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Can an ovarian cyst cause lower back pain(current) ? Can a ovarian cyst cause a miscarriage (3yrs ago) ? Diagnosed a week ago with ovarian cyst .

Can an ovarian cyst cause lower back pain(current) ? Can a ovarian cyst cause a miscarriage (3yrs ago) ? Diagnosed a week ago with ovarian cyst .

Ovarian cyst: Pain from the very insist would normally be filled in front and to one side or the other. However it is possible to have pain in the back from the cyst. Ovarian cysts again not the usual cause of miscarriages however, you can get a hemorrhagic corpus luteum cyst which lowers the Progesterone level which leads to miscarriage. Not a typical cause of miscarriage… But I have seen situations where Progesterone levels are very low in the presence of such assist. Check Progesterone levels and supplement if needed ...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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Can an ovarian cyst cause irritating lower back pain?

Can an ovarian cyst cause irritating lower back pain?

It depend: Most cysts don't cause any symptoms and go away on their own.
Big cyst may may cuase irritation of the lower back pain.
Pelvic pain a constant or intermittent dull ache that may radiate to your lower back and thighs. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause lower right abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Can ovarian cyst cause lower right abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Yes,: it could. But there are other potential causes, if you are having acute symptoms consider getting an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can my lower back pain be due to an ovarian cyst rupturing?

Most definitely: An ruptured ovarian cyst can cause lower abdominal pain or back pain. See if the pain goes away over the next day or two, if not see your doctor! ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause low back pain only while lying down?

Can ovarian cysts cause low back pain only while lying down?

Ovarian Cysts/back: Yes, ovarian cysts are often a cause of back pain. When you lie down the position of the pelvic organs changes which can excite the lumbar plexus to initiate pain in the back. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with 6cm ovarian cyst. Is normal to have increase in discharge with a smell close to after birth normal? left low back pain normal?

Recently diagnosed with 6cm ovarian cyst. Is normal to have increase in discharge with a smell close to after birth normal? left low back pain normal?

Usually resolve: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring.They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. An ovarian cyst should not be related to vaginal discharge. This should be evaluated and tested ...Read more

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I have 4-5 cm ovarian cyst causing nausea and low back pain. Dr wants to follow up in 6 weeks with ultrasound. Should I be concerned it is cancerous?

I have 4-5 cm ovarian cyst causing nausea and low back pain. Dr wants to follow up in 6 weeks with ultrasound. Should I be concerned it is cancerous?

Unlikely: Lifetime risk of cancer is 1 in 60-90. Small odds. It usually strikes women after the age of 45. There are other findings on an ultrasound that can suggest if its a benign or malignant looking cyst. if your gyn feels its safe to follow in 6 weeks, thats a normal approach.
Best wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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It has been 5 weeks since I ruptured a hermorhagic ovarian cyst. I am still going through period like cramps and lower back pain.

Cramps, pain: You MUST contact the doctor who is looking after you. It is very likely you will be seen by the doctor in a day or two. Wish you well.
Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst be causing swollen lymph nodes in groin (noticeable, not painful for months) and lower back pain?

Not typically : A "typical" ovarian cyst should not be associated with lymphadenopathy, although can be associated with back pain. A goid checkup with your medical doctor or gynecologist would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more

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Period lasting more then a week, stomack pains, cramps, lower back pain, body getting numb, feel like vomiting have an ovarian cyst what's wrong ?

Period lasting more then a week, stomack pains, cramps, lower back pain, body getting numb, feel like vomiting have an ovarian cyst what's wrong ?

See a doctor: Sometimes when you have a cyst the ovary can twist, cutting off blood flow to the ovary. This can cause the symptoms you're feeling. See a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Lower left right abdom pain with lower back pain.No urinary infec no ovarian cyst no pregnancy.Pain is almost constant.Pid or could it be ibs?Help

Lower left right abdom pain with lower back pain.No urinary infec no ovarian cyst no pregnancy.Pain is almost constant.Pid or could it be ibs?Help

Could be either: I would see my ob/gyn. You need to have this worked up via an exam with ultrasound, or you may need a laproscopic examination. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cysts on my right side. Is it normal to have calf pain, lower back pain, hip pain, and chest pains, along with usual stomach pains?

No: You may want to look into an alternative source for this pain. The ovaries should not affect your chest or legs, The hip could potentially be referred pain but still unlikely. ...Read more

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Severe low back pain that was rapid onset. I was just diagnosed with a Prolapsed cervix. I also have ovarian cysts that one time was hemorrhagic and nearly fatal. I had an ablation 3 years ago and have recently had some vaginal bleeding. Tender abs.

Severe low back pain that was rapid onset. I was just diagnosed with a Prolapsed cervix. I also have ovarian cysts that one time was hemorrhagic and nearly fatal. I had an ablation 3 years ago and have recently had some vaginal bleeding. Tender abs.

Several issues: Back pain could be due to back issues such as herniated discs, back strain, arthritis, etc. Prolapsed cervix may also contribute to back pain. If you have post ablation spotting, especially if it is painful, this may also be contributing to back pain. So see your GYN, and then a back specialist as necessary ...Read more

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Have abdominal pain, low back pain and nausea. Full spine MRI showed bilateral follicular ovarian cysts. Is this from that or can it be ovarian cancer?

Have abdominal pain, low back pain and nausea. Full spine MRI showed bilateral follicular ovarian cysts. Is this from that or can it be ovarian cancer?

Obgyn evaluation: Individual cases will need to be interpreted one on one. Follicular cysts are fairly common findings and although most cause no symptoms sometimes they can cause discomfort. Follicular cysts do not really look similar to ovarian cancer on MRI. You should ask the ordering physician to review the report with you and go over the specific findings. ...Read more

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4 days ago i went to ER with a severe pelvic pain & low back pain abdominal side results rupture ovarian 3.7 cyst is itnormal to feel weak & fever?

4 days ago i went to ER with a severe pelvic pain & low back pain abdominal side results rupture ovarian 3.7 cyst  is itnormal to feel weak & fever?

NO: You need to call the gyn who they consulted or go back to the er now , you should not ahve a fever, you have something else going on and a possible pelvic infection, you may need a laparoscopy. ...Read more

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History of ovarian cysts , 2 weeks ago i began having bad abdominal pain and lower back pain a week ago it got worse including sharp pains in my head dizziness nausea and lethargy ... Any ideas?

History of ovarian cysts , 2 weeks ago i began having bad abdominal pain and lower back pain a week ago it got worse including sharp pains in my head dizziness nausea and lethargy ... Any ideas?

GYN: Based on your history of ovarian cysts the pain you describe could be due to a ruptured cyst. Evaluation by your gyn and an ultrasound exam may provide the answer. If pain recurs or worsens or if fever nausea or other symptoms develop you should seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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Is there a test to determine if recurrent lower back pain is caused by medium size cyst in s2 (racepinephrine) shown in mri? No other abnormality except 1disc bulge.

Back pain: Medium size cyst in s2 (racepinephrine) vertebra should not cause low back pain. Disc bulge is common in many people and that should not give lower back pain. Back strain, improper posture or prolonged sitting in one place, big belly, lack of exercise and walking, usually cause lower back pain. Walking for 30 to 45 minutes , back muscle strengthing exercise and cold pack usually relieve back pain. ...Read more

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Sacrum n lower back pain doc said may be caused by a double loop cyst at s2 (racepinephrine). Suggested surgery. Why do some cysts cause symptoms but others don't?

Sacrum n lower back pain doc said may be caused by a double loop cyst at s2 (racepinephrine). Suggested surgery. Why do some cysts cause symptoms but others don't?

Not sure what you : Mean by "double loop cyst." he may be referring to a benign incidental finding (usually noted on your lumbar spine mri), which are mostly asymptomatic called tarlov cysts, which are perineurial cysts.

Only on very rare occasions could this be the cause of your symptoms. So go have a spine surgeon evaluate you and give you a better answer after a physical examination and review of your mri. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more