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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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Can ovarian cysts cause back and pelvic pain?

Can ovarian cysts cause back and pelvic pain?

Yes: Many women feel small pains around ovulation, before-during-or after - its called mittleschmerz. There are abnormal causes of pain around ovulation but most often it's normal. Abnormal cysts, tumors, ruptured cysts, torsion are all also causes of pain. If you feel the pain is significant, calling your doctor would be a good idea. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts hurt or cause pain?

Do ovarian cysts hurt or cause pain?

Large ones do: Large ovarian cysts can twist and cause pain, but most produce pressure or menstrual irregularities. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause back and side pain?

Ovarian cysts.: Ovarian cysts, especially when ruptured, can cause severe pains on one side in the pelvis and lower back. This pain typically lasts a few days and is excruciating. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause lower back spasms?

Can ovarian cysts cause lower back spasms?

Possibly: Ovarian cysts and other causes of female pelvic pain can also cause referred pain to the lower back. If your doctor has ruled out other more common causes of lower back pain, such as muscle strain, then a gyn exam would be in order. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause hip and leg pain?

Can ovarian cysts cause hip and leg pain?

Very rare: Its very rare for ovarian cysts to get large enough to cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause severe neck pain?

Can ovarian cysts cause severe neck pain?

Ovarian cysts: No, not directly. There is no obvious connection. Please see your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can ovarion cyst cause pain in upper back ?

Can ovarion cyst cause pain in upper back ?

Look for other cause: Since the ovaries are way down in the pelvis, a woman with upper back pain should first look for all the causes of upper back pain. It sounds unlikely for an ovarian cyst to cause just upper back pain but not symptoms between the upper back and the pelvis. A primary care doctor can evaluate, as the upper back is actually the upper rib cage area. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts cause fatigue?

Do ovarian cysts cause fatigue?

Not typically: Unless there is other co-existing medical condition, such as obesity, sleep disorder, depression or endocrine abnormality such as hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause irritating lower back pain?

Can an ovarian cyst cause irritating lower back pain?

It depend: Most cysts don't cause any symptoms and go away on their own. Big cyst may may cuase irritation of the lower back pain. Pelvic pain a constant or intermittent dull ache that may radiate to your lower back and thighs. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause breast pain?

Can ovarian cysts cause breast pain?

Yes: But unlikely. There is a certain type of ovarian cyst that causes overproduction of estrogen and that could cause breast pain, though those cysts are unlikely. It's more likely that the 2 are unrelated. I don't see your age, so it's difficult to say why you're having breast pain, but most common is due to hormonal reasons, typically cyclical. If you feel a mass, go to doctor right away. ...Read more

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Why do ovarian cysts cause bloating?

Why do ovarian cysts cause bloating?

Inflammation: Ovarian cysts may cause the feeling of bloating. This may be due to fluid leaking from the cysts and pelvic inflammation as a result of the cysts. Inflammation will cause swelling and fluid accumulation. Should have a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate the size/quality of the cysts. ...Read more

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Does an ovarian cyst cause leg pain and pelvic pain?

Does an ovarian cyst cause leg pain and pelvic pain?

Depends: It would need to be of a sufficiently large size to do so. Remember that ovaries produce cysts every month, and these (functional) cysts are normal, and don't cause pain. If they get larger than normal, (my opinion >3-4cm) or grow in size rapidly, or if they cause bleeding into the abdominal cavity then they can cause pelvic pain.Sometimes the pain will refer down the inner or front of the up.Thigh. ...Read more

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What would cause back pain and ovary pain after bowel movement.I do have adenomyosis.

What would cause back pain and ovary pain after bowel movement.I do have adenomyosis.

Prostaglandins: bowel movements, especially loose bowel movements cause the release of prostaglandins , which can cause nausea and menstrual cramps. Also, you could also have endometriosis and one of the favorite places for implants of that is the sigmoid colon. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause irritating lower back pain?

It depend: Most cysts don't cause any symptoms and go away on their own. Big cyst may may cuase irritation of the lower back pain. Pelvic pain a constant or intermittent dull ache that may radiate to your lower back and thighs. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause low back pain only while lying down?

Can ovarian cysts cause low back pain only while lying down?

Ovarian Cysts/back: Yes, ovarian cysts are often a cause of back pain. When you lie down the position of the pelvic organs changes which can excite the lumbar plexus to initiate pain in the back. ...Read more

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Can the ovarian cysts cause extreme need for sleep and fullet areolas and more montgomery glands?also back pain?

Can the ovarian cysts cause extreme need for sleep and fullet areolas and more montgomery glands?also back pain?

Polycystic: Ovarian Disease (PCOD) can present with a number of complaints related to the HORMONAL abnormalities associated with it! I hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause lower back pain(current) ? Can a ovarian cyst cause a miscarriage (3yrs ago) ? Diagnosed a week ago with ovarian cyst .

Ovarian cyst: Pain from the very insist would normally be filled in front and to one side or the other. However it is possible to have pain in the back from the cyst. Ovarian cysts again not the usual cause of miscarriages however, you can get a hemorrhagic corpus luteum cyst which lowers the Progesterone level which leads to miscarriage. Not a typical cause of miscarriageā€¦ But I have seen situations where Progesterone levels are very low in the presence of such assist. Check Progesterone levels and supplement if needed ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause lower right abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Can ovarian cyst cause lower right abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Yes,: it could. But there are other potential causes, if you are having acute symptoms consider getting an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can a ovarian cyst on the right ovary (5cm)cause pain in the left pelvic area, along with back pain? It feels like severe menstrual cramps on left sid

Can a ovarian cyst on the right ovary (5cm)cause pain in the left pelvic area, along with back pain? It feels like severe menstrual cramps on left sid

Yes: Cysts on the rt can leak fluid and cause pain in the pelvis and lower abdomen. You should see your gyn to make sure that there is not a more serious issue developing. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are ovarian cysts causing my back pain?

Can you tell me are ovarian cysts causing my back pain?

Probably not: Ovarian cysts, if causing any pain at all, will usually cause pelvic or low abdominal pain. Gynecologic or other medical issues that can cause low back pain include endometriosis, kidney stones, abdominal aortic aneurysms. More often than not, however, issues with the back are causing back pain. ...Read more

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Back pain on side where i've had ovarian cyst removed? Is this normal? 4 days post op

Back pain on side where i've had ovarian cyst removed? Is this normal? 4 days post op

Back pain pelvic sur: Yes. Usually from irritation to the lining of pelvic cavity. This will usually resolve in 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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I have bad left sided back pain - left front ovarian region pain and very pain full achy left leg? can this be related to an ovarian cyst -

Possibly: The pain you are describing could possibly be related to an ovarian cyst but could also be related to the urinary tract system, GI tract, or be musculoskeletal. You'll need to see your doctor for evaluation to determine the cause and treat the pain appropriately. ...Read more

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Is walking a few times a day good for healing after larposcopic surgery to remove ovarian cyst? Alot of back pain too. Any suggestions for relief?

Yes : Early ambulation, walking after an abdominal surgical procedure is likley to provide more benefits that harm. Unless recommended otherwise by the surgeon, should be okay. The back pain may be due to positiong during the surgery, or viscerosomatic (pain referred to the back from the internal organs). Should start improving in a few days. ...Read more

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Back pain and swelling in stomach due to ovarian cyst?

Back pain and swelling in stomach due to ovarian cyst?

If you know....: If you know you have an ovarian cyst, then you have probably been evaluated by a doctor. If your doctor is not aware of these symptoms, then return and make him/her aware. ...Read more

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Can my lower back pain be due to an ovarian cyst rupturing?

Most definitely: An ruptured ovarian cyst can cause lower abdominal pain or back pain. See if the pain goes away over the next day or two, if not see your doctor! ...Read more

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ERI was told I have an ovarian cyst.Cannot get appt to Gyno yet.Feeling back pain and worried about internal bleeding from cyst popping.any advice?

Family Doctor: One should always turn to their family doctor for these PRIMARY kinds of problems. You need to be seen urgently but not at the ER but at the primary care or family medical clinic. ...Read more

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Had keyhole surgery 4 days ago to remove ovarian cyst, been sitting up all day and having a lot of stomach and back pain why is this?

Had keyhole surgery 4 days ago to remove ovarian cyst, been sitting up all day and having a lot of stomach and back pain why is this?

Call the surgeon: This might be normal post-operative pain, but it could be a sign of complications such as infection. Talk to the doctor who operated on you. ...Read more

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I just had an abortion and I had complex ovarian cyst I feel weak and tired can't eat well back pain I feel like l am still pregnant ?

I just had an abortion and I had complex ovarian cyst I feel weak and tired can't eat well back pain I feel like l am still pregnant ?

Post op visit: Since you just had surgery and are experiencing complications it would be best to schedule follow up with your surgeon for a post op visit. An examination can be done to determine if all is well. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with 6cm ovarian cyst. Is normal to have increase in discharge with a smell close to after birth normal? left low back pain normal?

Recently diagnosed with 6cm ovarian cyst. Is normal to have increase in discharge with a smell close to after birth normal? left low back pain normal?

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.They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. An ovarian cyst should not be related to vaginal discharge. This should be evaluated and tested ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A condition in which a growth (often balloon-like, thin-walled, and filled with fluid) arises on an ovary (the female ...Read more