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jessicasines199320 posted:
Hello,
I am 19 and have never had surgery before...i went to the er the other day and they had told me to see and obgyn about a huge amount of cysts on both ovaries, and an abnormally large one on my left one. Im going tomorrow to see an obgyn...what questions should i ask and should i just ask to have them surgically removed?
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georgiagail responded:
Read this. It's a good article on ovarian cysts, including the various treatment methods. It should help you with the questions you need to ask:

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cysts/DS00129

Gail
 
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Anon_6061 responded:
Since you have "a huge amount of cysts on both ovaries" you may have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). It's a metabolic disorder and a string of cysts on the ovaries are one of the symptoms. They'll likely come back if they're removed. However, the abnormally large one may need to be removed depending on the size or if it doesn't shrink. Birth control pills are oftentimes helpful in keeping cysts under control. This link may be helpful - http://www.ovaryresearch.com/ovarian_cysts.htm.

Let us know what you find out at your appointment.


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