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Complex ovarian cyst w/intern.Septations, submuc. Fibroids, nabothian cysts, liver cyst, hernia. All new w/in last 8 weeks. Possible cancer? Type?

Complex ovarian cyst w/intern.Septations, submuc. Fibroids, nabothian cysts, liver cyst, hernia. All new w/in last 8 weeks. Possible cancer? Type?

Slow down a bit...: Ok, you have a lot of issues just recently identified. I'm doubtful you have any cancer. Your biggest concern appears to be the ovarian cyst, which is probably benign, but you need to be evaluated by your gyn. The hernia is an elective process, and the liver cyst is probably congenital. Fibroids and nabothian cyst can also be evaluated by your gyn. Take a breath and make an appointment. Good luck. ...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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Repeated CT&US show dermoid & cysts on ovary. New gyn& us 2day, dermoid gone, now corpus lutem. Can dermoid change, be mistaken for cl? CT misread b4?

Repeated CT&US show dermoid & cysts on ovary. New gyn& us 2day, dermoid gone, now corpus lutem. Can dermoid change, be mistaken for cl? CT misread b4?

Can not say: Without reviewing all of the images it is not wise for us to try and guess which report is right and which report is not. If you are not comfortable with the doctors interpretation it is perfectly reasonable to get a 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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Does endomeriosis ovarian cyst grow fast?

Does endomeriosis ovarian cyst grow fast?

It can: An endometrioma is an ovarian cyst filled with old blood from endometriosis containing tissue. It can fill rather suddenly, but tends to fill more slowly. Corpus luteal cysts of the ovary are usually the type that can fill a ovarian cyst with bright red blood quickly post ovulation. ...Read more

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L salpingo oophorectomy for simple cyst & pain. 5mos later, new onset R ovarian complex cyst w/ septation, uterine fibroid & 10mm L4 lesion. Cancer?

 L salpingo oophorectomy for simple cyst & pain. 5mos later, new onset R ovarian complex cyst w/ septation, uterine fibroid & 10mm L4 lesion. Cancer?

Not necessarily: While cancer is a possibility it is not the most likely diagnosis. More testing such as doppler flow studies on ultrasound can help with the diagnosis. It may well require surgery to know for sure. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 13 weeks scan showed have a simple ovarian cyst with size of 30 mm.Is that pcos problem?Causes simple ovarian cyst? Is simple ovarian cyst&pcos same?

My 13 weeks scan showed have a simple ovarian cyst with size of 30 mm.Is that pcos problem?Causes simple ovarian cyst? Is simple ovarian cyst&pcos same?

PCOS: Pcos stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome. This is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women. Women w pcos have abnormalities with the metabolism of androgens & estrogen. The tipical appearance of ovaries on ultrasound are prominent with multiple small follicular cyst. Clinical findings; menstrual disorders, infertility, hirsutism, obesity, diabetes, metabolic synd. " extensive topic". ...Read more

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Enlarging lt ovary 4.4x3.2x2.3, with cyst in it, 2.4 CM hypoechoic ovarian cyst on same ovary 8 months. Having pain and bleeding. Is this concerning?

Enlarging lt ovary 4.4x3.2x2.3, with cyst in it,  2.4 CM hypoechoic ovarian cyst on same ovary 8 months. Having pain and bleeding.  Is this concerning?

Talk to your doctor: there are many women who form cysts on their ovaries and each case is unique, so sonogram alone does not replacement clinical judgment and speaking with your doctor is very important ...Read more

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Left oophrectomy 8yrs ago due to large dermoid. Now 3.8 cm dermoid and 3.1 cm complex cyst, 2.8 unspf cyst on rt. Can rt ovary be saved? Fertility?

Left oophrectomy 8yrs ago due to large dermoid. Now 3.8 cm dermoid and 3.1 cm complex cyst, 2.8 unspf cyst on rt. Can rt ovary be saved? Fertility?

Specialist: I would strongly advise first seeing a fertility specialist with expertise in robotic surgery. It is alsmost unheard of at a young age to remove the ovary for a cyst. Your fertility will be impaired no matter what and it is important to discuss options before surgery and ways to perform the surgery to moinimize removal of the eggs you have left. An evaluation of your eggs is important prior to sur ...Read more

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Recently had vag ultrasound. result: multiple nabothian cysts. left ovary almost double in size with 2.9 CM cyst. no sig free fluid. Help? Cancer?

Recently had vag ultrasound. result: multiple nabothian cysts. left ovary almost double in size with 2.9 CM cyst. no sig free fluid. Help?  Cancer?

Pelvic ultrasound: Nabothian cysts are a benign incidental finding, not cancer. If the ovary is enlarged only because of the presence of a cyst, and it is a simple cyst, likely nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Can a cystic tumour be cancerous? 27cm septated ovarian cyst. Thanks

Can a cystic tumour be cancerous? 27cm septated ovarian cyst.  Thanks

Yes: It can. It would be helpful to know your age and history to comment further. Septated cysts are also a malignancy risk but there are septated benign tumors too. Do you mean 27 cm or 27 mm? The smaller one 27 mm is fairly low risk regardless; if you mean the larger (27 cm) the risk is correspondingly higher. I hope this helps, good wishes. ...Read more

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Do cancerous ovarian tumors tend to grow quickly? I have a 2cm suspected dermoid on my ovary that hasn't grown in 10 months.

Do cancerous ovarian tumors tend to grow quickly? I have a 2cm suspected dermoid on my ovary that hasn't grown in 10 months.

Yes, they do: If your cyst has not grown in size over 10 months it is unlikely to be ovarian Cancer. Yet you must follow up on it once or twice a year to be sure that it does not increase in size....which could imply a potential Ovarian cancer. Your gynecologist can guide you as to how it is monitored properly. ...Read more

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Can a 2-3 CM ovarian cyst on your left ovary stop ovulation?

Can a 2-3 CM ovarian cyst on your left ovary stop ovulation?

Dominant follicle?: That cyst might be your dominant follicle, in other words that cyst may well be your next ovulation. ...Read more

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My Right Ovary has endometrial cyst. Measures 11.6x10.2x10.8cm and converted to a thick walled unilocular cyst w/homogenous low lvl echoes.pls explain?

My Right Ovary has endometrial cyst. Measures 11.6x10.2x10.8cm and converted to a thick walled unilocular cyst w/homogenous low lvl echoes.pls explain?

Cyst: An endometrial cyst involves the development of one of the ovaries with endometrial tissue. This is also known as a "chocolate cyst" as it looks like chocolate when viewed directly with endoscopy. The description is what the cyst looks on ultrasound the term "unilocular cyst with homogenous low level echoes" describes the cystic part which is a follicle on the ovary evveloped by endomterial tissue ...Read more

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Can a dermoid cyst affect a baby's development if not removed? Does 7x8x6 dermoid on right ovary neccessarily have to removed during pregnancy?

Can a dermoid cyst affect a baby's development if not removed? Does 7x8x6 dermoid on right ovary neccessarily have to removed during pregnancy?

Ovarian tumors: As long as the dermoid doesn't twist on its own blood supply (torsion) and cause severe pain, in general they are left alone until postpartum. On occasional ovarian tumors need to be removed in the second trimester, but i always suggest getting a maternal fetal medicine opinion before removing if possible. ...Read more

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Can para ovarian cysts & or ovarian cysts cause leg numbness? I had sonogram & was told I have a para ovarian cyst & an ovarian cyst, each 2cm

Can para ovarian cysts & or ovarian cysts cause leg numbness? I had sonogram & was told I have a para ovarian cyst & an ovarian cyst, each 2cm

Usually not: Two 2 cm cysts are generally not big enough to cause leg numbness. Get checked out for another cause. Also the small cyst on the ovary will likely resolve on its own in several weeks. ...Read more

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Complex cystic mass left ovary showing interval increase. Likely presumed endometrioma. Cannot completely exclude cystic neoplasm. What's this mean?

Complex cystic mass left ovary showing interval increase. Likely presumed endometrioma. Cannot completely exclude cystic neoplasm. What's this mean?

Endometriosis: This sound like a cyst of endometriosis in the ovary. At your age, the risk of cancer is very small, but you need to discuss a treatment plan with your GYN. This will likely require surgery for removal. ...Read more

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What to do about reoccurring ovarian dermoid cyst (teratoma)?

What to do about reoccurring ovarian dermoid cyst (teratoma)?

Possible removal: Once an ovarian dermoid is removed , especially in the younger patient, follow up ultrasonography is required. The incidence of recurrent dermoid cysts in a pediatric and adolescent population following ovarian cystectomy is 10.6% where only 3% will recur and require further surgical management. Eventually all are cured ...Read more

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Found septated ovarian cysts, 1.5cm and 4.5cm. Recurrence. Been taking pills since last surgery for removing endometrioma. Anything serious to worry?

Found septated ovarian cysts, 1.5cm and 4.5cm. Recurrence. Been taking pills since last surgery for removing endometrioma. Anything serious to worry?

No: Given your age, this is probably of low concern. Assuming you are not experiencing pain, i would follow these with ultrasound. If stable and not changing, you could consider doing nothing. ...Read more

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Have subcm follicles on ovaries. Pcos? No irregular periods but hair growth. Benign polyp and nodule on ovary found by ultrasound. Not pregnant.?

Have subcm follicles on ovaries. Pcos? No irregular periods but hair growth. Benign polyp and nodule on ovary found by ultrasound. Not pregnant.?

PCOS: Have you had the lab tests for pcos? Estrogen levels, fsh levels, etc? Sounds as if you might need to see your gyn doc or an endocrinologist for those studies and accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


Dermoid Cyst (Definition)

It is a cystic type of teratoma that may contain developed skin with hair follicles, hair and sweat glands, sometimes some sebum, blood, fat, bone, nails, ...Read more