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Doctor insights on: Irregular Menses With Ovarian Cysts And Thickened Endometrium

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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 am16years old .Now I have a left ovarian cyst of about2.2x1.8cm size and a thickened endometrium .I haveirregular periods too?

I am16years old .Now I have a left ovarian cyst of about2.2x1.8cm size and a thickened endometrium .I haveirregular periods too?

Gynecologist: As long as the size is being followed by your gynecologist, i would not be worried at this point. Any change in symptoms, see your gynecologist immediately. ...Read more

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Transvaginal Ultrasound 5mm mass, no bloodflow. 1.1cm endometrium; 1.5cm probable hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. Should I worry? Very heavy menses, IV Fe.

Transvaginal Ultrasound 5mm mass, no bloodflow. 1.1cm endometrium; 1.5cm probable hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. Should I worry? Very heavy menses, IV Fe.

Sono not worrisome: The findings on your transvaginal sonogram do not seem to be cause for alarm but unfortunately they do not explain why you have "very heavy menses" and need IV Fe...which are "causes to worry". It would be good to consult a hematologist to rule out a blood coagulation disorder and a Reproductive Endocrinologist to find out why you may or may not be ovulating regularly and why you bleed heavily. ...Read more

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Hi! I was diagnose of ovarian cyst some month ago and I have irregular menstruation too.. it has been 4months now since I last saw my period. help!

 Hi! I was diagnose of ovarian cyst some month ago and I have irregular menstruation too.. it has been 4months now since I last saw my period. help!

Many issues yet PCOS: is c/w with you experience & PCOS is strongly promoted by eating food high in carbohydrates, esp. simple ones, instead of foods with moderate proteins + high fats, commonly called a Paleo diet. Study: https://www.youtube.com/user/eenfeldt/videos for understanding from many people, including some about https://www.google.com/search?q=PCOS. Docs often Rx metformin, but HFLC=far more effective/safer. ...Read more

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I have to keep being monitored for left ovarian cyst and thickened endometrium. I cannot take the pain of endometrial biopsies. First 2 were normal?

I have to keep being monitored for left ovarian cyst and thickened endometrium. I cannot take the pain of endometrial biopsies. First 2 were normal?

There are options: I would need much more information to discuss your specific situation. Generally, if the cyst and endometrium are stable they can be followed with sonography (ultrasounds) , and a D&C and hysteroscopy can always be done under anesthesia if there is that much concern. ...Read more

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Ultrascanning abdomen report says - retroverted bulky uterus with thickened endometrium, left simple functional ovarian cyst. What does this mean?

Ultrascanning abdomen report says - retroverted bulky uterus with thickened endometrium, left simple functional ovarian cyst. What does this mean?

See GYN: The thickening of the endometrium (lining of the uterus) needs to be checked out. Usually the doctor will do an endometrial biopsy to see if the cells are normal or abnormal. A functional ovarian cyst is nothing to be concerned about and is just related to ovulation usually. ...Read more

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Abnormal pap smear-enlarged uterus(11cm)left complex ovarian cyst(new since 7/31/15)and thickening endometrium(10mm)Possibly cancer?Lower abd pain24/7

Abnormal pap smear-enlarged uterus(11cm)left complex ovarian cyst(new since 7/31/15)and thickening endometrium(10mm)Possibly cancer?Lower abd pain24/7

A cornucopia: You have 5 major reasons for seeing a GYN MD now. This is the "horn of plenty" of symptoms that need immediate evaluation. Surgery may be in your immediate future after biopsy and evaluation. ...Read more

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Normal sized anteverted uterus with thickened endometrium ovarian cysts, bilateral normal sonogram of the cervix?

Normal sized anteverted uterus with thickened endometrium ovarian cysts, bilateral normal sonogram of the cervix?

Question?: This sounds like the impression from a pelvic sonogram. Let me organize it for youl 1. Anteverted uterus with thickened endometrium (usually not important but depends on age, mentrual cycle and degree of thinking. 2. Bilateral ovarian cysts - not uncommon, need to know sizes and number of cysts. 3. Normal cervix. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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3months no period stress and over weight also have had an ovarian cyst what could be wrong should I be worried my periods are usually irregular ?

3months no period stress and over weight also have had an ovarian cyst what could be wrong should I be worried  my periods are usually irregular ?

PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) commonly causes irregular and infrequent periods. There is no cure for PCOS, but controlling it lowers your risks of infertility, miscarriages, diabetes, heart disease, and uterine cancer. In addition to a healthy diet, regular exercise, weight control, and not smoking, there are medications available to treat PCOS, regular periods and increase fertility. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


Endometrium (Definition)

The endometrium is the area that lines the uterus. During the menstrual cycle this is the tissue that is sloughed off if ...Read more