Has anyone had their ovary shrink over time?

Has anyone had their ovary shrink over time?

I was diagnosed with endometriosis with the removal of my left ovary in 2015, but have ultrasounds from 2013 until now. It appears that my right ovary measured 18 cubic centimeters in 2013 and decreased down to 2.56 cubic centimeters now in 2019. I have been on birth control since I was 18 and as far as I know, I haven't entered early menopause. I still get the reminder every time I cycle every 3 months. My uterus also seems to have decreased from a consistent 7.2… read more

A MyEndometriosisTeam Member said:

I dont know what size things were, but previously both my ovaries were easily seen by different consultants, in January he could only actually see one, but the other one is there somewhere! The lining of my womb was very thin too, he wasn't concerned though and said that's normal for women who have been on birth control for a long time

posted 4 months ago
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member said:

I asked my doctor about it and she said it was normal, that the ovary changes size throughout the cycle and birth control makes them smaller. Just seemed odd since I’ve been on birth control since I was 18 (34 now) and it seems to have decreased in size a lot over the past 6 years.

posted 4 months ago
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member said:

I don’t have any cysts.

posted 4 months ago
A MyEndometriosisTeam Member said:

If your on medications for endo, that can shrink a cyst. That happened to me years ago but it came back.
Welcome.

posted 4 months ago
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