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Could my history of ovarian cysts be causing bladder problems such as frequency, pain and cystitis?

Could my history of ovarian cysts be causing bladder problems such as frequency, pain and cystitis?

Possibly: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

Dr. William Harris
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Painful Bladder Syndrome (Definition)

Pbs is also called interstitial cystitis (ic). It is a chronic condition of the bladder that causes pain in the pelvis and low abdomen. The exact cause is unknown but seems to have some correlation with endometriosis and is more common in women. There is a lot of research by urogynecology and urology trying to better understand what causes it and how to treat it. Diet has ...Read more


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Is it true that an ovarian cyst is healthy and supposed to occur in women?

Is it true that an ovarian cyst is healthy and supposed to occur in women?

Ovulation : The ovule or egg develops in a small pool of fluid on the ovary's surface. Once the egg is released during ovulation, the remains of the follicular cyst regresses while another location is developing another egg for release. You can see small ovarian cyst even in some women taking the "pill" and even in menopausal age women. ...Read more

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What"s the recommended antibiotic to be given after a burst of an ovarian cyst?

What"s  the recommended antibiotic to be given after a burst of an ovarian cyst?

Generally none.: Ovarian cysts are generally non-infectious in origin and mostly filled with with fluid and or blood. Antibiotics do not have a role in treating them, unless there was an identified infectious cause (tubo-ovarian abscess). ...Read more

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I had an ovarian cyst open surgery 2 years back and have 99-99.4 temp since then which makes me tired and body aches occur. Is it normal?

I had an ovarian cyst open surgery 2 years back and have 99-99.4 temp since then which makes me tired and body aches occur. Is it normal?

Fever: Your temperature is probably quite normal, ; depends on time of day you are taking it how you are taking it. If you are having vague symptoms of fatigue and body aches you need to be seen by a doctor and evaluated. This is unlikely to be related to your surgery two years ago. If you do have fever it would be beneficial to see an infectious diseases expert since this might be a complex workup. ...Read more

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How fast can an ovarian cyst grow?

How fast can an ovarian cyst grow?

Varies: A simple cyst can grow up fairly rapidly in a matter of days. Other types of cysts can take from weeks to months to years. ...Read more

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How often do ovarian cysts go away?

How often do ovarian cysts go away?

Almost always: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Most cysts are benign and a few may be malignant an require monitoring. Most resolve in 6-8 weeks on their own and the discomfort can be controlled with ibuprofen. ...Read more

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How do I deal with an ovarian cyst?

How do I deal with an ovarian cyst?

Do waht yoru gyn say: Says , it depends what your sxs are how big and what kind , many simple cysts can be watched to see if they resolve with your next period, us should be done to follow it, sometimes you may need bc pills or other meds to help the cyst resolve, sometimes you may need outpt or inpt surgery to take care of it , the most important thing is to see your gyn so it can be followed or treated. ...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


Dr. Louis Gallia
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Interstitial Cystitis (Definition)

Interstitial cystitis is a chronic disease of the bladder, causing pain, for which the cause is presently unknown. It is associated with urinary frequency, urgency and waking at night to urinate. It is a diagnosis of exclusion, in that other causes of bladder pain/urgency/frequency should be excluded first. Ic can be ...Read more