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Doctor insights on: Can Ovarian Cysts Cause Muscle Spasms

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Muscle Spasm (Definition)

Muscle spasms are typically painful involuntary muscle contracures which can occur in any part of the body, such as the neck, back and legs. There are various causes of muscle spasms such as recent injury or trauma and dehydration. Typically, patients can modify activity, rest, stretch, utilize heat or ice for treatment of muscle spasms. Rarely, patients can also ...Read more


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Do ovarian cysts hurt or cause pain?

Do ovarian cysts hurt or cause pain?

Large ones do: Large ovarian cysts can twist and cause pain, but most produce pressure or menstrual irregularities. ...Read more

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What symtoms can an ovarian cyst cause?

What symtoms can an ovarian cyst cause?

Pelvic pain: The pain is usually on one side and feels as if is in the lower abdomen. Fever, vomiting and diarrhea are not concomitant symptoms. An ultrasound and pelvic exam can discover. The best diagnostician and advisor is a gynecologist. ...Read more

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What can cause having an ovarian cyst?

Very common: A cyst is a fluid filled sac. Every month, your ovary makes several of these called follicles. The dominant follicle breaks open and releases an egg. If one does not burst, and grows to over 3 cm, we call it a cyst. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause headaches?

Can ovarian cysts cause headaches?

No, : Usually not as I do not see any causal correlation between the two... Just coincidental! ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause discharge?

Can ovarian cysts cause discharge?

Should not: Cysts may be uncomfortable but should not cause discharge. If you have endometrioma/endometriosis you may have some increased pain or bleeding. ...Read more

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Does hormonal disbalans cause ovarian cysts?

Does hormonal disbalans cause ovarian cysts?

Yes: In the setting of "hormonal imbalance" you can have formation of ovarian cysts. This is common in a condition called pcos. ...Read more

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Would a 1.5cm ovarian cyst cause a lot of pain?

Not usually : 1.5 cm is very small for an ovarian cyst. This is an unlikely cause of severe pain. Other causes should be considered ...Read more

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Is it possible that abortion cause ovarian cysts?

Is it possible that abortion cause ovarian cysts?

No: Miscarriage or elective abortion should not cause an ovarian cyst. Either will disrupt hormones and cycles temporarily. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst cause sciatica?

No: Generally its not related or any causal relationship. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause uti?

Can ovarian cysts cause uti?

Not likely: Large ovarian cyst can cause urinary frequency and urgency like when you have a UTI if they push on the bladder, but they do not cause utis. ...Read more

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Why do ovarian cysts cause bloating?

Inflammation: Ovarian cysts may cause the feeling of bloating. This may be due to fluid leaking from the cysts and pelvic inflammation as a result of the cysts. Inflammation will cause swelling and fluid accumulation.
Should have a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate the size/quality of the cysts. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause constipation?

Can ovarian cysts cause constipation?

Yes: I have seen cysts grow and press on the colon causing constipation. ...Read more

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Are ovarian cysts caused by hormone imbalances?

Are ovarian cysts caused by hormone imbalances?

PCOS: There is a condition called polycystic ovary syndrome where multiple cysts are seen in the ovary. Women who have this condition will typically have no periods or very irregular periods due to hormonal imbalance leading to absence of ovulation. So the answer to your question is yes, hormonal imbalance can lead to these cysts to develop. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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By me rupturing my ovarian cyst could that cause me to have constipation?

By me rupturing my ovarian cyst could that cause me to have constipation?

Not really: Pain associated with the ruptured ovarian cyst may warrant strong pain medications that may in turn make you constipated. ...Read more

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What STDs can cause ovarian cysts?

What STDs can cause ovarian cysts?

None: Chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause tubo-ovarian abscesses, which are collections of pus involving the fallopian tubes and ovaries. These may appear cystic on imaging studies (ultrasound or ct scan), but are not truly ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause blood clots?

Can ovarian cyst cause blood clots?

No: Every month you form ovarian cysts — these, in most cases, are totally normal. If you are having abnormal bleeding and passing blood clots, you need a visit with an ob/gyn, an exam, an endometrial biopsy and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts be caused by sti?

Can ovarian cysts be caused by sti?

No,...: Ovarian cysts are caused by the inherent nature of ovarian and not connected with STI. But Theoretically, a healed STI-related abscess may leave behind a pseudo space like a cyst. In practice, that is very unlikely because nowadays, an abscess will be drained and healed with no chance to for a pseudo cyst. So, no. ...Read more

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Can dysmenorrhea cause ovarian cyst?

Can dysmenorrhea cause ovarian cyst?

No: Dysmenorrhea — painful menses — can be caused by a number of things, including endometriosis, uterine fibroids, or certain other problems. An ovarian cyst may cause some pelvic pain, though not specifically dysmenorrhea. An ultrasound would be one way to find this out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could ovarian cysts cause leg weakness?

Could ovarian cysts cause leg weakness?

If gigantic: Typical ovarian cysts are too small to compress nerves leaving the lower spinal cord to enter the leg. A super large cyst could conceivably affect the retro-peritoneal ilio-hypogastric or ilio-inguinal nerves, or even the femoral, but I have never encountered this. I have seen post-operative complications affecting all of these nerves however. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause severe neck pain?

Can ovarian cysts cause severe neck pain?

Ovarian cysts: No, not directly. There is no obvious connection. Please see your PCP for evaluation. ...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


Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more