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1 Ovarian Cyst - 3 different findings

Hello,
My doctor found a ovarian cyst on my left side in April. I already had 2 pelvic ultrasounds and a MRI. However, the reports show 3 different results. The first ultrasound found a complex cyst, it could be hemorrhagic; the MRI said it could be a endometriosis cyst. Then the second ultrasound showed it could be a dermoid cyst.

The doctor recommended a laparoscopy surgery. I know I have to go thru the surgery since my husband and I have been trying for 10 months, and no good news so far. But how can I be sure since I don't even know what type of cyst I have? Does it really matter?
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Regardless of the type the surgery would still be necessary.  You need to be sure and be safe, plus there is a risk of rupture or torsion (twisting) which could lead to a medical emergency.
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Thank you, TrudieC. I am seeing another doctor for second opinion. Hopefully, I'll find out more.
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Yes. Surgery is necessary in many cases where the cyst won't go away on its own. Laparoscopy or laporotomy depending on the size of the cyst. But I think you need to make sure what type of cyst you have especially since you have not had a baby. You will need to keep your medical records in tact for your pregnancy. (personal experience)
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