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Should my 7 CM ovarian cyst be removed? I am in a lot of pain, especially when I move (even w/lortab) I get cysts every month, but never this big.

Possibly. Ovarian cysts are common and usually resolve without treatment. Removal may be considered if it persists, enlarges, twists, is painful, has a worrisome appearance, or is very bothersome. Oftentimes the discomfort women feel may not be caused by a cyst so be sure that the cyst is the cause of your pain. Birth control pills can be helpful to prevent future cysts. Read more...

Should my 7 CM ovarian cyst be removed? I am in a lot of pain, especially when I move (even w/lortab) I get cysts every month, but never this big.

Possibly. Ovarian cysts are common and usually resolve without treatment. Removal may be considered if it persists, enlarges, twists, is painful, has a worrisome appearance, or is very bothersome. Oftentimes the discomfort women feel may not be caused by a cyst so be sure that the cyst is the cause of your pain. Birth control pills can be helpful to prevent future cysts. Read more...
Yes. With a cyst of this size and intractable pain it does warrant further evaluation via surgical intervention. There is also the possibility of torsion of the ovary which can result in emergency surgery and or the loss of the ovary. Read more...

Should my 7 CM ovarian cyst be removed? I am in a lot of pain, especially when I move (even w/lortab) I get cysts every month, but never this big.

Possibly. Ovarian cysts are common and usually resolve without treatment. Removal may be considered if it persists, enlarges, twists, is painful, has a worrisome appearance, or is very bothersome. Oftentimes the discomfort women feel may not be caused by a cyst so be sure that the cyst is the cause of your pain. Birth control pills can be helpful to prevent future cysts. Read more...
? Laparoscopy. For this to be causing this much pain raises the question of a collateral process, such as endometriosis. Discuss with your doctor whether a laparoscopy, which is a minimally invasive procedure that gives the doctor a look at the peritoneal cavity surfaces, might be indicated. It would be really unusual for an ovarian cyst to need surgery. Read more...

Should my 7 CM ovarian cyst be removed? I am in a lot of pain, especially when I move (even w/lortab) I get cysts every month, but never this big.

Possibly. Ovarian cysts are common and usually resolve without treatment. Removal may be considered if it persists, enlarges, twists, is painful, has a worrisome appearance, or is very bothersome. Oftentimes the discomfort women feel may not be caused by a cyst so be sure that the cyst is the cause of your pain. Birth control pills can be helpful to prevent future cysts. Read more...