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Holes In Ovaries
Was told many polyps in cervix and cysts in ovary plus a hole and ovary is hard. What are my options I'm 53.
Unclear: It is not clear what is meant by the terminology of a hole in the ovary or the ovary is hard. I would return to the doctor and ask for clarification on what that means. If you are not satisfied with the answer consider getting a 2nd opinion. Cervical polyps are typical removed in the office ...Read more
Had lap surgery possible obturator hernia. GS and OBGYN found hole with ovary trap'd in it. How is this fixed. Doctors never seen this before. Please help?
Obturator foramen: This is a rare hernia usually found in elderly females. Your are 45 so you are not elderly. The obturator foramen is a hole in your pelvis. It allows structures like the obturator nerve to pass through this area. Intestines and ovaries can be trapped in this area. The correction requires removing the trapped tissue and patching the area to prevent more things getting trapped in the future. ...Read more
I had a transvaginal ultrasound and dr said I have black hole in my ovary with deposit around it. He wants me to get an official ultrasound.
In conditions such: As pcos, we call it management. Say u weight, pcos improved, ovulating. If cured, you gain weight back, no pcos; not the case, that is the difference. Consider metformin if fasting Insulin level high or fam. Hx type 2 dm. In many it helps weight and ovulate, you r at 2x risk of mood problem, buproprion can help mood, esp w/ metformin, go low and slow, ocp good, make sure sleep at night, . ...Read more
Hyperstimulation: There is no such thing as a naturally occurring over active ovary. Perhaps as ovaries get older they experience the body's last attempts at fertility by being hyperstimulated by pituitary fsh to release more eggs (why twins more common with later age), but that's unlikely what you mean. Sometimes fertility md's will artificially stimulate as well, but this can be dangerous if not done carefully. ...Read more
Remove ovary: Very difficult to answer fully without more details. For benign conditions and pre menopausal probably just a part or one as long as the opposite ovary is normal. If in the menopause remove both as they are not functional. I suggest a full consult to answer your question fully. ...Read more
Several things.: Ovaries might be naturally large, or they might be enlarged because of like ovarian cysts, or conditions like polycystic ovaries. Cancer should be ruled out, especially in older patients with pain, bloating, and weight gain. It can also be appendicitis if right sided, lower abdominal pain, with fever and high white count. If this is the case, a visit to your doctor, or hospital is imperative. ...Read more
Many cysts: It simply means there are multiple cysts on your ovary. If cysts are small, it can be a normal finding. It can also be seen with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). By itself, it doesn't mean too much but may have significance in the context of another diagnosis such as PCOS. If the cysts are grapefruit sized, surgery may be necessary. Best wishes! ...Read more