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7.7x7.7x5.8 cm ovarian cyst that is predominantly anechoic with a single septation. What does this mean?

7.7x7.7x5.8 cm ovarian cyst that is predominantly anechoic with a single septation. What does this mean?

Simple Cyst: Although in healthy reproductive aged women, ovarian cysts usually are less than 5cm in diameter, if it is a little bigger (like yours), it is probably nothing to worry about. Every month, you form an ovarian cyst where the egg develops. After fertilization or menses, the cyst usually goes away. You should follow up in about 30-60 days for another evaluation. ...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 have a ovarian cysts and said in the trasnvaginal ultrasound hipoechoic and complex and septation what all thats mean .. Thanks?

Hello i  have a ovarian cysts  and said in the trasnvaginal ultrasound hipoechoic and complex and septation what all thats mean .. Thanks?

Complex cyst: In your age group, complex cysts are typically from involuting follicles containing blood or endometriomas (benign collection of blood). There is an increased risk of cancer the larger the size of the cyst. All complex cysts should be followed with an additional ultrasound to document resolution. ...Read more

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What does 'echofree' ovarian cyst mean?

What does 'echofree' ovarian cyst mean?

Cyst: The ultrasound echoes back and the signal like weather radar is disturbed when it hits solids. Echo Lucent is clear and generally a cyst. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have an ovarian cyst?

What exactly does it mean to have an ovarian cyst?

Larger Cyst in Ovary: By nature, the ovary is a cystic organ, follicular cells around egg cells begin secreting fluid into space around egg creating a cyst, several every cycle. Mid-cycle, the cysts rupture releasing the egg, called ovulation. If 1 or more cysts become larger, without shedding egg, can more easily be seen on ultrasound, ct, etc and termed an ovarian cyst. More common in people with ?body fat & diabetes. ...Read more

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I have bilateral ovarian cysts. With no fluid.What does this mean?

I have bilateral ovarian cysts. With no fluid.What does this mean?

Just ovarian cysts: Every woman of reproductive age forms cysts during her cycles--the process of ovulation forms cysts. Often these resolve/shrink, but unfortunately some don't and may enlarge resulting the "ovarian cyst" many have them and may not have symptoms. Some people have large ones and may cause pain. Some twist on themselves and cause torsion. If you concerns, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do long cycles like 40 days apart always mean ovarian cysts? Its long but always regular

Do long cycles like 40 days apart always mean ovarian cysts? Its long but always regular

Non-ovulatory cycle: The most likely reason is you it was a late ovulation, but there's a long list of other possibilities. "Ovarian cysts" as in abnormal ovarian cysts is not at all a likely cause in natural cycles; when using fertility medications persistent cysts are more likely. Good welshes. ...Read more

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I'm 19 years old with 7.7x7.7x5.8 cm ovarian cyst that is predominantly anechoic with a single septation. What does this mean?


I'm 19 years old with 7.7x7.7x5.8 cm ovarian cyst that is predominantly anechoic with a single septation. What does this mean?

Follow up needed: Anechoic is an ultrasound term which means simple and usually benign. Hypoechoic is usually more complex and could be more worrisome. Your finding based on us and age are likely benign. However, because of the size you have an increased risk of ovarian torsion. I would definitely recommend follow up with your gynecologist for a rpt us in 6wks versus laparoscopic cystectomy ...Read more

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What does it mean when a 13 year old gets an ovarian cyst?

What does it mean when a 13 year old gets an ovarian cyst?

Common finding: The ovarian follicles (egg sites) often form cysts of various sizes in adolescence and adulthood. They can be small and never recognised or larger. They are often found on ultrasound for pain or other symptoms.Correlation with other history and symptoms determines the importance of any such finding. ...Read more

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What does it mean when an ovarian cyst is "bleeding into itself"?

What does it mean when an ovarian cyst is "bleeding into itself"?

Called hemorrhagic c: after ovulation there can be slight bleeding in cyst endometriosis can make bleeding in cyst unless lots of pain do not worry ...Read more

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I have an 2cm ovarian cyst, does that mean my egg wasn't released?

I have an 2cm ovarian cyst, does that mean my egg wasn't released?

It depends: Depends on which day of your cycle. If during your follicular phase of your cycle, it may mean that your follicle is not ovulated yet. If it is in your luteal phase, it may be a corpus luteal cyst ( a follicle after ovulation). Which means that your egg is already released. You may easily to determine which one by checking your BBT or Progesterone level. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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