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Is there any problem if we wait few years after laparoscopy(9 cm ovarian chocolate cyst),is there any treatment for reducing endometriosis´╗┐?

Is there any problem if we wait few years after laparoscopy(9 cm ovarian chocolate cyst),is there any treatment for reducing endometriosis´╗┐?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis is often controlled with anti-inflammatory pills like Ibuprofen, birth control pills, Depoprovera, Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, Lupron and other medications. Individual treatment plans should be made between you and your doctor. ...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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What is a chocolate cyst?

What is a chocolate cyst?

Endometriosis: A chocolate cyst is a non-medical name for endometriosis of the ovary. This is where tissue from inside the uterus grows on the ovary. The symptoms include abdominal pain in various distributions that is timed with the monthly cycle. ...Read more

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Chocolate cyst turn to cancer at the age of 38?

Chocolate cyst turn to cancer at the age of 38?

Very unlikely: The "chocolate" endometriosis cysts have very little malignant potential. They may be troublesome for other reasons. Ask about all your options. Best wishes. ...Read more

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One chocolate cyst in my left ovary size 4.5cm ?

One chocolate cyst in my left ovary size 4.5cm ?

Surgical Removal: A chocolate cyst is also called an endometrioma. Endometriosis on the ovary can cause bleeding in the ovary that collects over time and forms a blood filled cyst. It can be quite painful. The blood is old and looks like liquid chocolate. It is usually removed by doing laparoscopic surgery. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have one chocolate cyst in my left ovary size 4.5cm?

I have one chocolate cyst in my left ovary size 4.5cm?

Options: The next step is to schedule a visit to discuss the treatment options. The term chocolate cyst usually refers to endometriosis. One can suspect endometriosis by the appearance on ultrasound but can not confirm it until surgery is done. ...Read more

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If a chocolate cyst ruptures, how disastrous it would be? Does i?T directly affect fertility

If a chocolate cyst ruptures, how disastrous it would be? Does i?T directly affect fertility

It can: Chocolate cysts or endometriomas, are associated with endometriosis. This condition is known to cause both scar tissue and inflammation in the pelvis. Scar tissue in the tubes can lead to infertility. It's not 100% that if you had an endometrioma that you will have infertility. Every woman is different. If cyst ruptures, can also cause pain. See doctor if you're worried this happened. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have chocolate cyst in right overy which is 21.2cm after taking ovulation induction drug. i want baby but can't understand what will i do?

I have chocolate cyst in right overy which is 21.2cm after taking ovulation induction drug. i want baby but can't understand what will i do?

Keep trying: Keep working with your doctor. There are lots if fertility options and a doctor will work closely with you and get the best treatment plan for you. I hope everything works out for you. ...Read more

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I have a small chocolate cyst though its not painfull what to do ?

I have a small chocolate cyst though its not painfull what to do ?

A solitary small: ..chocolate cyst (an endometrioma), in and of itself, doesn't require treatment. However, the underlying cause, endometriosis, may need to be addressed. Medical treatment is appropriate. Surgery is NOT. You might want to get more information from your doctor about this condition. Best wishes. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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How many percentage of chances is there in chocolate cyst to shrink within itself only by avoiding food that boost up estrogen in our body ?

How many percentage of chances is there in chocolate cyst to shrink within itself only by avoiding food that boost up estrogen in our body ?

No Chances of Shrink: Chocolate cysts are endometriosis cysts on the ovary. There are no drugs or diet changes that will make those go away. Based on the way they form, they can't really decrease in size - only increase over time. Surgery is the only way to make the cyst disappear and even with surgery, there is a 15-20% chance the cyst will re-form. ...Read more

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