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What should I do if I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst and plenty pain?

What should I do if I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst and plenty pain?

Be evaluated: This cyst can rupture or twist on its vascular pedicle. You need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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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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I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! what can I do?

I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! what can I do?

Nothing: A cyst that small probably related to ovulation will usually resolve on its own time is usually the best cure. ...Read more

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I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! what are my options?

I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! what are my options?

Wait and see: Options include "wait and see" if it goes away, use the oral contraceptive pill to suppress the cyst, or see a md for a possible laparoscopic removal. ...Read more

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Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
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I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! why is this happening?

I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! why is this happening?

It can be normal.: The ovary is designed to make a cyst when an egg is being developed. It happens each month for most women and they are not aware of it happing. Some findings are not as normal, and you should see an ob/gyn to discuss your ultrasound and symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Dale Kristle
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My RE put me on 5 mg Aygestin to help shrink a 3 CM ovarian cyst before clomid. I am taking it 2xdaily for 21 days. Will this for sure shrink it?

My RE put me on 5 mg Aygestin to help shrink a 3 CM ovarian cyst before clomid. I am taking it 2xdaily for 21 days. Will this for sure shrink it?

Not for sure: the medication supresses ovulation and gives your body time for the cyst to resolve itself. the medication does not shrink the cyst ...Read more

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Can a 2-3 CM ovarian cyst on your left ovary stop ovulation?

Can a 2-3 CM ovarian cyst on your left ovary stop ovulation?

Dominant follicle?: That cyst might be your dominant follicle, in other words that cyst may well be your next ovulation. ...Read more

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I have had a 7 CM ovarian cyst for 3 years, is this common?

Cysts are: But a 7cm ovarain cyst is relatively large and m,ay cause some pain, etc. Have the cyst followed regularly by the OB/GYN Dr/surgeon and it may need to come out, especially if it causes you pain and or has the possibility to become "torsed" where it would then require emergency surgery. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What helps the pain in 3 ovarian cysts. Two are 5cm and 1 is close to 8 cm.

What helps the pain in 3 ovarian cysts. Two are 5cm and 1 is close to 8 cm.

Take it easy: You should refrain from excessive physical activity as cysts in this size range have a tendency to torse or twist causing excessive pain. Should pain worsen significantly this may be a sign of a medical emergency and you need to seek care in the ER or your with your GYN who is following you ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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


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