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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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Would a transvaginal scan show cysts in the ovaries and/or signs of cancer? How long do results take?

Would a transvaginal scan show cysts in the ovaries and/or signs of cancer? How long do results take?

Yes: Yes, it will show cysts and or any findings suspicious for ovarian cancer. It will also evaluate the uterus. It only takes a few minutes for the radiologist to read, but the images may not be interpreted right away and the report may be given only to the referring doctor...But if you tell them your concern you might get lucky with a quick read/report. ...Read more

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Besides a burst/ruptured cyst, what could cause a lot of fluid in an ovary (fluid picked up in a transvaginal scan)?

Besides a burst/ruptured cyst, what could cause a lot of fluid in an ovary (fluid picked up in a transvaginal scan)?

Ovarian cysts: In normally cycling women (age 12->50 ish), cysts come and go each cycle and are ususally not symptomatic. This is all part of making a monthly egg. The fluid in the ovary is a functional cyst. ...Read more

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I recently diagnosed with polycystic ovary cyst bilateral thru my transvaginal ultrasound. Im having hotflashes for a week now, is this related?

I recently diagnosed with polycystic ovary cyst bilateral thru my transvaginal ultrasound. Im having hotflashes for a week now, is this related?

Not likely: Its not likely from ovarian hormones, you are still producing them and they don't fluctuate too much in pcos. U have 2x the risk of depression and anxiety closely behind. The diagnosis may have increased your anxiety. R u sleeping at night? A drug called an snri can help vasomotor sx's. You may have high Insulin and then get low blood sugar, this can cause ur sx's. Look up metformin and pcos. ...Read more

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Transvaginal ultrasound found multiple little cysts on my left ovary and 3 large cysts on my right ovary. Do they need to be removed to reduce my pain?

Transvaginal ultrasound found multiple little cysts on my left ovary and 3 large cysts on my right ovary. Do they need to be removed to reduce my pain?

Typically not: Cysts are just bags of water. They are extremely common in young women. They typically disappear with no treatment whatsoever. When they enlarge, they can cause pain which may require pain medication. If large, the doctor may elect to follow these cysts by ultrasound, and in unusual circumstances, may need to remove a cyst surgically. Talk to your Ob/Gyn. ...Read more

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I had a transvaginal ultrasound and the result says, "normal ovaries but the right ovary has a small involuting cyst with internal hemorrhage." ?

I had a transvaginal ultrasound and the result says, "normal ovaries but the right ovary has a small involuting cyst with internal hemorrhage." ?

It sounds: like this simply represents a resolving hemorrhagic cyst or follicle, a relatively common finding. They may elect to follow up in 1-2 cycles to document resolution. ...Read more

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My transvaginal ultrasound showed a large chocolate cyst on each ovary and ovaries kissing behind my uterus. What are my chances of conceiving?

My transvaginal ultrasound showed a large chocolate cyst on each ovary and ovaries kissing behind my uterus. What are my chances of conceiving?

NOT GOOD: Your doc should have told u that you will need a laparoscopy or robotic surgery as you most likely have endometriosis and after the suregery then u will know your chances which still may not be good as your tubes may be in bad shape also , you may need in vitro to get preg. ...Read more

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Should i see ob/gyn about this? Yesterday i had a transvaginal ultrasound to look at a cyst on my ovary and a fibroid in my uterus. Shortly thereafter, continuing to today, i feel a vibration inside kinda near my left ovary. Should i be concerned or is th

Should i see ob/gyn about this? Yesterday i had a transvaginal ultrasound to look at a cyst on my ovary and a fibroid in my uterus. Shortly thereafter, continuing to today, i feel a vibration inside kinda near my left ovary. Should i be concerned or is th

The : The best thing to do is call your doctor and inform him/her of your symptoms. You may just be dealing with a referred pain from the probe touching your cervix and causing pain in the area you described. Try advil (ibuprofen) or Ibuprofen and monitor for improvement. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Had transvaginal ultrasound for prolong period. They said everything is normal. But the results read ovaries not seen. Could cyst still be ruled out?

Had transvaginal ultrasound for prolong period. They said everything is normal. But the results read ovaries not seen. Could cyst still be ruled out?

US pelvis: If the ovaries are not visualized by ultrasound, it means that neither the ovaries nor any ovarian cysts on the ovaries were visualized. ...Read more

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Transvaginal Ultrasound (Definition)

An ultrasound is an imaging study in which a probe emits and receives sound waves which rebound off of internal organs in order to visualize them. For a transvaginal ultrasound a specially designed probe is lubricated and placed into the vagina in order to better ...Read more


Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more