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Do U Have To Be Hospitalized For An Ovarian Cyst
Severe pain: You may have to be hospitalized if you are in severe pain or if there is bleeding associated with ruptured cyst and need surgical intervention. You may also need to be hospitalized if the diagnosis is uncertain and there are other serious conditions that cannot be ruled out. ...Read more
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
Would a transvaginal pelvic scan be enough to know if I have polycystic ovarian syndrome, or endeomitritis?
Can you tell from an ultrasound if an ovarian cyst is benign? I have cysts and my doctor doesn't want to do surgery, can she be sure it's not cancer?
Depending: on the presence or absence of certain sonographic features, a cyst might be able to be characterized as benign with a high degree of confidence, or on the other hand, might be characterized as suspicious for malignancy. Or it might be indeterminate. Management also depends on your age and clinical history. A cyst in a young woman is almost always benign. ...Read more
Can having a tubo ovarian abscess cause you to get ovarian cysts? Never had them before had mass pelvic sepsis, now have them. Is there a link?
I have a barthloin cyst. I need to have it drained, and have no insurance. Need an inexpensive doctor that can help me
Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. The cyst nay rupture and cause pain or discomfort. If not, you may miss your cycle. A pelvic sonogram can show the cyst you feel. ...Read more
I have a history of ovarian cysts. I have had 2 surgeries to remove them. They continue to return. What else can be done?
Ruptured ovarian cyst. She did not do an ultrasound or blood work. I have pain and now diahrreah. Should i go to hospital?
Yes: It could be something else. Go get it checked out. ...Read more
Likely more: In our hands, even with laparotomy, most are done as an outpatient. Recovery though depends on so many factors. Motivated patients without lifting demands in their work might get back in one week. Others might be 2 or 3 weeks? Lifting is the biggest limiting factor. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends. : Usually >5 or 6 cm for a few mos. Smaller if symptomatic. ...Read more
Pelvic exenteration: If you are told you need a pelvic exenteration for ovarian cancer, a gynecologic oncologic would do the surgery. This most likely means that you have disease involving your rectum and that a posterior exenteration (removal of uterus, part of vagina and rectum) is needed to render you disease free at the time of surgery, good luck! ...Read more
I have history of ovarian cyst, just had sergury for endometriosis, and had fibroids. Will i be able to have kids? Or will i need fertility treatment?
It would show up if: An ovarian cyst would show up on a ct scan as long as you had a scan of your abdomen and pelvis, and the cyst was large. Very small cysts would not be obvious on ct. Ultrasound is generally considered a better imaging modality for ovarian cysts, because it exposes the patient to less radiation and is a cheaper test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pelvic ultrasound showed I have multiple small follicles in both ovaries. Will see GYN soon, but wanted to know if this is something to worry about.
It is probably: OK in the absence of other findings, but ask your doctor to be sure. ...Read more
Having trouble finding an ob/gyn to confirm Endometriosis but have so many painful episodes how can I get admit in ER for ex-lap surgery need help plz?
Do i need surgery to remove endometriosis cyst in my overy before giong for ivf? Or it will be esy for doc to proceed for egg retreaval if i did ivf?
What did your IVF : Doc say to all of your ?S, your ivf doc knows your situation and your ivf doc will be getting paid a lot of money either by you or your insurance so answering all of the ?S you keep asking here is the job of the ivf doc, so you need to make an appt or another appt so all of your ?S can be answered by that doc who is the expert about your situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was admitted to hospital a year ago with ovarian cysts. Was told that white blood cell count was triple the amount it should have been?
See a doc: A high white count can be indicative of many things such as infection or plain inflammation. It is normal to have a high white blood cell count when you are ill. Alone, this test doesn`t mean much and if you are asymptomatic your white count is likely normal now. See your doctor for proper follow up. ...Read more
Can complex fluid filled ovarian cysts become cancerous? Why might there be a bright ring around it on u/s then no ring on f/u u/s? Causing much pain.
Yes it can: Complex cysts can be cancerous depending on their size and rate of growth. A CA125 test can help decide its nature. Ultrasound is a good test to measure increase in size and also may show any solid components inside the cyst. You should get the ultrasound repeated in 3-4 months and have your gynecologist guide you further. You may need surgical removal if it is causing you much pain or increased s ...Read more
Fluid filled : Structure. Many ovarian cysts are part of normal reproductive cycle, others are due to tumors, benign and malignant. See this site for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cysts/ds00129. ...Read more
Time: Most ovarian cysts go away by themselves over time. If a cyst stays around for more than 3 months, what we would do next depends on it's size, your age, any symptoms and very specific details of the ultrasound report describing the cyst. ...Read more
Depends on factors: A simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam and might disappear by the next exam. The more complex ones need further evaluation so doctors can determine the significance of cysts based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. Because not all cysts are normal, i'll share this with specialists in onc for their perspective.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be : The most common complication of an ovarian cyst includes rupture of the cyst with internal bleeding, torsion of the ovary as well as the presence of malignancy within the cyst .Your obgyn can determine wether the cyst need to be removed surgically or follow up with serial sonograms. ...Read more
Ovarian Cysts: Not all ovarian cysts undergo complications like twisting or leakage and rupture. In fact most cysts are found incidentally as part of a routing gyn examination. One has to be careful and avoid and strenuous activities if the cyst is of moderate size as they are more prone to physical complications. ...Read more
Most are normal: Making cysts is what the ovary normally does. Ovulation is the process by which an egg is enclosed in a follicle that produces estrogen. The follicle develops over (usually) two weeks, and then ruptures, releasing the egg. This is ovulation. The structure that was the follicle the begins to produce progesterone. It remains present until 10-12 weeks if pregnancy occurs. ...Read more
Possibly: For the most part, ovarian cysts are not genetic in the sense that they are not hereditary. Most women with ovarian cysts have some disruption of the ovarian cycle resulting in ovarian cyst development. However, their are some genetic syndromes which are hereditary and in which ovarian cysts are part of that syndrome. An example is basal cell nevus syndrome. ...Read more
Yes.: Ovarian cysts do vary in size quite alot. In your age group, a small cyst is about 2-3 cm. I've seen cyst as large as 10 cm or more. Cyst less than 2.5 cm are probably functional follicle in your age group. A cyst may grow or persist over a few menstrual cycle or complete resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below.: Many ovarian cysts resolve on their own. Your doctor may consider watchful waiting to see if this would happen. Some cyst such as dermoid cyst, cystadenoma or endometriom don't go away on their own but these are rare compared to the typically follicular cysts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complex cyst: A complex ovarian cyst is a term used to differentiate it from the more common "simple" cyst. A simple cyst is a cell membranes surrounding a fluid filled sac. A complex cyst means there are liquid and solid components. While most complex cysts are benign this term is also used to describe cysts that need closer follow up to confirm resolution as some will need surgical management. ...Read more
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