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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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Ovarian cyst of 6cm in both the ovaries. What do u suggest?

Ovarian cyst of 6cm in both the ovaries. What do u suggest?

Watch it: if there is no pain watch. if there is pain only have the side that is painful removed, only the cyst not the whole ovary. . be aware of any surgery that might end up with the removal of both ovaries, and leaving you sterile, unless there is a fear of cancer, which rare in cyst. follow and monitor the size of the cysts with frequent ultrasound. good luck ...Read more

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Are ovarian cysts more common on the inside or the outside of the ovary?

Are ovarian cysts more common on the inside or the outside of the ovary?

Inside: Most ovarian cysts develop from the active follicles inside the ovary. Endometriomas would be the most common that develop on the surface or outside of the ovary. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst when to remove the entire ovary for complete pathologic analysis?

Ovarian cyst when to remove the entire ovary for complete pathologic analysis?

Depends: If the entire ovary has become cystic making it impossible to find a normal ovary or when there is no way to "peal" away the ovary from the cysts. ...Read more

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Does the ovary needs to be removed if there is a reoccurring ovarian cyst? And what procedure?

Does the ovary needs to be removed if there is a reoccurring ovarian cyst? And what procedure?

No. Depends.: Depends on ovary cyst size, character (slmple vs. Complex), and how much this bugs you. Sometimes just the cyst can be removed. Sometimes taking medicine like birth control pills can tell your ovaries to stop making cysts. So it depends on many factors for you and what else may be going on. ...Read more

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I have a left ovarian cyst 3.5 x 4.8 and only a partial ovary with pain, does it need to be removed?

I have a left ovarian cyst 3.5 x 4.8 and only a partial ovary with pain, does it need to be removed?

Ovarian torsion: A cyst can cause torsion of the ovary. This may be intermittent and resolve afterwards. There is also a danger of ovarian infarction. It is important to see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Is a 6cm by 7cm ovarian cyst big? Can it cause pain? I also have a 3cm by 4cm cyst on the same ovary.

Is a 6cm by 7cm ovarian cyst big? Can it cause pain? I also have a 3cm by 4cm cyst on the same ovary.

Risk of torsion: Cysts and ovaries > 5 cm are at risk of twisting on their own stalk, resulting in a state called ovarian torstion. This can cause significant pain and result in loss of your ovary if not resolved in a timely manner. While your doctor is still just observing the cyst, you should consider decreasing any high impact or jumping activities. ...Read more

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What is recovery from having an ovarian cyst and ovary removed like? Will i be able to travel a week later?

What is recovery from having an ovarian cyst and ovary removed like?  Will i be able to travel a week later?

Only your doctor: Can answer that depends how the surgery is done and what happens at the time of surgery please ask your doc , your doc will probably say no to travel 1 week later. ...Read more

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Is it possible or rare to have ovarian cyst on both ovaries? I have pain on both and am wondering if that could be the cause.

Is it possible or rare to have ovarian cyst on both ovaries? I have pain on both and am wondering if that could be the cause.

Possible: It is possible to have cysts in both ovaries. You would need to have your physician check a transvaginal ultrasound to look at the ovaries and determine if you have cysts. ...Read more

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I get ovarian cyst at least 1x year, they are at least 5+ cm. I have had one of my ovaries removed, should I get the other one removed also?

I get ovarian cyst at least 1x year, they are at least 5+ cm. I have had one of my ovaries removed, should I get the other one removed also?

Probably not: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

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


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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