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Doctor insights on: Types Of Solid Ovarian Cysts

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50 yrs; uniloculated rt ovarian cyst with no solid components of 10x8cm persisting for a year with no increase/decrease in size. Can it be observed?

50 yrs; uniloculated rt ovarian cyst with no solid components of 10x8cm persisting for a year with no increase/decrease in size. Can it be observed?

Observation: A simple cyst even above 8 cm has a very low chance of being a cancer. Despite that fact, removal would be recommended because of the chance of it causing pain or torsion. If you do not want it out, that is your decision. You physical health must also be taken into account. ...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 ovarian cyst solid or cystic is solid concerous?

What is ovarian cyst solid or cystic is solid concerous?

Not necessariy: Solid does not mean cancer. A cyst is fluid filled like a water balloon . Solid is solid compact tissue. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about a growing heterogeneous ovarian cyst that now looks more solid??

Should I be worried about a growing heterogeneous ovarian cyst that now looks more solid??

Growing ovarian cyst: While I am NOT a gynecologist a "growing" mixed density ovarian cyst is of concern. A simple cyst - fluid filled is generally benign but a heterogenous cyst may represent something like an endometrioma - You don't list any symptoms but I would recommend that you see a gynecologist and consider having the cyst removed and analyzed to make sure its not something of concern. Good luck ...Read more

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Very painful heterogeneous ovarian cyst growing and looking more 'solid'. Should I be concerned?

Very painful heterogeneous ovarian cyst growing and looking more 'solid'. Should I be concerned?

Need to evaluate: I would recommend further evaluation with a gynecologist there are many different causes for ovarian growths or cysts. Any cyst that is complex or has solid components needs further testing. ...Read more

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Very painful heterogeneous ovarian cyst growing and looking more 'solid'. Should I be concerned? Generally feel rubbish with it all too.

Very painful heterogeneous ovarian cyst growing and looking more 'solid'. Should I be concerned? Generally feel rubbish with it all too.

Seek Gyn oncologist: It is usually recommended that a complex ovarian lesion "looking more solid" be carefully evaluated and removed for pathological examination (exploratory laparotomy or laparoscopic surgery) to rule out a malignant ovarian tumor. Although the risk of cancer is relatively low, it would be best to seek a consultation from and the expertise of a Gyn oncologist. ...Read more

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Have two ovarian cysts on my LT ovary. 4.5cm simple & 1.5cm solid. Solid one has increased to 5.3cm. nothing has been done, 2nd opinion? Alot of pain

Have two ovarian cysts on my LT ovary. 4.5cm simple & 1.5cm solid. Solid one has increased to 5.3cm. nothing has been done, 2nd opinion? Alot of pain

Pain trumps cystsize: When you are having pain then the MD needs to consider the source. A 1.5 cm solid or 4.5 simple cysts do not usually produce severe pain due to their small size. However, a repeat ultrasound, pelvic exam or laparoscopy may be warranted. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst with papillary excrescence within the cyst is solid tissue ?

Ovarian cyst with papillary excrescence within the cyst is solid tissue ?

Talk to physician: Based on the very limited information provided, you may nee dot have this ovary removed surgically. Talk to your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Have 5cm ovarian cyst that is partially solid. CA125 is negative. What are chances it is cancerous? Dr says looks suspicious but reassured CA125 neg

Have 5cm ovarian cyst that is partially solid.  CA125 is negative. What are chances it is cancerous? Dr says looks suspicious but reassured CA125 neg

Ca 125 no value: Most markers in the serum are Ca or carbohydrate antigens which have no diagnostic value. The can be absent from cancer or dx inflammation such as cirrhosis. A pure cystic lesion of ovary can be watch for possible changes. When there is trabeculation or any solid component the only diagnosis is when the ovary is removed, probably laparoscopally , the path dx made and treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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