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Hi..I am having a ovarian cyst on my left ..its 4.8 inches. I m having 12 days bleeding in periods ...is it normal..I am 22 years old?

Hi..I am having a ovarian cyst on my left ..its 4.8 inches. I m having 12 days bleeding in periods ...is it normal..I am 22 years old?

Huge cyst: 4.8 inches means the cyst is over 12cm. It is unlikely go go away and needs to be removed. It can be done laparoscopically. ...Read more

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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Had a ovarian cyst drained, and have been bleeding for 10 days straight so it cannot be a period? Slight pain, should i be concerned?

Had a ovarian cyst drained, and have been bleeding for 10 days straight so it cannot be a period? Slight pain, should i be concerned?

Increased bleeding: The concern with vaginal bleeding is anemia. Since you recently had a procedure on you ovary, there may be some dysregualtion. if it is not decreasing (looking like it is tailing off) -would call you doctor . Hormones like BCP may help regulate for a few months. Could also be infection/other pathology f/u with doc over next 24-48 hours. ...Read more

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How do you know my ovarian cyst is functional cyst with one Ultrasound? I worry since my period and bleeding get heavier. Was on pill but quit lately

How do you know my ovarian cyst is functional cyst with one Ultrasound? I worry since my period and bleeding get heavier. Was on pill but quit lately

Repeat sonogram: Repeat sono after next period. Functional cyst should disappear.It is not unusual for period to become heavier after you stop the Pill ...Read more

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I have a PAINFUL ovarian cyst (diagnosed about a month ago at the ER). I just started my THIRD period (heavy bleeding) in a month. I'm worried.Advice?

I have a PAINFUL ovarian cyst (diagnosed about a month ago at the ER). I just started my THIRD period (heavy bleeding) in a month. I'm worried.Advice?

See a GYN MD: The E.R. is great for emergent problems, but this situation needs a extensive examination by a GYN MD to determine if the ovarian cyst is the source of bleeding or something else gynecologically. A detailed history, physical and testing will be done and a treatment plan determined. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst on my left side.I just started bleeding, period isent due for two weeks?What is this?

I have an ovarian cyst on my left side.I just started bleeding, period isent due for two weeks?What is this?

2 Things: It's possible, though unlikely, that the ovarian cyst caused your bleeding. Most cysts aren't hormonally 'active' as it were and wouldn't affect the uterus' cycling. More likely is that you are having breakthrough bleeding, due to changes in your ovaries' production of estrogen and progesterone. See a doctor if the breakthrough bleeding continues. ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst Removal (Definition)

An ovarian cyst removal is a surgical procedure where a cyst is removed from the ovary while ...Read more