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I think I have a functional ovarian cyst. Sometimes I feel it sometimes I don't. Can it cause a delay in period? I'm in bc

I think I have a functional ovarian cyst. Sometimes I feel it sometimes I don't. Can it cause a delay in period? I'm in bc

Ovarian cysts: Functional cysts are functional, meaning they grow and regress. Sometimes they're there, sometimes they're not but that just means you have a healthy ovary that grows eggs. You should still get periods.

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 extremely light period?

Can ovarian cyst cause extremely light period?

Not that I am aware: Of. An ovarian cyst can sometimes cause pelvic pain, but a simple ovarian cyst should not have any effect on a patient's period.

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Can ovarian cyst cause pain before and after period?

Can ovarian cyst cause pain before and after period?

Yes, potentially: If it is large one (not just the normal follicular cysts that women develop in the normal course of hormone production to cause the menstrual cycle to occur). Also if the cyst does not resolve as it should normally, then it could cause pain.

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Could an ovarian cyst cause you to have black discharge during the next period?

Could an ovarian cyst cause you to have black discharge during the next period?

Not per se: An ovarian cyst by itself should not alter the menstrual bleeding. However, depending on the type of cyst, it may be associated with hormonal disturbance. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. Http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.

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I have ovarian cyst. I have spotting and pains before period. Does cyst cause spotting? And pain too

Yes: Ovarian cysts produce large amounts of estrogen and other hormones that can cause spotting. The pain is from the weight of the enlarged ovary in the pelvic cavity or its' leakage.

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Could an ovarian cysts cause my period to be 8 day late?

Could an ovarian cysts cause my period to be 8 day late?

May be: It would be prudent to do a home pregnancy test using first morning urine and following the directors for the test carefully.

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Can low progesterone cause ovarian cysts? I had a m/c in march, no ret. Prods & still haven't had a period. The longest cycle I've had ever is 45 days

Can low progesterone cause ovarian cysts? I had a m/c in march, no ret. Prods & still haven't had a period. The longest cycle I've had ever is 45 days

Delayed menses: Periods are often delayed after pregnancy. A 'lazy' pituitary and an ovarian cyst are common causes that will resolve on their own. Uterine scar tissue is a rarer cause. An ultrasound and a blood test can reveal the reasons, and would be appropriate after 3 months.

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Can ovarian cyst cause delay in period?

Can ovarian cyst cause delay in period?

Depends: If the cyst is due to anovulation (egg which has not released) there are a variety of abnormal menstrual patterns which may be seen, including a delay in period. If appropriate a pregnancy test should be done for delayed or missed periods.

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I have a large ovarian cyst. Can it cause ovulation without periods?

No. Ov. cyst don't: No. Your large ovarian cyst will not "cause ovulation without periods" nor will it cause ovulation or cause your periods. Ovulation usually is followed by menstruation. The absence of menstrual periods can be caused by hormonal or ovulation disturbances. Your large ovarian cyst will require a careful evaluation and surgical exploration preferably by a gyn oncologic surgeon.

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How can you be tested for infertility and ovarian cysts. And also the cause of irreglur periods.

How can you be tested for infertility and ovarian cysts. And also the cause of irreglur periods.

Yes: Infertility evaluation can always be done. For aggressive expert opinion find a reproductive endocrinologist. Small multiple ovarian cysts on the outer edge of your ovaries can be related to infertility consistent with polycystic ovarian syndrome.

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Is it true that ovarian cysts cause more painful periods?

No: I am not aware of any evidence that ovarian cysts lead to more painful menstrual cramps. Menstrual cramps are primarily related to the release of prostaglandins in the uterus.

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I have a really light period no blood on pad but when I wipe there's blood I have a 4.3cm ovarian cyst can this cause this or what is going on?

I have a really light period no blood on pad but when I wipe there's blood I have a 4.3cm ovarian cyst can this cause this or what is going on?

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. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks.

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I have a 7 and 5 CM ovarian cyst on either side. They are causing constant pressure and high pain and cause me to not get my period. Do I remove them?

I have a 7 and 5 CM ovarian cyst on either side. They are causing constant pressure and high pain and cause me to not get my period. Do I remove them?

Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts are usually benign cyst which are maturing ovum. Has to be monitored by serial ultrasounds to make sure it's disappearing. Oral contraceptive pills is a treatment for this. But you have to see a gynecologist and discuss on this treatment options because ovarian cysts could be rarely cancerous too.

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Would large ovarian cyst cause periods 2 weeks apart and now 19 days late on following cycle. Neg pregnant test at 8 days late. My dr shrugged when asked?

Would large ovarian cyst cause periods 2 weeks apart and now 19 days late on following cycle. Neg pregnant test at 8 days late. My dr shrugged when asked?

Yes it can: Not sure how big is big to you, but if this is a follicular cyst (egg cyst) and is persistent because you didn't ovulate, it can cause delayed menses or irregular breakthrough bleeding. Normal mature follicles are usually around 2-2.5cm.

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Why do ovarian cyst cause irregular periods?

Why do ovarian cyst cause irregular periods?

They don't really: Ovarian cysts do not directly cause irregular periods. having a hormonal imbalance as in cases of polycystic ovarian syndrome cause multiple small ovarian cysts and irregular periods. The relationship between an irregular period and a single ovarian cyst are only indirectly related.

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Sharp pain in my left or right ovary about once a week, period has completely stopped for 2 months now, can an ovarian cyst (s) cause a + preg. Test?

Sharp pain in my left or right ovary about once a week, period has completely stopped for 2 months now, can an ovarian cyst (s) cause a + preg. Test?

It's a baby: A positive pregnancy test is a baby until proven otherwise. If unsure, one can repeat a home urine pregnancy test 7-10 days later... they are very accurate. If the second test is positive, there's a baby embryo or fetus in there. That means it's time to call one's doctor to schedule a prenatal visit. The usual ovarian cysts don't cause false positive pregnancy tests.

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12 days late. Ovarian cyst on left. Could I have ovulated late? From what I'm told cysts don't cause late periods. (-) preg. Tests on day 10 (bld&urn)

12 days late. Ovarian cyst on left. Could I have ovulated late? From what I'm told cysts don't cause late periods. (-) preg. Tests on day 10 (bld&urn)

Ovulation: Another approach is to use ovulation predictor over counter- clearblue easy ovulation test- detects surge of hormone level. E.P.T. Pregnancy test is very accurate also over counter.

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more