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Doctor insights on: Likelihood Of Dermoid Ovarian Cyst Coming Back

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Do ovarian cysts come back after being removed?

Do ovarian cysts come back after being removed?

What did your: Doc in lakeland say ? He or she knows your surgery and situation, that cyst will usually not come back because it has been removed but other cysts can develop depending , there are medications you can get on like birth control pills to prevent simple and ovulatory cysts from recurring but it depends what type you had and how it was removed. ...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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If you had a large right ovarian cyst and you got rid of it could it come back?

If you had a large right ovarian cyst and you got rid of it could it come back?

Sadly, yes: The ovary can grow a cyst at any time, and having had one cyst does put you at increased risk for developing another. This isn't to say that you are at increased risk for cancer, only for making cysts. Likely the doctors removed the cyst wall from the ovary, and that helps to prevent a recurrence. I hope you are cyst free! ...Read more

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Is a septic ovarian cyst something to worry about? I had normal cysts removed in 2009. Looks like they are coming back

Is a septic ovarian cyst something to worry about? I had normal cysts removed in 2009. Looks like they are coming back

Septated?: I think you mean a septated cyst. A septic cyst implies infection although that is not a known term. A septated cyst is more concerning that a simple cyst. The size and appearance will need to be analyzed by a gynecologist to determine if treatment is needed ...Read more

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Went to a gynecologist today and she told me I had 3,4 mm ovarian cyst and to come back in 3 months. Should I be worried, is it functional cyst?

Went to a gynecologist today and she told me I had 3,4 mm ovarian cyst and to come back in 3 months. Should I be worried, is it functional cyst?

Most likely: There is a very high probability that is what it is. Wouldn't worry too much, this is a common situation. It most likely will be gone on follow up. Was it 4 cm, not 4mm? ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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