... I promised myself to get on this board and write of my recent ordeal with a large complex ovarian cyst. It was a very tense time and I read these boards relentlessly for information. So, this is for you ... ... (3 replies)
... months i have been freaking out, thinking that i had ovarian cancer. i will give the shortened version of the story. in may, i was laying on my bed and felt a large mass in my lower belly. i thought it was my uterus. made an appointment, had a physical.. dr. thought it was a swollen uterus so sent me to have an ultrasound. ... (2 replies)
... my periods became painful. I was finally able to get in to a doctor and had an ultrasound. My diagnosis was complex mass right adnexal, measuring 16cm. Left ovary normal. Right ovary cannot be seen. Thick separations. No ascites. ... (2 replies)
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... Last Saturday I ended up in ER due to extreme abdominal pain. After taking a bunch of tests, they said I had a mass on my ovary that was about 4" in diameter. ... (26 replies)
... S report states that I have a 5.5 x 2.3 cm complex mass with low level echoes and septations and calcifications with no normal ovarian tissue seen on the right. ... (4 replies)
... thank you for this posting as it is very encouraging to me. I recently found out I have a 2.7 cm complex lesion in my right ovary. I know that seems small but the fact that it shouldn't be there has me an emotional wreck right now. ... (2 replies)
... I guess its very normal to panic and have negative thoughts running through our minds when we are diagnosed with any cyst or mass or anything that our MD's can not tell us for certain what it may be. ... (26 replies)
... Thanks for the replies. I had a LAVH. My ovaries were perfectly clean. The dr. even gave me the photos from the surgery. I saw them for myself. Now the rt ovary has a 5.5 cm mass. It has been three weeks and no decrease in the pain. I have even started feeling the same pain in the lt groin. I go at 11:45 for a transvaginal US and at 12:00 for the dr appt. and preop. I... (4 replies)
... In a case such as this, it is a mass that is benign. Hope everything works out for you. Prayers being sent your way. ... (4 replies)
... Since this cyst has shown up on three ultrasounds, it may need to be surgically removed. The fact that it is complex is somewhat concerning. I say "somewhat" because MOST ovarian cysts are benign. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for your information. It's always nice to hear about success stories. And good for you for taking your own health into your own hands.
I will be having ovarian surgery soon and am more worried about the recovery part of it.
Thanks again. (2 replies)
... As to the mass on your ovary, most ovarian cysts, even solid ones, are benign. ... (4 replies)
... I was having the same thing happen to me. I'm a 39 yr old mom of two. Around June of last year they found a 4 cm complex cyst on my right ovary. Had the lower back pain, adnormal bleeding, cramps, not feeling good over all. ... (4 replies)
... Were they simple, fluid filled cysts, complex cysts, chocolate or dermoid cysts etc.. These are all issues that will be considered by your doctors before taking the next steps in your treatment. ... (4 replies)
... Hi shannon!
What symptoms are you having? I always thought there was usually a hereditary tie with ovarian cancer, and it's pretty common in older women (over 50 or 60)
I am dealing with health anxiety and found out last week that I have a complex ovarian cyst on my right ovary - I made the mistake of googling it and keep reading about the possibility of cancer - you... (4 replies)
... I know exactly how you feel. I had a hysterectomy in 2002, but kept both ovaries. In 2005, I was diagnosed with a complex cyst on my left ovary which was monitored for about six months, but was felt to not be cancerous. ... (2 replies)
... I'm not one to probably seek, my mom passed away from ovarian cancer, I'm not trying to scare you, but I was with her almost 24 hours a day, she really had no smyptoms until it was to late. She was very healthy and never been sick so if you feel like you might have an huge unlaying problem please get right into the doctor. It's not worth debating about.
Maggie (4 replies)
... I have absolutely no advice, but I pray that everything turns out ok for you. I'm sorry you've had to go through so much. (4 replies)
... An adnexal cyst or mass can be anything really and this is why it is important for you to get that report and see what the radiologist or doctor who did the test said. ... (15 replies)