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Is a 5 centimeter cyst on my ovary big?

Is a 5 centimeter cyst on my ovary big?

Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts can range in size from 1.5cm to more than 30cm, so 5cm is probably moderate sized. ...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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I have a cyst on my ovary thats 6 centimeters should I have it removed?

I have a cyst on my ovary thats 6 centimeters should I have it removed?

It would depend: On the nature if it, let's assume it's "simple" with just fluid, no pain. At 5-8 cm it can be watched. It's likely benign. If its not simple then issues change. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a cysts on my right ovary it's 2.5 centimeters do I need to get it removed?

I have a cysts on my right ovary it's 2.5 centimeters do I need to get it removed?

Not Necessarily: Ovaries normally form cyst. The egg is released into a cyst each month from one side or the other. They should only be removed if they are causing significant problems such as pain or if they might be cancerous. ...Read more

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What can doctors do for an ovarian cyst? It is 2 centimeters

What can doctors do for an ovarian cyst? It is 2 centimeters

Ovarian cyst: The best person to ask is the physician (p) who ordered the ultrasound that found the cyst. The p knows the patient the best and can give a meaningful answer to your question. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst endometriomas 8 and 5 centimeters. Dr wants to do laparotomy vs laproscopic outpatient. Is this necessary to be so invasive?

Ovarian cyst endometriomas 8 and 5 centimeters. Dr wants to do laparotomy vs laproscopic outpatient. Is this necessary to be so invasive?

8 cm is : Rather large. I am sure your doctor considered risks v. Benefits of the operation. Not likely to be cancer at your age, but not impossible. Follow your doctor's advice. If you don't like with his advice, you can always get a second opinion, but i think it is going to be the same. ...Read more

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I have a cyst on my right ovary it is 2.5 centimeters do I have to get it removed? Can I still have kids? Does the cyst causes my cycle to be thick and comes on twice a month?

I have a cyst on my right ovary it is 2.5 centimeters do I have to get it removed? Can I still have kids? Does the cyst causes my cycle to be thick and comes on twice a month?

YOUR doctor: Should have gone over all of that with you, it depends what type of cyst and what your symptoms are, usually if it is a simple fluid filled cyst it does not need to be removed, you can get on bcpills to shrink it or often times it will be gone after you have your period, your doc can schedule a followup us, you should not be having 2 cycles per month callyour gyn. ...Read more

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How much does a 10 centimeter ovarian cyst weigh?

Well...: It depends on the material in the ovary, fluid, or other material. Ounces to over 1 pound is an average guess. ...Read more

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I have more than one large ovarian cysts on my left ovary I also found out the cysts are 3 centimeters in diameter. What could happen if they errupt?

I have more than one large ovarian cysts on my left ovary I also found out the cysts are 3 centimeters in diameter. What could happen if they errupt?

Ovarian cyst: If an ovarian cyst ruptures it usually causes pain. More importantly it is to make sure that the cysts are benign (they usually are). ...Read more

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My niece has a uterine cyst that's 10 centimeters big, should she be doing physical activities such add playing tennis?

My niece has a uterine cyst that's 10 centimeters big, should she be doing physical activities such add playing tennis?

Is there: Another reason she should not? Best to ask the physician evaluating her entire "condition" before assuming she should be inactive. ...Read more