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Are ovarian cysts possible complications after laparoscopic appendectomy?

No. Removal of the appendix does not cause cystic disease if the ovaries, which is very common, and may even come and go over time. Read more...

Ct scan showed bilateral multiple ovarian cysts with largest being 22*15mm. No irregular menses, no weight issues. What are the complications?

These. Described "cysts" are of a size that they sound like normal ovarian follicles that develop with each menstrual cycle. Not to worry. Read more...
None- this is normal. Cystic structures in the ovary of this size are consistent with normal follicles - where eggs are grown in preparation for ovulation. This is completely normal and happens every month, generally alternating between the left and right ovaries. There are no complications. Read more...

If a woman has endometriosis and ovarian cysts gets pregnant, would it considered a high risk pregnancy? Or any complications during pregnancy?

Endometriosis . No. The pregnancy itself would not be effected by either. Pregnancy improves endometriosis and functional cysts. Rest assured your pregnancy is low risk. Good luck and congratulations. DrG. Read more...

What's an ovarian cyst?

Fluid filled . Structure. Many ovarian cysts are part of normal reproductive cycle, others are due to tumors, benign and malignant. See this site for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cysts/ds00129. Read more...

Are ovarian cysts normal?

Depends on factors. A simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam and might disappear by the next exam. The more complex ones need further evaluation so doctors can determine the significance of cysts based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. Because not all cysts are normal, i'll share this with specialists in onc for their perspective.. Read more...
Maybe. Every month the ovaries produce a batch of ripening eggs or follicles. The largest of these "follicular cysts" gets about 2cm before ovulation. The one that releases the egg becomes a corpus luteum which is also a "cyst". We don't think a cyst in the ovary is abnormal unless it is bigger than 2.5cm or if there are too many maturing follicles which is poly cystic ovary syndrome. Read more...

Are ovarian cysts painful?

Yes. Yes they can be painful. They usually resolve without specific treatment other than pain management. Read more...
Can be. Ovarian cysts sometimes get larger or smaller with different concentrations of your female hormones. Menstral cycle can cause surge of female hormones which can enlarge ovarian cysts which can be painful. Furthermore, large ovarian cysts can cause right or left lower abdominal or pelvic pain. Read more...

Do I have an ovarian cyst?

Ultrasound. Discuss this with your doctor and negotiate an ultrasound to determine whether you have an ovarian cyst or not. Read more...

Are ovarian cysts dangerous?

Could be . The most common complication of an ovarian cyst includes rupture of the cyst with internal bleeding, torsion of the ovary as well as the presence of malignancy within the cyst .Your obgyn can determine wether the cyst need to be removed surgically or follow up with serial sonograms. Read more...