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Doctor insights on: Cysts On Ovaries

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What is a cyst on ovary?

What is a cyst on ovary?

Ovary is CysticOrgan: Each egg which develops is surrounded by a sphere of follicular cells which support the egg cell ; secrete fluid inward resulting in cysts, typically no symptoms; occasionally cysts become very large (no egg release; ? infertile). Sometimes one, or several follicles will become much larger than usual ; easier to see on ultrasound. In metabolic syndrome ; diabetes cysts ; infertility ??; ? ?carb. ...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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Which usually happens when you have a cyst on ovary?

See below: This depends on the size and appearance of the cyst. Many cysts resolve on their own, including complex/hemorrhagic cysts. Your doctor may elect to watch it over a few menstrual cycle. If you have significant symptoms, usually pain, your doctor may suggest surgery as needed. Birth control pills sometimes may reduce the chance of new cysts forming in future menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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What causes cyst on ovaries?

What causes cyst on ovaries?

Ovulation : Usually it is ovulation. However, there are several cases where ovarian pathology can occur without ovulation. ...Read more

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Cyst on ovary 4cm how much will it weigh?

Cyst on ovary 4cm how much will it weigh?

Not very much: Cysts are commonly fluid filled structures that have very little weight to them. It could be comparable to a few grapes. ...Read more

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Complex bilateral cysts on ovaries. Is this serious?

Complex bilateral cysts on ovaries. Is this serious?

Possibly: The word complex is thrown around a lot in ultrasound but it is actually pretty worthless. There are things that look "complex" but are benign and can easily be identified as such and similar with malignant lesions. It really depends what it actually looks like. Were there any other descriptors of the lesion. ...Read more

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I got ovary cyst and ovary is removed does comes back?

I got ovary cyst and ovary is removed does comes back?

No: If the ovary was removed then you cannot get an ovarian cyst on that side. However if your other ovary was not removed you can develop a cyst on that ovary. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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Do you have pain from cysts on ovary before or after it ruptures?

Do you have pain from cysts on ovary before or after it ruptures?

Depends: Usually pain occurs when they rupture and release follicular fluid and they may bleed a little. Sometimes, if a cyst is large enough, it can predispose the ovary to twist on its own blood supply and cause a great deal of pain. This is called torsion and is very serious. Pain associated with torsion is usually very severe and often associated with nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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What is difference between a follicle on ovary and a cyst on ovary ?

What is difference between a follicle on ovary and a cyst on ovary ?

None: A follicle is a cyst in the ovary. However ultrasound cannot differentiate "functional" cysts (supposed to be there) from a neoplastic one (benign or pre-malignant, or malignant one). We use ultrasound criteria and risk factors to decide if anything needs to be done, but usually a small, single, thin-walled cyst of the ovary is normal and is supposed to be there. Serial ultraounds are helpful. ...Read more

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I have cyst on ovary but don't want surgery. What other options are there? Its 6 cm.

Depends on cyst: If imaging shows a "simple" cyst, an option is to repeat imaging in 4-6 weeks to see if it is smaller or entirely gone. A "complex" cyst may require surgery, depending on its specific characteristics. Need for surgery also depends on the amount of pain you are having. If severe, you may consider surgery to definitively take care of the problem. ...Read more

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I have cyst in ovaries which was detected on 15.05.13.From when should I start to take medicine?What is the right medicine?

I have cyst in ovaries which was detected on 15.05.13.From when should I start to take medicine?What is the right medicine?

Usually not medicine: Most cysts don't cause any symptoms and go away on their ownovarian cysts are quite common. Sometimes they rupture and cause pain. Some cysts apply pressure on rectum or bladder.Sudden, severe abdominal or pelvic pain accompanied by fever or vomiting should see physician immediately. If ultrasound found simple cyst without solid components then stay cool. ...Read more

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Is immature follicles same as cysts in ovaries?

Is immature follicles same as cysts in ovaries?

No: Immature follicles have not matured to the point that they are functional. Cysts occur once they have matured but are the result of improper function. They can result from other hormone imbalances in the body such as with high androgens (testosterone/DHEA) levels or low Progesterone levels. They can also form after an egg leaves properly from the ovary and are the result of bleeding/ inflammation. ...Read more

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Please tell me all symptoms of ruptured cyst on ovary?

Please tell me all symptoms of ruptured cyst on ovary?

Pain: See your gyn , as an ul;trasound and blood work can be done, many other things can mimic a ruptured cyst so do not guess , see yoru gyn. ...Read more

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Please tell me all symptoms of a ruptured cyst on ovary?

Please tell me all symptoms of a ruptured cyst on ovary?

Depends: Symptoms include sharp localized pain, sometimes nausea with vomiting. The symptoms are best controlled with anti-inflammatory medication like ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Should I have surgery or let cyst on ovary burst? It is 6 cm

Should I have surgery or let cyst on ovary burst? It is 6 cm

Depends: It varies if you are premenopausal or postmenopausal. If your belly hurts a lot or not at all, if the cyst is simple or complex. So best answer is from your ob/gyn. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

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