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I have three cyst on one kidney less than 2cm and 5 on the other kidney, also less than 2 cm. # have peripheral calcification. I am very worried. ?

I have three cyst on one kidney less than 2cm and 5 on the other kidney, also less than 2 cm. # have peripheral calcification. I am very worried. ?

Worried about what?: You apparently saw a doctor to have the imagining studies done. Did you have any symptoms? What did the doctor who ordered the studies tell you about the imaging results? Cysts in the kidney are not uncommon and simple cysts are not a cause for concern. ...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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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

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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?

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 a 5 centimeter complicated liver cyst. Is this a reason for concern?

I have a 5 centimeter complicated liver cyst.  Is this a reason for concern?

Could be: Depending your travel history, it could be a parasitic cyst and needs to be evaluated. It would be prudent to consult a liver specialist. A cyst of this size may be treatable with radio-frequency ablation, without needed open surgery. ...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

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Small separated custom left hepatic love no cholelithiasis. Tiny sub centimeter cysts in right kidney. R these dangerous?

Small separated custom left hepatic love no cholelithiasis. Tiny sub centimeter cysts in right kidney. R these dangerous?

Small: Renal cysts are of no concern, they are a common incidental finding. Not sure what you are trying to describe with respect to the hepatic finding. ...Read more

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How exactly can 6 centimeter to 8 centimeter hemorrhagic ovarian cyst affect me? It has ruptured.

How exactly can 6 centimeter to 8 centimeter hemorrhagic ovarian cyst affect me? It has ruptured.

Watch for fever,pain: Ruptured hemorrhagic cysts tend to bleed leaving a patient with a collection of blood in their abdomen. The bleeding usually stops on it's own over time the blood in your belly dissolves on it's own. In rare cases the blood may become infected and the patient may get very sick. So watch for fever, excessive abdominal pain and make sure you are followed closely by your OBGYN until this resolves. ...Read more

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What does a 5.3 cyst on your ovary look like?

What does a 5.3 cyst on your ovary look like?

Large blister: Most ovarian cysts are benign and physiologic (meaning part of natural processes and not 'disease' related). A 5.3 cm cyst would be just over 2 inches in greatest size. A common appearance for an ovarian cyst is a thin wall filled with fluid (somewhat simlar to a blister on a toe or heel). Some ovarian cysts can be related to neoplasia / tumor / malignancy. These often have solid coponents. ...Read more

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I have a cysts on my right side measuring 6.4×4.7×4.6 what would that be in cm I also have one on my left side 3.3×3.7×3.2?

I have a cysts on my right side measuring 6.4×4.7×4.6 what would that be in cm I also have one on my left side 3.3×3.7×3.2?

Already in cm or mm: Those measurements are Already likely in cm or mm. Hard to say which as u did not indicate if ovarian, renal or other. If cm they are quite large. If mm, then just move Decimal to the left one numeral to Convert to cm. ...Read more

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What does a cancerous cyst look like?

What does a cancerous cyst look like?

See below: This depends on the organ the cyst is in. I am assuming you're referring to ovarian cysts. If so they are more likely to be complex, with septations & nodules or solid component besides just the fluid component. This is similar to most other organs. Thyroid cysts, however are common and tend to bleed frequently, thus even if looking complex still more likely benign. Biopsy may be needed. ...Read more

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I have retension cyst of 3.7 CM what is the procedure to remove it....

I have retension cyst of 3.7 CM what is the procedure to remove it....

Retention cyst: The best way to remove it is with surgery. This may be a minor surgery with local or more involved depending on where it is. ...Read more