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What Is The Difference Between Ovarian Cancer And A Cyst
How to really know the difference between ovarian cysts and ovarian cancer? Search engines are freaking me out on the subject.
It is a cancer which arises from the ovary. This cancer is typically silent, producing little or no symptoms till it spreads, first into the pelvic area and later into the peritoneal cavity leading to fluid accumulation(ascites) which is often the first symptom. Despite its late presentation, there is a reasonable treatment for it, with some long term survivors even ...Read more
How can a radiologist tell the difference between a dermoid cyst and ovarian cancer on an ultrasound?
He is usually able: To tell the differenceGet a more detailed answer ›
Depends.: A cystic ovarian lesion can be a benign cyst or a cystic neoplasm. Even a benign cyst can be difficult to diagnose on ct if it has blood (hemorrhagic) or debris inside it. A ct may not be able to discern a hemorrhagic cyst from a solid tumor. A cyst with a growth along its wall may be suspicious. An ultrasound may be useful. Short term follow may tell if the cyst resolve/improve. ...Read more
Ct found ovarian cystic mass, does that mean a cyst. Can a CT scan tell the difference between a cyst and tumor? Worried about ovarian cancer.
Found a 2cm cyst. Bleeding in between period. Extremely loud stomach growling and very bloated for 30 days. I wake up with growling. Ovarian cancer?
It's possible: I assume you mean you have an ovarian cyst. If this was seen on ultrasound, it's likely to be a cyst and not cancer. You are very young, and there are many things that can cause the symptoms you describe. However, bloating is a common symptom among women who are later diagnosed with ovarian cancer. I'd go back to your doctor and emphasize how bloated you've been, and ask the same question! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been told I have a 2cm ovarian cyst. Bleeding in between period. Extremely loud stomach growling and very bloated for the past 30 days.Ovarian cancer?
It's complicated: And takes many years if school/ residency and then fellowship training to be an expert in such matters. The answer is beyond the realm of health tap. ...Read more
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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