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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 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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Can ovarian cysts cause bleeding after intercourse?

Can ovarian cysts cause bleeding after intercourse?

Ovarian cysts: An non-ruptured ovarian cyst would not have anything to do with bleeding after intercourse. A ruptured physiologic cyst (corpus luteum) could cause your period to happen earlier than expected. You should see your gyn. ...Read more

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Why do ovarian cyst cause vaginal cramps?

Why do ovarian cyst cause vaginal cramps?

Ov. cysts should not: An ovarian cyst may cause pelvic or lower abdominal pains but not "vaginal cramps". Most ovarian cysts are transient, functional and silent ... and resolve spontaneously. Pain may be caused by cyst enlargement, bleeding within the cyst , twisting... and other factors which depend on the size, type, nature ...of the cyst. Consult your gynecologist if you are concerned or your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can polycystic ovarian syndrome cause pain during intercourse?

Help plz! Can polycystic ovarian syndrome cause pain during intercourse?

Not often: Pain may occur with enlarged ovarian cysts and smaller ones which may rupture with fluid in ovary(is). ...Read more

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Can pelvic pain due to late period & ovarian cyst rupture also cause abdominal pain ?

Can pelvic pain due to late period & ovarian cyst rupture also cause abdominal pain ?

Pelvic pain: A late period in itself should not cause pelvic pain. Rupture of an ovarian cyst can - sometimes the (follicle) cyst that released the egg, e.g., at the time of ovulation can fill with blood. This is called a hemorrhagic cyst (cyst filled with blood). The blood in the cyst can cause distention and the pain from that distention can radiate into other parts of the abdomen. ...Read more

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Can overian cyst cause bleeding during pregnacy?

Can overian cyst cause bleeding during pregnacy?

Not likely: Ovarian cysts are not going to cause bleeding during pregnancy. Any bleeding in pregnancy should be evaluated by your obgyn. ...Read more

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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 lead to painful intercourse?

Can ovarian cysts lead to painful intercourse?

Perhaps: Ovarian cysts are usually not painful alone or with intercourse. This is why ovarian cancer grows to advanced stages before it is discovered. Sometimes the location of the cyst or associated scar tissue can cause discomfort or pain, particularly an endometriosis cyst. The message is that cysts lead to a wide spectrum of symtoms but most often they are silent. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause pain before and after period?

Yes, potentially: If it is large one (not just the normal follicular cysts that women develop in the normal course of hormone production to cause the menstrual cycle to occur). Also if the cyst does not resolve as it should normally, then it could cause pain. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause nausea even if there is no pelvic pain?

Can ovarian cysts cause nausea even if there is no pelvic pain?

Yes: Some ovarian cysts may produce hormones which may lead to nausea. Much like the nausea that some women experience when taking a hormone containing birth control medication. ...Read more

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Does an ovarian cyst cause severe pain durning menastration?

Does an ovarian cyst cause severe pain durning menastration?

Not usually: Ovarian cysts are common and usually don't cause pain. Pain during menstruation can happen for many different reasons. You should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can cysts cause more difficulty to conceiving if I have those in both ovaries? Usg shows 5mm ovarian cysts(<5), no pain, regular cycles.

Can cysts cause more difficulty to conceiving if I have those in both ovaries? Usg shows 5mm ovarian cysts(<5), no pain, regular cycles.

Cysts of this size: Are likely normal - called follicles, due to eggs in the ovary becoming ready to be released. These should not effect the ability to become pregnant. ...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

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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