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What's the primary ovarian cyst symptoms?

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Dr. Colleen Feltmate
Gynecologic Oncology 26 years experience
Most women have none: Ovarian cysts are common and occur monthly in cycling females. Some women will have some pain, especially if a cyst ruptures and bleeds. Most cysts go away spontaneously. Persistent cysts may be felt on exam or may cause some discomfort such as bloating, pain or if large enough, bladder or bowel symptoms.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What are the signs and symptoms of an ovarian cyst?

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
Anti-Aging Medicine 24 years experience
You may have pain: You may get pain from a cyst. Or, you may have no pain at all. It just depends on the person and the size of the cyst.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What symptoms are common in an ovarian cyst?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Pain and pressure: Ovarian cysts most commonly present as sharp pain or pressure in the pelvis or abdomen. Sometimes patients report nausea with this pain as well. Sometimes a woman may only have pain with intercourse. The majority of women who have ovarian cysts, however, have no symptoms. An ultrasound will be performed and the woman won't have known she had a cyst.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What are common symptoms of ovarian cysts?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Often none: Many ovarian cysts are silent, producing no symptoms. Some patient experience pain in the pelvic, low abdominal areas or in the low back.Area of the spine/pelvis.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What are the first symptoms of an ovarian cyst?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Bloating , pain: Irregular period, if you are worried, see your gyn as he or she can do an exam and ultrasound, it can be diagnosed or ruled out by doing a pelvic ultrasound by someone who knows what they are doing.
A 33-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of a leaking ovarian cyst?

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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Pain: Most ovarian cysts resolve on their own or with treatment. Occasionally, they leak the cyst fluid within (ruptured cyst) or twist (ovarian torsion). When that happens there is usually some degree of pain.

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