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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 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 little 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 on 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

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How common are ovarian cysts in women over 60?

How common are ovarian cysts in women over 60?

Very rare: Most women at age 60 are now post menopausal and not ovulating any longer which is the primary cause of functional ovarian cysts. An ovarian "cyst" at this age is a concern as malignancies are more common. ...Read more

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How do I deal with the pain of an ovarian cyst?

How do I deal with the pain of an ovarian cyst?

Close follow-up: Sever pain should be evaluated with same day appointment or er visit to rule out ovarian torsion or ectopic pregnancy--both of which are dangerous. After this has been ruled out, nsaids (advil, Ibuprofen or Naproxen with tylenol) should help in most cases. ...Read more

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Possible problems associated with ovarian cysts?

Possible problems associated with ovarian cysts?

Depends on "what": Depends on what the cyst(s) is (are.) in your reproductive years ovaries always have cysts every day all year long. Ovarian cysts that are large can rupture (bleeding, pain) or torse (twist on themselves), endometriomas can cause pain and fertility problems, functional cysts can disrupt normal cycles, and of course some cysts are cancers. ...Read more

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When are women most likely to have ovarian cysts?

When are women most likely to have ovarian cysts?

When ovulating: When women are of childbearing age, the ovaries produce follicles with eggs in them. The egg is released and then can be fertilized. Sometimes the follicle does not release the egg and this can turn in to an ovarian cyst. This can occur in any woman of childbearing age. ...Read more

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Can I still exercise while having an ovarian cyst?

Can I still exercise while having an ovarian cyst?

Yes.: It may even help on a number of levels. You can do cardio and weights. Just avoid sports with potential for abdominal and pelvic trauma! ...Read more

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How long would the pain from an ovarian cyst last?

How long would the pain from an ovarian cyst last?

A few days: Depends on if ruptured, size?
Simple cyst?
Was there torsion?
Was it treated?
Did you have surgery?

If all normal then a few days no more. ...Read more

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How will I know what does an ovarian cyst feel like?

How will I know what does an ovarian cyst feel like?

See below: Depending on the size of the cyst, some patients are asymptomatic. If a cyst recently bled it may cause pain. Rarely an ovarian cyst can precipitate torsion of the ovary which results in pain. Some of these cyst come and go but some may require surgery to remove, if really necessary. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an ovarian cyst on my right side?

What to do if I have an ovarian cyst on my right side?

See GYN: Ovarian cysts are diagnosed with an imaging study like an ultrasound or CT scan. Once an ovarian cyst is seen on an imaging study, what is done depends on your age, the size of the cyst and what it looks like. The best thing to do is to see a GYN and get a professional opinion on your specific situation. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have an ovarian cyst question?

What do you suggest if I have an ovarian cyst question?

I suggest you ask it: Please submit a clear & specific question about ovarian cysts. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an ovarian cyst. I'm so sick :(help?

What to do if I have an ovarian cyst. I'm so sick :(help?

Go to Gyn or ER: Ovarian cysts associated with nausea, vomiting, and pain can be signs of a torsion, where the ovary twists and cuts off its blood supply. This is an emergency and should be seen. ...Read more

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What could cause an ovarian cyst to grow to 6cm in 7 days?

What could cause an ovarian cyst to grow to 6cm in 7 days?

Just what cysts do: It is just what ovarian cysts do, naturally. Often cysts form from the site where ovulation occurs and "blow up" from there. ...Read more

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How big does an ovarian cyst have to be to have it removed?

How big does an ovarian cyst have to be to have it removed?

10 cm: As a general rule of thumb, less than 5 cm is usually normal, between 5 and 10 cm can be observed, but greater than 10 cm should be removed. There are however and lot of other considerations that affect that decision. ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of what can cause an ovarian cyst?

Would like to have explanation of what can cause an ovarian cyst?

Multiple causes: Many ovarian cysts are normal part of ovulation, some are benign and others are malignant. Please go to this site for more info.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cysts/ds00129. ...Read more

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What are the chances a complex ovarian cyst will dissolve in 4 weeks ?

What are the chances a complex ovarian cyst will dissolve in 4 weeks
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Complex cyst: Complex ovarian cysts may occur secondary to endometriosis, a hemorrhagic cyst, or a benign tumor most commonly. The likelihood is that it is not cancer but the timing of its disappearance will depend on exactly why it occurred. ...Read more

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I found out I have an ovarian cyst sizing at 9cm x 4cm. Is this a big size or no?

Yes!: You need to have a discussion with your doctor — or a doctor — tomorrow about managing this. ...Read more

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What are the danger signs of an ovarian cyst, when is it considered an emergency?

What are the danger signs of an ovarian cyst, when is it considered an emergency?

Severe pain: An ovarian cyst becomes an emergency when it becomes twisted around its blood supply. This is called an ovarian torsion. Symptoms mimic appendicitis — severe pain, nausea, vomitting, abdomen tender to touch, pain with walking. ...Read more

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Can someone tell if i have an ovarian cyst?

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Well: Do you have any symptoms? The first thing you need is an exam. The results of the exam could lead to ultra sound of the pelvis this would tell you if you have an ovarian cyst. But to get to this point you need exam first ...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. Stephen Scholand
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Interstitial Cystitis (Definition)

Also called interstitial cystitis, this 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. Ongoing research by urogynecologists and urologists are trying to better understand what causes it and how to treat it. Diet has ...Read more