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Complex ovarian cyst 5.6 cm. 2 ER visits in 1 week. Current severe pain, frequent urination, no bowel movement 2 days, feel bloated/distended. ER?

Complex ovarian cyst 5.6 cm. 2 ER visits in 1 week. Current severe pain, frequent urination, no bowel movement 2 days, feel bloated/distended. ER?

Severe pain--> ED: Have you called your gynecologist? Frequently, the ER will recommend a provider if you do not have one. If you are in severe pain, you should consider returning to the ED for further evaluation. Some ovarian cysts will resolve on their own. Others will require surgical evaluation. Only a physician who has reviewed the ultrasound and examined you can help formulate the best treatment plan. ...Read more

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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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What helps the pain in 3 ovarian cysts. Two are 5cm and 1 is close to 8 cm.

What helps the pain in 3 ovarian cysts. Two are 5cm and 1 is close to 8 cm.

Take it easy: You should refrain from excessive physical activity as cysts in this size range have a tendency to torse or twist causing excessive pain. Should pain worsen significantly this may be a sign of a medical emergency and you need to seek care in the ER or your with your GYN who is following you ...Read more

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I have a 4.7 CM ovarian cyst, very painful! It was found TWO years ago at 3 cm. should I have this removed? What is the procedure to remove it?

I have a 4.7 CM ovarian cyst, very painful! It was found TWO years ago at 3 cm. should I have this removed? What is the procedure to remove it?

Ovarian Cyst: Most ovarian cysts, even larger ones, will usually resolve spontaneously in younger women. However, if it is very painful for you, you can have it removed by laparoscopic surgery. A camera is placed into the abdomen and it is removed through a tiny incision. It is an outpatient procedure. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a 7 x 4.1 cm complex ovarian cyst. I also just started my menstrual cycle two days ago. It is very dark at times, heavy and painful. ?

I have a 7 x 4.1 cm complex ovarian cyst. I also just started my menstrual cycle two days ago. It is very dark at times, heavy and painful. ?

Endometriosis: That is obviously not normal. It could be an endometrioma (endometriosis cyst). Obviously it needs to be followed and evaluated for any signs of cancer and for possible surgery. ...Read more

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Is 0 to 6 cm in 2 weeks considered a normal growth for an ovarian cyst?

Is 0 to 6 cm in 2 weeks considered a normal growth for an ovarian cyst?

6 cm ovarian cyst: Cysts can develop because of the follicle from which the egg develops has"cystic". potential. Pre-ovulation- follicular cyst, can develop if no ovulation/rupture ,post ovulation -if occurs- follicle can become a corpus luteum cyst. Usually up to 3cm , so 6 is larger but that does occur, Check thyroid, poly cystic ovaries f/u w/ doc http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0024727/ ...Read more

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What is an involuting ovarian cyst.its 1.6 cm. Should I be worried?

What is an involuting ovarian cyst.its 1.6 cm. Should I be worried?

No: Small ovarian cysts usually collapse ( involute) and go away on their own. This is your immune system doing its job.Follow up with your doctor as they suggest and alert them to any new symptoms but don't worry. Worry suppresses your immune system and slows healing. ...Read more

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I have a 6 CM ovarian cyst. My last 2 periods have been really heavy. Is this from the cyst?

I have a 6 CM ovarian cyst. My last 2 periods have been really heavy. Is this from the cyst?

Unlikely: Ovarian cysts are common; some are physiologic and a product of the ovulation process; others are pathologic. It is however unlikely that the cyst is causing heavy periods. I would recommend you follow-up with your gynecologist and have a better definition of the cyst. ...Read more

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4 1/2 CM ovarian cyst, what will the doctors do?

4 1/2 CM ovarian cyst, what will the doctors do?

Depends: At 4 1/2 cm if it's a simple cyst, then it may not need to be operated on at all. At that size, many of these cysts do resolve on their own, considering, of course, that they are simple and filled with solely fluid. Having said that, if the cyst is causing twisting of the ovary, if there's severe pain, then doctor might have other recommendations. ...Read more

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Can a 3.2 CM hemorrhagic ovarian cyst resolve on its own?

Can a 3.2 CM hemorrhagic ovarian cyst resolve on its own?

Yes: Hi, Typically cysts less than 6cm in the reproductive age group ( your age) will resolve spontaneously with time. You should see your doctor however if you experience any worsening pain over the next couple of weeks to have the cyst rechecked. ...Read more

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Hi my ovarian cyst size is 6.8 CM in size.Kindly suggest is it possible to cure by nonsugical.?

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my ovarian cyst  size is 6.8 CM in size.Kindly suggest is it possible to cure by nonsugical.?

Depends: Your cyst can be followed if it's a simple cyst without any features that are worrisome for malignancy. If there are multiple septations, thickened membranes, nodules, irregular sides, etc; you should have a surgical procedure to rule out pre-malignant or malignant tissue. Also, this size can occasionally torse (twist) & can cause severe pain. Talk to your doc re: your cysts characteristics. ...Read more

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I have 2 ovarian cysts (one in each, both about 1.2 cm?) and recently I've been really nauseous and in pain. Should I be worried?

See your Ob/Gyn: Ovarian cysts measuring 1.2cm are usually a normal finding. However, its not normal to be nauseated and in pain. These symptoms probably are not a result of the ovarian cysts but should be explored by your Ob/Gyn. You may need more tests and an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more

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6 CM left ovarian cyst, extreme shooting pains on right side, gyn says referred pain and should wait another month, doubled in size in 2 months, wait?

6 CM left ovarian cyst, extreme shooting pains on right side, gyn says referred pain and should wait another month, doubled in size in 2 months, wait?

Color flow: With extreme pain, you could have a torsed or twisted ovary. This can cut off the blood supply. They can check this with color flow doppler. Ask your doc if they did that with the ultrasound. ...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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How bad is a 4.7 CM ovarian cyst?

How bad is a 4.7 CM ovarian cyst?

Probably not: Each month when a woman ovulates, a cyst forms at least 2 cm in diameter. After ovulation that cyst may increase to 6 or 8 cm and still be normal. It will usually go away over the next few weeks. ...Read more

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Is 4.8 CM ovarian cyst is too big?

Is 4.8 CM ovarian cyst is too big?

Ovarian cyst: No. At that small size, it is still most likely a physiologic cyst. ...Read more

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What is a clear ovarian cyst of 1.7 cm?

What is a clear ovarian cyst of 1.7 cm?

Follicle: Every month your ovary makes 5-15 small cysts and one eventually enlarges to 1-2 cm, eventually releasing a single cell 'egg'. If your cyst does not go away in 6-8 weeks, you should contact your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can a 5 CM ovarian cyst resolve itself?

Can a 5 CM ovarian cyst resolve itself?

Probably: If the cyst is simple and 5cm in size, then yes - good chance it may go away on it's own. Larger than 7cm, and it is much much less likely that it can resolve on it's own. A follow-up sonogram in 6 weeks can tell if it is going away. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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