My endometrioma grew at a fast pace. It went from being just barely bigger than a golfball to the size of a grapefruit in less than three weeks. It was described as a complex cyst with solild components, which means it had septations within it as well. However, my doctor believed that it would be found to be an endometrioma or a dermoid, and she was right - it was a benign endometrioma. A surgical nurse with whom I talked prior to my surgery said she believed, from her experience, that cysts which are growing extremely fast are usually not malignant. In my case, she was right.
I have also heard that the fast growing cysts or tumors are usually always benign. Which is a huge relief to me-since mine grew over a whole cm in just 2 weeks! Be sure to get it taken out!! Complex cysts-while usually benign-can grow fast and cause alot of pain-and they will not get smaller or go away on thier own. Best of luck!
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