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2 cm ovarian cyst, left hydosalpinx. Gyn treated with antibiotics. Will it go away? Never had std, why did it occur in the first place?

2 cm ovarian cyst, left hydosalpinx. Gyn treated with antibiotics. Will it go away? Never had std, why did it occur in the first place?

Probably not: A true hydrosalpinx is unlikely to go away, but if this only is based on an ultrasound exam you cannot be certain the diagnosis is correct. You can have an asymptomatic STD that damages the tubes. Chlamydia is a common culprit. Ovarian cysts, on the other hand, come and go with your cycles. ...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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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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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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Can women die from ovarian cyst?

Can women die from ovarian cyst?

Yes, unlikely: A cyst that has contents that will cause severe inflammation (peritonitis), a cyst that twists, cuts off its blood supply and causes gangrene, and a cyst that ruptures and causes interrnal hemorrhage could possibly cause death. All are not likely scenarios. Most ovarian cysts resolve without any treatment. Oftentimes, they not even known by the woman to be present before they resolve. ...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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Best way to treat an ovarian cyst?

Best way to treat an ovarian cyst?

Depends: What it is, why its there, and how long its been there. ...Read more

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What not to eat with ovarian cyst?

What not to eat with ovarian cyst?

No restrictions: I don't know of any foods or drinks that cause or make ovarian cysts worse. So, eat healthy, and everything in moderation. ...Read more

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When wil my ovarian cyst dissapear?

When wil my ovarian cyst dissapear?

Several weeks.: Most ovarian cysts are functional, that is they are normal cysts that get bigger than they should. These will mostly resolve on their own in several weeks to several months and only occasionally require surgery. Birth control pills can make them resolve faster. A few cysts are a benign growth. This type doesn't not get smaller over time and typically requires surgery to remove the cyst. ...Read more

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How do ovarian cysts get diagnosed?

How do ovarian cysts get diagnosed?

Exam & imaging: If an ovarian cyst is big enough it may be felt by your doctor during the pelvic exam. A pelvic ultrasound will then confirm the presence of a cyst. Other forms of imaging, like ct scan or MRI will also show ovarian cysts ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts hurt or cause pain?

Do ovarian cysts hurt or cause pain?

Large ones do: Large ovarian cysts can twist and cause pain, but most produce pressure or menstrual irregularities. ...Read more

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Is it ok to try to pop ovarian cyst?

Is it ok to try to pop ovarian cyst?

Don't know how: You would do that. Please don't attempt any self- surgery. Seek medical treatment. ...Read more

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What's the largest size ovarian cyst?

What's the largest size ovarian cyst?

Up to 20 cm in diame: Ovarian cyst could be large up to 20 cm in diameter. The larger cyst the more chances of torsion and rupture. Very painful. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst of size 5cm is dangerous?

Ovarian cyst of size 5cm is dangerous?

Unlikely: If pain persists a follow up usg would be recommended. ...Read more

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When should a ovarian cyst be removed?

When should a ovarian cyst be removed?

Size and symptoms: Ovarian cysts are very common and most do not need to be removed.Only if these are symptomatic and rather large in size than excision should be a consideration. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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