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stage 1 grade 3 -germcell immature teratoma , again?

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Hello, I am 30 yrs old. I had rt ovary removed due to cancer in 2005. cancer was stage 1 grade 3 -germcell immature teratoma 11 cm. I was admitted to er 2 days ago for severe lower lt abdominal pain the ultra sound scan provided to following report: Lt ovary enlarged /w dumbbell configuration measures 6 cm in maximal diameter. 2 complex cysts are present, the larger measuring 2.5 cm. although septations and internal echos are present no color flow doppler is seen with this lesion. the other cyst has similar appearance but is smaller. free fluid is present in the pelvis. my symptoms are: sex is painful, i am very bloated. passing lots of gas, my period was occurring 2 wks for 3 mths then it stopped. no period has occurred for 2 mths. bowel movements still uncomfortable, my breasts are very tender, Should i be concerned? could this be my cancer returning? i live a very healthy lifestyle and exercise frequently. any advice is appreciated


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replied February 14th, 2011
Ovulation and Ovaries Answer A19625
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Your symptoms could be due to the presence of the cysts. Consider visiting your gynecologist for further evaluation and investigations to see what the cysts could be due to help you start with appropriate treatment. Painful intercourse and uncomfortable bowel movements (along with free fluid in pelvis), could be suggestive of PID (pelvic inflammatory disease). You might need to be in continuous follow-up and monitoring for the ovarian cysts for further changes.
Take care.



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