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Complex cystic mass left ovary showing interval increase. Likely presumed endometrioma. Cannot completely exclude cystic neoplasm. What's this mean?

Complex cystic mass left ovary showing interval increase. Likely presumed endometrioma. Cannot completely exclude cystic neoplasm. What's this mean?

Endometriosis: This sound like a cyst of endometriosis in the ovary. At your age, the risk of cancer is very small, but you need to discuss a treatment plan with your GYN. This will likely require surgery for removal. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

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


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2cm mass on ovary has grown to 5cm in about 8 months it causes a lot of pain and sometimes nausea. Cancer runs in my family should I worry?

2cm mass on ovary has grown to 5cm in about 8 months it causes a lot of pain and sometimes nausea. Cancer runs in my family should I worry?

Get it checked: Since you know the sizes it sounds like you have a doctor following this. Most ovarian masses are cysts, but you need to know what it is. If it is not a cyst then you may need a biopsy or laparoscopy to further investigate. Ask your doctor what it is and if they are not sure then ask to see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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1.7cm mass in ovary could possibly be a corpus leuteal cysts, what else could this mass be? u/s showed thin fluid in endometrial canal near cervix

1.7cm mass in ovary could possibly be a corpus leuteal cysts, what else could this mass be? u/s showed thin fluid in endometrial canal near cervix

Cysts are common: Your ultrasound showed a thin cyst with simple fluid, this is very reassuring, and you should follow with your doctor to determine if you need an additional ultrasound. Many cysts come and go monthly with the menstrual cycle. If your symptoms do not resolve this could be concerning, but for now routine surveillance is all that is necessary. Be vigilant. ...Read more

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Ultrasounds showing mass near ovary but CT scan was normal?

Ultrasounds showing mass near ovary but CT scan was normal?

See below: Ultrasound may evaluate the ovaries to better advantage when compared to ct. Occasional a small mass in the ovary may not be visible on ct. Also a ct study without contrast (dye) enhancement may not evaluate the ovaries well. ...Read more

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My 30 yr old daughter had colon cancer with a resection. She received chemo for 6 months but has a mass on ovary along with cysts.What is prognosis an?

My 30 yr old daughter had colon cancer with a resection. She received chemo for 6 months but has a mass on ovary along with cysts.What is prognosis an?

Need more info: Although it can happen, spread of a colon cancer to the ovary after her resection seems unlikely. Follow up with the cancer specialists and ob/gyn. This also could be new problem in ovary not recurrence. Testing blood levels for tumor markers and further imaging tests are called for. ...Read more

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My wife has had abdominal pains for 3 weeks. Have become severe over the past week. Had ultrasound that showed mass on ovary and fluid in uterus. ?

My wife has had  abdominal pains for 3 weeks. Have become severe over the past week. Had ultrasound that showed mass on ovary and fluid in uterus. ?

Ovarian mass: There are many types of ovarian masses, both benign and malignant. Ultrasound is good for finding them, but often not sufficient to determine what they are. Further imaging studies may be needed. Follow up with your physician. ...Read more