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Does a heating pad help ovarian cysts
A 22-year-old female asked:
Can a heating pad help shrink a 7.5 cm ovarian cyst? any other remedies to naturally shrink an ovarian cyst? also, can it shrink much within one week?
Dr. Mary Davidanswered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: A heating pad can help with the discomfort from an ovarian cyst but will not help shrink it. They can shrink some or rupture and go away completely in... Read More
2.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wrightanswered
surgery 58 years experience
Ok: Should do no harm, and if it is comforting ok. Remember to place a towel between device and skin. Keep on low or medium , and watch duration to keep... Read More
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 41-year-old female asked:
4.5cm complex ovarian cyst. ongoing strong pain. no nsaids due to digest. issues. tylenol/heat/ice min.relief. surg. in 3wk. pain relief options?
Dr. Lynne Weixelanswered
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Hopefully over!: This has been here a long time - I think you might have had the surgery. If so I hope it went well. I hope you feel much better already or soon!
1.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 38-year-old female asked:
History of ovarian cyst.sudden sharp ovarian pain.lasted 30 mins. got better with heat and tylenol (acetaminophen).some fullness and mild pain now.conern?normal?
Dr. Jane Van Disanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Sounds like you know: Sounds like you know what an ovarian cyst feels like, and you've had them in the past, and now you're having the same types of symtpoms. An ultrasoun... Read More
4.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 18-year-old female asked:
I noticed that for several cycles, i have had pain for up to 5 days before my period. i found out that i had a cyst on my right ovary. will things like heat and midol help with my ovarian cyst pain? my ovarian cysts make menstrual cramps a lot worse.
Sure: Midol and a heating pad are certainly options you can consider. You may want to discuss treatment options for painful periods with your Obgyn. Birth c... Read More
435 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 17-year-old female asked:
Will you bleed after an ovarian cyst ruptures? been bleeding for 3 days. bright red blood, not enough to fill up a thin pad.
It can happen: Bleeding can happen after an ovarian cyst ruptures due to a sudden drop in the high estrogen condition. However, bright red bleeding is usually not a ... Read More
3.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 21-year-old female asked:
I have a really light period no blood on pad but when i wipe there's blood i have a 4.3cm ovarian cyst can this cause this or what is going on?
Usually resolve: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and... Read More
1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 22-year-old female asked:
I have an ovarian cyst. this month my period is very light to the point that i don't need to wear a pad. my ph levels are low can i still get pregnant?
Dr. John Berrymananswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
OVARIAN CYST: Assuming that this ovarian cyst is an unruptured follicle, ovulation will not take place (the egg failed to break the follicle and be released). If t... Read More
3.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A member asked:
Painful cycles pain in the vaginal area blood clotting changing atleat 8 pads a day i have fibroids ovarian cyst help how can i ease the pain?
Dr. Usha Mukhytaranswered
Gynecology 28 years experience
Pain killers: if fibroids are big and cyst over 5 cm then get surgery
507 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 35-year-old female asked:
Can simple ovarian cyst 3.8 mm cause a very heavy period?i'm soaking through pads every hour w/ severe cramping 9 days.i also have an enlarged uterus
Uterus not ovary: The enlarged uterus is the more likely source of the 9 days of heavy bleeding from fibroids or other growths rather than the ovary. Have a GYN MD inve... Read More
491 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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