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Tests To Diagnose A Hernia Or Ovarian Cysts In Women
Maybe: Small ovarian cysts may not be detected but usually are not clinically significant. Usually can detect ovarian cysts of 3-4 mm in diameter with good diagnostic ultrasound. ...Read more
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
Sometimes: During laparoscopy the surgeon is able to directly visualize the pelvic organs. Sometimes a malignant tumor is obvious just by looking. In other cases the cancer is microscopic so to make the diagnosis the organ or part of it must be removed so that the tissue can be examined under a microscope. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
GYN-I have simple ovarian cyst and sm fibroids. Severe pelvic/rectal pain. Why is my GYN testing CA-125 if the test is not conclusive detecting CANCER?
Can a doctor tell from a pelvic ultrasound if an ovarian cyst is cancerous or benign? Or do they all look alike and need further tests?
It depends: Certain features make it highly likely that a cystic lesion is benign(e.g. a small "simple cyst"), and others make it more likely to be malignant. There is significant overlap between benign and malignant features, so at times it is impossible to tell. Other times the appearance is so characteristic that benignity/malignancy can be predicted fairly reliably. Age and other findings also factor in ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can breast cancer cause breast cysts to develop? I know it's rare for cancer in a cyst, but can a tumor be the cause of a simple cyst?
It's possible: A breast cancer may exist in a cyst if there is a mass in the cyst or in the wall of the cyst. A simple cyst is unlikely to be cancerous. Usually cancerous cysts are complex and may have separations within it. In any event either removal, aspiration with follow up, or repeat imaging my be needed to ensure the cyst is not cancerous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a radiologist see if there is something wrong with a women's reproductive organs and conditions in the reproductive area with a pelvic ultrasound?
Answers: When an a woman presents with pelvic pain or a pelvic mass, the doctor may suspect an ovarian cyst. Usually a pelvic ultrasound will be ordered. At the time of the ultrasound, warm gel is placed on the lower abdomen while the tech observes the screen. Vaginal ultrasound is often done too for a better view of the ovaries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On an HSG test can you see abnormalities in the uterus ? For example , endometriosis? Or signs of uterine cancer?
Does an ovarian cyst larger than 6 CM have to be removed if you have a history of ovarian cancer in your family? The cyst has enlarged over 3 months.
Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cancer can present as cystic lesion .It is sometimes not easy to differentiate benign cyst to malignant cyst. Thus, if the cyst is big and growing-a surgical resection should be seriously considered. Talk to your gynecology oncologist and discuss more in regard to surgery etc. The risk for you is even more significant with the positive family history of ovarian cancer. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a paraovarian cyst mimic an ectopic pregnancy? Or are they easily distinguishable on ultrasound?
Essentially you can: Distinguish the two, but could depend on how well you see it. Any time you are pregnant and do not have an intrauterine pregnancy, then ectopic cannot be excluded. The next thing you look for is a mass outside the ovary. In general, it is pretty easy to tell if it is a paraovarian cyst or something more ominous, but certainly not 100% of the time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a fat containing bochdalek hernia cause pain in an adult? Can the hernia be larger than suspected on ct scan? Can ct miss organ entrapment?
Bochdalek hernias: presenting in adulthood are relatively rare, and of those, it is relatively rare to have symptoms. But, symptoms such as pain can occur, and would depend on size and other factors. CT provides fairly exact measurements, although it is possible that physiologic factors could cause temporary size changes. CT will not miss organ entrapment. ...Read more
How often do radiologists miss the mass and get other tissue during an ultrasound guided biopsy for a small(7mm) breast mass? Is this common?
I'm only 35, but i got renal cysts in both kidneys, hepatic cysts, ovarian cysts... Is there a common reason that contributes to such cyst growth?
Usually not: Cysts in multiple organs are usually not caused by a common reason. ...Read more
How can I tell if the two ovarian masses that were discovered in a transvaginal ultrasound are malignant?
You can't: Most commonly, if ovarian masses are discovered on ultrasound, they are followed at 2-3 month intervals. If they grow over time, your gyn may consider removing them. If they stay stable in size or shrink, they are not malignant. If you have a family history of ovarian (or breast) cancer, or if you have certain genetic markers, your dr. May be more aggressive in removing the ovary. ...Read more
How accurate is a 2d ultrasound at diagnosing gynecological issues like pcos, fibroids, cysts, endometriosis, etc...?
Will pelvic ultrasound show abnormalities in you bladder as well as in your reproductive organs? Having urinary sxs and have a cyst on ovary.
Yes: An ultrasound is the best imaging study to look at the pelvic organs (tubes, ovaries and uterus). An ultrasound can be used to evaluate bladder. A doctor wanting to evaluate the bladder, may also use cystoscopy, or putting a camera into the bladder and examining the walls of the bladder directly. A cyst on the ovary won't typically affect bladder at all unless it's cancer, worried about growth. ...Read more
Can a ruptured ovarian cyst cause a late period? An ultrasound showed alot of fluid in my uterine cavity. Enough pain for er visit.
Would a transvaginal pelvic scan be enough to know if I have polycystic ovarian syndrome, or endeomitritis?
Confused and getting conflicting answers. Can ovary enlarge due to ovarian cancer without a mass?
Can an ovarian cyst cause urinary tract infections? Have gotten a UTI two months in a row following growth and pain in ovarian cyst.
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