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Doctor insights on: Gallbladder Attacks And Ovarian Cysts

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My c.a.t scan shows I have an ovarian cyst and gallstones. Which issue should I take care of first? Do I have to remove my gallbladder?

My c.a.t scan shows I have an ovarian cyst and gallstones. Which issue should I take care of first? Do I have to remove my gallbladder?

Not necessarily: The ovarian cyst should resolve on it's own, and is not likely to need intervention. The gallstones and gallbladder only need removed if they are causing symptoms, and inflammation of the gallbladder. Many people are walking around with gallstones, and don't know it. ...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


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Have rt lower abdomen pain has had appendix, gallbladder, part hysterectomy & back surgery an have small ovarian cyst. What could pain be?

Have rt lower abdomen pain  has had appendix, gallbladder, part hysterectomy & back surgery an have small  ovarian cyst. What could pain be?

Hard to say: There are many possibities and usually a detailed exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause. Among some of the possibilities include diverticulitis, scar tissue from your prior surgery, a hernia, an irritation from a nerve in your back above where you had your previous back surgery just to name a few. I would encourage you to be seen. ...Read more

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If i had my gall bladder removed and use to have the IUD 6 yes ago, also had an ovarian cyst. Am i still able to get pregnant?

If i had my gall bladder removed and use to have the IUD 6 yes ago, also had an ovarian cyst. Am i still able to get pregnant?

Family Practice: Your gallbladder has no affect on getting pregnant. Having an ovarian cyst usually doesn't either unless you have poly cystic disease. It makes it harder but with treatment pregnancy may occur. ...Read more

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Why is my lower back swollen after gall bladder surgery with an ovarian cyst removal?

Why is my lower back swollen after gall bladder surgery with an ovarian cyst removal?

Please call the doc : Who did your surgery, they know what they did and how it went, that is included in your post op care the doc is supposed to answer all ?S like this and do the proper txment if there is a problem. ...Read more

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Had lapro surgery for ovarian cysts and lysis of afhesions from previous gallbladder surgery bad pain lft side of belly botton 9 dys ago what is it ??

Had lapro surgery for ovarian cysts and lysis of afhesions from previous gallbladder surgery bad pain lft side of belly botton 9 dys ago what is it ??

Abdominal pain: Get an evaluation. It is not clear when your latest surgery occurred. You could possibly have new adhesions. See your surgeon for an evaluation and ultrasound or cat scan of the abdomen. ...Read more

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Pain in right RLQ, swollen lymph nodes abdomen wall via CT, appendix not visible. No Gallbladder, no ovarian cysts. Hematuria, labs ok. Disdended abd?

May still be apendix: Pain in RLQ concerning for appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy & ovarian torsion. A simple pregnancy test rules out ectopic. CT us usually the tool for appendicitis. Did they use oral and IC contrast? (Oral is chalky stuff you drink, IV makes you feel hot all over). If contrast given, appendicitis less likely.. Lymph nodes likely "mesenteric adenitis", which is OK. if worsens, go back to doc ...Read more

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Surgery 9.dys ago bad pain left.side.of.belly button had lapro 4 ovarian cysts and lysis of adhesions from previous gall bladder s feel really bloated?

Surgery 9.dys ago bad pain left.side.of.belly button had lapro 4 ovarian cysts and lysis of adhesions from previous gall bladder s feel really bloated?

Schedule follow up: Usually people are feeling pretty normal 9 days after a laparoscopic surgery. If you are still having pain then it is important to schedule a follow up post op visit with the doctor who did your surgery to make sure all is ok. ...Read more

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Breast cancer, lymphadema, ovarian cysts,fibroid, atrophic kidney, gallbladder polyps, diverticula, appendicitis, osteoprosis, ddd are they connected?

Breast cancer, lymphadema, ovarian cysts,fibroid, atrophic kidney, gallbladder polyps, diverticula, appendicitis, osteoprosis, ddd are they connected?

Muliple issues: I would suggest that you seek a comprehensive medical evalaution: some GI symptoms may be related; however breast cance, ovarian cysts, kidney diease are all separate issues. Get yourself in the hands of an expert or experts-ASAP. ...Read more

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I suffer panic attacks, if I need surgery for an ovarian cyst is there anything I can do to control the panic? Thanks

I suffer panic attacks, if I need surgery for an ovarian cyst is there anything I can do to control the panic? Thanks

Let the medical: team know beforehand so that they can help you through this. Sometimes a mild anti- anxiety medication can be taken. Hypnosis and auricular acupuncture are two other good options for decreasing your anxiety. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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