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Would a contrast CT scan detect cyst or tumors in ovaries ?

Would a contrast CT scan detect cyst or tumors in ovaries ?

Yes, but: In general an ultrasound does a better job inspecting the ovaries. An ultrasound can also describe the appearance of a growth on an ovary better, giving your doctor a better idea of what kind of growth it is. ...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


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Can a tumor on ovary cause hip and groin pain?

Can a tumor on ovary cause hip and groin pain?

May be: Ovarian cancer does not have specific symptoms and the symptoms are often vague. If you have concerns you should consult your doctor for an evaluation. See this site for information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cancer/ds00293/dsection=symptoms. ...Read more

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Testosterone level is 552. Doing a CT gyno believes tumor in ovary or adrenal gland. Something to be overly concerned about? Im scared...

Testosterone level is 552. Doing a CT gyno believes tumor in ovary or adrenal gland. Something to be overly concerned about? Im scared...

It depends on your S: Depends on your symptoms. If you have any symptoms that led to doing this test, you need to describe it to me.Testosterone producing tumors are very rare. So i would wait to worry. Let us know more about what is affecting you right now? ...Read more

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Pregnancy test +ve inurine even though not penetrated.Am i pregnant or tumor in ovary could be reason.Am25 no family tumor history?

Pregnancy test +ve inurine even though not penetrated.Am i pregnant or tumor in ovary could be reason.Am25 no family tumor history?

Let me explain: There few instance which could give false positive pregnancy test. False positive test: 1-women undergoing fertility treatments, especially to stimulate ovulation. 2- choriocarcinoma. 3- bladder and ovarian cancer may cause a false positive. 4-corpus luteum cysts on the ovaries can cause false positives on pregnancy tests. ...Read more

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How can I have an 8 lbs tumor on your ovary?

Tumors can be Big: Ovarian tumors can get to be very large. A 303 pound ovarian tumor was removed from a woman in the early 1990s at stanford. There is a good amount of space in the pelvis for a tumor to grow and a woman may think she is just gaining weight. The powers of denial and of the body to adjust to abnormalities are also strong and can lead to long delays in diagnosis and big tumors. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get a tumor off an ovary?

What is the best way to get a tumor off an ovary?

Surgery: Any ovarian tumor, unless a radiologist is completely confident that it is benign and it is not causing you problems, will need to be removed surgically. If this is one of a very small minority of exceptions, your physician will have already made you aware. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a doctor suspects a tumor on your ovary, what are the next steps?

Can you tell me if a doctor suspects a tumor on your ovary, what are the next steps?

Ultrasound: If an ovarian tumor is suspected, then imaging studies (such as ultrasonography) may be conducted. This will give "pictures" of the ovaries and other adjacent organs and can help to decide if a mass is cystic or solid. In some instances, certain proteins can be measured in the blood, and if elevated, these markers may suggest certain types of tumors. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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I went to the doctor found out I had a tumor on my ovary need to schedule an appointmentfor Hysteroscpy with D&C can u help me?

I went to the doctor found out I had a tumor on my ovary need to schedule an appointmentfor Hysteroscpy with D&C can u help me?

Path to be defined: A lesion of the ovary rarely defined in the asymptomatic state. Most seen with mets to omentum and uterus. Best approach if there is a question on US of abdomen/pelvis is to remove the ovarian lesion. This would require laparoscopy but not hysteroscopy. Once lesion defined then if malignant, further therapy to prevent recurrence needed. ...Read more

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I went in for a pap and my doctor said that he said i either have a cyst or tumor on my ovary? What's gonna happen to me? :( i'm scared.

I went in for a pap and my doctor said that he said i either have a cyst or tumor on my ovary?  What's gonna happen to me? :(  i'm scared.

Probably all ok: At age 20, the chance of something serious is very low. Temporary ovarian cysts are pretty common. Most likely the doctor will order an ultrasound to check. If there is a cyst or tumor, what happens next depends on the size and what the cyst or tumor looks like. Chances are very high that it's nothing serious. Take it one day at a time. ...Read more

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What's the probability of a trans vaginal ultrasound missing a tumor on your ovary?

What's the probability of a trans vaginal ultrasound missing a tumor on your ovary?

Not common: Patients that are overweight may limit the visibility of the ovaries, but in the majority of patients, the ovaries can be identified with transvaginal ultrasound. The ovaries, after menopause, may become too small to identify with certainty. Unfortunately, there is still no satisfactory method for screening for ovarian cancer prior to a patient becoming symptomatic. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more