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what is the difference between a cyst and a pregnancy

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
same ultrasound: Same ultrasound just what it is looking for and what is found is different.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
A pregnancy test: The pain associated with an ovarian cyst can be indistinguishable from an ectopic (or tubal)pregnancy. A negative pregnancy test however, effectively ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rarely even for MD's: Differentiating between ovarian cyst pain and ectopic pregnancy is difficult for the laymen/patient. Even trained GYN MD's have to have an "index of s ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most likely NOT: that cyst is too large and does not sound like a simple cyst you are going to need surgery because if the cyst ruptures or twists that would be very b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No,: Really shouldn't be.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Alexander
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cyst in pregnancy: No. Ultrasound can reliably distinguish between an ovarian cyst and pregnancy.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Your physician: Should be able to distinguish between the two.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, if you have: An uninfected cyst- should not have significant impact. Please have your obstetrician evaluate you.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Typically no.: Corpus luteum cysts are practically normal in pregnancy and no cause for concern if <5 cm. Larger and/or complex cysts could be related to ovarian pat ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Hopefully not, birth can cause pain and a mass, but the txment is different of course, if u have an ectopic and it is diagnosed early sometimes u can ... Read More

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