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I have a simple ovarian cyst. I have some cramping pain now…

I have a simple ovarian...
I have a simple ovarian cyst. I have some cramping pain now and I feel like the pain happens with movement. Is that a sign that the cyst is growing?
I do not have continual pain, but rather comes and goes like a cramp.
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It is not necessarily a sign that the cyst is growing. But is a sign that the cyst is still present. The cyst may be leaking fluid which is normal as it resolves. It may take it as long as a month to six weeks to resolve completely

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
It got diagnosed 2 month ago by ultrasound. It was 5.7 cm
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Said to come back for an ultrasound in 6-8 weeks. I have the follow up on Tuesday and very nervous
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Do you think that if it is still present now after this first 8 week follow up the reproductive endocrinologist will say to get surgery?
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
It was 5.7 cm

If it is a simple cyst, then no it is really safe to follow it for 3-4 months.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Yeah he said simple
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
sounds like he will have me come back in another 1-2 month?
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I have pcos so that's why I guess I have it I stopped bc 6 months before to see how my periods will be spread out so that eventually my husband and I get pregnant
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
He said this needs to be gone before pregnancy . I am followed by a RE

Yes It would be best not to have surgery if possible. It is very likely to resolve on its own.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
it would. My cramping is better today. Potentially it leaked fluid? I will see Tuesday at the f/u

Yes it may have leaked, but that would be a good sign.

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