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Ovarian Tumor Removal Reducing Size Without Being A Sleep
Would an open cystectomy (no cancer suspicion) be done because of lack of skill rather than bc of size. Is robotic an
option? 8.4cm-4cm ov cysts.
"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
Are there medications other than surgery to decrease the size of large benign 13 CM simple ovarian cyst or at least prevent it from getting bigger?
No: There are many reasons a 13 cm cyst needs to be removed by surgery: unknown type, rupture, torsion,... often the cyst can be removed without removing the ovary. It would be w-a-y outside standard of care (at least in the US) to "observe" this rather than remove. If it hasn't been removed for tissue, how do you really know it's benign? ...Read more
Likely, yes!: Most cancers do not sit still. They tend to grow in size and may spread. But benign tumors may not change in size over such a period of time. You need to tell us your story in detail. ...Read more
It can: Removal of a benign tumor requires cutting into br. So any surgery will leave a scar on the breast.. Further if the surgeon is not a specialist he/she may remove more than what is essential and creat a deformity in the size/ shape of the breast. Therefore caution is advised. Perhaps you should consider having surgery done by a plastic surgeon...Who offers possibility of a better cosmetic result. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a 6cm by 7cm ovarian simple cyst classified as a large cyst? Will a cyst that size require surgery if its getting bigger despite taking medicine
Maybe: We usually consider cysts to be large if they are greater than 8 cm but that does vary some from institution to institution ( some set the line at 6 cm). Simple cysts are almost always benign and can be observed unless they are symptomatic. If they are enlarging, however, surgery may become necessary. Hope that helps. ...Read more
I have a submandblr salivary gland stone - 5.5 mm. Can the stone of this size be removed? How long can I escape surgery as size is unchanged for 3 yrs
I recently had an ovarian tumor removed the size of a golf ball and a half, is that the normal size for an ovarian tumor?
Can be: Ovarian growths can range from about grape size to more than a large watermelon. Most ovarian growths are fluid filled, related to the menstrual cycle and resolve spontaneously. Occasionally a growth may be solid or a mixture of fluid and solid- some of which need to be removed. Hope yours was ok. ...Read more
What I , am asking is if ovary is enlarged due to cancer ia it from a mass or can cancer make ovary enlarge without any type of mass?
Ovarian mass: If somebody has ovarian cancer, you would see some sort of mass/cystic mass there in ovary. The problem is that many times, prople can have cysts in their ovaries comes and goes and majority of those cysts are benign. So, you really need to monitor all those cysts closely. You can not have ovarian cancer without a devleopment of some sort of mass. ...Read more
Adnexal mass cyst smaller than 5 CM no change in the size women under 40 surgery is necessary remove the entire ovary for complete pathology analysis?
Is it possible endometriotic cyst of size 10.5 by 10 CM size be developed and grown to such size in 2 months?
Probably: I suppose if it happened to you then the answer is yes. ...Read more
Am 45 y old female , had brain tumor on the frontal lob (maningioma, size 18.7mm), how much the % of operation will be succeful .
Not usually: All surgery has some risk, but in general breast cancer surgery is very safe. It is certainly much safer than not having such surgery when there is a diagnosis of suspected or proven cancer. Risks include bad reactions to anesthesia and infection, but both of these are very rare. Thousands of such operations are done without complications every year. ...Read more
Having an ovarian cyst, possibly endometrioma, 5cm. This is recurrence after removing one a few mts ago by lap surgery. Any risk of malignant?Hope not
It depends,,,: Removal of a benign tumor doesn't involve formation of a malignant tumor. However, if there wasn't total removal, or the cells around it get stimulated to proliferate and mutate, or the surgical instruments were not cleaned fully and were previously used to remove a malignant tumor, then a new malignant tumor might be formed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Hi I'm curious to no if my ovarian cyst is 6.5 by 4.1 in size and I'm small framed 8 1/2 stone. Would it be best to have it surgically removed?
Laparoscopic: That is if it really needs to be removed. At your age, certain ovarian cysts can be monitored, as it is possible that they can resolved spontaneously ...Read more
Should an ovarian mass larger than 7 CM be surgically removed if it has steadily grown. Mom had malignant tumor size of grapefriut?
Hyperechoic mass (lipoma) in left kidney is observed. What preventive measures are needed?? Is it a type of benign tumour?? Can it metastatize??
Kidney tumor: Usually this is called angiomyolipoma, which is a benign tumor. It does not metastasize. There is no treatment necessary if small. If they are very large, may require treatment due to propensity to bleed. The ultrasound appearance is suggestive, not diagnostic. CT or MRI can confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
If I have ovarian benign serous cystadenoma removing with ovary tugether will reduce the risk for ovarian cancer?
A recent scan shows I have ovarian cyst and fibroid tumors. Can one surgical procedure take care of the cyst and fibroid tumors?
Yes: A laparoscopic procedure could likely take care of both procedures, depending on size and location of fibroid, in addition to skill of surgeon. Otherwise, they could also make a cut in the abdomen, like for a cesarean, and remove both as well that way. Again, all of this depends on the size and location of the cyst and fibroid. If the fibroid is in uterine lining, then a hysteroscopy better. ...Read more
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