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Doctor insights on: Description Of Ovarian New Growth

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What is ovarian new growth?

Can't answer: Not aware of any such thing. Perhaps you misunderstood what someone said? ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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How does an ovarian new growth form?

How does an ovarian new growth form?

It is difficult to p: One can not tell how and why but it just does in some cases. I guess it is bad luck. It is like any growth in the body...Largely not in our control. So you have to live a healthy life style to keep our bodies from catching ailments like new growths(cancers). ...Read more

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What causes of ovarian new growth probably to malignant?

What causes of ovarian new growth probably to malignant?

It can happen on its: If it is growing in size over a period of a couple of months, then it needs to be tested further . This will require examination and further testing by your gynecologist. What causes cancer to develop is unknown....It is an accident of nature.. Just like so many other medical diseases. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Ovarian insufficiency?

What is the definition or description of: Ovarian insufficiency?

Spectrum of disorder: "Primary ovarian insufficiency describes a spectrum of declining ovarian functions and reduced fecundity due premature decrease in follicle number, an increase in follicle destruction or poor response to gonadotropins".This abnormal "Hypoestrogenic state" increases risks of vasomotor symptoms, urogenital atrophy, osteoporosis, fractures, cardiovascular diseases and other issues if left untreated ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ovarian torsion?

What is the definition or description of: ovarian torsion?

Definition: Ovarian torsion is a condition in which a woman's ovary twists upon its arterial supply, thus depriving it of oxygenated blood. Untreated, this will cause pain and may lead to loss of the ovary. This condition is managed surgically by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ovarian cyst?

What is the definition or description of: ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cyst: A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled and filled with fluid. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ovarian cancer?

What is the definition or description of: ovarian cancer?

It is a cancer arisi: It is a cancer which arises from the ovary. This cancer is typically silent, producing little or no symptoms till it spreads, first into the pelvic area and later into the peritoneal cavity leading to fluid accumulation(ascites) which is often the first symptom. Despite its late presentation, there is a reasonable treatment for it, with some long term survivors even in its advanced stage. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Primary ovarian insufficiency?

What is the definition or description of: Primary ovarian insufficiency?

Early failure: Premature ovarian failure is a loss of normal function of your ovaries before age 40. If your ovaries fail, they don't produce normal amounts of the hormone estrogen or release eggs regularly. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: polycystic ovarian syndrome?

What is the definition or description of: polycystic ovarian syndrome?

A metabolic disorder: Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries or high follicle numbers. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Hereditary ovarian cancer?

What is the definition or description of: Hereditary ovarian cancer?

More than one member: Hereditary Ovarian cancer(often in combination with Breast Cancer) runs in 10 of Ovarian cancers. It should be considered and confirm by genetic testing if there is high suspicion based on 2 or more first degree relatives(parents, sisters or maternal aunts) suffering from Ovarian or Breast Cancer. The diagnosis is confirmed if you are a carrier for BRCA gene mutation (genetic test which can be don ...Read more

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Is 0 to 6 cm in 2 weeks considered a normal growth for an ovarian cyst?

Is 0 to 6 cm in 2 weeks considered a normal growth for an ovarian cyst?

6 cm ovarian cyst: Cysts can develop because of the follicle from which the egg develops has"cystic". potential. Pre-ovulation- follicular cyst, can develop if no ovulation/rupture ,post ovulation -if occurs- follicle can become a corpus luteum cyst. Usually up to 3cm , so 6 is larger but that does occur, Check thyroid, poly cystic ovaries f/u w/ doc http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0024727/ ...Read more

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What is the normal growth of an ovarian cyst that won't disappear went from 3cm to 9 CM in 7 months and still growing?

What is the normal growth of an ovarian cyst that won't disappear went from 3cm to 9 CM in 7 months and still growing?

Not normal: There is no " normal " growth of ovarian cysts . If they continue to grow or stay consistently large they may undergo torsion or twisting. They may rupture or put pressure on other organs. If they are growing they should be evaluated and removed. ...Read more

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Why would a simple small ovarian cyst show growth on ultrasound?

Why would a simple small ovarian cyst show growth on ultrasound?

More fluid: Cysts can change size overtime due to production of more fluid. ...Read more

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Hi doctor, I did a follicular study, Doctor said the ovary is not growing, What i need to do for the growth of ovarian?

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I did a follicular study, Doctor said the ovary is not growing, What i need to do for the growth of ovarian?

Ask more information: Did you have an ultrasound of your ovaries? Did your doctor mean the ovary is not growing or the ovary wasn't producing follicles? The distinction between ovary and egg production is important in order to approach an answer. Further discussion with your MD would be helpful ie. are you menstruating ?, is it cyclic? Additional tests may be indicated after a more thorough history. ...Read more

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In the past four months I have grown a 5.1cm complex ovarian cyst. Should I be worried at the growth? I have a lot of pain with it!

In the past four months I have grown a 5.1cm complex ovarian cyst. Should I be worried at the growth? I have a lot of pain with it!

Yes: If you've had several ultrasounds to determine growth then I assume your Doctor has made recommendations about this? If not then I would get a second opinion from an OB/GYN regarding possible removal of the cyst ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with 5.2cm ovarian cyst and my doctor told me to take bc pills. Will these pills reduce the size of the cyst or stop its growth?

I was diagnosed with 5.2cm ovarian cyst and my doctor told me to take bc pills. Will these pills reduce the size of the cyst or stop its growth?

They will likely: Stop the growth. It is likely what we call a "simple cyst" which means it just has fluid, or a hemmorragic cyst with blood it it. It's not gonna be cancer but you will need follow up to ensure resolution. It will likely resolve on its own. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does anyone with an ovarian cyst have excessive hair growth?

Does anyone with an ovarian cyst have excessive hair growth?

Yes, some at risk: Ovarian cysts are very common and can cause pain, or no symptoms at all.However, a condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) can cause many serious problems.Women with pcos usually have irregular periods, infertility and abnormal hair growth.Unusual hair growth in a woman should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy and exclusive breastfeeding suppress endometrial growths and ovarian cysts?

Can pregnancy and exclusive breastfeeding suppress endometrial growths and ovarian cysts?

No: Breast feeding doesn't suppress ovulation more than a month or two in most women, so it won't suppress cysts (most of which are follicles or eggs) and it certainly won't prevent ovarian tumors entirely. Obviously too if it prevent endometrial thickening most breast feeders who conceived would miscarry as well. Pregnancy does have some positive effect on non genentic ovarian cancer prevention. ...Read more

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I have polycystic ovarian syndrome and excessive hair growth and im unable to loose weight does that mean ill never have children?

I have polycystic ovarian syndrome and excessive hair growth and im unable to loose weight does that mean ill never have children?

Not at all: No! 10% of all women have pcos worldwide and that should not in any way prevent you from having children. Depending on your ovulation, it might alter how you go about it. And you may require fertility treatment. But generally that is very easy to do. ...Read more

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