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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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I have a 7cm ovarian cyst (tumor markers negative) and I feel no pain. I took contraceptives for a month and it shrunk by 0.8cm. Can I fly?

I have a 7cm ovarian cyst (tumor markers negative) and I feel no pain. I took contraceptives for a month and it shrunk by 0.8cm. Can I fly?

Yes: An ovarian cyst is not a contraindication to commercial flight. However, do follow your doctor's advice about follow-up care.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more

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I just want to know if oral contraceptives ca cause ovarian cyst because I stop taking for a year and now I was diagnosed with ovarian cyst?

I just want to know if oral contraceptives ca cause ovarian cyst because I stop taking for a year and now I was diagnosed with ovarian cyst?

No: The normal function of the ovary involves forming a cyst each month as a part of the cycle. That cyst ruptures to release the egg. It is normal to have cysts on the ovaries. Most of them are normal and will go away on their own. An ovarian cyst that does not go away may require surgery to remove it. The cysts are not caused by oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cyst, and past 15 days I m on contraceptive pills. Can I expect to get pregnant this cycle? Can I ovulate?

I have ovarian cyst, and past 15 days I m on contraceptive pills. Can I expect to get pregnant this cycle? Can I ovulate?

Ovarian cyst: If you are using ocp your are not suppose to get pregnant or unless you don't take them as prescribed. There is no method that is 100% effective, and that includes the pill. Ovarian cysts can come from multiple causes. Did you start taking the pill the first sunday after your period? Is this a new condition or have you had this cyst for a long time? ...Read more

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I had an abortion last month. Due to continuous bleeding my doc said an ovarian cyst and prescribed contraceptive n other meds. Can we have intercours?

I had an abortion last month. Due to continuous bleeding my doc said an ovarian cyst and prescribed contraceptive n other meds. Can we have intercours?

Maybe.: Based on your information, I can't tell if the birth control pill that you are on was started at a time that would block ovulation, so we usually recommend a condom, at least, until you know that the pill is effective. As far as your bleeding is concerned, it sound as if that is being addressed. ...Read more

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I got my period after 50 days. On 2day scan a cyst 3.8x3.9cm is found in right ovary. Taking contraceptive may help? What should I do to prevent cyst?

I got my period after 50 days. On 2day scan a cyst 3.8x3.9cm is found in right ovary. Taking contraceptive may help? What should I do to prevent cyst?

Ovarian cyst: This may be a version of PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), and the cyst is a result of incomplete ovulation. It may resolve independent of oral bc, but if long absence of periods is a pattern for you, taking oral bcp's is a viable alternative, if no contraindications are present. See your gyn provider for recommendations. ...Read more

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Can sexual anhedonia be caused by polycystic ovary syndrom? Even after contraceptive pill therapy, when cysts are gone, I can't get pleasure from orgasm

Can sexual anhedonia be caused by polycystic ovary syndrom? Even after contraceptive pill therapy, when cysts are gone, I can't get pleasure from orgasm

Not directly: Polycystic ovaries do not directly cause loss of sexual pleasure; but if this diagnosis causes the woman stress, worry, bad body image, etc...It could be related. The cysts don't cause the problem and taking ocp will likely not help. Talk with your doctor about the problem, there is good help available. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Severe pain from left ovarian cyst, had ultrasound two months ago. Had a second ultrasound today and now there are two cyst on left ovary, can't take the pain. Doctor says to wait til after menstrual cycle to see if it dissolves or ruptures. Pain is consta

Severe pain from left ovarian cyst, had ultrasound two months ago. Had a second ultrasound today and now there are two cyst on left ovary, can't take the pain. Doctor says to wait til after menstrual cycle to see if it dissolves or ruptures. Pain is consta

Pain is self limited: Even though the lain is severe the cause is benign. When the cyst ruptures, the swelling will decrease and the pain will lessen. Please call your doctor to report the severe pain. They will be able to help. Later, after your period if cysts persist your gyn can help prevent future episodes. ...Read more

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How to remove ovary cyst from our body?

How to remove ovary cyst from our body?

Surgery: Removal of an ovarian cyst requires gynecological surgery. I would suggest you seek out your physician for further guidance. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have an ovary cyst (3.8cm) and what do you suggest if I have diarya so is it because of the cyst?

What do you suggest if I have an ovary cyst (3.8cm) and what do you suggest if I have diarya so is it because of the cyst?

Patience: It is normal for the ovaries to form cysts. Every woman has an ovarian cyst about 2 centimeters in diameter at the time of ovulation. That cyst may enlarge to as much a 6 or 8 centimeters before gradually going away. On rare occasion one of these cysts may cause enough pain to require treatment (medical or surgical). For the majority of these cysts - time /patience is the only treatment needed. ...Read more

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Would I feel a 3.5 CM ovary cyst rupture?

Would I feel a 3.5 CM ovary cyst rupture?

Possible: When an ovarian cyst ruptures, it can release some fluid which can irritate the abdomen. This pain should go away in a few days. Take Ibuprofen for pain. Ovarian cysts are normal. ...Read more

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If you have a ovary cyst does your urine smell?

If you have a ovary cyst does your urine smell?

No: A cyst on the ovary will not impact the odor of the urine. ...Read more

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I think I have a ovary cyst should I see a doctor?

I think I have a ovary cyst should I see a doctor?

Yes you should: See our gyn doctor after examination will do a sonogram which will show if you have cyst or not and ease your mind. ...Read more

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How soon can you have sex after remove ovary cyst?

How soon can you have sex after remove ovary cyst?

Call your surgeon: The answer will depend upon whether the surgery was a scope or open procedure, thus call your surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your period to be late with a ovary cyst?

Is it normal for your period to be late with a ovary cyst?

Ovarian Cyst: Symtpoms may include: menstrual irregularities, pelvic pain (sometimes shortly before your period begins or just before it ends, during intercourse, pain during bowel movements or pressure on your bowels, nausea, vomiting or breast tenderness similar to that experienced during pregnancy, fullness or heaviness in in your abdomen, pressure on your rectum or bladder that causes a need to urinate more. ...Read more

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Does a ovary cyst affect your chances of getting pregnant?

Does a ovary cyst affect your chances of getting pregnant?

Possibly: It depends on the type of ovarian cyst that is present. Certain cysts may not affect conception at all while others they drastically affect the possibilities of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst of 6cm in both the ovaries. What do u suggest?

Ovarian cyst of 6cm in both the ovaries. What do u suggest?

Watch it: If there is no pain watch.
if there is pain only have the side that is painful removed, only the cyst not the whole ovary..
be aware of any surgery that might end up with the removal of both ovaries, and leaving you sterile, unless there is a fear of cancer, which rare in cyst.
follow and monitor the size of the cysts with frequent ultrasound.
good luck ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to have sex when you have ovary cyst?

Is it possible for you to have sex when you have ovary cyst?

Of course: This should not be a problem. Most ovaries contain some small cysts. Your physician knows how to evaluate the cysts for possible risk / need for surgery. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst causing a burning in the ovary sensation?

Can an ovarian cyst causing a burning in the ovary sensation?

Ovarian pain: Hello~I think what you mean is can an ovarian cyst give you pain in the anatomical area of the ovary. A: YES. The normal cycle can give you luteal cysts that come and go (they burst and go away at ovulation) but some persist and can get large. If you have L/R adnexal pain please see your OBGYN thanks ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst in right ovary but pain is mostly in left side, why is this?

Ovarian cyst in right ovary but pain is mostly in left side, why is this?

Well, she likely: Had a scan for pain and found the cyst incidentally. Likewise, it's not impossible to get the ovaries confused on the scan. It's most likely that the cyst is not causing the pain. It could be bladder, constipation, irritable bowel; there are a lot of options there but she needs follow up. Gd luc. ...Read more

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Calcium build up on ovary caused by ovarian cyst. Should this calcium be removed?

Calcium build up on ovary caused by ovarian cyst. Should this calcium be removed?

Not necessarily: A surgical cyst removal will depend on a lot of medical conditions. You can discuss this with your physician to make the best decision. ...Read more

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If you have an ovarian cyst, will you ovulate from the same ovary on your next cyxle?

If you have an ovarian cyst, will you ovulate from the same ovary on your next cyxle?

Maybe, maybe not: Having an ovarian cyst does not necessarily indicate which ovary you will ovulate from. Many kinds of cysts will not impact ovulation, and so the only way to know which one you ovulate from will be another ultrasound shortly before or at the time of ovulation next cycle. ...Read more

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Are there any activities or foods which I should avoid with a fluid 4 cm right ovary cyst infection?

Below: Foods: no problem
Activity: certainly avoid activity that causes pain
And stay with light exercise till recovered ...Read more

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I am 75 and just had a ovary cyst found on ultrasound. How do they biopsy it? Is that always necessary?

I am 75 and just had a ovary cyst found on ultrasound. How do they biopsy it? Is that always necessary?

Possibly: An ovarian cyst found postmenopause, may or may not be a problem. It depends on the size and characteristics of the cyst. If surgery is necessary, the ovaries are usually remoed and not a biopsy. Discuss this further with your physician. ...Read more

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I have a ovarian cyst/enlarged ovary that's 8.1*4.2*4.2 CM and in really bad pain what should I do go to e.R.?

Bad pain = ER: If you cannot control your pain at home with the medications provided, then should go to the er. Also, if the pain has suddenly changed character / worsened / moved, then go to er. If "same old" pain, call your gyn, but if un-reachable, go to er. ...Read more

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I had surgery to remove an ovary/cyst last week and the incision sites itch really bad! How do I stop the itching?

I had surgery to remove an ovary/cyst last week and the incision sites itch really bad! How do I stop the itching?

Maybe: Itching is a normal complaint after surgery. Sometimes an anti-histamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help, but it should resolve with time. ...Read more

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Is it possible or rare to have ovarian cyst on both ovaries? I have pain on both and am wondering if that could be the cause.

Is it possible or rare to have ovarian cyst on both ovaries? I have pain on both and am wondering if that could be the cause.

Possible: It is possible to have cysts in both ovaries. You would need to have your physician check a transvaginal ultrasound to look at the ovaries and determine if you have cysts. ...Read more

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Ilaperotomy to remove an ovarian cyst left ovary in 4/2013. been having growing pain in left ovary. Related or something more?

Too hard to tell: Abdomino-pelvic pain is difficult to diagnose without the benefit of an extensive history and a good exam and review of prior findings. I am afraid no one can give you this answer on-line. Should probably see your doc. ...Read more

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I had surgery to remove an ovary/cyst last week and the incision sites itch really bad! Is there anything I can do to relieve the itching?

I had surgery to remove an ovary/cyst last week and the incision sites itch really bad! Is there anything I can do to relieve the itching?

Ask your surgeon...: I would hate to advise you to use a otc steroid cream and have your surgeon be against that. While it may reduce the itching, it can also delay the healing. I like traumeel cream for this purpose because it is a natural topical anti-inflammatory and promotes healing. ...Read more

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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


Ovary (Definition)

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