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Dermoid Cyst Ovary Removal
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
Usually not: A dermoid ovarian cyst usually involves a substantial amount of the ovarian composition and even if it is partially resected, if any is left behind then it will recur. Most md's remove the ovary in its' entirety. This cyst has epithelial (ectoderm) derived elements like hair and teeth contained therein. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hello, I have a dermoid cyst on my ovary and the size is 2.8x 2.6x 3.1. Is this big enough to get removed?
Mature teratoma: It does not require removal at this size, although dermoids will need to be removed at sometime in the future. It is a benign tumor that can grow quite large over years, and is much more easily removed when small to mid-size. They do not "go away on their own." Many Gyn surgeons would remove it for you at this size: discuss with doctor you trust what's best for you. Good wishes ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I am about to have my 2nd dermoid cyst removed. How can I prevent these? Should i remove my ovaries since i'm done having children?
Dermoids: I'm so sorry you're going through this. Sadly, there's not much you can do to prevent dermoids from forming. Definitely shouldn't remove ovaries as they are necessary for your bone and heart health prior to menopause. Hang in there, you'll be fine. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Have a dermoid cyst on left ovary was 3 CM 8months ago, it's now 7.5 cm, they say it's stable and not looking at removing it, why?
My right ovary has been removed bcoz of 10cm dermoid cyst 3months ago. And now 3cm dermoid cyst in the left. What should I do?
First blood work: To try to determine if it is benign and then it should be removed unless it is very small and blood work is normal and n=u have no sxs, but in the vast majority of cases esp at your age it needs to come out as it could be premalignant or a malignant dermoid. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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