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I'm 22 years old and have left sided ovarian cyst (30 × 21 mm) since about 4 months which is don't removed by medical treatment. What treatment now?

I'm 22 years old and have left sided ovarian cyst (30 × 21 mm) since about 4 months which is don't removed by medical treatment.
What treatment now?

Ovarian cyst: At 22, this is probably just a benign "simple follicular cyst", but if there are ultrasound suggestions of solid components, or blood flow increases by "color doppler" ultrasound exams, your provider may suggest laparoscopy for a tissue sample. See your provider for advice. Laparoscopy is an outpatient procedure, and will provide very accurate information. ...Read more

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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What is the treatment about ovarian cyst?

What is the treatment about ovarian cyst?

No treatment: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for ovarian cyst?

What is the best treatment for ovarian cyst?

Patience: It is normal for the ovaries to form cysts. Every woman has an ovarian cyst about 2 centimeters in diameter at the time of ovulation. That cyst may enlarge to as much a 6 or 8 centimeters before gradually going away. On rare occasion one of these cysts may cause enough pain to require treatment (medical or surgical). For the majority of these cysts - time /patience is the only treatment needed. ...Read more

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What is an ovarian cyst? And how is treatment? Is any medication for that?

What is an ovarian cyst? And how is treatment? Is any medication for that?

No medication for it: A cyst is a fluid filled cavity. They are common due to monthly ovulation which leaves a small cavity on the ovary. This often fills up with fluid but it is small in size(<2-3cm). Some cysts continue to enlarge(>5-6cm() . Then they have to be removed surgically in order to exclude ovarian cancer which often shows up as a complex cyst but it is usually much larger and continues to increase in size. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of functional ovarian cyst in non-married female?

What is the treatment of functional ovarian cyst in non-married female?

Time/watching: Often no treatment is needed and cysts usually resolve on their own. If cysts do not resolve or if they become painful then your gynecologist may need to remove the cyst. This can often be done laparoscopically ...Read more

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What treatment do you suggest me to treat endometrium and ovarian cyst?

What treatment do you suggest me to treat endometrium and ovarian cyst?

This is a job for Dr: Your responsibility to yourself is to get to a good doctor or obgyn and cooperate in the diagnosis and treatment plan determined for this. This is not a do-it-yourself problem for a home remedy. It might be helpful if you eat well, sleep well, get good exercise and avoid cell damaging activities. But see a pro as soon as possible. Best! ...Read more

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How long is the recovery process for a ruputured ovarian cyst? What is the treatment?

How long is the recovery process for a ruputured ovarian cyst? What is the treatment?

It varies: Some ruptured cysts resolve quickly, others can take a few months. Treatment depends on severity of symptoms. Usually just watch and wait is enough, sometimes surgery (minimally invasive) is necessary. See your doctor to discuss options. ...Read more

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I had an oopherectomy 20 years ago and now have a 5 CM ovarian cyst causing pain. What is the usual treatment?

I had an oopherectomy 20 years ago and now have a 5 CM ovarian cyst causing pain. What is the usual treatment?

Ovarian cyst: Is this on the same side or other side?
This is usually treated by an obgyn and treatment is either ovarian cystectomy or oophorectomy depending on the type of lesion
start with seeing your obgyn to discuss the options. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for an ovarian cyst?

What are the treatment options for an ovarian cyst?

Depends: There are many ovarian cysts that do not need to be treated as they are normal or physiologic. Most of these will resolve spontaneously. Using hormones to try to facilitate resolution is totally unnecessary and is not helpful. Nonphysiologic cysts may need to be removed surgically. It depends on appearance, size, and symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the normal course of treatment for a 6cm ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cyst: If it is a simple cyst, the ultrasound will be repeated in 2-3 months. If it is a complex (extra walls, growths, solid areas) cyst or a solid cyst, then there is a different plan. Tumor markers need to be drawn to see if a gynecologist or gynecologic oncologist should remove the cyst. ...Read more

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Is wild yam effictive treatment of ovarian cyst?

Is wild yam effictive treatment of ovarian cyst?

No: You need a visit to your gyn doctor & ultrasound to decide the nature of the ovarian cyst.Some cysts have to be removed.
Wild yam has no action on it. ...Read more

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What is the non surgical treatment of ovarian cyst of size 7×7×7?

What is the non surgical treatment of ovarian cyst of size 7×7×7?

Units please.: There is a big difference in management if the cyst is 7mm versus 7 cm. A 7mm cyst wouldn't require any treatment. With a 7 cm cyst, treatment options would depend partly on the description of the cyst (for example simple versus complex). But a cyst larger than about 4 cm is at risk of ovarian torsion ( twisting on it's stalk) which may cause loss of the ovary and a surgical emergency. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a partial rupture of ovarian cyst without hemorrhagic component?

What is the treatment for a partial rupture of ovarian cyst without hemorrhagic component?

Observation: Ovarian cysts commonly rupture causing a sudden onset of pain but typically resolves on its own. If there is no bleeding and the cyst has ruptured try taking NSAIDs (ibuprofen,naproxen,etc) for the pain and discomfort. If you continue to have discomfort follow up with your GYN or family doctor is recommended. ...Read more

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What does dominant follicle mean? Will it stop me from having kids? what treatment for ovarian cyst?

What does dominant follicle mean? Will it stop me from having kids? what treatment for ovarian cyst?

Dominant follicle: The dominant follicle is the follicle that will ovulate. It is normal and not a cyst. ...Read more

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After an ovarian cyst ruptures, what happens to the fluid or blood? Is any action or treatment required?

After an ovarian cyst ruptures, what happens to the fluid or blood? Is any action or treatment required?

Ovarian fluid: Usually the body just absorbs the fluid or blood back into the blood stream. Rarely any intervention is needed. Only if there is such bad luck that a blood vessels ruptures and keeps bleeding. In that case, we'd need to do a surgery to get the blood vessel controlled. ...Read more

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6 cm ovarian cyst. Hemorrhagic in appearance. History of severe endometriosis & endometriomas. Causing severe pain. Treatment recommendation?

6 cm ovarian cyst. Hemorrhagic in appearance. History of severe endometriosis & endometriomas. Causing severe pain. Treatment recommendation?

Options: You have a number of options. You can repeat the u/s in 3 months or so and see if it has gone away on its own. Hemorrhagic ovarian cysts frequently resolve spontaneously. If It is very painful, you could have a laparoscopy and removal of the cyst. With your history of severe endometriosis and endometriomas, its also possible that you would need an open procedure to remove the ovary. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the treatment options for ovarian cyst and fibroids?

Doctors, what are the treatment options for ovarian cyst and fibroids?

Many options: Fibroids and cysts can simply be observed, treated with medication, or surgically removed. The best treatment option will depend on the characteristics of the fibroid or cyst. You should disucss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 35 and have a 9cm fluid-filled ovarian cyst that has not resolved in 6+ months. Doc wants to remove that ovary. Is this the best treatment?

I'm 35 and have a 9cm fluid-filled ovarian cyst that has not resolved in 6+ months.  Doc wants to remove that ovary.  Is this the best treatment?

Yes: A cyst that has not resolved in 6 months is abnormal. A cyst that is 9 cm across is very abnormal. Removal is really the only option, other than doing nothing. ...Read more

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I have a complex ovarian cyst with septations and debris about 14ml in volume. It was 7ml 3 months ago. It's now pressing against my colon. Treatment?

I have a complex ovarian cyst with septations and debris about 14ml in volume. It was 7ml 3 months ago. It's now pressing against my colon. Treatment?

Talk to your GYN: Your personal GYN can best answer for your specific case, but generally if the cyst is enlarging and causing symptoms by pressing against your colon it may be best treated surgically. See link for more information on ovarian cysts.

http://www.uptodate.com/contents/ovarian-cysts-beyond-the-basics ...Read more

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If i haven't gat my period for more than a month what can I do?I need to start treatment to remove ovarian cyst

If i haven't gat my period for more than a month what can I do?I need to start treatment to remove  ovarian cyst

Talk to doc: I would refer you back to your doc as he may be able to sit down and discuss available options at this time. Sometimes hormonal treatment can be effective in such cases and surgery may be avoided. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for frequent ovarian cyst ruptures? My obgyn prescribed me vicodin for the pain but I don't want to keep taking them. Options?

What is best treatment for frequent ovarian cyst ruptures? My obgyn prescribed me vicodin for the pain but I don't want to keep taking them. Options?

Prevention: Once you have cysts you can't really make them go away faster. Best way is to prevent them, with ocps (birth control pills) or similar, like depotprovera. ...Read more

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I hav simple ovarian cyst frm 6 yrs.Had it drained formed again.Causes immense pain in periods and when i lift weight.Ocp don't work.Sggest treatment?

Different cyst: Remember, a woman makes a cyst every month. It is where the egg is until you release it with ovulation.

Some women will experience pain with ovulation called mittlesmerz.

Get an examination while you are experiencing your symptoms. That way your doctor might better isolate exactly where the pain is coming from. Pain is probably uterus, not ovaries. ...Read more

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If I have endometriosis, multiple fibroids, an ovarian cyst, and uterine and rectocele prolapse what would the recommended treatment(s) be?

If I have endometriosis, multiple fibroids, an ovarian cyst, and uterine and rectocele prolapse what would the recommended treatment(s) be?

Sorry you are: Struggling with these problems. Your situation is a bit complex to make recommendations in this forum. You should make sure you discuss options with an experienced gyn surgeon or urogynecologist. There are options for you. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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