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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary but swelling and pain on my left lower abdomen and swelling down my left leg. When will the symptoms stop?

Time: Some ovarian cysts are functional cysts that will go away in 2-6 weeks. Sometimes birth control pills will help them to resolve faster. Other cysts are benign growths. These don't go away and if they get large enough will need to be removed surgically. If you aren't starting to feel better in several weeks see your doctor again. ...Read more

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Living with an Enlarged Prostate (Checklist)

Avoid spicy foods
Once
Control fluid intake after 6PM
Once
Avoid excessive caffeine
Once
Empty your bladder before going to bed
Once
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Diagnosed with a semi solid ovarian cyst 6 weeks ago on left side now having lower abdomen swelling on right side could it be another cyst?

Diagnosed with a semi solid ovarian cyst 6 weeks ago on left side now having lower abdomen swelling on right side could it be another cyst?

Yes: In short, yes, ovarian cysts can develop on either side one after another. Talk to your doc to make sure something else not missed. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause your abdomen to swell?

Yes definetly: Depends on how big it is, many other causes can make the abdomen swell also so u need to see your gyn to start out with. ...Read more

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Living with an Enlarged Prostate (Checklist)

Avoid fluids prior to bedtime
once every night
Limit substances that increase urination such as caffeine and alcohol
daily
Try urinating from a seated position
daily
After emptying your bladder, wait a moment, relax, try to void again
daily
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I'm very concerned about my body! i think i might have an ovarian cyst . I can feel a ball on my left lower abdominal, and i've gained weight .

I'm very concerned about my body! i think i might have an ovarian cyst . I can feel a ball on my left lower abdominal, and i've gained weight .

Ball in abdomen: You should call your physician to be seen to diagnosis the ball your feel in your left lower abdomen. There are several possibilities, however a physical exam is necessary. ...Read more

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Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Checklist)

Reduce carbohydrates
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Reduce simple sugars from diet
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Sleep 6-8 hours
Once
Seek support groups
Monthly
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Got told I had ovarian cyst but it was small but now I'm having bad left sides abdominal pains has the cyst grown do you think?

Got told I had ovarian cyst but it was small but now I'm having bad left sides abdominal pains has the cyst grown do you think?

Doubt it: Usually they don't hurt. More than likely it popped and bled a bit causing the pain. Hurtful but not harmful ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more

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Enlarged Abdomen (Definition)

An enlarged abdomen is a clinical finding in which the abdomen is larger than in ...Read more

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