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Doctor insights on: What Is A Cyst In The Ovary

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What can multiple cysts on my ovary be?

What can multiple cysts on my ovary be?

Could be normal: Could be abnormal. Depends on what they look like and how big they are. If they are small and "simple" and there is only one than this is unlikely a cuase for concern. I would speak to your obgyn to get a full overview. ...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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What is a cyst on ovary?

What is a cyst on ovary?

Ovary is CysticOrgan: Each egg which develops is surrounded by a sphere of follicular cells which support the egg cell ; secrete fluid inward resulting in cysts, typically no symptoms; occasionally cysts become very large (no egg release; ? infertile). Sometimes one, or several follicles will become much larger than usual ; easier to see on ultrasound. In metabolic syndrome ; diabetes cysts ; infertility ??; ? ?carb. ...Read more

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What does a hormonal cyst in my ovary mean?

What does a hormonal cyst in my ovary mean?

Probably normal: Hormonal, or functional, cysts on the ovary are very common and benign. They usually resolve spontaneously but occasionally do cause some pain. Seeing your doctor and getting a sonogram can help to explain the type of cyst and whether or not any treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of Cysts on your ovaries? Can they cause you to loose weight and not be hungry

What are symptoms  of Cysts on your ovaries? Can they cause you to loose weight and not be hungry

Pain: Ovarian cysts cause lots of pain especially when they burst. They also can cause your periods to be irregular. If you have PCOS or poly cystic ovaries you could have weight gain and increased risk of diabetes and infertility as well as excessive facial hair. ...Read more

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What causes cyst on ovaries?

What causes cyst on ovaries?

Ovulation : Usually it is ovulation. However, there are several cases where ovarian pathology can occur without ovulation. ...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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What would happen if a cyst on the ovaries erupted and left untreated?

What would happen if a cyst on the ovaries erupted and left untreated?

Cysts: Actually the act of ovulation is a rupture of an egg cyst (follicle) and is usually associated with some mild discomfort for 1-3 days that resolves. Last cysts can cause bleeding, but most rupture then resolve. ...Read more

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What causes cysts to grow on your ovaries and how serious is the issue? Also, what can it lead to?

What causes cysts to grow on your ovaries and how serious is the issue? Also, what can it lead to?

Cysts are normal: Cysts are a normal function of the ovary. Sometimes they can get big but this is less common. If you are having symptoms (pain usually) then you need to be examined and perhaps need an ultrasound. Depending on the type of cyst it may need to be removed. Usually they are not serious and can be monitored. Talk to your doc. What did your ultrasound say? ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more