I have a 5cm simple real cyst is this large and is it something to be worried about
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I don't know if 5 cm is considered large, but a simple renal cyst is nothing to worry about according to the doctors I've seen. I have a complex renal cyst and I go for an ultrasound every year. The doctor told me half of people over age 50 have renal cysts and they're no big deal.
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Hi @lakeside1999 😊
Nice to meet you! I have a renal complex cyst too. In addition to your annual ultrasounds, did they ever use contrast or MRI imaging to determine if the complex cyst was pre-cancerous, or are they just monitoring the complex cyst each year for any growth using ultrasound with out contrast? Thanks!
Just the ultrasound, nothing else.
Just a ct scan without contrast had to drink the dye no other issues
Hi @lisamae 😊
It is nice to meet you! What did your CT scan show? Do you need follow up on a regular basis?
The scan says as follows: No intrahapatic ductal dilatation or mass lessions, Mild fatty hepatic degeneration, spleen is unremarable, Adrenal glands normal, No solid or cystic pancreatic mass, no evidence of calcific cholelithtasis, no evidence of nephroleltisis, hydronephrosis, or obstruction.5cm size left renal cyst
Hi @lisamae 😊
Sounds like an excellent CT scan report! Does your doc want to follow up on your 5cm renal cyst each year with an ultrasound or is he satisfied that "all is well"?
See my urology on May 25th 2023
Had my urinalysis dipstick. Everything came back ok except UA Blood 1+ is this something to be concerned about
I am 77 yrs old
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