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I am having pain in my ovary what could it be?

I am having pain in my ovary what could it be?

Pain: Lots of possible things. Need more info to determine likely cause. It could be ovulation pain, a cyst, pregnancy, tubal infection, bowel pain or even a kidney stone. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more


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Cýts on ovaries?

What is U question ?: Most cysts r harmless , but some can cause complication , pain , blood and can rupture. ...Read more

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Where are the ovaries?

Where are the ovaries?

Lower abdomen: The ovaries are located in the lower abdomen on the right and left sides (just lateral to the uterus). ...Read more

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Pain in my left ovary?

Pain in my left ovary?

Origin of pain: Pain originating from an ovary can be slight or severe depending on the cause.. Also other areas of the abdominal area e.g. Colon can cause pain similar to ovarian pain. Best to see your doctor to find out what is causing your pain. ...Read more

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What is a cyst on ovary?

What is a cyst on ovary?

Ovary is CysticOrgan: Each egg which develops is surrounded by a sphere of follicular cells which support the egg cell ; secrete fluid inward resulting in cysts, typically no symptoms; occasionally cysts become very large (no egg release; ? infertile). Sometimes one, or several follicles will become much larger than usual ; easier to see on ultrasound. In metabolic syndrome ; diabetes cysts ; infertility ??; ? ?carb. ...Read more

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Can ovaries have spasms?

Can ovaries have spasms?

No: Ovaries don't spasm. They can hurt if the ovarian capsule is stretched or they become irritated but they don't spasm. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are ovaries made of?

Follicles and stroma: The ovaries contain eggs or oocytes, which develop inside spherical structures called follicles. Most follicles are found in the outer part of the ovary. The follicles contain only thin layers of cells at first, but later on they become fluid-filled. With regular periods 1-2 follicles release an egg each month. Around the follicles is ovarian stroma, which contains some hormone-producing cells. ...Read more

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What is a fibrocystic ovary?

What is a fibrocystic ovary?

Not sure: Fibrocystic usually refers to a breast syndrome that is normal in up to 50% of women. Polycystic ovary is a syndrome that affects approximately 15% of women and involves hormone changes, menstrual irregularities, increased risk of infertility and insulin resistance. ...Read more

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Why does my right ovary hurt?

Why does my right ovary hurt?

Many other causes: First of all there are many other possible causes of pain in that pain. Do not assume it is an ovary. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Why would my right ovary hurt?

You may have a cyst: Or other problems or it may not be your ovary see your gyn for a pelvic ultrasound, and make sure you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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How serious is a twisted ovary?

Painful: A twisted or "torsed" ovary is usually very painful and if not surgically repaired, may lead to surgical removal if not salvageable (lack of blood flow leading to necrosis). Usually this happens if the ovary is enlarged either from fertility meds or benign tumors. If the ovary is larger than 7 cm, you may be at risk. This is usually part of your yearly exam so make sure you get screened for this. ...Read more

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How can the egg exit the ovary?

Ovulation: at ovulation the egg breaks through the surface of the ovary and is swept up by the fimbria off the fallopian tube ...Read more

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Can ovaries be felt externally?

Possible: The ovaries are usually palpable with the bi-manual exam (hand on the abdomen and one or two fingers in the vagina). That is considered and "external" exam even though the examiner performs part of the exam from inside the vagina. ...Read more

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Can a person have three ovaries?

Not normally: Ovaries come in pairs and that is the usual pattern. Rarely one doesn't develop and you will find only one. Three is only possible in rare conditions in which a tumor develops which has ovarian elements. But three normal ovaries does not occur. ...Read more

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How involved is biopsy of ovary?

Depends on the: Reason for doing the biopsy. It may be done laproscopically or by opening the abdomen. You should discuss the matter with your doctor who has more information about your health history and the reason for the biopsy. ...Read more

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If no ovaries do you age faster?

No ovaries: It is not about again but you lose your estrogen's protective effect on the heart and tissue elasticity, and bone density. So you have to be careful and smart with your life choices and your food, take calcium supplements, moisturize your skin, no junk food, no smoking, etc. ...Read more

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Do ovaries enlarge during cycle?

Do ovaries enlarge during cycle?

Yes: The ovary is a very dynamic organ and it changes constantly in a premenopausal women. Each month, a number of follicles start to develop although usually only one develops into a mature follicle which causes ovulation to take place. So these follicles change the overall size of the ovary throughout the cycle. ...Read more

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Why good egg not formed in ovary?

?question: Not sure exactly what you mean here. If you have issues with ovulation or abnormal egg production, then a fertility specialist may be needed to assist you if you wish to get pregnant. Good luck to you. ...Read more