Hello ladies -
I'm 37 years old, mom of 2. Few months ago I started having a "poke" feeling on my right side, where my ovary is located. I thought it was just muscle pain due to lifting, but when it didn't go away, became accompanied by the occasional bloating, gassiness, and abdominal discomfort/tenderness, I went to my PCP and requested an Ultrasound.
I had the US yesterday (pelvic and trans-vaginal).
My PCP wrote me the following:
The ultrasound did show a small cyst on your R ovary:
Measures: 3.0 x 1.7 x 1.6 cm.
Description: There is a mildly complex cyst of the right ovary which measures 1
cm, it has internal echoes. It is probably a hemorrhagic cyst.
We should repeat after 2 periods.
My questions are: What does "internal echoes" mean?
Does "complex" carry a higher risk of cancer?
Could the "complexity" be due to the fact that it's "probably hemorrhagic"?
Should I ask for a CA125 blood test?
Is a duration of 2 periods too long? I just feel that I won't be able to wait that long, I'm just too worried. Everything I've read about "complex" cyst sounds too scary...
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