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I have overian cyst its 5 cm. Can that be painful. My doctor said no?

I have overian cyst its 5 cm. Can that be painful. My doctor said no?

Certainly can.: A five centimeter ovarian cyst is well within the range of what is considered normal - many women form cysts this size and have no pain. However, a cyst this size could cause severe pain if formed rapidly by filling with blood - usually this is treated with pain meds, but could require surgery. It would cause severe pain and would require surgery if it is twisted (torsed ovary) around inside. ...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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I have 2 ovarian cysts 1 on each side both are large 7 cm and 10 cm what are the chances my doctor will be able to save my ovaries when doing surgery?

I have 2 ovarian cysts 1 on each side both are large 7 cm and 10 cm  what are the chances my doctor will be able to save my ovaries when doing surgery?

Excellent: in general the is an excellent chance of saving the ovaries if we are dealing with a simple cyst. if the cyst is complex and might have solid component , then the risk and the suspicious of cancer increase. surgeon job is to save the ovaries as much as they can unless there is a risk of cancer then we have to balance between fertility and survivals,and survival always win. ...Read more

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Have a fallopian tube cyst, 5 cm. Doc watching with sono every 3 months. Had one removed 3 years ago. Have also had ovarian cysts. Are these worrisome?

Have a fallopian tube cyst, 5 cm. Doc watching with sono every 3 months. Had one removed 3 years ago. Have also had ovarian cysts. Are these worrisome?

Generally not: Typically these types of cysts are benign and not worrisome however there are rare conditions that can be a problem therefore the reason your doctor is watching the size and appearance of these cysts. ...Read more

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Should I worry if I was told I had a overian cyst but doctor said its normal and was told dont worry about it?

Should I worry if I was told I had a overian cyst but doctor said its normal and was told dont worry about it?

Monitor: Ovarian cysts are very common. If your doctor evaluated you and the radiologist read the US report and told you it was benign. It probably is. Depending on the case sometimes we reorder an US in a few months to see if the cyst has resolved. If you continue to worry go for a second opinion. Good luck! ...Read more

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Give me a hint. What kind of hassle am I facing if doc suspects ovarian cysts? What is required to diagnose?

Of course they are: Ovaries make. Cysts every month. The cysts release eggs so you can get pregnant. Occasionally they cause pain but not often. ...Read more

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I have been going to doctors for years for my ovarian cysts I'm always in pain what else can i do i have one ovary removed?

I have been going to doctors for years for my ovarian cysts I'm always in pain what else can i do i have one ovary removed?

Chronic pelvic pain: ...can be due to many causes, and small ovarian cysts are not among them. Large persistent cysts should be removed surgically, or the entire ovary. Kidney stones, neuro-muscular disorders, psychogenic causes, IBS, infections are all among the causes of chronic pelvic pain. Consult with the doctor that has been ordering ultrasounds for your cysts as a start. ...Read more

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What doctor treats ovarian cysts?

What doctor treats ovarian cysts?

Gynecologist: A gynecologist, internist, family practice doctor, or possibly an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What do doctors do to diagnose ovarian cysts?

Usually ultrasound.: Most ovarian cysts are diagnosed by ultrasound. This is a noninvasive radiologic test. It is safer than ct, without radiation and is both cheaper than ct and mri. Ovarian cysts, however, may be found on ct if the patient was referrred for a ct study for nonspecific abdominal or pelvic pain symptoms. ...Read more

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How do doctors test themselves for ovarian cysts?

How do doctors test themselves for ovarian cysts?

A doctor that treats: Themself has a fool for a patient. They go to their gynecologist with symptoms, and listen to their recommendations. ...Read more