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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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Both partners "fixed" ovarian cyst right ovary, late period 5d, pain in ovary migraine that won't go away, what could be wrong?

Both partners "fixed" ovarian cyst right ovary, late period 5d, pain in ovary migraine that won't go away, what could be wrong?

See your OBGYN!: Seems possible that the ovarian cyst has made an impact on your cycle. If it prevented ovulation in some way - you'd miss a period. It needs to be examined and depending on results, treatment decisions can b made. The pain also suggests that the cyst may be doing something new. The migraine is probably a separate issue - but call for an appt ASAP. If it gets worse, Urgent Care or ER is an option. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts or fibroids cause difficulty using tampons or occular migraines?

Can ovarian cysts or fibroids cause difficulty using tampons or occular migraines?

Not likely: Ocular migraine also called eye migraine is temporary visual disturbances, completely painless, that can affect both eyes. It can transform into a migraine headache. Ocular migraines are believed to have the same causes as migraine headaches, but ovarian cysts or fibroids are not the triggers. Take care. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cyst pain and suffer from migraines with aura, so beside the birth control is there anything else to prevent cysts from coming regulary?

I have ovarian cyst pain and suffer from migraines with aura, so beside the birth control is there anything else to prevent cysts from coming regulary?

Sadly, it seems not: Here's info on cysts in general: http://www.prevention.com/health-conditions/cysts-overview It's good to know they are not dangerous, but there is no reliable prevention and this is from the folks who really love prevention. Pain relief may be possible - ask your Dr(s). Also, accupressure, hypnosis, other non-medical ideas may help. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst trigger mood swings?

Can ovarian cyst trigger mood swings?

YES: A cyst may be a reaction or condition that messes with your normal hormones. ...Read more

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Can a ovarian cyst trigger mood swings?

Can a ovarian cyst trigger mood swings?

Pain: Ovarian cysts are typically without symptoms till they cause pain. Pain can definitely trigger irritability. Also, the hormonal changes that may be inducing cyst production can alter mood. ...Read more

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Why would my re have me take an hCG trigger shot for an ovarian cyst?

Why would my re have me take an hCG trigger shot for an ovarian cyst?

Dominant follicle: If it is for a dominant follicle, the trigger is to make you ovulate at the right time. If it is for another reason you have to ask the re, no one else can tell you his/her reasoning. ...Read more

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I have a ovarian cyst/enlarged ovary thats 8.1*4.2*4.2 CM and in really bad pain what should I do go to e.R. ?

Bad pain = ER: If you cannot control your pain at home with the medications provided, then should go to the er. Also, if the pain has suddenly changed character / worsened / moved, then go to er. If "same old" pain, call your gyn, but if un-reachable, go to er. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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