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i have a painful cyst is this a bad sign

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Fairly standard to biopsy any mass in the axilla that persists. Could be a benign cyst, reactive lymph node, or infection. Unfortunately cancer is alw ... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
No.: This is not a bad sign. However, you should continue to be followed by your physician and have any new lumps or problems evaluated.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Possibly: This could be a cyst which may go away on it's own or may require treatment. Sitting in a warm bath can help it go down. If it doesn't resolve you sho ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Need to ask on-gym: Effexor (venlafaxine) has been noted to cause all the symptoms you noted. A prudent psychiatrist would defer to your gynecologist's opinion regarding ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cysts hurts : Hemorrhagic cysts and endometriosis are both common causes of pain. Since you are planning on ivf treatment options are going to be limited but i woul ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Could be: Ovarian cysts that are painful may require treatment but most resolve spontaneously. Pain may be from stretching of the tissue or internal bleeding in ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamar Jeffery
14 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Ovarian cysts can cause irregular menstrual cycles and painful cramping. A large cyst can twist-sudden onset of severe pain, nausea, and vomiting whic ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
See AASLD md : See a GI or liver doc who is a member of the AASLD and workout what is going on. Now...
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
CA 125 - Why check?: Cancer antigen 125 (ca-125) is not a screening test for ovarian cancer. It is an adjunctive test for measuring tumor response (ie, a tumor marker) for ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Its ok: It is not uncommon for women to form cysts- many are functional or normal cysts, part of our normal menstrual cycles. They rupture on their own each ... Read More
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