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Functional Ovarian Cyst
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
Cyst rupture: 'functional cysts' is a term that nearly always refers to follicular cysts or copora lutea. Follicles naturally 'pop' when ovulation occurs. Small follicles can rupture for many reasons, which women usually describe as painful, but rarely damage occurs. Internal bleeding happens with rupture, and though its not common ruptured large cysts may require surgery if bleeding is heavy. ...Read more
Healthy diet: A healthy diet is likely to prevent ovarian systs, though there is little research to support it. Common advice is to avoid sugar and simple carbs, emphasize fruits & vegies, esp. Dark leafy greens, & minimize meats, dairy, &eggs, esp. If not organic (to avoid hormones & antibiotics in meats). Some advise an alkaline diet & foods rich in phytoestrogens. See my comments for more information & links:. ...Read more
Today is CD11.Does taking rigevidon for 2 weeks help functional ovarian cyst to shrink for the next cycle? Cyst measures 42mm and is filled with fluid
Will a 4cm functional ovarian cyst on my left go away on its own and why is all my pain on my right side abdomen and back?
Yes: A 4cm. functional cyst should resolve on its own. The pain you are experiencing on the opposite side may be unrelated or could be what is called referred pain where a problem in one location causes pain some where else. ...Read more
I've had a functional ovarian cyst on left ovary that fluctuates in size between 2.5 and 3.5 cm with symptoms for 18 months that won't go away.
Period is 31 days late, negative hpts. What could be wrong? I have a history of one functional ovarian cyst
Likely hormonal : Your period is 31 days late, meaning your last menstrual period was about 2 months ago. I see you have done a home pregnancy test which was negative. If you are not pregnant, the cause may be hormonal. Irregular periods are a very common problem and can be treated. I recommend seeing an ob/gyn doctor for evaluation, especially if you don't have a period in the next two months. ...Read more
How to know if my ruptured bloody cyst was a functional ovarian cyst or endometriosis ? Is there a way to distinguish between both of them ?
I think I have a functional ovarian cyst. Sometimes i feel it sometimes i don't. Can it cause a delay in period? I'm in bc
Ovarian cysts: Functional cysts are functional, meaning they grow and regress. Sometimes they're there, sometimes they're not but that just means you have a healthy ovary that grows eggs. You should still get periods. ...Read more
The past 5 years I've been dealing with reoccurring functional ovarian cysts. I've had multiple removed. Asside from birth control what can be done?
Do I get functional ovarian cysts while I'm on pill continuously? No period. Supposed not to have ovulation. Found a cyst and gone. Do I repeat this?
You shouldn't : Since you shouldn't ovulate on the pill, you shouldn't get functional cysts. ...Read more
Why am I spotting dark brown blood 2 weeks after 1 day period when I lost functional ovarian cyst?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections and hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
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