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What causes pea sized benign cysts on left ovary?

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Posted on Mon, 14 Jul 2014
Question: I am 63 years old with2 pea sized benign cysts on my left ovary I have had 2 ultrasounds and no change. I go back in 6 months for another check my question is if there is no change can ijusthave checks , as I am so frightened of an operation. There is no history in my family
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Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham (25 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
CAN HAVE REGULAR CHECK UPS, DONT WORRY.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for writing to us with your health concern.
Pea sized benign cysts can be definitely followed up.
There is no need for any surgical intervention if there is no change in the size or composition.
You can have 6 monthly scans, without any concern.
Please do not worry about it.
All the best
Please feel free to discuss further.
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Brief Answer: CAN HAVE REGULAR CHECK UPS, DONT WORRY. Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for writing to us with your health concern. Pea sized benign cysts can be definitely followed up. There is no need for any surgical intervention if there is no change in the size or composition. You can have 6 monthly scans, without any concern. Please do not worry about it. All the best Please feel free to discuss further.