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Ovarian Cyst X Ray
See answer: Ovarian cysts are filled with fluid and are soft tissue density – and are not seen routinely on regular xrays unless they contain calcification (which is unusual). Ultrasound (or possibly mri) of the pelvis is the preferred imaging modality although cysts can be identified with ct. ...Read more
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
My dr said I have a 4cm ovarian cyst. I'm 5 months pregnant. She wants x-rays. I'm super nervous/scared. Should I be worried?
Why would my doctor order a lower lumbar x-Ray for an ovarian cyst (2-3in)? I've already had a positive CT scan and ultrasound/sonogram.
Ovarian cyst: This cyst is smaller than a tennis ball, and larger than a ping pong ball. Sometimes cysts resolve on their own, and usually a repeat ultrasound is done. If they become large, painful, are suspicious for cancer, or don't resolve, then they can be surgically removed. See your OBGYN to discuss. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, this is fine. There is nothing concerning here! Have a great trip! ...Read more
I have a left ovarian cyst 3.5 x 4.8 and only a partial ovary with pain, does it need to be removed?
I have right ovarian cyst of size 4.5 x 3.6. do I have to surgery. Or taking danzol could reduce the size?
Ovarian cyst size: Depends on the type of cyst. Ovarian cysts can range from under 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) to more than 12 inches (30.48 cm). Ovarian cysts are particularly common during childbearing years. Many resolve spontaneously without treatment. The potential risks and benefits of any treatment should be carefully considered. No treatment is necessary unless symptoms outweigh potential risk of treatment. ...Read more
Simple appearing ovarian cyst on the right measuring 19 x 19 by 20 mm. Small follicle in the left. What does this mean.?
Ovarian Follicles: Ovarian follicles especially small one are normal and should raise no concern. Ovarians make follicular cysts and luteal cysts which are normal. ...Read more
Dr said that I have bilateral ovarian cyst measured (r=3.9cm x 3.3cm x 4.6cm) (l = 2.1 CM x 1.6 CM x 1.8 cm)is it normal or do I need surgery?
Ovarian cyst: Probably not. Discuss with your Dr.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes!: You need to have a discussion with your doctor - or a doctor - tomorrow about managing this. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with a complex multiseptated ovarian cyst roughly 9.5 x 5.6 x 6.3cm, will it need to be removed?
Most likely: A 9.5cm ovarian cyst is quite large. Your cyst has fluid and solid components (complex) and lots of septations. Cysts like this don't usually go away on their own. They frequently have to be surgically removed. The good news is that ovarian cancer is not common at age 23 and you have two ovaries so you should still be able to get pregnant if the other ovary is normal. Best wishes! ...Read more
How big is a 3.2 x 4.8 x 5.0 ovarian cyst? What can I do to treat it? . I'm afraid it could grow bigger or even cause any serious problems.
Above average size.: Those measurements are in centimeters, so about and 1.5x2x2 inches. Most cysts are a bit smaller. However, it's not uncommon for women your age to have ovarian cysts. Most rupture on there own, and may cause pain when they do. Your ob/gyn will guide you regarding management. If a cyst is painful, or continues to grow it may need intervention, but usually not. ...Read more
I have a 4 3 x 2 6 simple ovarian cyst will that cause continuous bleeding or spotting please answer my question?
74 x 47 x 38 mm ovarian cyst containing thin septations and anechoic fluid. Could this be cancerous? I am 28 years old.
Yes: I suspect it's a mucinous cystadenoma. Unless the radiologist can guarantee it is benign, think about having it removed. ...Read more
2 ovarian cysts showing endometriomas. Both in a retro uterine location. Right one measuring 4 x 3.6cm and the left 6x4.5cm. How bad is my condition?
Significant: Ultrasounds are fairly accurate in the diagnosis of endometriomas. Any endometrioma over 3 cm should be removed. If fertility is not important, have uterus and both ovaries removed. If fertility important, can have cysts removed but with endometriosis and age 41, fertility may be impaired already. ...Read more
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
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