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Complex Cyst vs Functional Cyst


Just wondering.  Can a complex cyst be a functional cyst?  Do/can a complex cyst resolve on its own?
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117289 tn?1391716425
Complex cysts have debris in them.  Functional cysts "should" resolve each cycle, however many of us now know that they do not.  Please try to remember that 99% of ovarian cysts are benign.  Godspeed
~Tascha
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118225 tn?1278658540
im not sure about the functional thing...but i have had 2 "complex cysts both resolved on there own within 6 weeks....i believe mine were hemmoraghic cysts. the kind that bleed into themselves and makes them look "complex"....it all depends on the cyst i guess. some kinds of complex cysts like dermoids and things of those nature i believe no not resolve on their own/
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118225 tn?1278658540
well, mine had "multiple septations".....all the blood inside of it can clot and it makes it look like septations and solid pieces.
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According to my ultrasound the complex cyst in the left ovary has septations and vascularity.  Is that indicative of a hemmoraghic cyst?
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After my first u/s in Jan., I was told that it is probably a hemorrhagic cyst and can resolve on it's own. The report said it was a complex cyst with debris and a septation with vascular mural thickening (blood supply)....However, it did not resolve...it got slightly bigger and now they think it's an endometrioma or teratoma or something else, that's why I'm having a "diagnostic laparascopy" with "poss. exploratory laparotomy"....they just don't know for sure with me...I will know on Friday though.'
Take care,
(((Raynbow
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This is a great question. My dr told me that a complex cyst can be functional...and that 98% of the time they resolve on their own. Did yours?
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