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Can an ovarian cyst cause extreme fatigue?

Can an ovarian cyst cause extreme fatigue?

Large ones do: Very large ovarian cysts can cause fatigue just by their weight to carry around. However, those patients often look and feel pregnant.

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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Can ovarian cyst cause dizziness, nausea and fatigue and even forgetfulness?

Can ovarian cyst cause dizziness, nausea and fatigue and even forgetfulness?

Unlikely: Unlikely that cyst causing this. Most you would have abd pain of its big enough.

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I have a 9cm ovarian cyst. Can it cause fatigue, bladder pain, stomach pain, nausea & dizziness?

I have a 9cm ovarian cyst. Can it cause fatigue, bladder pain, stomach pain, nausea & dizziness?

YES: All of the above symptoms can be caused by a large ovarian cyst. This should be followed and reported to your physician. Twisting of the ovary on its blood supply can cause these symptoms and if not addressed can cause serious problem and possibe loss of the ovary

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Do ovarian cysts cause fatigue?

Do ovarian cysts cause fatigue?

Not typically: Unless there is other co-existing medical condition, such as obesity, sleep disorder, depression or endocrine abnormality such as hypothyroidism.

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I have an 8 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary. Could this be the cause of my constipation and fatigue? Should I get it removed or can I wait it out?

I have an 8 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary. Could this be the cause of my constipation and fatigue? Should I get it removed or can I wait it out?

2 different question: NO not the cause of your bowel problems. Secondly a cyst that size is usually removed to rule out malignancy, but you need to consult with your gyne what the u/s said about the morphology

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How long does extreme fatigue last after ruptured ovarian cyst?

How long does extreme fatigue last after ruptured ovarian cyst?

1-14 days: Generally when a cyst ruptures, the ovary starts producing progesterone. Progesterone can cause some tiredness, but not usually extreme fatigue.

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Ca125 high had ovarian cysts now hot sweats extreme fatigue what's the next step?

Ca125 high had ovarian cysts now hot sweats extreme fatigue what's the next step?

Next Step: It is unclear what would have lead to testing a Ca-125 in a 26 year old female. Now that it has been demosntrated to be elevated in the setting of ovarian cycsts further evaluation should take place. The likley next step would be pelvic imaging with an US to urther characterize the cysts. It should be noted that ca-125 is not specific and can elevated for many reasons, not just ovarian cancer.

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I have an ovarian cyst. How long can I expect to be in pain? It's been 4 days. I also have a pounding headache and am very fatigued. Is this normal?

I have an ovarian cyst. How long can I expect to be in pain? It's been 4 days. I also have a pounding headache and am very fatigued. Is this normal?

Depends: It may be twisting or ruptured. You should see your doctor and have an ultrasound done. The headache and fatigue are probably independent symptoms.

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Have large ovarian cyst. Feel dizzy, faint and fatigued for days with fizzing sensation where the cyst is. Any advice on how to cope until surgery?

Have large ovarian cyst. Feel dizzy, faint and fatigued for days with fizzing sensation where the cyst is. Any advice on how to cope until surgery?

Talk to your surgeon: You need to visit with your GYN surgeon and ask him/her that question. Usually we request that you minimize vigorous exercise and activity to help prevent twisting (torsion) or rupture of the ovarian cyst.

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I have a 1mm ovarian cyst, pelvic pain, sciatic pain, fatigue, pain w/ sex, nausea and others sx. Not a UTI or pregnancy. What could be causing my sx?

I have a 1mm ovarian cyst, pelvic pain, sciatic pain, fatigue, pain w/ sex, nausea and others sx. Not a UTI or pregnancy. What could be causing my sx?

Chronic Pelvic Pain: If chronic, usually is part of the pain syndrome in the title. Need to eliminate structural lumbar abnormalities. Diagnostic work-up usually unremarkable.

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Can ovarian cysts cause pregnancy symptoms? Headche, back ache, tender breasts mainly right one near arm pit, tiredness. Don't want a third child yet

Can ovarian cysts cause pregnancy symptoms? Headche, back ache, tender breasts mainly right one near arm pit, tiredness. Don't want a third child yet

Hormones: Some cystic issues in the ovaries may cause hormonal changes...which in turn can possibly mimic some symptoms of a pregnancy.

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Could an ovarian cyst be cancerous, or be a sign to ovarian cancer? Also have massive weight loss, fatigue, lack of appetite. And severe stomach pain.

Could an ovarian cyst be cancerous, or be a sign to ovarian cancer? Also have massive weight loss, fatigue, lack of appetite. And severe stomach pain.

Ovarian cysts: By your symptoms, it sounds like you need to see your gyn doctor. I you are not getting an answer you find acceptable, it is not wrong to get a second opinion.

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Extreme fatigue, dizziness and fainting, severe stomach pain/cramps. Ovarian cysts?

Extreme fatigue, dizziness and fainting, severe stomach pain/cramps. Ovarian cysts?

Get eval: Your symptoms can be due to a number of things, of which ovarian cysts would be low on the list, but possible none the less. Get an evaluation and testing to help you. Best wishes.

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Daily fatigue, dizziness, anxiety, rectal bleeding & wake with soar kidneys.4yrs ago had ovarian cysts, fallopian tubes removed & eggs frozen. Ideas?

Daily fatigue, dizziness, anxiety, rectal bleeding & wake with soar kidneys.4yrs ago had ovarian cysts, fallopian tubes removed & eggs frozen. Ideas?

Daily rectal bleeds?: ...may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) & topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. Best get checked.

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Can masturbatiom cause ovarian cysts?

Can masturbatiom cause ovarian cysts?

No: Life is difficult enough without people trying to worry you over something like this. Ovarian cysts are extremely common and only the large ones come to a physician's attention; most are harmless. I trust you're having the cysts followed.

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