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Throbbing pain on my ovary could it be corpus luteum that ruptured?

Throbbing pain on my ovary could it be corpus luteum that ruptured?

Yes: or other Ovarian process such as cyst, endometriosis or other possibilities. Needs evaluation, expect to get examined and have an ultrasound of your pelvis at a minimum. ...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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Inclusion cyst in vagina now hurts why?

Inclusion cyst in vagina now hurts why?

? infection: A cyst could become painful if it gets infected. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Could i put icyhot on my sebaceous cyst? The cyst hurts sometimes and sometimes it itches. The cyst is movable.

Could i put icyhot on my sebaceous cyst? The cyst hurts sometimes and sometimes it itches. The cyst is movable.

Cool: I would put something cool on it to decrease the inflammation. This is a cyst and will get larger with time and each inflammatory period. I would have a surgeon remove it while it is small so you get a small scar verses a large one. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain could it be my corpus luteum that ruptured?

Throbbing pain could it be my corpus luteum that ruptured?

Possible: That is possible but there are so many more causes of throbbing pain. See your ob/gyn for a workup! ...Read more

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The large mass went down, but my forearm feels better. Was that a synovial cyst that popped?

The large mass went down, but my forearm feels better. Was that a synovial cyst that popped?

Possibly: Large cysts in the area of the wrists are usually ganglion cysts and these are synovial in nature; would recommend it be looked at so as not to miss a more serious underlying problem. ...Read more

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Does it hurt when your pilonidal cyst pops on its own?

It can: The "cyst' is really an abscess. An abscess can be sore weather it drains on its own or is incised. ...Read more

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I have a hard bump, it also hurts when I press on it. is it a ganglion cyst or something else?

I have a hard bump, it also hurts when I press on it. is it a ganglion cyst or something else?

Location?: If over a joint and motion of the joint causes it to hurt could be ganglion. Could be foreign body reaction or other inflammatory process as well. If at base of metacarpal bone could be bone spur. Seek care for an exam ...Read more

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Fluid filled lump on left part of right knee. Hurt to touch. Next day lump is gone but it still hurts to touch. Any ideas of what it could be?

Fluid filled lump on left part of right knee. Hurt to touch. Next day lump is gone but it still hurts to touch. Any ideas of what it could be?

It might be bursitis: blister or a hemtoma, based on the fluid-filled feature of the lump. Did you hit your knee recently or do you spend a lot of time kneeling? I would apply a cold compress to it and take Advil (ibuprofen) for pain if needed. If you start to have increasing pain, difficulty walking or develop fever, I would see a doctor right away! Feel better! ...Read more

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Still hurt in pelvis; is it from growing mass or from ovarian cyst that popped?

Still hurt in pelvis; is it from growing mass or from ovarian cyst that popped?

Hurting pelvis: Pain in the pelvis has many causes. An ultrasound often shows ovarian cysts and fibroid tumors (non cancerous). Consult with your physician. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst tennis ball sized, filling up my right ovary. No blood flows through the cyst, but a little around it. Is it cancerous?

I have an ovarian cyst tennis ball sized, filling up my right ovary. No blood flows through the cyst, but a little around it. Is it cancerous?

See below: It is not feasible to know the nature of the cyst without it being examined by a pathologist. From what you described it is not likely to be tumor, but it would be prudent to discuss it with your doctor who knows more about your health. ...Read more

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Lump in groin but it doesn't hurt?

Lump in groin but it doesn't hurt?

Hernia?LymphNode?: Possible causes of a lump in the groin include a hernia, an enlarged lymph node, a lipoma, or an abscess. Each of these will have features on physical examination that will help determine the correct diagnosis; therefore, it is imperative that you make an appointment to see your primary care doctor to help sort this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does the fluid that comes out when a overian cyst ruptures?

What does the fluid that comes out when a overian cyst ruptures?

Absorbed: The fluid is absorbed by the lining of the pelvis and abdomen called the peritoneal lining. It becomes part of the circulating blood volume and any excess fluid is excreted by the kidneys. ...Read more

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My right side of my knee does not hurt, but when i press it on that point it hurts so much. It is like a small lump, what could this be?

Multiple answers: Multiple possibilities: cartilage tear or injury, cyst, bone spur (less likely if you are 25), bursitis, tendon or ligament injury, neuroma (nerve injury). This list can be narrowed with more history and an examination. Go see your doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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Pain in right lower breast feels like a lump, not an obvious lump can feel it wen pressed hard, also pain wen pressing the area could it be cancer?

Pain in right lower breast feels like a lump, not an obvious lump can feel it wen pressed hard, also pain wen pressing the area could it be cancer?

Unlikely: As a general rule breast cancers don't hurt and are not tender. However if there is any question about a lump then you should get checked out as a precaution. ...Read more

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What does it feel like when a cyst on your ovaries ruptures?

What does it feel like when a cyst on your ovaries ruptures?

Variable: The process of having monthly, 'regular' menstrual cycles (when not on birth control) requires the production and ovulation (or release/rupture of a physiologic cyst every single month). Usu. It doesn't cause much if any pain(twinges/sharp). When someone gets a larger than normal cyst that ruptures, or if it ruptures through a blood vessel causing bleeding-can cause intense, sharp, 1sided pain. ...Read more

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Is it just a cyst because my left armpit (where the lump is) hurts?

Is it just a cyst because my left armpit (where the lump is) hurts?

Might be: Cysts usually do not hurt unless inflamed. Women shave area & sometimes improperly with straight razor that causes nicks for bacteria to climb through & develop infected sweat glands, called hiradenitis, which can be devastating. Use of a used razor is discouraged & use of another person's razor is frought with concern for infection. A princess electric type of razor is advised. ...Read more

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My Gartner's duct cyst doesn't bother me. But my urogynaecologist recommends marsupialisation, saying that the cyst could rupture. How likely is that?

My Gartner's duct cyst doesn't bother me. But my urogynaecologist recommends marsupialisation, saying that the cyst could rupture. How likely is that?

You have to : Trust your urogynecologist because only your doc has actually seen and examined you and followed the course of the cyst. None of the docs here have that information ...Read more