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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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Pevlic ultrasound my cyst is 4.3x4.0x4.0 after 3 month my cyst is big 4.1x 3.7 x3.7 what dase that mean my cyst is chrinking?

Pevlic ultrasound my cyst is 4.3x4.0x4.0 after 3 month my cyst is big 4.1x 3.7 x3.7 what dase that mean my cyst is chrinking?

Minimal decrease+: Individual variation in the radiologist's interpretation, actual reduction in the size of the size little bit is possible. But this reduction by 2-3 mm is not too much redcution , hence need to be followed by the recommendation of the gynaecologist, based on your symptoms , with periodic scans- ultrasound(most of the time should be okay). ...Read more

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I have done my 2nd ultrasound & d cyst has reduced to 2.5 cm.Will i be able to conceive naturally?

I have done my 2nd ultrasound & d cyst has reduced to 2.5 cm.Will i be able to conceive naturally?

Not an issue : Small cysts are common. They are not related to fertility. At 39 years old you should discuss your fertility with your doctor. Consider an amh test. ...Read more

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I'm just over 5 wks and was told after an ultrasound a cyst ruptured, should I take something until the placenta takes over?

I'm just over 5 wks and was told after an ultrasound a cyst ruptured, should I take something until the placenta takes over?

5 weeks pregnant: Do not take anything until this is discussed with your doctor. Do not self medicate without an OK from your OB doctor. ...Read more

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Normal ultrasound 3 months ago.3 months later pain and bleeding ultrasound shows cyst tumor and thickening.Can this be a miscarriage?

Normal ultrasound 3 months ago.3 months later pain and bleeding ultrasound shows cyst tumor and thickening.Can this be a miscarriage?

Not likely: What you described suggests ovarian cystic lesion and hormonal imbalance. Since you are already under the care of a doctor, it would be prudent to follow her/his advice. ...Read more

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Pain in the lower left abdomen for about 3 months. Had ultrasound all organs ok but cyst in left ovary got vagynal ultrasound no cyst .What can it be?

Pain in the lower left abdomen for about 3 months. Had ultrasound all organs ok but cyst in left ovary got vagynal ultrasound no cyst .What can it be?

Ovarian cysts: The left ovarian cyst seen on the ultrasound could cause your left abdominal pain. Depending on the size, they are often observed and can resolve over time. In your age group, other causes are less common. If this pain persists, a further workup is needed. If everything is negative, then you should discuss treating this cyst to see if the pain resolves. ...Read more

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In er, ultrasound showed cysts on both ovaries, and one cyst was lumpy. Could this be ovarian cancer?

In er, ultrasound showed cysts on both ovaries, and one cyst was lumpy.  Could this be ovarian cancer?

It might be.: A cyst might be simple or multi-loculated, that is, many cysts in one with many walls that could contain cancer cells. The cyst might be filled with blood, a hemorrhagic cyst, or fluid, or be something else entirely. That's why it should be examined and possibly removed by laparoscopy, etc.. It would be wise to see your doctor for an exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ttc for 6 mon without success.Took ultrasound(for cyst)thyroid test and sperm test (for him).Everything was normal.What could be the other problems?

Ttc for 6 mon without success.Took ultrasound(for cyst)thyroid test and sperm test (for him).Everything was normal.What could be the other problems?

Several: Tube(s) could be blocked or damaged, issues with endometriosis or egg quality/fertilization. Or nothing could be wrong and a few more months could do the trick! ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more