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Gynecology

ovarian cyst vs tumor

10/26/2010

Question:

I had a hysterectomy two years ago leaving me with just the right ovary. I found out i have three cyst on the ovary, two are the size of golf balls and the last is half that size. can you tell me what is difference between tumor and cyst? Also can you tell me what makes the cyst bleed?

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Sarah Flynn, BBS
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