Can doctors tell if a cyst is a malignant ovarian cyst from my hormones?

Usually not. Hormonal tests (ca 125) is neither senstive nor specific enough for detecting ovarian cancer, particularly in early stages. If the cyst has suspicious features on ultrasound your doctor or a gyn specialist would be able to guide you.
Unlikely. Ovarian cysts are in every woman, every month while they';re producing eggs. Malignant ovarian cysts are uncommon. Hormones won't help, but your doctor can help you with any indicated exams and or tests if your have questions.

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Agree . That bleeding is hormonal. The question is what are the doctors are going to do about it. You should go back and ask them. Read more...
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Can you tell me how doctors find an ovarian cyst?

Exam and ultrasound. Initially a doctor may feel that an ovary is enlarged. However, in order to really see if it is a cyst or a solid or complex mass or tumor, an ultrasound is needed. MRI can also be done, but ultrasound is very good and easier to get and tolerate. Read more...

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Repeat ultrasound. Ultrasound examination usually defines cyst of ovary as fluid filled. Sometimes echogencity of lining is suggestive of hemorrhage. Repeat ultrasound exam in few weeks with disappearance of cyst is definite evidence of benign lesion. If solid components are associated with the cyst tumor can be suspected. Then either other imaging such as mr or surgical biopsy might be performed. Read more...