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Do they take out your appendix when you have a hysterectomy?

Do they take out your appendix when you have a hysterectomy?

Not usually: The appendix is separate from the uterus. Most surgeons will examine the appendix while performing a hysterectomy, if possible. If the appendix appears abnormal, it will usually be removed. This should be discussed before your surgery, just so that you know what may be done. ...Read more

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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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How do you know when your egg leaves a cyst to get pregnant when you get cysts frequently?

How do you know when your egg leaves a cyst to get pregnant when you get cysts frequently?

Hard to say: It depends what you mean by "frequently." many women will have an increase in their basal body temperature just prior to ovulation. Others note a change in their cervical mucous. Still others will notice dull, pelvic pain, termed "mittelschmerz" .... Or some combination of the above. ...Read more

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What do you do when a ovarian cyst ruptures?

What do you do when a ovarian cyst ruptures?

Depends: Small ovarian cysts are very common and they can resolve by rupturing. In the majority of cases no treatment is needed. If you are in severe pain then prompt evaluation is needed to see if surgery may be needed. Typically it is not but occasionally a large cyst can cause internal bleeding ...Read more

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How do you know if you have ovulation pain or an ovarian cyst rupture?

How do you know if you have ovulation pain or an ovarian cyst rupture?

Ovarian Pain: Ovulation pain is for 1-2 days mid cycle. A pain from a cyst would occur after ovulation in the 2nd half of your cycle and persist for several days pelvic pain should be further evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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If you get ovarian cysts, how do you feel?

If you get ovarian cysts, how do you feel?

Maybe no symptoms: Those who get ovarian cysts are usually young menstruating women. Typically, it is in the mid cycle. Many have absolutely no symptoms though they form small cysts. Some have symptoms of sudden acute pain on the left or right sides, low in the pelvis. Some have an achy feeling, almost like a cramp. There are more symptoms as the cysts get bigger. When big enough they can distend your abdomen. ...Read more

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What happens if you think you have an ovarian cyst and you just found out you are pregnant (1-2 weeks) and it's painful where the cyst is?

What happens if you think you have an ovarian cyst and you just found out you are pregnant (1-2 weeks) and it's painful where the cyst is?

It depends...: It depends on many things such as how big the cyst is, what it looks like on ultrasound, and your doctor's diagnosis. Part of being pregnant, is the formation of a cyst on one ovary called the corpus luteum cyst. This structure supports the pregnancy by producing Progesterone until the placenta takes over this function around 8 weeks. Surgery is only recommended in rare circumstances. ...Read more

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During sex I bleed I have an ovarian cyst what cause that.And how do you know you have ovarian cancer?

During sex I bleed I have an ovarian cyst what cause that.And how do you know you have ovarian cancer?

See doctor: It is not feasible to know why you bleed during sex, without examining you. You should see a gynecologist to address the issues you raised as this forum may not be appropriate for your concerns. ...Read more

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How often do you bleed if you have ovarian cancer?

How often do you bleed if you have ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer: Majority of patients with ovarian cancer present with abdominal pain, distension and fluid build up known as ascites. Some have change in their bowel habits from peritoneal disease. It can cause weight loss, malaise and constitutional symptoms. Some can have symptoms fr metastatic disease. Very few <5 % present with vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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When ovarian cyst ruptured they say you can get infection but if i stopped bleeding does that mean i can get an infection?

When ovarian cyst ruptured they say you can get infection but if i stopped bleeding does that mean i can get an infection?

Unlikely: Rupture of ovarian cyst is unlikely to produce infection under most normal circumstances. Doubt this will be a problem but if you develop fever, chills, malaise, persistent pain, see your ob/gyn doctor asap. ...Read more

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Do you pass out when you have a stroke?

Do you pass out when you have a stroke?

Variable: Sometimes yes and sometims no. It depends on the extent and location of the damage. ...Read more

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How do you now if you have an ovarian cyst what are the signs?

How do you now if you have an ovarian cyst what are the signs?

Pain: Pain is the most common presentation. But in many cases it may be a ultrasonogram finding, having gone silent for years. ...Read more

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If you have ovarian cysts or polycystic ovaries does it mean you need regular vists to the doctor?

If you have ovarian cysts or polycystic ovaries does it mean you need regular vists to the doctor?

Yes: Every woman of reproductive age should have an annual gyn exam. If you have pco and you don't wish to be pregnant you're on bcp and should have an annual visit. If you want to conceive you're probably on Clomid (clomiphene) and should be monitored for ovulation. ...Read more

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How do you know when you need ganglion cyst removal?

Pain: Usually pain and discomfort are the major reasons for patients having these removed. ...Read more

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How do you find out if you have endometriosis?

How do you find out if you have endometriosis?

Laparoscopy: Need to be evaluated with a good exam, maybe ultrasound of the pelvis and finally a surgical procedure called laparoscopy. Laparoscopy is done under anesthesia and a small telescope with a camera is introduced into the abdomen via the umbilicus allowing the surgeon to look and inspect the pelvis and the whole abdomen looking for areas of endometriosis. ...Read more

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Do you always have a blagocyst only ovary when pregnant and how soon will you see it?

Do you always have a blagocyst only ovary when pregnant and how soon will you see it?

Not on ovary: A blastocyst is not on your ovary. A blastocyst is an early ball of cells made from the dividing fertilized egg. I think you are confusing this with a corpus luteum. A cl is a structure that develops in the ovary and produces hormones that help support early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Besides sex right, but I have a question, you bleed usually when you break your hymen, well I'm wondering like what do you do about the blood?

Besides sex right, but I have a question, you bleed usually when you break your hymen, well I'm wondering like what do you do about the blood?

Bleeding: You could try liners and pads to shield you clothing from being soiled. If you are having bleeding heavier than period flow you should follow up with a doctor or GYN. Trauma during sex can also cause bleeding. ...Read more

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If I have ovarian cysts does it couse you to loose waight?

Usually not: The usual types of ovarian cyst wouldn't usually cause weight loss unless the cyst is causing such pain that a woman can't eat. If you have an ovarian cyst and you are worried speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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