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Doctor insights on: Ovarian Cyst Solid Or Liquid

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What is ovarian cyst solid or cystic is solid concerous?

What is ovarian cyst solid or cystic is solid concerous?

Not necessariy: Solid does not mean cancer. A cyst is fluid filled like a water balloon. Solid is solid compact tissue. ...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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Should I be worried about a growing heterogeneous ovarian cyst that now looks more solid??

Should I be worried about a growing heterogeneous ovarian cyst that now looks more solid??

Growing ovarian cyst: While I am NOT a gynecologist a "growing" mixed density ovarian cyst is of concern. A simple cyst - fluid filled is generally benign but a heterogenous cyst may represent something like an endometrioma - You don't list any symptoms but I would recommend that you see a gynecologist and consider having the cyst removed and analyzed to make sure its not something of concern. Good luck ...Read more

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Very painful heterogeneous ovarian cyst growing and looking more 'solid'. Should I be concerned?

Very painful heterogeneous ovarian cyst growing and looking more 'solid'. Should I be concerned?

Need to evaluate: I would recommend further evaluation with a gynecologist there are many different causes for ovarian growths or cysts. Any cyst that is complex or has solid components needs further testing. ...Read more

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Very painful heterogeneous ovarian cyst growing and looking more 'solid'. Should I be concerned? Generally feel rubbish with it all too.

Very painful heterogeneous ovarian cyst growing and looking more 'solid'. Should I be concerned? Generally feel rubbish with it all too.

Seek Gyn oncologist: It is usually recommended that a complex ovarian lesion "looking more solid" be carefully evaluated and removed for pathological examination (exploratory laparotomy or laparoscopic surgery) to rule out a malignant ovarian tumor. Although the risk of cancer is relatively low, it would be best to seek a consultation from and the expertise of a Gyn oncologist. ...Read more

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Have two ovarian cysts on my LT ovary. 4.5cm simple & 1.5cm solid. Solid one has increased to 5.3cm. Nothing has been done, 2nd opinion? Alot of pain

Have two ovarian cysts on my LT ovary. 4.5cm simple & 1.5cm solid. Solid one has increased to 5.3cm. Nothing has been done, 2nd opinion? Alot of pain

Pain trumps cystsize: When you are having pain then the MD needs to consider the source. A 1.5 cm solid or 4.5 simple cysts do not usually produce severe pain due to their small size. However, a repeat ultrasound, pelvic exam or laparoscopy may be warranted. ...Read more

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50 yrs; uniloculated rt ovarian cyst with no solid components of 10x8cm persisting for a year with no increase/decrease in size. Can it be observed?

50 yrs; uniloculated rt ovarian cyst with no solid components of 10x8cm persisting for a year with no increase/decrease in size. Can it be observed?

Observation: A simple cyst even above 8 cm has a very low chance of being a cancer. Despite that fact, removal would be recommended because of the chance of it causing pain or torsion. If you do not want it out, that is your decision. You physical health must also be taken into account. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst with papillary excrescence within the cyst is solid tissue?

Ovarian cyst with papillary excrescence within the cyst is solid tissue?

Talk to physician: Based on the very limited information provided, you may nee dot have this ovary removed surgically. Talk to your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Have 5cm ovarian cyst that is partially solid. CA125 is negative. What are chances it is cancerous? Dr says looks suspicious but reassured CA125 neg

Have 5cm ovarian cyst that is partially solid. CA125 is negative. What are chances it is cancerous? Dr says looks suspicious but reassured CA125 neg

Ca 125 no value: Most markers in the serum are Ca or carbohydrate antigens which have no diagnostic value. The can be absent from cancer or dx inflammation such as cirrhosis. A pure cystic lesion of ovary can be watch for possible changes. When there is trabeculation or any solid component the only diagnosis is when the ovary is removed, probably laparoscopally, the path dx made and treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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Can a solid hemorrhagic ovarian cyst cause random pains in the lymph nodes in the groin?

Can a solid hemorrhagic ovarian cyst cause random pains in the lymph nodes in the groin?

Ovarian cyst: A "hemorrhagic" ovarian cyst is not usually a cause for groin lymph node pain. Lymph nodes are usually painful in that area secondary to an infectious process (viral or bacterial). As ovarian cysts expand, the pain is lower abdomen, and aggravated by movement, bowel activity, sexual relations, etc. You might ask your gyn about oral bcp to diminish the occurrence of such cysts. ...Read more

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Ultrasound showed a solid ovarian cyst 5cm 6 weeks ago. Recent MRI says there's nothing. I feel mass by myself and have pain, too. What's happening now?

Ultrasound showed a solid ovarian cyst 5cm 6 weeks ago. Recent MRI says there's nothing. I feel mass by myself and have pain, too. What's happening now?

See gyn: At the size mentioned, it should be palpable.
If truly gone, it was a cyst and the fluid is gone and absorbed.
If not an exam and possible ct may clarify. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst (4-5cm)unilocular liquid with papillary component (2.8x1.4cm). 26yo, no family history of cancer. Waiting for markers. Odds of malignancy?

Ovarian cyst (4-5cm)unilocular liquid with papillary component (2.8x1.4cm). 26yo, no family history of cancer. Waiting for markers. Odds of malignancy?

Can not calculate: We can not calculate the odds of malignancy with this information. Based on your age and the size a malignant ovarian tumor is not particularly likely even with a complex ovarian cyst with papillary components. It sounds like your doctor is testing to help rule out malignancy which is good. Keep your follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Yellow liquid from vaginal opening. 18 years old and I have ovarian cyst. Period is also due soon?

Yellow liquid from vaginal opening. 18 years old and I have ovarian cyst. Period is also due soon?

Discharge: Depending on if you are sexually active, you may need to see your doctor for an exam. It may also be physiologic discharge, which can occur before someone gets their period. Take care. ...Read more

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64yo mom dx with 3cm and 4cm bilateral ovarian cysts with internal echo, few thick septae, no solid areas. Sis died of OVCA. CA125/CT normal. Danger?

64yo mom dx with 3cm and 4cm bilateral ovarian cysts with internal echo, few thick septae, no solid areas. Sis died of OVCA. CA125/CT normal. Danger?

Needs evaluation: Complex adnexal masses in postmenopausal women should be evaluated. Her doctor will need to advise if surgical removal is warranted. Family history of ovarian cancer increase risk and one should consider familial cancer screening for carrier status. BRCA 1 and 2 testing can be done. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm a 26 years old Italian girl diagnosed with an unilocular ovarian cyst occupying my right ovary, measuring 4.5x4.9cm, liquid-filled and with a papillary component (2.8x1.4cm, non vascular, resembling a septum though). Waiting for CA-125 and othe

Needs to be checked: Ovarian cysts are often benign. But if they keep getting larger or have a papillary component, then we get concerned and pursue it further to make sure that there is no Cancer (Ovary Cancer) hiding inside it.
CA 125, if elevated above 150-200 (Normal is ...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?

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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What symtoms can a ovarian cyst cause?

What symtoms can a ovarian cyst cause?

Pelvic pain: The pain is usually on one side and feels as if is in the lower abdomen. Fever, vomiting and diarrhea are not concomitant symptoms. An ultrasound and pelvic exam can discover. The best diagnostician and advisor is a gynecologist. ...Read more

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What can cause having an ovarian cyst?

Very common: A cyst is a fluid filled sac. Every month, your ovary makes several of these called follicles. The dominant follicle breaks open and releases an egg. If one does not burst, and grows to over 3 cm, we call it a cyst. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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