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Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst on an ovary: Ovarian cysts can form due to an imbalance of hormones during ones menstrual periods. I would recommend a check of hormones (possibly increasing proge ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Fluid filled : Structure. Many ovarian cysts are part of normal reproductive cycle, others are due to tumors, benign and malignant. See this site for more informati ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Ovarian cysts: When there is pain due to ovarian cyst it is advisable to take pain medication for short term and generally patients do well once it ruptures. Althoug ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: A functional ovarian cyst is a simple cyst that is normal development from ovulation. In most cases it resolves on it's on and doesn't create any pr ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Depends on factors: A simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam and might disappear by the next exam. The more complex ones need ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olga Sarkodie
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on the cyst: Some cysts (small simple follicular) don't need any help and resolve on their own. Large symptomatic cysts most likely will require surgical inteventi ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes they can be painful. They usually resolve without specific treatment other than pain management.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain has many causes. Based on your history it does not sound like a urinary tract infection. Given your history of ovarian cysts, this is s go ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ultrasound: Discuss this with your doctor and negotiate an ultrasound to determine whether you have an ovarian cyst or not.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian Cysts: Not all ovarian cysts undergo complications like twisting or leakage and rupture. In fact most cysts are found incidentally as part of a routing gyn e ... Read More
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