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Doctor insights on: Mass On Ovary Symptoms

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Complex ovarian cysts possiblity it could be cancerous...Should it be biopsied or removed? I have a paraneoplastic syndrome been in search if there is any tumors in the body causing my symptoms. A mass or complex cyst was found on my left ovary that has b

Complex ovarian cysts possiblity it could be cancerous...Should it be biopsied or removed? I have a paraneoplastic syndrome been in search if there is any tumors in the body causing my symptoms. A mass or complex cyst was found on my left ovary that has b

There : There are many things to consider here. One is your age, also do you have children? What was your doctor's recommendation? Have you seen a gyn/oncologist? If not you should do so for a different opinion/perspective. Honestly i can't make a recommendation based on the limited info. I have, therefore i encourage you to get a second opinion. I hope other doctor's here on avvo.Com can lend their opinion as well. Good luck. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

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


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A large mass has develped on my ovaries just over the past month, but there's no pain. What does this mean?

Several possibilitie: Would need more info to answer: is 39 your correct age? Have you used any fertility drugs in the last 3-6 months? How large is "large?". ...Read more

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What kind of tests are use to find a solid mass found in the ovary?

What kind of tests are use to find a solid mass found in the ovary?

Ovarian tumor: Mostly, solid ovarian tumors are found by pelvic ultrasound and MRI with contrast. Cat scans are not felt to be as helpful. ...Read more

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I have a complex mass I'm L adnexa.measures 6.2x5.5x5 cm and my L ovary is 5.2x7.2x6 cm while my R is 3x3.2x1.8 cm. Should it be rmoved?

I have a complex mass I'm L adnexa.measures 6.2x5.5x5 cm and my L ovary is 5.2x7.2x6 cm while my R is 3x3.2x1.8 cm. Should it be rmoved?

Gyn consult: Certainly an adnexal mass is of concern. Often a careful evaluation by ultrasound can differentiate benign from malignant masses. You should be carefully evaluated with a medical history, exam and ultrasound by a gyn surgeon and follow their advice re: appropriate treatment. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What is an echogenic mass on the ovary usually made up of?

What is an echogenic mass on the ovary usually made up of?

It is a: nonspecific finding. Hemorrhagic cysts and dermoids, among others, can appear as an echogenic mass. ...Read more

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Women with complex adnexal mass need to remove the entire ovary for complete pathologic analysis?

Women with complex adnexal mass need to remove the entire ovary for complete pathologic analysis?

Depends: A complex ovarian cyst is evaluated based on your age, size of the mass, blood tumor markers, and ultrasound findings. Often the ovary needs to be removed but in some circumstances it can be preserved. ...Read more

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Does doctore need to remove complex adnexal mass with intire ovary for complete pathologic diagnosis?

Does doctore need to remove complex adnexal mass with intire ovary for complete pathologic diagnosis?

No: You need to remove the whole adnexal mass for a complete path diagnosis, you do not need to remove ovary to make a diagnosis. In risky cases, the ovary should sometimes be removed too, though. ...Read more

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What does bilateral masses mean in the context of the ovaries? That a mass is on both of the ovaries?

What does bilateral masses mean in the context of the ovaries? That a mass is on both of the ovaries?

"Mass": The term "mass" generally implies something solid. It's not uncommon or necessarily bad for both ovaries to contain "cysts", which are fluid-filled. But the use of the term "masses" implies that we're dealing with solid things, which could be more concerning. These should be identified in no uncertain terms. ...Read more