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Hi, I'm 48 yo, have endometriosis, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, pre-menopausal. CA 125 was around 200's then 159 the last one was 210 any concerns?

Hi, I'm 48 yo, have endometriosis, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, pre-menopausal. CA 125 was around 200's then 159 the last one was 210 any concerns?

Likely, no: CA 125 is not recommended as a screening tool for ovarian cancer when used in risk-based stratification. Meaning, assuming that your mom or sister didn't get diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Normal for women with endometriosis to have elevated CA-125. It sounds like your doctor has done Ultrasound to evaluate ovaries as well. Your MD knows your history and risk, likely this CA-125 level is normal ...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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How long is the discomfort after a supposedly ruptured ovarian cyst? Is it normal to have not had my menstrual since july?

How long is the discomfort after a supposedly ruptured ovarian cyst? Is it normal to have not had my menstrual since july?

Several days: The pain usually lasts several days. Thats how long it takes for the body to resorb the blood and fluids spilled from the follicular cyst. Pregnancy is always a possibility. Take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Could your menstrual cycle stop if you have an ovarian cyst?

Could your menstrual cycle stop if you have an ovarian cyst?

Possibly: A persistant ovarian cyst means that there was never ovulation therefore you would get anovulation or no period at all! but remember small cysts in woman are fuctional and normal. ...Read more

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After bilateral laparoscopic ovarian cyst removal, menstrual cycles have gone from 32 days to 25. What does this mean? I 'm 30 years old.

After bilateral laparoscopic ovarian cyst removal, menstrual cycles have gone from 32 days to 25. What does this mean? I 'm 30 years old.

Maybe Bad news: The thing that i would be worried about most is that the doctor removed too much normal ovarian tissue and took out a lot of your eggs. when you remove a cyst in someone who may want children in the future, you must fully separate the cyst from the normal tissue around it or it can send someone into menopause or harm their ovaries. would see a specialist right away ti get tested ...Read more

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Does ovarian cyst removal procedure affect menstrual cycle?

It may: If you just had an ovarian cyst removed, it may affect your next cycle. It would not affect any after the initial cycle though. ...Read more

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I have a 7 x 4.1 cm complex ovarian cyst. I also just started my menstrual cycle two days ago. It is very dark at times, heavy and painful. ?

Endometriosis: That is obviously not normal. It could be an endometrioma (endometriosis cyst). Obviously it needs to be followed and evaluated for any signs of cancer and for possible surgery. ...Read more

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I have long suffered with a crippling menstrual cycle. I'm only 23, but i've had ovarian cysts. Is a partial or full hysterectomy best for me?

I have long suffered with a crippling menstrual cycle. I'm only 23, but i've had ovarian cysts. Is a partial or full hysterectomy best for me?

Start medically: Because of your age most people would start with medical treatments such as birth control pills or Lupron (leuprolide) or iud. Or do laparoscopy. It is also important to know what's the cause of the pain to know if a hysterectomy would help. Also knowing the cause would determine if the ovaries need to be removed - a full hysterectomy. ...Read more

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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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