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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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Corpus luteal cyst forms during ovulation? I started to have discomfort right after period is that normal?

Corpus luteal cyst forms during ovulation? I started to have discomfort right after period is that normal?

Corpus luteum forms: From an ovarian follicle after ovulation occurs to produce Progesterone for the support of an early pregnancy, should one occur. Progesterone stimulates the endometrium (uterine lining) to grow and be maintained if pregnancy occurs. If no pregnancy, the luteum decays after about 14 days. ...Read more

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Experience pain during ovulation. Found out I have 3cm in diameter cyst. How is the ovulation pain and the cyst relate to one another.

Experience pain during ovulation. Found out I have 3cm in diameter cyst. How is the ovulation pain and the cyst relate to one another.

Cysts are common: Some women consistently feel pain when they ovulate. Anytime you ovulate there is the possibility of forming a cyst. A 3cm cyst is really not concerning as long as it is "simple" meaning only fluid inside. They will just need to watch it over time to see if it gets bigger. A complex cyst (one that has structures inside), is more concerning and definitely needs to be followed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe or normal for a cyst to fill with blood during ovulation?

Is it safe or normal for a cyst to fill with blood during ovulation?

Corpus luteum cyst: After ovulation a structure forms called the corpus luteum. On occasion, the corpus luteum fills with fluid and becomes a "cyst". If the cyst fills with blood, it's called a hemorrhagic corpus luteum, and these are not uncommon. Rarely they can persist, rupture, twist on their blood supply, or cause other problems, but they typically resolve by the time menstruation occurs. ...Read more

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Is pain during ovulation normal after an ovarian cyst?

Is pain during ovulation normal after an ovarian cyst?

Pain w ovulation: Don't know which type of ovarian cyst you are referring to> Mittelschmerz ( pelvic / abdominal pain w ovulation) could occur with or without another issue occurring. Sorry - don't have enough info to give too much feedback. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause pain all the time, or just during ovulation?

Can ovarian cysts cause pain all the time, or just during ovulation?

Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the cyst may rupture and cause pain or discomfort. If you have pain throughout your cycle, you could have endometriosis. Using ibuprofen, naproxen, or some type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent will help with the pain. ...Read more

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Left side pain during menstration and ovulation is it a cyst or a myoma?

Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cyst is more common than myoma. Myoma by itself rarely causes pain unless it became twisted or there is loss of blood supply orbecame very big. ...Read more

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After an ultrasound follow up 5 months later, the simple cyst had grown from 2 to 2.2 inches. It hurts during ovulation. Do i need surgery?

After an ultrasound follow up 5 months later, the simple cyst had grown from 2 to 2.2 inches. It hurts during ovulation. Do i need surgery?

Inches or CM?: If it is purely a simple cyst, it can be left alone. However, if it causes pain, you should talk to your ob/gyn about treating it. ...Read more

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Had baby two years ago. Liquid noticed in falopian tube today during ultrasound, was ovulating today. Chances of it being cyst vs hydrosalpinx? 

Had baby two years ago. Liquid noticed in falopian tube today during ultrasound, was ovulating today. Chances of it being cyst vs hydrosalpinx? 

Sure?: Ultrasound is highly non-specific for evaluating tubal problems; you should understand normal tubes cannot be seen at all on us. Be certain your doctor is very clear, and that you understand what you are being told. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

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