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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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Can a functioal ovarian cysts give you a positive pregnancy result?

Can a functioal ovarian cysts give you a positive pregnancy result?

No: You could be pregnant with a cyst; it's called a corpus luteum cyst and makes hormones for the early pregnancy. The cyst will not make the pregnancy test positive, . ...Read more

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How soon can a pelvic ultrasound tell if your preganant? Can a corpus lutem be a early sign of pregenacy? Can a ovarian cyst be a very early sign?

How soon can a pelvic ultrasound tell if your preganant?  Can a corpus lutem be a early sign of pregenacy? Can a ovarian cyst be a very early sign?

4 weeks: Earlier ultrasound can show signs such as thickened endometrium but pregnancy cannot be confirmed until a gestational sac is seen. A yolk sac & embryo are more diagnostic but may not be seen until later. An HCG level of 1, 000 should correlate with a gest sac. A cl or ovarian cyst occur with ovulation so are not early signs of pregnancy. Take care. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts make a woman have a false pregnancy test result?

Can ovarian cysts make a woman have a false pregnancy test result?

Generally no,but....: There are a few ovarian tumors that cause false positive pregnancy tests, but there are a variety of other reasons for a persistent elevated pregnancy level. For example I have a patient who had head trauma 2 years ago and has not been sexually active since then, but always has a low positive pregnancy test level. ...Read more

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Can a tubal pregnancy be mistaken for a cyst ?

Can a tubal pregnancy be mistaken for a cyst ?

Possibly: Hopefully not, birth can cause pain and a mass, but the txment is different of course, if u have an ectopic and it is diagnosed early sometimes u can get im Methotrexate to kill the ectopic and u will not need surgery, other times u will need surgery, and with a cyst depends how big the cyst is sometimes u dont need surgery, sometimes u do. ...Read more

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Could it be possible for a ruptured ectopic pregnancy to be mistaken for a ruptured large ovarian cyst?

Could it be possible for a ruptured ectopic pregnancy to be mistaken for a ruptured large ovarian cyst?

Anatomy: No. Ruptured Fallopian tubes is a deadly problem. If you are not in the emergency room trying to save your life because an ectopic pregnancy has ruptured it is very unlikely you have an ectopic rupture. The fallopian tubes are not the ovaries. An ovarian cyst would be seen in the ovary not in the fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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Can a sore coccyx be a sign of ovarian cancer?

Can a sore coccyx be a sign of ovarian cancer?

Very unlikely, but -: Possible if the cancer has spread locally to the coccyx. Check wit your gyneacologist. Bone scans and ct/mris would all help to determine that. ...Read more

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Might having ovarian cysts cause a miscarriage?

Might having ovarian cysts cause a miscarriage?

No: Ovaries have cysts early in pregnancy to produce Progesterone to keep the pregnancy safe. This is a normal finding, they are called corpus luteum! ...Read more

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Can breast cancer cause breast cysts to develop? I know it's rare for cancer in a cyst, but can a tumor be the cause of a simple cyst?

Can breast cancer cause breast cysts to develop? I know it's rare for cancer in a cyst, but can a tumor be the cause of a simple cyst?

It's possible: A breast cancer may exist in a cyst if there is a mass in the cyst or in the wall of the cyst. A simple cyst is unlikely to be cancerous. Usually cancerous cysts are complex and may have separations within it. In any event either removal, aspiration with follow up, or repeat imaging my be needed to ensure the cyst is not cancerous. ...Read more

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Can a paraovarian cyst 4 CM in size cause your period to be late?

Can a paraovarian cyst 4 CM in size cause your period to be late?

Not a paraovarian : Cyst , but an ovarian cyst can, 4 cm is big for a paraovarian cyst which can cause other problems, please see your gyn for evaluation of your late cycle and the cyst. ...Read more

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Can acne be a sign of ovulating.

Can acne be a sign of ovulating.

It depends: Ovulation is caused by variations in your hormone levels, specifically of estrogen and progesterone. The rise of certain hormones can alter the skin in terms of how much oil is secreted, etc. It is possible that you could get an increase in acne during certain parts of your cycle. ...Read more

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Could a hormone imbalance not caused by pcos cause polycystic cysts in ovaries on ultrasound? Can the cysts resolve once hormones become balanced?

Could a hormone imbalance not caused by pcos cause polycystic cysts in ovaries on ultrasound? Can the cysts resolve once hormones become balanced?

Yes and no: Ovarian cysts can be formed in absence of Pcos and therefore they can resolve on their own irrespective of hormonal correction for Pcos. Pl make sure you get frequent US checks for ovarian cysts and need for treatment. ...Read more

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Can a small ovarian cyst cause blood in urine?

Can a small ovarian cyst cause blood in urine?

No, blood should: Not have anything to do with that , please see a urologist since blood in the urine could be from a urinary infection or other problems of the bladder, urethra, ureters or kidneys. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cancer be caused by hormones like some breast cancers? I had a false-positive pregnancy test and have ovarian cancer.

Can ovarian cancer be caused by hormones like some breast cancers? I had a false-positive pregnancy test and have ovarian cancer.

Just the opposite: There are some ovarian cancers that manufacture estrogen hormones from their theca cells, and endometrial cancers are also caused by estrogen hormone excess growth. However, we do not know that hormones are the cause ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A condition in which a growth (often balloon-like, thin-walled, and filled with fluid) arises on an ovary (the female ...Read more