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Doctor insights on: Can You Feel Ovarian Cysts Pressing Abdomen

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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 an ovarian cyst cause your abdomen to swell?

Can an ovarian cyst cause your abdomen to swell?

Yes definetly: Depends on how big it is, many other causes can make the abdomen swell also so u need to see your gyn to start out with. ...Read more

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Symptoms of ovarian cysts. I am having pain on the right side of my abdomen?

Symptoms of ovarian cysts. I am having pain on the right side of my abdomen?

Lower abdomen: Clarify your pain -ovarian cysts are in the lower abdomen area-below umbilicus(.Belly button).Depends on where you are in the cycle, how long, how severe ....You need to see a doctor to evaluate the cysts. Depend on the size some cysts can be follow up , some needs to be removed to avoid rupture. ...Read more

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Will a 4cm functional ovarian cyst on my left go away on its own and why is all my pain on my right side abdomen and back?

Will a 4cm functional ovarian cyst on my left go away on its own and why is all my pain on my right side abdomen and back?

Yes: A 4cm. functional cyst should resolve on its own. The pain you are experiencing on the opposite side may be unrelated or could be what is called referred pain where a problem in one location causes pain some where else. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst rupture affect other organs in my abdomen ?

Can ovarian cyst rupture affect other organs in my abdomen ?

Unlikely: I've never heard of an ovarian cyst rupture causing other problems with abdominal organs. Having said that, there can always be problems with the formation of scar tissue due to ovarian rupture. If you've worried that your sister has ruptured, see your doctor for a repeat ultrasound. ...Read more

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I have a ovarian cyst the size of a sliver dollar and having a lot of pain in my left side of my abdomen. What should I do?

I have a ovarian cyst the size of a sliver dollar and having a lot of pain in my left side of my abdomen. What should I do?

Depends on pain: Ovarian cysts are very common. Every cycle you have a cyst produced where you ovulated from. Most of these cysts resolve without any treatment. However, if you are having a lot of pain then it may need to be treated now, by your doctor, because some of these cysts can twist on themselves. However, if the pain is getting better, you can wait and get a follow-up ultrasound in 6 weeks. ...Read more

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I have 2 ovarian cysts (one in each, both about 1.2 cm?) and recently I've been really nauseous and in pain in my abdomen. Should I be worried?

I have 2 ovarian cysts (one in each, both about 1.2 cm?) and recently I've been really nauseous and in pain in my abdomen. Should I be worried?

Abdominal discomfort: The abdominal discomfort may be unrelated to the ovarian cysts, but if it persists it should be evaluated by a physician. There are many possibilities but the physician will take a thorough history and perform a thorough physical examination, and then order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I know when fluid has leaked into my abdomen from an ovarian cyst rupture?

How do I know when fluid has leaked into my abdomen from an ovarian cyst rupture?

Hard to say: If the fluid leak is small, you may not feel anything. If large, can cause abdominal pain which gradually eases over the next 24-48 hours. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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