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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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8 week followup u/s for simple left ovarian cyst which remains same. Right side (no cyst) now measures 19 cc up from 12cc last time. Concerning?

8 week followup u/s for simple left ovarian cyst which remains same. Right side (no cyst) now measures 19 cc up from 12cc last time. Concerning?

No: Simple ovarian cysts are usually benign (not cancer) in a woman in her early 30s. If they become large or painful, they can be removed with laparoscopic surgery but frequently go away on their own. ...Read more

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I just found out 2 days ago that I have a ovarian cyst on my left side that measure 30cm by 30cm by 20cm. My question is should the ER let me go home.

I just found out 2 days ago that I have a ovarian cyst on my left side that measure 30cm by 30cm by 20cm. My question is should the ER let me go home.

30 x 30x by 20?: That is very large - would cover your entire abdomen. Are you sure it wasn't mm? If it was 30x30 cm they would have referred you to a specialist. ...Read more

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I had a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst, rupture, ultrasound tech said "it measures 3cm, had to be at least 6cm" does this mean i still have a 3cm cyst?

I had a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst, rupture, ultrasound tech said "it measures 3cm, had to be at least 6cm" does this mean i still have a 3cm cyst?

That's what it: sounds like, but you are better off speaking with your doctor or checking the official ultrasound report for results, instead of relying on what the tech informally says while he/she is performing the exam. ...Read more

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I am 18. I have a large complex ovarian cyst. last measured was 6 1/2 cm. I can't get in to the doctor for a couple days. my pelvic area is 7 inches s?

I am 18. I have a large complex ovarian cyst. last measured was 6 1/2 cm. I can't get in to the doctor for a couple days. my pelvic area is 7 inches s?

Symptoms?: If the large cyst is causing pain and it persists on repeated US; it may have to be taken out. Talk to your doctor for evaluation and possible options for treatment. ...Read more

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62 female.Mildly complex ovarian cyst.4.6cm.Ovary measures 25cc.Hypoechoic with internal echoes.Radiologist wants to repeat us 6wks.Going crazy!help!

62 female.Mildly complex ovarian cyst.4.6cm.Ovary measures 25cc.Hypoechoic with internal echoes.Radiologist wants to repeat us 6wks.Going crazy!help!

Deep breath: Take a deep breath, no need to panic yet. It is 100% appropriate to follow a 62 Y.O. W/ a complex cyst, some turn out to be cancers but many do not. Follow-up ultrasound is critical, but may turn out to be nothing. Blood testing tumor markers is sometimes helpful but not always, and should only be done with a doctor who understands markers and what they mean. Please don't panic and best wishes! ...Read more

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What is ovarian cyst?

What is ovarian cyst?

Cyst on an ovary: Ovarian cysts can form due to an imbalance of hormones during ones menstrual periods. I would recommend a check of hormones (possibly increasing progesterone) and some iodine/potassium iodide supplement. ...Read more

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What's an ovarian cyst?

What's an ovarian cyst?

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

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Ovarian cysts best cure?

Ovarian cysts best cure?

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

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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