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Hi, I'm 48 yo, have endometriosis, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, pre-menopausal. CA 125 was around 200's then 159 the last one was 210 any concerns?

Hi, I'm 48 yo, have endometriosis, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, pre-menopausal. CA 125 was around 200's then 159 the last one was 210 any concerns?

Likely, no: CA 125 is not recommended as a screening tool for ovarian cancer when used in risk-based stratification. Meaning, assuming that your mom or sister didn't get diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Normal for women with endometriosis to have elevated CA-125. It sounds like your doctor has done Ultrasound to evaluate ovaries as well. Your MD knows your history and risk, likely this CA-125 level is normal ...Read more

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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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Can uterine cyst burst 9cm by 11cm?

Can uterine cyst burst 9cm by 11cm?

Uterine cyst?: A mass on the uterus is called a fibroid or leiomyoma. Though large, it will not rupture. It should decrease in size by 30-50% when menopausel if not yet there. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the difference between fibroids and uterine cyst?

What is the difference between fibroids and uterine cyst?

Contents: A fibroid is a (harmless) solid mass of the uterus. A cyst contains fluid. ...Read more

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What causes uterine cysts during an ivf transfer and if removed are they likely to reoccur- have one baby ?

What causes uterine cysts during an ivf transfer and if removed are they likely to reoccur- have one baby
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IVF& Uterine problem: I am not sure what you mean by a uterine cyst? Did you mean a fibroid? If so, they are only a problem when they bulge into the chamber where the baby grows. Otherwise, unless it is larger than 5 cm, then they are generally not an issue. ...Read more

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My niece has a uterine cyst that's 10 centimeters big, should she be doing physical activities such add playing tennis?

My niece has a uterine cyst that's 10 centimeters big, should she be doing physical activities such add playing tennis?

Is there: Another reason she should not? Best to ask the physician evaluating her entire "condition" before assuming she should be inactive. ...Read more

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I have had in the past year several cysts , a uterine and vaginal polyp with a cyst underneath the polyp..when would you recommend hysterectomy?

I have had in the past year several cysts , a uterine and vaginal polyp with a cyst underneath the polyp..when would you recommend hysterectomy?

OB GYN Consult: You need to talk to a OB GYN MD who is aware of ALL of your GYN issues to give you the best answer. Future childbearing abilities are also a source of consideration. Remember that hysterectomy has complications that can be life threatening to which you have to balance risk versus benefit. ...Read more

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2 ovarian cysts showing endometriomas. Both in a retro uterine location. Right one measuring 4 x 3.6cm and the left 6x4.5cm. How bad is my condition?

2 ovarian cysts showing endometriomas. Both in a retro uterine location. Right one measuring 4 x 3.6cm and the left 6x4.5cm. How bad is my condition?

Significant: Ultrasounds are fairly accurate in the diagnosis of endometriomas. Any endometrioma over 3 cm should be removed. If fertility is not important, have uterus and both ovaries removed. If fertility important, can have cysts removed but with endometriosis and age 41, fertility may be impaired already. ...Read more

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Doctor said endo uterine cyst. What is that and could it mean cancer?

Doctor said endo uterine cyst.  What is that and could it mean cancer?

Not cancer: Cysts are fluid filled nodules that are almost never cancerous. You can form cysts anywhere in the body and one in the uterus is almost certainly benign. See your gynecologist for follow up. Usually cysts resolve without treatment. Occasionally they need to be removed or opened and drained, depending upon location and size. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more