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Posted by: Sherlock | 2007/12/11

Ovary

Is a Cyst of 5cm considered to be large? Urologist has found cyst that has grown - was smaller. Says I must see Gynae - is this really necessary. If it is an Ovarian cyst, are they not common?

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Dear Sherlock
Yes a cyst of 5 cm is large. Ovarian cysts are quite common but if they are so big they sometimes need draining.
see http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/women/reproductive/gynecologic/279.html
Dr Bets

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