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US 3.8cm mildly complex ovarian cyst. Septations mainly in mid aspect of lesion and no vascularity seen. What does "mildly complex" mean?

US 3.8cm mildly complex ovarian cyst. Septations mainly in mid aspect of lesion and no vascularity seen. What does "mildly complex" mean?

Great question: Not really sure. Any thing that is not a simple cyst is called complex. Sometimes the person who is reading the report does not think it is so bad so calls it mild. But it is not really a medical term. ...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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Hello, I'm a 26 years old Italian girl diagnosed with an unilocular ovarian cyst occupying my right ovary, measuring 4.5x4.9cm, liquid-filled and with a papillary component (2.8x1.4cm, non vascular, resembling a septum though). Waiting for CA-125 and othe

Hello, I'm a 26 years old Italian girl diagnosed with an unilocular ovarian cyst occupying my right ovary, measuring 4.5x4.9cm, liquid-filled and with a papillary component (2.8x1.4cm, non vascular, resembling a septum though). Waiting for CA-125 and othe

Needs to be checked: Ovarian cysts are often benign. But if they keep getting larger or have a papillary component, then we get concerned and pursue it further to make sure that there is no Cancer(Ovary Cancer) hiding inside it. CA 125 , if elevated above 150-200(Normal is ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts best cure?

Ovarian cysts best cure?

Time: Most ovarian cysts go away by themselves over time. If a cyst stays around for more than 3 months, what we would do next depends on it's size, your age, any symptoms and very specific details of the ultrasound report describing the cyst. ...Read more

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Functional ovarian cyst?

Functional ovarian cyst?

Common: A functional ovarian cyst is a simple cyst that is normal development from ovulation. In most cases it resolves on it's on and doesn't create any problems. ...Read more

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How to help ovarian cyst?

How to help ovarian cyst?

Depends on the cyst: Some cysts (small simple follicular) don't need any help and resolve on their own. Large symptomatic cysts most likely will require surgical intevention. There are some cysts that resolve with hormonal treatment. ...Read more

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Do I have an ovarian cyst?

Do I have an ovarian cyst?

Ultrasound: Discuss this with your doctor and negotiate an ultrasound to determine whether you have an ovarian cyst or not. ...Read more

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Is ovarian cyst pain constant?

Is ovarian cyst pain constant?

If twisted, yes: If the ovarian cyst is large enough to twist on its pedicle(attachment) and cut off its' blood supply then the pain will be constant and "excruciating" necessitating a Emergency Room visit for surgery. ...Read more

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How to remove an ovarian cyst?

How to remove an ovarian cyst?

It depends: There are many different kinds of ovarian cysts. However, most functional ovarian cysts will resolve on their own with time. ...Read more

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What if an ovarian cyst hurts?

What if an ovarian cyst hurts?

Getting larger: If a cyst hurts it usually indicates it is becoming larger. However could be from ongoing inflammation/infection. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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


Dr. James Lin
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Vascular (Definition)

"vasculum" ...Read more