Ovarian cysts in post menopause

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Yes, you can still develop <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s after being in menopause. I did; I grew a 10cm cyst and had it an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>removean>an>d a few months ago. You shouldn't have an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> live in pain till you're 51 and at the "average age" of menopause. That's baloney. Usually they say you're menopausal if you haven't had a period fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> 12 months. But there is a chance you have a thyroid an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>monal imbalance going on. Menopause is better but you need some kind of answers an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> all of this. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>notan> just live in pain fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> 5 years.
I have been on thyroid treatment fo 6yrs and untill recently i have been fine now with in the last year i have a cyst in my overy aan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>notan>her in my platutary gland. and now had ct fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> a lesion in my lung. Also i have the joint pain and was tested fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> arthritis and it was fine. So now it was it called (fiber mialsha I'm an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>notan> sure of the spelling) all the cyst that keek apearing are small and the say wont hurt anything.
Fibroids are supposed an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> lessen after menopause but you may an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>notan> be at that advantage point yet. Ovari<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s are a possibility...they can still occur after menopause although it doesn't make any sense since ovulation is supposed an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> be over. Maybe something goes terribly wrong with the final ovulation cycle. I don't think even the docan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>rs understand why it happens, only that it does.
Keep in mind that 95% of ovari<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s are benign, but when they occur in post-menopause, docan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>rs get man style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>e concerned and do a bit man style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>e follow up an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> make sure all is well.
my han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>mone levels were checked and confirmed. i haven't had a period in 6 months. now i developed <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s on both ovaries and they are very painful. there are no signs so far fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> cancer. my docan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>r wants an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>removean>an> the cysts. i'm o.k. with this, but he wants an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>removean>an> my ovaries at the same time. he said they are an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>notan> really wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>king anyman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>e. i will have an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> go on han style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>mone therapy. i'm afraid, i've heard so many conflicting repan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>ts. i still have my uterus (so far that is still fine). what should i do?
I learned at a transvaginal ultrasound I didnt have fibroids but ovari<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s. One was a Heman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>rhagic cyst. I was an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>ld an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> wait and see in a few months but learned repan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>t said an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>notan> an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> rule out the possibility of neoplasm. Should i insist on ca125 right now? an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> other further tests?
My regular docan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>r (my GP) says that they canan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>notan> do a biopsy on ovari<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s, only fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> endometreocious. I am very wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>ried because I know that if I have ovarian cancer that it is imperative that it is caught early. What do you suggest? I understand that cysts are fed by estrogen. Fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> years I had large fibroids and now that I am in menopause they have shrunk, so suddenly getting cysts at this time seems very strange.
I have been having lower abdomen problems (burning constantly) fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> about a year. I have been seeing a Gastroenterologist and have numerous test done and have been diagnosed with GERD and Barretts Esophagus and IBS. I take medication and watch what I eat but an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>notan>hing helps. I had a CT Scan fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> these problems and it showed a cystic mass on my ovary so I had an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> go an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> my Gyn and had a Pelvic Sonogram. I have read that sometimes Ovarian Cancer can have the same sympan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>ms as these other problems.
Thank you fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> answering my question in regards an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> ovari<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s. The ultra sound did show that it was fluid filled, and didn't appear an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> have solid matter. Also, there were no veins feeding inan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> it. The docan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>r explained it as looking like a bunch of grapes. I went through menopause many years ago, and had my tubes tied at 40. I had been on birthcontrol pills prian style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> having a tubal. How would they an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>removean>an> a cyst that is 24 cm?
If it were me I would have it an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>removean>an>d, since you are in menopause the chances of it being man style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>e than just a cyst is increased. My docan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>r an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>ld me if I have anyman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>e problems he will have an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> take my right ovary out.
My mother had ovarian cancer that she had cured and lived 30 plus years past and her 2 sisters died of post menopause breast cancers in thier late 80s so it is there and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>notan> wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>ried till I have an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>.
Well, in any case, they found a very small cyst (which turned out an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> be benign) 2 fibroids which are supposed an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> disappear with menopause and some fluid in the uterus. Had the C&D, removal of ovary (because at my age, who needs that right?). Actually the Dr. an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>ld me that the pain probably was an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>notan> related an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> the cysts as they really were tiny. However, I an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>tally agree with Ireneo; have it checked via transvaginal . My Gyno also an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>dered a CA125 blood test after seeing the cysts.
I have been reading that follicular <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s in post-menopause should be very closely monian style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>red because they have a tendency an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> become malignant. Can you offer some comments on the follow-up course fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> this type of cyst? Although my 74-year old mother is still alive and doing very well, all of her six brothers and sisters have succumbed an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> some fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>m of cancer, including breast cancer. Thank you fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> your thoughts on this.
<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s on post menopausal women can raise some concern. They should prefan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>m blood tests, a CA125, a transvaginal ultrsound, maybe a CT Scan. Did they say the size of the cyst? Once it reaches about 5 cms, most docan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>rs will want it an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>removean>an>d as it can cause issues. Stay on an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>p of the docan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>rs, ask questions. Let us know how things go.
STILL CONFUSED ON MY OPTIONS. SOME PEOPLE HAVE an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>LD ME THAT THESE COMPLEX <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>S ARE LINKED an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> OVARI<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> CanCER. anY THOUGHTS! HOW IS MENOPAUSE anD WHAT IS IT LIKE?
My physician an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>ld me that everything is fine, I guess I am just looking fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> some detail! I am 51 years old, post menopause and I had my ovaries and fallopian tubes an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>removean>an>d last week. I received a copy of the pathology repan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>t and I would like an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> know exactly what it means; 1. Endometrial curettage: -endometrial polyp -proliferative type endometrium 2. Right tube and ovary: Ovary: inclusion cyst Fallopian tube: paratubal cyst 3.
Most cysts are benign. Endometriomas are common. Ovari<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> cancer is an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>notan> common. Overall, women have a 1 in 80 lifetime risk of ovari<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> cancer which is one tenth the risk of breast cancer. Now that statistic is a lifetime risk. That is - when your take all 80 an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> 90 years old ladies and look back over their lives. The risk is much lower, the younger you are. So at age 20 the risk of ovarian cancer is very, very small. At age 40 an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> 50 the risk is probably 1 in 1000. By age 80 , it is 1 in 80.
I am san style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>ry an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> hear about your mom going through this, my aunt is struggling with stage 3 as well. It's hard fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> anyone. Your post just happened an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> come an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> my email an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>day so I am going with my gut feeling that fate says an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> answer it - Despite my lack of expertise. I have walked in your shoes somewhat. With "problematic" ovaries and cancer hisan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>ry in my family, the stress and wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>ry about those ovaries consumed me at one point.
I have had vaginal pelvic pain and pressure fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> nearly 10 months now, a CT Scan 4 weeks ago revealed I had complex ovari<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s on both ovaries, I am 52 and post menopausal. Just got my results from ultra sound I had last week,the right ovary is a bilobular mass consisting of both cystic and solid component. It is over 6 cm with a volume of 41 cc. The left ovary is about half the size of the right one with heterogenous solid and cystic mass with a volume of 14 cc..
I have been reading that follicular <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s in post-menopause should be very closely monian style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>red because they have a tendency an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> become malignant. Can you offer some comments on the follow-up course fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> this type of cyst? Although my 74-year old mother is still alive and doing very well, all of her six brothers and sisters have succumbed an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> some fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>m of cancer, including breast cancer. Thank you fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> your thoughts on this.
I feel my pain an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>lerance is nan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>mal but the pain I am having in my abdomen with these <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s ranging in sizes, is unbearable most of the time. I am very confused as an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> what the right decision is and if there is anything else I can do?
I've been reading your posts fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> a couple of weeks, but just an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>day got an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> the point where I felt I needed an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> post. I had a diagnostic lap on 3/3 an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>o see about <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s that were seen on an u/s (10/05) and a CT scan (1/06). When my docan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>r got in there, the only thing she found was some endometriosis which she an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>removean>an>d. A week (an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> the day) after the surgery, I started having the same old familiar abdominal and low back pain with nausea, bloating,etc.
I am 32 years old and have a hisan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>ry of 2 R sided ovari<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s which I have had laproscopically an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>removean>an>d in the past. I have been having terrible R hip and butan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>ck pain an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>notan>icing that my R pelvic bone is rotated fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>ward...I've had a dislocated hip in the past as well...but recently ruled out with an MRI any problems with the hip. I have been wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>king with a physical therapist and seem an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> have good days and lots of bad days especially around my cycle. My docan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>r said I have pirifan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>mis/hip syndrome.
Do complex <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s go away without any type of treatment? Do complex <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s put you at higher risk fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> ovari<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> cancer in the future? What causes a complex cyst and how "nan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>mal" is it fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> women an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> get complex cysts? Also, are dermoids and chocolate cysts what are considered complex ovarian cysts? Are there others? I want an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> do everything an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> get it analyzed and an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>removean>an>d.... am I being an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>o anxious? Thank you fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> responding.
I've had the ovari<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> a year and the polyps and fibroids and endometriomas. I have also read that they may be able an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> alleviate pain by trying low does anti-depressants. I know you don't want an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> hear this but my daugher recently was put on these and it has made a huge difference in her life. I'm going an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> talk an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> my OBGYN and see what she thinks. I can always have the Hysterecan style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan>my later if it doesn't wan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>k, but I can't go back if I'm unhappy without my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>gans. Just a thought.
I am experiencing the exact same problems. I have had three ovari<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>an</span> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>cyst</span>s in the last year. I have been on BCP fan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran> the past year. I found out this week I have the beginning of hypothyroidism. About 6mths ago, my TSH was 3.5 and now its 6.5. There has an style = 'background-colan style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>oran>: #dae8f4'>toan> be a relationship between the two. I have an apt with my PCP this week. Keep you posted.
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