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What are the causes for enlarged ovaries?

What are the causes for enlarged ovaries?

More info: The size of the ovaries will vary from person to person. Ovarian cysts, polycystic ovarian syndrome, ovarian tumors a a few causes of ovarian enlargement ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Enlarged Ovaries (Definition)

Enlarged ovaries are a clinical finding in which the ovaries are larger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by cancer, ...Read more


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What could cause enlarged ovaries?

What could cause enlarged ovaries?

Several things.: Ovaries might be naturally large, or they might be enlarged because of like ovarian cysts, or conditions like polycystic ovaries. This would have problems like chronic anovulation, normal to increased testosterone, and lh/fsh ratio. But cancer should be ruled out, especially in older patients with pain, bloating, and weight gain. A ca=125, pelvic exam, and transvaginal us are initial tests. ...Read more

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What causes enlarged ovaries to occur?

What causes enlarged ovaries to occur?

Enlarged ovaries?: Many possibilities- first it depends on why they're enlarged, and how enlarged they are. If you care to share more specifics i'll comment further. ...Read more

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What causes enlarged ovaries to occur?

What causes enlarged ovaries to occur?

Ovarian cysts: Physiologic cysts (normal occurring) are the most common cause of enlarging ovaries. Women with pcos are also often told they have enlarged ovaries. These are the most common causes and the are both non cancerous (benign). There are many other causes both benign and malignant. ...Read more

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What do enlarged ovaries mean?

PCOS, other causes: Enlarged ovaries are most commonly caused by ovarian cysts, but if the ovaries are enlarged in the absence of cysts it can be a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome or pcos, a hormonal condition that affects about 1 in 10 women. An ultrasound scan of your ovaries will look for ovarian cysts, and is part of the diagnostic tests that we do to look for pcos, as well as blood testing. ...Read more

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What does 'enlarged ovaries' mean?

Cysts or PCOS ...: Enlarged ovaries (high ovarian volumes) are most commonly caused by ovarian cysts, but if the ovaries are enlarged without large cysts it can be a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome or pcos, a hormonal condition that affects about 1 in 10 women. An ultrasound scan of your ovaries will look for ovarian cysts, and is part of the diagnostic tests that we do to look for pcos, as well as blood testing. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have enlarged ovaries?

What does it mean if you have enlarged ovaries?

Enlarged ovary: Normal ovaries vary in size from one woman to the next; cycling women the ovarian size changes at different points in the cycle, and most women the right and left ovaries are a little different. Were you told what size(s) the 'enlarged' ovaries were? Generally anything less than 5 maybe 6 cm is likely normal. ...Read more

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Is there anyway for me to be cured from having enlarged ovaries?

Enlarged ovaries?: Many possibilities, but you may not need a 'cure' - first it depends on why they're enlarged, and how enlarged they are. If you care to share more specifics i'll comment further. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more