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Why would a radiologist put on CT report, mulpile retroperitoneal and mesenteric lymph node noted. But did say they were enlarged. 8cm ovarian cyst?

Why would a radiologist put on CT  report,  mulpile retroperitoneal and mesenteric lymph node noted. But did say they were enlarged. 8cm ovarian cyst?

Worth noting: If the radiologist remarks on the lymph nodes, they be significant depending on the clinical situation; such as bowel disease or infection. An 8 cm ovarian cyst is abnormal and requires follow up ultrasound after two menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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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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I have an enlarged ovary and ovarian cysts, do you recommend me storing my eggs?

I have an enlarged ovary and ovarian cysts, do you recommend me storing my eggs?

Probably not: All women of reproductive age typically develop 3-5 small cysts on each over every month. One usually becomes a dominant cyst (egg or follicle) from which ovulation occurs. Oral contraceptives can reduce cyst number and size. Ask your gyn if there is a concern over pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome) before considering anything. ...Read more

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I'm 47 with enlarged uterus & complex ovarian cyst, history of endometriosis, 4 pregnancies w/1 live birth & sister w/stage 3 ovarian & 1a endo cx. ?

I'm 47 with enlarged uterus & complex  ovarian cyst, history of endometriosis, 4 pregnancies w/1 live birth & sister w/stage 3 ovarian & 1a endo cx. ?

See a physician: At 47, if you have a family history of ovarian cancer and a complex ovarian cyst yourself, you should see a physician. If the cyst is small, your physician may elect to follow it with sequential ultrasounds. Endometriosis also increases your risk slightly for a specific type of ovarian cancer. An enlarged uterus can be benign fibroids, but could also be something serious. See an md. ...Read more

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I have a ovarian cyst/enlarged ovary thats 8.1*4.2*4.2 CM and in really bad pain what should I do go to e.R. ?

I have a ovarian cyst/enlarged ovary thats 8.1*4.2*4.2 CM and in really bad pain what should I do go to e.R. ?

Bad pain = ER: If you cannot control your pain at home with the medications provided, then should go to the er. Also, if the pain has suddenly changed character / worsened / moved, then go to er. If "same old" pain, call your gyn, but if un-reachable, go to er. ...Read more

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I have had an ovarian cyst for 3 months. Is it normal for it to shrink and enlarge every few days? I have a dr appt in a few weeks.

Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts can change in size during a woman's cycle. How do you know it changes size "every few days"? Its unlikely you could tell that short of an ultrasound. Or, are you having pain intermittently and interpreting that as a size change? ...Read more

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Is there is any relation ship between ovarian cyst or enlarge and candidiasis?

Is there is any relation ship between ovarian cyst or enlarge and candidiasis?

Probably not: Usually there is no relationship between ovarian cysts and candidiasis. However, sometimes stress might lead to both conditions. Stress can lead to candidiasis, and can also throw off the menstrual cycle and lead to ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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