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Can my lower back pain be due to an ovarian cyst rupturing?

Can my lower back pain be due to an ovarian cyst rupturing?

Most definitely: An ruptured ovarian cyst can cause lower abdominal pain or back pain. See if the pain goes away over the next day or two, if not see your doctor! ...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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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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Can an ovarian cyst cause irritating lower back pain?

Can an ovarian cyst cause irritating lower back pain?

It depend: Most cysts don't cause any symptoms and go away on their own. Big cyst may may cuase irritation of the lower back pain. Pelvic pain a constant or intermittent dull ache that may radiate to your lower back and thighs. ...Read more

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What could be causing my severe ovary pain?

What could be causing my severe ovary pain?

?ovary: Not to be flippant but how do you know it is your ovary if you do not know what is the cause? Were you told by a doctor? Ovarian cysts can be painful, endometriosis, etc. If you just mean pain 'in the area of' your ovary then other causes are possible as well. Colitises, diverticulitis, uti, muscle strains, enteritises. Best to see an md to be examined. ...Read more

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Pain in left ovary. Had right ovary removed. Could this be a cyst or could be ovulation pain?

Pain in left ovary. Had right ovary removed. Could this be a cyst or could be ovulation pain?

Could be either: Hard to say without doing a pelvic exam and taking a more detailed history, including why you had your right ovary removed. I would suggest seeing your doctor for evaluation if the pain continues. Pelvic ultrasound may be a good idea to see if there is an obvious answer to your pain. Also need to consider whether you are around the time of ovulation (around day 14 of your cycle). Good luck! ...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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Can large ovarian follicle thats ruptured cause constant abdominal pain near hip and bellybutton? Could it have caused my abscess in perirectal area

Can large ovarian follicle thats ruptured cause constant abdominal pain near hip and bellybutton? Could it have caused my abscess in perirectal area

Too complicated: This is too complicated of a question to answer in this short of area. Follicles do not cause perirectal abscess. The pain and the infection are more concerning. I would have you follow up with a healthcare provider for an exam and then more detailed expanation ...Read more

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What could be causing severe ovary pain?

What could be causing severe ovary pain?

Several things: Please see a ob-gyn md for assessment to evaluate all the possible causes of "ovarian pain". ...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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What can be done for ovarian cyst causing upper abdominal pain near ribs?

What can be done for ovarian cyst causing upper abdominal pain near ribs?

Not sure: That an ovarian cyst would be the cause of an upper abdominal pain issue. See your family doctor for an evaluation, as further testing may be needed to look for a differnt reason for your pains, other than from an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Could severe cramps while running be caused by my ovarian cysts?

Could severe cramps while running be caused by my ovarian cysts?

Possible: But improbable. 25% of all women have some sort of ovArian cysts. Most have no 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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Ovarian cysts causing shooting pain in vagina. What can I do?

Call emergency: Call emergency and your primary doctor. Do physical exam. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause a shooting, stinging pain down the thighs? should i be concerned? low ab pain (sore) pelvic pain (gas-like)

Can ovarian cysts cause a shooting, stinging pain down the thighs? should i be concerned? low ab pain (sore) pelvic pain (gas-like)

They can: Cysts can cause different sorts of pain. They cause pain from their size, from twisting around or fro bursting open. They can cause nausea or GI symptoms as well. So if the pain persists, you should be evaluated for lots of sources ...Read more

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I have bad leg pains with bilateral ovarian cysts with constipation, what could it be ?

These may: All be separate problems. Need details of history to help. I would make appointment to see your doctor to sort things out. You can take Motrin or alleve for leg pain and stool softeners or laxatives for constipation. ...Read more

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I have bad left sided back pain - left front ovarian region pain and very pain full achy left leg? can this be related to an ovarian cyst -

Possibly: The pain you are describing could possibly be related to an ovarian cyst but could also be related to the urinary tract system, GI tract, or be musculoskeletal. You'll need to see your doctor for evaluation to determine the cause and treat the pain appropriately. ...Read more

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Right back and abdominal pain.History of uti, and now bilateral follicular ovarian cysts. Could it be pid?

Right back and abdominal pain.History of uti, and now bilateral follicular ovarian cysts. Could it be pid?

See a Provider: What you are describing could be a serious problem. It could involve your kidney and pelvis and could involve a kidney stone, as well as, pid. Make an appointment to see a provider today! ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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


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Leg Pain (Definition)

Pain in lower ...Read more