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Doctor insights on: Do You Have To Remove Ovarian Cyst Adenomas

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Can you still have keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst if your pregnant?

Can you still have keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst if your pregnant?

Pregnancy/surgery: Emergent surgery for life threatening conditions like acute appendicitis, or acute cholecystitis are considered when a patient is pregnant. It is better for you and the baby to avoid the drugs and recovery associated with surgery until after delivery. Ovarian cysts typically can be managed until after delivery. ...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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How do you know if a dermoid ovarian cyst ruptures?

How do you know if a dermoid ovarian cyst ruptures?

Pain: The contents of a dermoid ovarian cyst can contain hair, teeth, and irritating fluid which will translate into pain when it hits the lining of the body cavity.(peritoneum). Some dermoid cysts leak but don't usuallyrupture. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a reoccurring ovarian dermoid cyst (teratoma)?

What to do if I have a reoccurring ovarian dermoid cyst (teratoma)?

Removal: You should have it removed by a qualified pelvic surgeon! Good luck and hope that it is benign! ...Read more

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Serous cystadenoma on ovary who do need to have surgery?

Serous cystadenoma on ovary who do need to have surgery?

Surgery needed: This tumor can only be diagnosed by removing it surgically. If you have an ovarian tumor and your doctor tells you it needs to be removed, get it done. Then you will know if it is benign. ...Read more

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How do you know if your ovarian cyst is going to ovarian cancer?

How do you know if your ovarian cyst is going to ovarian cancer?

Chances remote: All women have cysts on their ovarys as they produce eggs. The overwhelming majority regress spontaneously. If one does not on serial ultrasounds, an aspiration(sucking out some of the fluid in the cyst) can be done under ultrasound or ct guidance/. ...Read more

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How do you know when your ovarian cyst is becoming to ovarian cancer?

Talk to your doc: Most cysts are completely benign and do not turn to cancer. In fact, cysts form normally during a woman's cycle. There are certain characteristics of ovarian cysts that can be seen on ultrasound or other studies that suggest they are benign and are not cancerous. Talk to your doctor to learn more about the specifics of your condition. ...Read more

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If you have ovarian cysts or polycystic ovaries does it mean you need regular vists to the doctor?

If you have ovarian cysts or polycystic ovaries does it mean you need regular vists to the doctor?

Yes: Every woman of reproductive age should have an annual gyn exam. If you have pco and you don't wish to be pregnant you're on bcp and should have an annual visit. If you want to conceive you're probably on Clomid (clomiphene) and should be monitored for ovulation. ...Read more

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Will my ovaries have to be removed if I have cysts? Or pcos?

Will my ovaries have to be removed if I have cysts? Or pcos?

No: All ovaries have cysts, they're the remnants of egg production. Relax. Pcos is different. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose ovarian cysts?

How do you diagnose ovarian cysts?

Ultrasound: Ovarian cysts are best evaluated by transvaginal ultrasound. If you are young and have periods, most cysts are ok, though they may grow large and rupture and cause pain. If you have gone through menopause, ovarian cysts need to be followed more closely, since they may be cancer. Pelvic MRI is helpful in evaluating persistent cysts or cysts which may partially contain solid tissue. ...Read more

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How do they do a biopsy on ovary cysts?

How do they do a biopsy on ovary cysts?

Surgery: If a surgeon wanted to do this then they would take biopsy scissors and remove a small piece of tissue to send to a pathologist to analyze it. This would be done in the operating room under general anesthesia using laparoscopically. ...Read more

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What to do if I have poc (polycystic ovarian syndrome), will it cause cancer?

What to do if I have poc (polycystic ovarian syndrome), will it cause cancer?

Risk may increase: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is thought to increase the risk of endometrial (e.g. Uterine) cancer. It is usually caught early though in pcos patients and is usually cured. A gyn will monitor for this. Women with pcos may also have a slightly increased risk of breast and ovarian cancers but it not high enough that any special or different screening needs to be done. ...Read more

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When do you think I should have an angiomyolipoma renal tumor removed?

When do you think I should have an angiomyolipoma renal tumor removed?

Angiomyolipoma: These are benign tumors. Small lesions discovered incidentally require no treatment. Larger tumors(>4cm) have an increased tendency to bleed spontaneously, and the chance of bleeding increases proportional to increasing size. So the larger or symptomatic lesions may require treatment, either surgery or embolization. ...Read more

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Does every gynecologist know how to remove an benign ovarian cyst?

Does every gynecologist know how to remove an benign ovarian cyst?

Yes: Just like every cook knows how to make lasagna. Some better than others. See a laparoscopic expert. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have ovarian cysts?

How to tell if I have ovarian cysts?

See your gyn for: A pelvic ultrasound that will tell if u have one how big it is and if it looks benign or not. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ovarian cysts that sometimes require me like these more prone to ovarian cancers?

What to do if I have ovarian cysts that sometimes require me like these more prone to ovarian cancers?

Not really: Ovarian cysts are common but nearly all them are benign. But Ovarian cancer can also begin like a cyst and then grow steadily to a large mass. Therefore your cysts do need some monitoring for one or two years just to be sure that they are not growing substantially.This can be done by your gynecologist by using an Ultrasound test. ...Read more

Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more


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