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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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I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary but swelling and pain on my left lower abdomen and swelling down my left leg. When will the symptoms stop?

I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary but swelling and pain on my left lower abdomen and swelling down my left leg.  When will  the symptoms stop?

Time: Some ovarian cysts are functional cysts that will go away in 2-6 weeks. Sometimes birth control pills will help them to resolve faster. Other cysts are benign growths. These don't go away and if they get large enough will need to be removed surgically. If you aren't starting to feel better in several weeks see your doctor again. ...Read more

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Have several ovarian cysts and now have bad lower belly pain and top of my legs ache?

Have several ovarian cysts and now have bad lower belly pain and top of my legs ache?

Pelvic ultrasound: You need to see a gyn md to have an exam and pelvic ultrasound done to rule out or in a recurrent ovarian cyst or other causes as a source of the pain. ...Read more

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I've had abdominal weigh gain and tightness, along with painful cramps and irregular periods. Should I be worried about ovarian cysts?

I've had abdominal weigh gain and tightness, along with painful cramps and irregular periods. Should I be worried about ovarian cysts?

Can get checked: There is no reason to worry. You can get checked by an Obgyn to make sure all is well. You can discuss irregular periods and ways to deal with cramping. There are lots of options available. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary. The last week or so I have been feeling little flutters in my right low abdomen. Is this normal?

I have an ovarian cyst on my right ovary. The last week or so I have been feeling little flutters in my right low abdomen. Is this normal?

Might be: As long as you aren't having too much pain.Little flutters may be due to the cyst. Make sure you have a follow-up sonogram in 4-6 weeks to see if the cyst resolves. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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