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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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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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History of ovarian cysts and mass. Intense pain swelling, should I go to er?

History of ovarian cysts and mass. Intense pain swelling, should I go to er?

Yes: Because you have intense pain, could be ovarian torsion or some other condition which requires immediate attention. Please go. ...Read more

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Back pain and swelling in stomach due to ovarian cyst?

Back pain and swelling in stomach due to ovarian cyst?

If you know....: If you know you have an ovarian cyst, then you have probably been evaluated by a doctor. If your doctor is not aware of these symptoms, then return and make him/her aware. ...Read more

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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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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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