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Is it possible to have a false pregnancy test a week after a ruptured ovarian cyst was found via ultrasound?

Is it possible to have a false pregnancy test a week after a ruptured ovarian cyst was found via ultrasound?

False Pregnancy Test: In general, NO, but a ruptured corpus lutein cyst has been known to do so. Of course, it was possible that you were pregnant, and miscarried at an extremely early stage. It would be best to repeat the pregnancy test to be sure. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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Radiologist told ob/gyn he's concerned about ovarian cyst found in ultrasound but ob/gyn isn't worried about it. Should i be worried?

Radiologist  told ob/gyn he's concerned about ovarian cyst found in ultrasound but ob/gyn isn't worried about it. Should i be worried?

Ultrasound: It all depends on what type of a cyst. It is difficult to determine on info provided. If its a classic corpus leutal or simple small benign appearing cyst without septation, mural nodule or soft tissue then probably not. If it appears as ask your OB to explain why she is not worried or you can discuss with radiologist. A repeat ultrasound after 2 or 3 cycles may be helpful. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst on my right ovary found after ultrasound left ovary could not be found can't see doc for another week missed my period what can I do?

Ovarian cyst on my right ovary found after ultrasound left ovary could not be found can't see doc for another week missed my period what can I do?

Do Pregnancy Test: A missed period must raise the possibility of pregnancy. How long ago was the ultrasound? If you are sexually active i would suggest you get a pregnancy test done on you, at least a home pregnancy test. If positive, you should be checked out asap with a transvaginal sono to confirm the pregnancy is in the uterus. ...Read more

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Had an ultrasound in July confirmed 6cm ovarian cyst. Had surgery oct 11th no cyst found. Why surgery? Why did they not check b4? Unnessesary surgery?

Had an ultrasound in July confirmed 6cm ovarian cyst. Had surgery oct 11th no cyst found. Why surgery? Why did they not check b4? Unnessesary surgery?

Most likely: Ovarian cysts are common findings. Most cysts are 'simple' (benign appearing). Studies show than most cysts will resolve with time and surgery is not necessary, even for cysts as large as 10 cm. Unless a woman is having symptoms such as pain suggestive of ovarian torsion, most cyst may be manage with serial ultrasound every 3-6 months to evaluate for resolution or increase in size. ...Read more

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Does ultrasound tests for ovarian cysts?

Does ultrasound tests for ovarian cysts?

An U/S of anything: Shows size, shape, and consistency of the tissue, or inconsistencies that are fluid filled (cysts) or solid filled or at least not filled with water density...This can be menstrual cycle dependent as well, and ovaries are on both sides, with the tubes are called adnexa. Fluid in the abdomen acan also be seen. None of this provides a diagnosis: need cells or tissue. ...Read more

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Do all ovarian cysts show up on ultrasound?

Do all ovarian cysts show up on ultrasound?

Depends: Ultrasound is very sensitive to proper preparation for the test...A full bladder and no gas is important to see the ovaries adequately. If the ovaries are well seen then cysts on/in the ovaries are well seen...Need to know how well the technician felt they saw things during the test. ...Read more

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What does ultrasound for an ovarian cyst show ?

What does ultrasound for an ovarian cyst show ?

See below: The ultrasound can differentiate an ovary with fluid (cyst) vs solid (possible tumor). ...Read more

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What can you expect in an ultrasound for ovarian cysts?

What can you expect in an ultrasound for ovarian cysts?

Answers: When an a woman presents with pelvic pain or a pelvic mass, the doctor may suspect an ovarian cyst. Usually a pelvic ultrasound will be ordered. At the time of the ultrasound, warm gel is placed on the lower abdomen while the tech observes the screen. Vaginal ultrasound is often done too for a better view of the ovaries. ...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


Dr. Corey Clay
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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