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A female asked:

I have ovarian cysts on my right side. is it normal to have calf pain, lower back pain, hip pain, and chest pains, along with usual stomach pains?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
No: You may want to look into an alternative source for this pain. The ovaries should not affect your chest or legs, The hip could potentially be referred pain but still unlikely.
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Not really: Time for a comprehensive physical exam with blood and urine testing.
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Cascades of pain: Our bodies tend to attempt to compensate for pain by shifting demands to other parts. The impact on those parts throws them into imbalance and they can't bear the new burden w/o cost. Hopefully adequate resolution of the original issue ASAP will allow the newer pains to self-correct if they haven't suffered actual organic damage. Please take action on treating those cysts if possible. Best!
Last updated Jul 19, 2017


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