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I have an ovarian cyst on my left side.I just started bleeding, period isent due for two weeks?What is this?

I have an ovarian cyst on my left side.I just started bleeding, period isent due for two weeks?What is this?

2 Things: It's possible, though unlikely, that the ovarian cyst caused your bleeding. Most cysts aren't hormonally 'active' as it were and wouldn't affect the uterus' cycling. More likely is that you are having breakthrough bleeding, due to changes in your ovaries' production of estrogen and progesterone. See a doctor if the breakthrough bleeding continues. ...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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Hi..I am having a ovarian cyst on my left ..its 4.8 inches. I m having 12 days bleeding in periods ...is it normal..I am 22 years old?

Hi..I am having a ovarian cyst on my left ..its 4.8 inches. I m having 12 days bleeding in periods ...is it normal..I am 22 years old?

Huge cyst: 4.8 inches means the cyst is over 12cm. It is unlikely go go away and needs to be removed. It can be done laparoscopically. ...Read more

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August of 2011 i was told that i had an ovarian cyst and it was just an abnormal cyst. Well now I am between periods and am bleeding with some pain.?

August of 2011 i was told that i had an ovarian cyst and it was just an abnormal cyst. Well now I am between periods and am bleeding with some pain.?

Not likely related.: Ovarian cysts are very common and usually benign. They are not generally related to bleeding between periods. Your bleeding and pain are probably due to something else. Pregnancy? ...Read more

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Can black bleeding from your period be a sign of an ovarian cyst?

Can black bleeding from your period be a sign of an ovarian cyst?

The color of blood: The color of blood from a menstrual period just shows how long the blood has been in the uterus comparatively. For example, bright blood is fresh while darker blood has been sitting in the uterus longer. ...Read more

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Had a ovarian cyst drained, and have been bleeding for 10 days straight so it cannot be a period? Slight pain, should i be concerned?

Had a ovarian cyst drained, and have been bleeding for 10 days straight so it cannot be a period? Slight pain, should i be concerned?

Increased bleeding: The concern with vaginal bleeding is anemia. Since you recently had a procedure on you ovary, there may be some dysregualtion. if it is not decreasing (looking like it is tailing off) -would call you doctor . Hormones like BCP may help regulate for a few months. Could also be infection/other pathology f/u with doc over next 24-48 hours. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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