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I had a pelvic ultrasound which showed a blood filled ovarian cyst. How serious is this?

Not very serious. Hey blood-filled for hemorrhagic cyst is not uncommon. If it is not painful then it can be observed to see if it will resolve without treatment. If a hemorrhagic cyst causes pain or does not resolve and it may need to be removed surgically. Hope this helps. Read more...

Pelvic ultrasound revealed 3.8 cm functional, septated ovarian cyst. Dr. said no follow up is needed. Should I be concerned?

Probably not. This finding is not concerning unless you have a family history of ovarian cancer or a genetic cancer syndrome like BRCA. If you are worried then request a repeat ultrasound in a few months to be sure that the system has resolved. Hope this helps. Read more...

Would a pelvic ultrasound show when a dermoid ovarian cyst has ruptured? What would it show?

Rupture is serious. Dermoids can have hair and teeth in them, so are complex on U/S,. The black stuff in the picture is hair. They often grow slowly but rarely rupture. If so, it's like appendicitis and needs immediate surgery. U/S is a good screen for ovarian masses, but with a "surgical pelvis" CT is done. An early sign of impending rupture on U/S might be fluid in the pelvis, but this is not diagnostic. Read more...

How long does it take for ovarian cyst rupture to cure? Had pelvic ultrasound everything okay I have anxiety I keep thinking chronic appendix

Trust pelvic US. Every woman differs, but usually 6-8 weeks. You might want to temporarily ease off sexual activity until you are pain free. If pain worsens or fever, seek medical attention. Doubt it has connection to appendix even though pain is in same general area. Good luck, heal soon. Read more...

How soon can a pelvic ultrasound tell if your preganant? Can a corpus lutem be a early sign of pregenacy? Can a ovarian cyst be a very early sign?

4 weeks. Earlier ultrasound can show signs such as thickened endometrium but pregnancy cannot be confirmed until a gestational sac is seen. A yolk sac & embryo are more diagnostic but may not be seen until later. An HCG level of 1, 000 should correlate with a gest sac. A cl or ovarian cyst occur with ovulation so are not early signs of pregnancy. Take care. Read more...

Hello, please explain what the finds of my recent transvaginal and pelvic ultrasound found. Right ovary 4.4 x2.9x1.1 CM simple cyst and on the left 5.5 x4.8x2.9 ovarian cyst prior ultrasound measurements were 6.9x5.8x6.5 which was smaller in size but also

Call you gyn. If you were 18 i could understand you asking this ? Here, but your gyn should have already discussed your results and what they mean and what is supposed to be done , it depends what your sxs are, what type of cyst the left one is is there any free fluid, does your uterus and endometrium look normal, so call your gyn tom am and make an appt to go over your results and txment options. Read more...
Depends. It is difficult to answer your question with certainty without knowing your clinical history, laboratory findings, and detail information of the ovarian cysts. Simple cyst may be monitored over time with us but more complex cysts may require specific management. When a cyst improves in size, it's usually is a good sign but accurate measurements are not always reproducible on us. Read more...

Is it possible to miss an ovarian cyst on a transvaginal ultrasound and find it on a CT scan?

Possibly. No test is 100% perfect and anything can be missed on any diagnostic test especially if it is small. In general ultrasound is best for imaging the female reproductive organs and is much less expenxive than a ct or mri. Read more...