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Doctor insights on: Multiple Complex Ovarian Cysts

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U/S says 5.6cm ovarian cyst resolved, but it still hurts all the time. What could be going on? I'm still having all the same symptoms.

U/S says 5.6cm ovarian cyst resolved, but it still hurts all the time. What could be going on? I'm still having all the same symptoms.

Cystic fluid: If the ovarian cyst resolved by rupturing with fluid accumulation on the lining of the internal body cavity (peritoneum), then that's why you are still symptomatic. Eventually this will resolve if that is the case. ...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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I'm wondering what's ovarian cyst pain like?

I'm wondering what's ovarian cyst pain like?

Ovarian cyst: It can go too mild to severe pain on either pelvic side. Can cause pain. Pain during sex, pelvic discomfort., pelvic pressure, frequent urination, constipation etc. It depends on the size of the cyst. It also might be big and don't cause any pain. Depends on the patient as well. ...Read more

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I'm just wonderingif you have symptoms of an ovarian cyst, does that mean it is a cancerous cyst?

I'm just wonderingif you have symptoms of an ovarian cyst, does that mean it is a cancerous cyst?

No: Most ovarian cysts are benign and you needn't worry. Most ovarian cysts are small and are only felt intermittantly as pain. At your age, the chances of cancer are very small unless you have a strong family history of ovarian and/or breast cancer. Ultrasound are good at detecting the type of cyst you have, so ask your doctor for one if you're worried. ...Read more

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How can I treat my ovarian cyst naturally? Doctors suggested me to do a larascopy, but I'm looking for some alternatives.

How can I treat my ovarian cyst naturally? Doctors suggested me to do a larascopy, but I'm looking for some alternatives.

Watch wait: Watch and wait is the most natural way. Assuming, of course, your cyst is simple and non complex. If it is simple and you aren't having pain or other issues and it isn't too big and...... Then you can watch it. Talk to your doc and or get a second opinion. Send new question with more details os out your cyst. ...Read more

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I'm having trouble with recurring, painful, hemorrhagic ovarian cysts. They are interfering with my otherwise healthy, active life. Help?

I'm having trouble with recurring, painful, hemorrhagic ovarian cysts. They are interfering with my otherwise healthy, active life. Help?

No ovulation no cyst: Hello,

Recurring, painful cysts can be intrusive with respect to our busy lifestyles as you alluded to. You might consider a contraceptive method for the ovarian suppression that it offers. The pill and other hormonal methods prevent ovulation and therefore prevent cyst formation. ...Read more

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Yesterday I was diagnosed with 5 CM ovarian cyst. I'm 19 and physically very active. Should I stop dancing and exercising due to the cyst?

Yesterday I was diagnosed with 5 CM ovarian cyst. I'm 19 and physically very active. Should I stop dancing and exercising due to the cyst?

No: Usually cysts are benign. For the pain nsaids or birth control pills can help. Sometimes if there are severe symptoms they me need to be removed with surgery. Follow the direction of your physician. ...Read more

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I am diagnosed with dysfinctional ovarian cyst of 4.6 by 4.8 with internal septum. M 27 years old...and quite worried about it.plz advise?

I am diagnosed with dysfinctional ovarian cyst of 4.6 by 4.8 with internal septum. M 27 years old...and quite worried about it.plz advise?

The cyst: Is (as it's name infers) is NON-FUNCTIONAL (Produces NO HORMONES) and is BENIGN (Internal septum indicates usually benign contents) YOU SHOULD NOT WORRIED .its SIZE may make it a candidate for REMOVAL .discuss with your GYNECOLOGIST for more information and the advisability for surgery.

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm 21 years old and unmarried. I have less than 5 ovarian cysts of 5-8 mm size. Are these dangerous? What should I have to do? Please help.

I'm 21 years old and unmarried. I have less than 5 ovarian cysts of 5-8 mm size. Are these dangerous? What should I have to do? Please help.

Normal: Cysts of this size on ovaries are a normal finding on ultrasound. Functional cysts (i.e. Egg cysts or follicular cysts) are what ovaries make every month. Selection of one of these becomes the dominant egg which normally is released during ovulation. ...Read more

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8 week followup u/s for simple left ovarian cyst which remains same. Right side (no cyst) now measures 19 cc up from 12cc last time. Concerning?

8 week followup u/s for simple left ovarian cyst which remains same. Right side (no cyst) now measures 19 cc up from 12cc last time. Concerning?

No: Simple ovarian cysts are usually benign (not cancer) in a woman in her early 30s. If they become large or painful, they can be removed with laparoscopic surgery but frequently go away on their own. ...Read more

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16 days late having pg symptoms but haven't tested so I'm trying think other reasons no af I had ovarian cysts so maybe an anovulatory cycle help?

16 days late having pg symptoms but haven't tested so I'm trying think other reasons no af I had ovarian cysts so maybe an anovulatory cycle help?

Check First: If you are having pregnancy symptoms ; are sexually active, you really need to check a urine pregnancy test first. Do this first before you look for alternatives. Most offices do free tests or as a last resort, "dollar store" tests can be useful ; cheap! Please check ; good luck to you. ...Read more

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Can complex fluid filled ovarian cysts become cancerous? Why might there be a bright ring around it on u/s then no ring on f/u/s? Causing much pain.

Yes it can: Complex cysts can be cancerous depending on their size and rate of growth. A CA125 test can help decide its nature. Ultrasound is a good test to measure increase in size and also may show any solid components inside the cyst. You should get the ultrasound repeated in 3-4 months and have your gynecologist guide you further. You may need surgical removal if it is causing you much pain or increased s ...Read more

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What is ovarian cyst?

Cyst on an ovary: Ovarian cysts can form due to an imbalance of hormones during ones menstrual periods. I would recommend a check of hormones (possibly increasing progesterone) and some iodine/potassium iodide supplement. ...Read more

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What's an ovarian cyst?

What's an ovarian cyst?

Fluid filled : Structure. Many ovarian cysts are part of normal reproductive cycle, others are due to tumors, benign and malignant. See this site for more information.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cysts/ds00129. ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts best cure?

Ovarian cysts best cure?

Time: Most ovarian cysts go away by themselves over time. If a cyst stays around for more than 3 months, what we would do next depends on its size, your age, any symptoms and very specific details of the ultrasound report describing the cyst. ...Read more

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Functional ovarian cyst?

Functional ovarian cyst?

Common: A functional ovarian cyst is a simple cyst that is normal development from ovulation. In most cases it resolves on its on and doesn't create any problems. ...Read more

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Are ovarian cysts normal?

Are ovarian cysts normal?

Depends on factors: A simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam and might disappear by the next exam. The more complex ones need further evaluation so doctors can determine the significance of cysts based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. Because not all cysts are normal, I'll share this with specialists in onc for their perspective. ...Read more

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How to help ovarian cyst?

How to help ovarian cyst?

Depends on the cyst: Some cysts (small simple follicular) don't need any help and resolve on their own. Large symptomatic cysts most likely will require surgical intevention. There are some cysts that resolve with hormonal treatment. ...Read more

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Are ovarian cysts painful?

Yes: Yes they can be painful. They usually resolve without specific treatment other than pain management. ...Read more

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Do I have an ovarian cyst?

Do I have an ovarian cyst?

Ultrasound: Discuss this with your doctor and negotiate an ultrasound to determine whether you have an ovarian cyst or not. ...Read more

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Are ovarian cysts dangerous?

Are ovarian cysts dangerous?

Could be : The most common complication of an ovarian cyst includes rupture of the cyst with internal bleeding, torsion of the ovary as well as the presence of malignancy within the cyst. Your obgyn can determine wether the cyst need to be removed surgically or follow up with serial sonograms. ...Read more

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Is a 2.8cm ovarian cyst big?

Is a 2.8cm ovarian cyst big?

Not really: But sometimes the consistency of a cyst is more important than the size. Talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts and excersize?

Ovarian cysts and excersize?

Ovarian Cysts: Not all ovarian cysts undergo complications like twisting or leakage and rupture. In fact most cysts are found incidentally as part of a routing gyn examination. One has to be careful and avoid and strenuous activities if the cyst is of moderate size as they are more prone to physical complications. ...Read more

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What are ovarian cysts from?

What are ovarian cysts from?

Most are normal: Making cysts is what the ovary normally does. Ovulation is the process by which an egg is enclosed in a follicle that produces estrogen. The follicle develops over (usually) two weeks, and then ruptures, releasing the egg. This is ovulation. The structure that was the follicle the begins to produce progesterone. It remains present until 10-12 weeks if pregnancy occurs. ...Read more

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Are ovarian cysts hereditary?

Are ovarian cysts hereditary?

Possibly: For the most part, ovarian cysts are not genetic in the sense that they are not hereditary. Most women with ovarian cysts have some disruption of the ovarian cycle resulting in ovarian cyst development. However, there are some genetic syndromes which are hereditary and in which ovarian cysts are part of that syndrome. An example is basal cell nevus syndrome. ...Read more

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Is a 3.4 CM ovarian cyst big?

Is a 3.4 CM ovarian cyst big?

A little big: Around ovulation, the follicle measures around 2 cm, so this is a little bigger. It's not so big, though, that it can't be watched. It will likely resolve on its own. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts vary in size?

Do ovarian cysts vary in size?

Yes.: Ovarian cysts do vary in size quite alot. In your age group, a small cyst is about 2-3 cm. I've seen cyst as large as 10 cm or more. Cyst less than 2.5 cm are probably functional follicle in your age group. A cyst may grow or persist over a few menstrual cycle or complete resolve. ...Read more

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How can ovarian cysts go away?

See below.: Many ovarian cysts resolve on their own. Your doctor may consider watchful waiting to see if this would happen. Some cyst such as dermoid cyst, cystadenoma or endometriom don't go away on their own but these are rare compared to the typically follicular cysts. ...Read more

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9mm ovarian cysts, its normal?

9mm ovarian cysts, its normal?

Yes it is likely to: Cysts that are so small(less than 1 -2 cm) are likely to be benign. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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