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What type of ovarian cancer do I have?

What type of ovarian cancer do I have?

Depends on your path: You should discuss your pathology with your doctor. There are different types of ovarian cancer including: borderline tumors (tumors of low malignany potential) and epithelial tumors (papillary serous, mucinous and endometrioid, clear cell, transitional cell, undifferentiated), for example. ...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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What to do if I have lots of fibriods and left ovarian csyst?

What to do if I have lots of fibriods and left ovarian csyst?

Fibroids: If your quality of life is being altered then speak to your gynecologist about treatment options, including removal. ...Read more

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I have a ovarian cysts what should i do?

I have a ovarian cysts what should i do?

MostOvarianCystsAreBe: Most ovarian cysts are benign and do not require any treatment Ask your Doctor who ordered the Ultrasound if it needs any treatment or not Most ovarian cysts do not need any treatment ...Read more

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What to do if I have a reoccurring ovarian dermoid cyst (teratoma)?

What to do if I have a reoccurring ovarian dermoid cyst (teratoma)?

Removal: You should have it removed by a qualified pelvic surgeon! Good luck and hope that it is benign! ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst and my ca-125 is 30; what should I do now?

I have an ovarian cyst and my ca-125 is 30; what should I do now?

Ask MD ordering test: If there is a history of ovarian cysts and/or abnormal test, a woman definitely needs to be seek input from a specialist or subspecialist in gynecology. That is important to receive their interpretation and recommendations for now and the future. At some point she might need to be evaluated further. Rarely cancer can occur and can be suggested by imaging, so it might be ordered in some cases. ...Read more

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How do i find exactly what type of cyst i have?

How do i find exactly what type of cyst i have?

Answer: If the cyst is on your skin, then many doctors can simply use a needle in the office to remove some or all of the fluid and have it analyzed in a lab. If the cyst is inside your body, ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI can help with diagnosis. ...Read more

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During sex I bleed I have an ovarian cyst what cause that.And how do you know you have ovarian cancer?

During sex I bleed I have an ovarian cyst what cause that.And how do you know you have ovarian cancer?

See doctor: It is not feasible to know why you bleed during sex, without examining you. You should see a gynecologist to address the issues you raised as this forum may not be appropriate for your concerns. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cyst and sex is really painful. What can i do?

I have ovarian cyst and sex is really painful. What can i do?

Gyn consult: Time to see a gyn. It might just be that you need a birth control pill, but it is also possible that you need surgery. Only way to know for sure is to get a work up including evaluation for infection and pelvic ultrasound. If you don't have a gyn, have your family physician make the referral. ...Read more

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What can I do about ovarian cyst pain?

What can I do about ovarian cyst pain?

NSAIDS: Non steroidals like Aspirin or advil (ibuprofen) etc help with pain and inflammation of rupt cysts. If you want to avoid ovulation you use birth control pills or Progesterone injections to hault ovulation. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have appendicitis or ovarian cyst leaking?

How do I know if I have appendicitis or ovarian cyst leaking?

Go to your doctor. : Self diagnosis is very risky, especially with appendicitis. Go to your doctor or the er. A ct would be the best test to distinguish between a cyst and appendicitis. Get checked though because if it is appendicitis, delay in diagnosis can lead to rupture which can cause fertility problems in the future, or even death. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a ovarian cysts?

How do I know if I have a ovarian cysts?

Exam and u/s: A gynecologist can evaluate you by exam and ultrasound to be sure if there are ovarian cysts or not. ...Read more

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What kind of thyroid cancer do I have?

What kind of thyroid cancer do I have?

Depends: There are 4 types of thyroid cancer: papillary, follicular/hurthle cell, medullary and anaplastic. Papillary is most common (75% of all thyroid cancer) so if you have thyroid cancer, this's probably what you have. Anaplastic is very aggressive and is deadly, so you most likely do not have this one. The only way to know is through a thyroid biopsy or surgery. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an ovarian cyst on my right side?

What to do if I have an ovarian cyst on my right side?

See GYN: Ovarian cysts are diagnosed with an imaging study like an ultrasound or CT scan. Once an ovarian cyst is seen on an imaging study, what is done depends on your age, the size of the cyst and what it looks like. The best thing to do is to see a GYN and get a professional opinion on your specific situation. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have polycystic ovarian syndrome? What symptoms are there?

How do I know if I have polycystic ovarian syndrome? What symptoms are there?

PCOS: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a condition in which a woman has an imbalance in sex hormones. People with pcos often have high androgen (male hormone), irregular or missed periods or cysts in the ovaries. Genetic plays a role in this disorder although the exact cause is unknown. Treatment options are weight loss, birth control pills, metformin (diabetes pill), fertility meds, antiandrogen pills. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cyst and its size of a lemon. What to do?

See your OBGYN: You need followup, you may need bcpills to try to shrink it or you may need surgery to remove the cyst and or the entire ovary, i would see your obgyn today as if you haven't seen one you will need evaluation and close follow-up and the best course of management depending on the kind and the exact size of the cyst and your fertilitty situation. ...Read more

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I have an overian cyst why do I have such a loss of appetite?

I have an overian cyst why do I have such a loss of appetite?

Check with your doc: Better be safe. You may need another ultrasound. And visit your regular doc also. He/she may be able to find out. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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