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Question by  CrisSS (2)

What is an ovarian polyp?

I am trying to understand more, I had an ovarian cyst before, but is this different?


Answer by  wyeth (435)

Polyps are solid growths that protrude from a surface and often develop a stalk.Cysts are fluid filled spaces.Ovarian polyps are usually benign but can be malignant.Ovarian cysts are more common.


Answer by  Kath (1537)

An ovarian polyp is an ovarian cyst that has grown to polyp size. Ovarian cysts are most often caused by an egg that has failed to release. Unually benign, these polyps can become an issue if there is pain or bleeding. They can be very painful, and complications will occur if they rupture.


Answer by  juanita57 (1374)

Ovarian polyps is a serious disease. You need to really get any abdominal pain, bloating, feeling full quickly after eating and urenary urgency, especially if the symptoms are relatively new and persistent checked out by your doctor. Yes a cyst is usually the begining of a serious condition. Ovarian polyps are often misdiagnosed.


Answer by  arthi (336)

it is a growth usually beningn protruding from ovaries.this is different from ovarian cyst.ovarian cyt is a fluid filled sac which may either occur either in single or in clusters.

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