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Can an ovarian cyst cause leg pain?

Can an ovarian cyst cause leg pain?

Yes: Ovarian cysts can be painless and they can cause a variety of pain symptoms. Sometimes cysts cause pain that extends into the leg. ...Read more

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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 ovarian cysts cause hip and leg pain?

Can ovarian cysts cause hip and leg pain?

Very rare: Its very rare for ovarian cysts to get large enough to cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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Does an ovarian cyst cause leg pain and pelvic pain?

Does an ovarian cyst cause leg pain and pelvic pain?

Depends: It would need to be of a sufficiently large size to do so. Remember that ovaries produce cysts every month, and these (functional) cysts are normal, and don't cause pain. If they get larger than normal, (my opinion >3-4cm) or grow in size rapidly, or if they cause bleeding into the abdominal cavity then they can cause pelvic pain.Sometimes the pain will refer down the inner or front of the up.Thigh. ...Read more

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Neuro dr says leg pain notcoming from spine. Thinks fluid from rptrd ovarian cyst from jan irritatrd sacral nerves, may need to be"washed out"thoughts?

Neuro dr says leg pain notcoming from spine. Thinks fluid from rptrd ovarian cyst from jan irritatrd sacral nerves, may need to be"washed out"thoughts?

See your Gyn Doc: If the neurosurgeon has cleared the spine as a cause, then i would have your gyn specialist see you, and possibly with help of an examination and possibly a pelvic ultrasound, confirm your DX and treat you. 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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Could a ruptured ovarian cyst caused blood clot in leg (dvt)?

Could a ruptured ovarian cyst caused blood clot in leg (dvt)?

Not usually: Immobilization, cancer, trauma and coagulation disorders are the most common causes of dvt. ...Read more

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Can a ruptured ovarian cyst cause severe burning in the legs and feet?

Can a ruptured ovarian cyst cause severe burning in the legs and feet?

Unusual: Pain can radiate to other areas of the body. I have had patients have menstrual pain radiate into neck, shoulder, chest ,buttocks, thighs. So, I guess , you could have pelvic inflammation radiate to your feet. If no improvement. Have an exam by your doctor. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst 25mm can it cause aching legs and pain on the opposite ovary, also is it normal to have periods every 14 days or less at 47?

Something else: It would be uncommon for a cyst 25mm to cause pain. If the pain was associated with endometriosis, then yes, this could be of a piece causing pain, but cysts that size are too small to cause pain in and of themselves. Not normal to have periods that frequent at 47. Could be breakthrough bleeding, but need biopsy at 47 to make sure it's not pre-cancer or cancer. See your gynecologist soon. ...Read more

Dr. Nolan Segal
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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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