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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 milk good if you have ovarian cysts?

Is milk good if you have ovarian cysts?

It will not harm: It is neither good nor bad and for sure it will not harm if you have ovarian cyst. ...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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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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What does 'echofree' ovarian cyst mean?

What does 'echofree' ovarian cyst mean?

Cyst: The ultrasound echoes back and the signal like weather radar is disturbed when it hits solids.
Echo Lucent is clear and generally a cyst. ...Read more

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How do I tell if I have an ovarian cyst?

You may not know: Most people don't know when they have a cyst. Some feel pain. It just depends on the person and the size of the cyst. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I busted ovarian cyst?

How can I tell if I busted ovarian cyst?

Pain and bloating: Ovarian cysts often cause no symptoms. When symptoms occur, they are typically pain or a late period.

An ovarian cyst is more likely to cause pain if it:

•becomes large
•bleeds
•breaks open
•interferes with the blood supply to the ovary
•is bumped during sexual intercourse
•is twisted or causes twisting (torsion) of the fallopian tube
symptoms of ovarian cysts can include:. ...Read more

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Please tell me more about ovarian cysts?

Please tell me more about ovarian cysts?

Common: Ovarian cysts are thin walled fluid filled structures in the ovary. They are very common and occur mostly in women of childbearing age. Most are small and not bothersome. Occasionally they can become large and cause pain. Cysts larger than 5cm may need to be surgically removed because if risk of rupture, ovarian torsion (twisting of ovary) etc. They can be easily diagnosed with a pelvic US. ...Read more

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How large of ovarian cyst needs removal?

How large of ovarian cyst needs removal?

6 cm?: I'm not an ob/gyn, but I seem to think that 6 cm is large enough to warrant a procedure. I'm going to defer final answer to my ob/gyn colleagues out there that can answer more definitively. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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