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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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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?

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

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Can simple ovarian cyst 3.8 mm cause a very heavy period? I'm soaking through pads every hour w/ severe cramping 9 days. I also have an enlarged uterus

Can simple ovarian cyst 3.8 mm cause a very heavy period? I'm soaking through pads every hour w/ severe cramping 9 days. I also have an enlarged uterus

Uterus not ovary: The enlarged uterus is the more likely source of the 9 days of heavy bleeding from fibroids or other growths rather than the ovary. Have a GYN MD investigate that issue more thoroughly. ...Read more

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Would a ovarian cyst and uterine polyp cause pelvic pain every day & back ache, shivers down legs aching legs, headaches. Heavy periods.

Would a ovarian cyst and uterine polyp cause pelvic pain every day & back ache, shivers down legs aching legs, headaches. Heavy periods.

Polyp: A uterine polyp can certainly cause heavy periods. Ask if you are a candidate for a simple minimally invasive procedure called myosure. An ovarian cyst can cause pain. ...Read more

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I recently had a period after 2 years of not having any. The tvu showed an endometrial thickness of 6mm and two ovarian cysts of 10mm. Cause of worry?

I recently had a period after 2 years of not having any. The tvu showed an endometrial thickness of 6mm and two ovarian cysts of 10mm. Cause of worry?

Family practice: Post menopausal bleeding always needs to be checked out. It sounds like you have seen your dr already. U/s has been done. Next step is to have endometrial biopsy. Gyn consult to see if you are a surgical candidate. ...Read more

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Have an ovarian cyst and can't stand up for long periods of time, could the two be linked?

Have an ovarian cyst and can't stand up for long periods of time, could the two be linked?

Possibly: Please call and see your gyn if u cannot stand up that is not a good sign need to make sure the cyst is not too big or ruptured. ...Read more

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Could an ovarian cysts cause my period to be 8 day late?

Could an ovarian cysts cause my period to be 8 day late?

May be: It would be prudent to do a home pregnancy test using first morning urine and following the directors for the test carefully. ...Read more

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Could an ovarian cyst cause you to have black discharge during the next period?

Could an ovarian cyst cause you to have black discharge during the next period?

Not per se: An ovarian cyst by itself should not alter the menstrual bleeding. However, depending on the type of cyst, it may be associated with hormonal disturbance.
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause extremely light period?

Can ovarian cyst cause extremely light period?

Not that I am aware: Of. An ovarian cyst can sometimes cause pelvic pain, but a simple ovarian cyst should not have any effect on a patient's period. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause pain before and after period?

Yes, potentially: If it is large one (not just the normal follicular cysts that women develop in the normal course of hormone production to cause the menstrual cycle to occur).
Also if the cyst does not resolve as it should normally, then it could cause pain. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cyst. I have spotting and pains before period. Does cyst cause spotting? And pain too

Yes: Ovarian cysts produce large amounts of estrogen and other hormones that can cause spotting. The pain is from the weight of the enlarged ovary in the pelvic cavity or its' leakage. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst on my left side. I just started bleeding, period isent due for two weeks? What is this?

I have an ovarian cyst on my left side. I just started bleeding, period isent due for two weeks? What is this?

2 Things: It's possible, though unlikely, that the ovarian cyst caused your bleeding. Most cysts aren't hormonally 'active' as it were and wouldn't affect the uterus' cycling. More likely is that you are having breakthrough bleeding, due to changes in your ovaries' production of estrogen and progesterone. See a doctor if the breakthrough bleeding continues. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause delay in period?

Can ovarian cyst cause delay in period?

Depends: If the cyst is due to anovulation (egg which has not released) there are a variety of abnormal menstrual patterns which may be seen, including a delay in period. If appropriate a pregnancy test should be done for delayed or missed periods. ...Read more

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Does ovarian cyst making stop my period for two months?

Does ovarian cyst making stop my period for two months?

Possibly: The presence of hormonally active ovarian cysts can definitely have an effect on your cycle. If you period is absent, then you must check a pregnancy test. The workup would also include tests of thyroid function and measures of other hormones. ...Read more

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Can having an ovarian cyst cause me to have a light period? And I have always had a heavier period...Im just wondering if I could be pregnant.

Can having an ovarian cyst cause me to have a light period? And I have always had a heavier period...Im just wondering if I could be pregnant.

There's a chance: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Discuss with your surgeon. Obtain a home pregnancy test. They usually become positive at about the same time the next expected period. If it's negative, repeat it in a week. ...Read more

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Is it true that ovarian cysts cause more painful periods?

No: I am not aware of any evidence that ovarian cysts lead to more painful menstrual cramps. Menstrual cramps are primarily related to the release of prostaglandins in the uterus. ...Read more

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I have a large ovarian cyst. Can it cause ovulation without periods?

No. Ov. cyst don't: No. Your large ovarian cyst will not "cause ovulation without periods" nor will it cause ovulation or cause your periods.
Ovulation usually is followed by menstruation.
The absence of menstrual periods can be caused by hormonal or ovulation disturbances. Your large ovarian cyst will require a careful evaluation and surgical exploration preferably by a gyn oncologic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can you be tested for infertility and ovarian cysts. And also the cause of irreglur periods.

How can you be tested for infertility and ovarian cysts. And also the cause of irreglur periods.

Yes: Infertility evaluation can always be done. For aggressive expert opinion find a reproductive endocrinologist. Small multiple ovarian cysts on the outer edge of your ovaries can be related to infertility consistent with polycystic ovarian syndrome. ...Read more

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I think I have a functional ovarian cyst. Sometimes I feel it sometimes I don't. Can it cause a delay in period? I'm in bc

I think I have a functional ovarian cyst. Sometimes I feel it sometimes I don't. Can it cause a delay in period? I'm in bc

Ovarian cysts: Functional cysts are functional, meaning they grow and regress. Sometimes they're there, sometimes they're not but that just means you have a healthy ovary that grows eggs. You should still get periods. ...Read more

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Why do ovarian cyst cause irregular periods?

Why do ovarian cyst cause irregular periods?

They don't really: Ovarian cysts do not directly cause irregular periods. having a hormonal imbalance as in cases of polycystic ovarian syndrome cause multiple small ovarian cysts and irregular periods. The relationship between an irregular period and a single ovarian cyst are only indirectly related. ...Read more

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I have a really light period no blood on pad but when I wipe there's blood I have a 4.3cm ovarian cyst can this cause this or what is going on?

I have a really light period no blood on pad but when I wipe there's blood I have a 4.3cm ovarian cyst can this cause this or what is going on?

Usually resolve: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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Can low progesterone cause ovarian cysts? I had a m/c in march, no ret. Prods & still haven't had a period. The longest cycle I've had ever is 45 days

Can low progesterone cause ovarian cysts? I had a m/c in march, no ret. Prods & still haven't had a period. The longest cycle I've had ever is 45 days

Delayed menses: Periods are often delayed after pregnancy. A 'lazy' pituitary and an ovarian cyst are common causes that will resolve on their own. Uterine scar tissue is a rarer cause. An ultrasound and a blood test can reveal the reasons, and would be appropriate after 3 months. ...Read more

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I have a 7 and 5 CM ovarian cyst on either side. They are causing constant pressure and high pain and cause me to not get my period. Do I remove them?

I have a 7 and 5 CM ovarian cyst on either side. They are causing constant pressure and high pain and cause me to not get my period. Do I remove them?

Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts are usually benign cyst which are maturing ovum. Has to be monitored by serial ultrasounds to make sure it's disappearing. Oral contraceptive pills is a treatment for this. But you have to see a gynecologist and discuss on this treatment options because ovarian cysts could be rarely cancerous too. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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