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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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What might cause midcycle bleeding?. I started Micronor (norethindrone) 1 1/2 months ago. My last period was a week ago. I have polyps and one ovarian cyst.

What might cause midcycle bleeding?.  I started Micronor (norethindrone) 1 1/2 months ago.  My last period was a week ago. I have polyps and one ovarian cyst.

Progesterone only: Micronor (norethindrone) doesn't contain estrogen, only progesterone. For this reason it doesn't give you a regular period each month. Your periods can be somewhat random while you are on this medication. It can come more than once per month and the duration of flow may be inconsistent. If you want one period a month, you may want to be on a pill with both estrogen and progesterone. ...Read more

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Can you get ovarian cysts during withdrawal bleeding. Took norethindrone for 10 day for endometrial thickening and have stabbing pains at the end of my bleeding. Having a d&c tomorrow.?

Can you get ovarian cysts during withdrawal bleeding. Took norethindrone for 10 day for endometrial thickening and have stabbing pains at the end of  my bleeding.  Having a d&c tomorrow.?

Sure : Ovarian cysts are really common and they can pop up anytime for no particular good reason. The fortunate thing though is the vast majority of them resolve on their own without requiring any intervention. ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts best cure?

Ovarian cysts best cure?

Time: Most ovarian cysts go away by themselves over time. If a cyst stays around for more than 3 months, what we would do next depends on it's size, your age, any symptoms and very specific details of the ultrasound report describing the cyst. ...Read more

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Functional ovarian cyst?

Functional ovarian cyst?

Common: A functional ovarian cyst is a simple cyst that is normal development from ovulation. In most cases it resolves on it's on and doesn't create any problems. ...Read more

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How to help ovarian cyst?

How to help ovarian cyst?

Depends on the cyst: Some cysts (small simple follicular) don't need any help and resolve on their own. Large symptomatic cysts most likely will require surgical intevention. There are some cysts that resolve with hormonal treatment. ...Read more

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Do I have an ovarian cyst?

Do I have an ovarian cyst?

Ultrasound: Discuss this with your doctor and negotiate an ultrasound to determine whether you have an ovarian cyst or not. ...Read more

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Is ovarian cyst pain constant?

Is ovarian cyst pain constant?

If twisted, yes: If the ovarian cyst is large enough to twist on its pedicle(attachment) and cut off its' blood supply then the pain will be constant and "excruciating" necessitating a Emergency Room visit for surgery. ...Read more

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How to remove an ovarian cyst?

How to remove an ovarian cyst?

It depends: There are many different kinds of ovarian cysts. However, most functional ovarian cysts will resolve on their own with time. ...Read more

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What if an ovarian cyst hurts?

What if an ovarian cyst hurts?

Getting larger: If a cyst hurts it usually indicates it is becoming larger. However could be from ongoing inflammation/infection. ...Read more

Dr. Paula Bernstein
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Norethindrone (Definition)

Norethindrone is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


Dr. Sheila Smith
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more