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my doctor said that i have polycystic like changes on my left ovary?

By April 14, 2010 - 3:40am
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I'm cathy 28 years old i wanted to have a baby so i decided to have a check up to a Obgyne. i made a transvaginal ultrasound and the result show:
the uterus is anteverted normal in size
homogenous myometrial echopattern seen
bothe ovaries are seen RT: 21mmx21mm with follicles noted
left ovary measures 25mm x 16mm with subcapsular cysts noted with echogenic struma
cul de sac is fluid free

i was really worried about the cyst on my left ovary. my doctor told me that it is tiny cyst. but still worried. could anybody help me with this?

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Hi Joerine-

Ovarian cysts are very common. Many woman have them and never even realize it and within a few months they disappear with no treatment. They are often considered what we call an incidental finding, because they are so common and usually not worrisome.

Sometimes they can cause a problem, particularly if they rupture. It is very painful and sudden. They can also indicate PCOS, although at your age it would be less likely. We have a good page on ovarian cysts: https://www.empowher.com/condition/ovarian-cysts and Mayo Clinic has a good page as well: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cysts/DS00129

If you have troublesome symptoms, let your doctor know right away. But most likely if you have a little cyst like this it will disappear on its own. Try not to worry and good luck getting pregnant!

April 15, 2010 - 6:41am
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