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I had an ovarian cyst and i'm going too the obgyn for a pelvic exam and i'm scared! i'm 16 and i don't know what to expect?

I had an ovarian cyst and i'm going too the obgyn for a pelvic exam and i'm scared! i'm 16 and i don't know what to expect?

Talk to your doctor: Ovarian cysts are common, and most do not require surgery as they are not cancer. You should be honest with your ob/gyn about your fears and make sure you talk to the provider honestly about your periods, your secuality and your concerns. ...Read more

Dr. Srbislav Brasovan
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Pelvic Exam (Definition)

Physical exam involving examination of the outside of the female genitalia (vulva), the inside (vagina) , as well as an examination of the cervix, uterus, tubes, ovaries, and tissue around the uterus (parametria). A bimanual exam then involves 2 fingers in the vagina with the other hand on the abdomen. A rectovaginal exam is one finger inthe vagina, one finger in the rectum with ...Read more


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I had an ovarian cyst rupture days later I lost my Virginity pelvic exam no more cyst why do I still get ovary pain after rough sex it's been 5 months?

I had an ovarian cyst rupture days later I lost my Virginity pelvic exam no more cyst why do I still get ovary pain after rough sex it's been 5 months?

Here are some ...: 400-letter space is surely not enough to address your concern. Most reasonable bet of sound care is: collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, progress, & related symptoms over time with detailed sequence of events to gyn-doc for analysis, physicals, tests as needed so to deduce diagnosis for proposing reasonable Rx / care. Please do it timely. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Can small ovarian cysts go undetected in an external ultrasound and pelvic exam?

Can small ovarian cysts go undetected in an external ultrasound and pelvic exam?

Maybe: Small ovarian cysts may not be detected but usually are not clinically significant. Usually can detect ovarian cysts of 3-4 mm in diameter with good diagnostic ultrasound. ...Read more

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Hi.Jackie here,okay so i recently started jolivette.i was having an absent period for about 5 months and i was put on it.i also recently found out after a pelvic exam i have ovarian cysts. i started my period a week before i began the sugar pills. that wa

Hi.Jackie here,okay so i recently started jolivette.i was having an absent period for about 5 months and i was put on it.i also recently found out after a pelvic exam i have ovarian cysts.
i started my period a week before i began the sugar pills.
that wa

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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I am 18. I have a large complex ovarian cyst. last measured was 6 1/2 cm. I can't get in to the doctor for a couple days. my pelvic area is 7 inches s?

I am 18. I have a large complex ovarian cyst. last measured was 6 1/2 cm. I can't get in to the doctor for a couple days. my pelvic area is 7 inches s?

Symptoms?: If the large cyst is causing pain and it persists on repeated US; it may have to be taken out. Talk to your doctor for evaluation and possible options for treatment. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain, low progesterone levels, ovarian cysts, what is wrong with me?

Pelvic pain, low progesterone levels, ovarian cysts, what is wrong with me?

Hard to say..: These may not be related to each other. Many things can cause pelvic pain, if you have large ovarian cysts (>4cm) they may be the cause, but smaller ones less likely to cause pain.Low prog levels (&small ov cysts) are both normal during certain phases of menstrual cycle. But low prog can cause mood sx, anxiety, sleep disturbances. If you have these natural Progesterone tx may help. ...Read more

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Still hurt in pelvis; is it from growing mass or from ovarian cyst that popped?

Still hurt in pelvis; is it from growing mass or from ovarian cyst that popped?

Hurting pelvis: Pain in the pelvis has many causes. An ultrasound often shows ovarian cysts and fibroid tumors (non cancerous). Consult with your physician. ...Read more

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


Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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