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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: Borderline ovarian tumor?

What is the definition or description of: Borderline ovarian tumor?

It is low grade Canc: It is a slow growing (low grade) cancer of the ovary which is diagnosed in a small percent of cases. It does not seem to cause serious problem for many years. It also doe snot respond to any chemotherapy. The key is to ovoid over-treatment once this diagnosis has been established and confirmed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ovarian cyst removal?

What is the definition or description of: ovarian cyst removal?

Surgical Approach: An ovarian cyst removal is a surgical procedure where a cyst is removed from the ovary while not removing the ovary. ...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

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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?

Hi doctor, 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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