left go away on its own and why is all my pain on my right side abdomen and back?

Will a 4cm functional ovarian cyst on my left go away on its own and why is all my pain on my right side abdomen and back?

Yes: A 4cm. Functional cyst should resolve on its own. The pain you are experiencing on the opposite side may be unrelated or could be what is called referred pain where a problem in one location causes pain some where else. ...Read more

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Had surgery 2 months ago because ovarian cyst but 3 weeks ago I've been getting stabbing pains last 2-3 min on my right side. Is it back?

Had surgery 2 months ago because ovarian cyst but 3 weeks ago I've been getting stabbing pains last 2-3 min on my right side. Is it back?

Ovarian cyst: A follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. That is what cause the cyst that was removed. You could have another cyst that cause pain or discomfort. Using birth control pills will prevent the cysts and the pain or you can use ibuprofen, naproxen, or some type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent. ...Read more

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I had an ovarian cyst rupture 3 weeks ago how long will the pain & discharge last untill back to normal!? & the fluid when will it go away?

So sorry: I'm so sorry you had to go through that. Those can be very very painful. If you're 3w post rupture, the pain should be getting better by now. You may want to give it another 7 to 10 days, and if the pain is still severe consider seeing your doctor for a repeat ultrasound to make sure everything looks normal. I don't know if the discharge is related to the rapture at all. They could be separate issues. ...Read more

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My friend has ovarian cysts that grow and after they pop, more grow after a while. She had surgery but they still grow again. Is there a cure for this?

My friend has ovarian cysts that grow and after they pop, more grow after a while. She had surgery but they still grow again. Is there a cure for this?

Cysts are normal: The cysts are small immature eggs so they are normal until menopause. For various reasons they may occasionally become numerous or larger than normal. Management will vary but the birth control pill is often a good option. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst grow in pregnancy?

Can an ovarian cyst grow in pregnancy?

Yes: Ovarian cyst are hormone dependent. Most of the time we see growth during first stage of pregnancy when the ovary is the source of hormones for the embryo. At aprox 10 wks. The placenta takes over hormone production and the pregnancy becomes independent of the ovary and this is when we expect the cyst to shrink. Nevertheless ovarian chat should have close f/u during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause back and pelvic pain?

Can ovarian cysts cause back and pelvic pain?

Yes: Many women feel small pains around ovulation, before-during-or after - its called mittleschmerz. There are abnormal causes of pain around ovulation but most often it's normal. Abnormal cysts, tumors, ruptured cysts, torsion are all also causes of pain. If you feel the pain is significant, calling your doctor would be a good idea. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause shoulder blade pain?

Can an ovarian cyst cause shoulder blade pain?

Shoulder /cyst: Yes, a large cyst can aggravate the diaphragm which can initiate shoulder pain. This is a common complaint after gas is placed in the abdomen for laproscopy. ...Read more

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Once I have ovarian cyst removed, will thyroid go back to normal?

Once I have ovarian cyst removed, will thyroid go back to normal?

No connection: There is no connection between ovarin cyst and thyroid. So it will not effect yout thyroid gland. ...Read more

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Back pain on side where I've had ovarian cyst removed? Is this normal? 4 days post op

Back pain on side where I've had ovarian cyst removed? Is this normal? 4 days post op

Back pain pelvic sur: Yes. Usually from irritation to the lining of pelvic cavity. This will usually resolve in 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a follicle and a ovarian cyst? Can a follicle grow to a golf ball size?

What is the difference between a follicle and a ovarian cyst? Can a follicle grow to a golf ball size?

Size: Follicles come and go normally in menstruating women. Cysts are just somewhat bigger follicles, around 2 cm. Follicles can sometimes develop into large cysts. A golf ball size cyst would not be uncommon. In any event these are not cancerous and usually resolve after a couple of menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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How long to go back to work after appendecto and ovarian cyst on the left side same time by malpractice surgery?

You need to ask the: Doc who did your surg as that doc knows how everything went and u didn't say what type of surg you had, laparoscopy, robot open? And did you have any problems after like bleeding or infection, etc. Or none, so call you surgeon and ask him or her, and don't go sue the doc unless there was really something that happened or was done that was below the standard of care so get a 2nd opinion if neces. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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