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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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17 yrs old. Painful ovarian cysts every month even on bc pills. Hot flashes and night sweats every day. Tried other bc pills too. Advice?

17 yrs old. Painful ovarian cysts every month even on bc pills. Hot flashes and night sweats every day. Tried other bc pills too. Advice?

Go see your doctor: You didn't mention how you're taking your birth control pills or which brand you're taking but presumably you're having monthly periods. So ask your doctor about skipping placebo pills and immediately starting next month's pills in order to prevent menses. Some brands are sold w/o sugar pills. Or you may need higher dose to prevent ovulation. Bottom line, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Mood swings, hot flashes, bloating, cramping, localized pain in bottom right abdomen, dizziness. Ovarian cyst symptoms?

Mood swings, hot flashes, bloating, cramping, localized pain in bottom right abdomen, dizziness. Ovarian cyst symptoms?

Hormonal changes: When does your symptoms happens around the menstrual period times or all the time? If it is around the periods may be having perimenstrual dysthymia from the hormonal changes. Have yourself examined, so that detailed history and physical could be performed to get a diagnosis ...Read more

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23 yof with hot flashes, osteopenia, thinning hair and now ovarian cyst... Thyroid is fine... Any ideas? Not on bc

23 yof with hot flashes, osteopenia, thinning hair and now ovarian cyst... Thyroid is fine... Any ideas? Not on bc

Several issues: There are several areas that should be explored with your doctor. First, get evaluated for a hormonal imbalance. With thinning hair and an ovarian cyst, the diagnosis of pcos is possible. The osteopenia is concerning because of your age but can be caused by some sort of nutritional deficiency, such as vitamin d deficiency or celiac disease (causing difficulty with absorption of vitamins). ...Read more

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Ulcerative colitis w/proctitis, ovarian cyst ruptured & see black blood clots, hot flashes like fever, feel like being ripped open. Is this normal?

Ulcerative colitis w/proctitis, ovarian cyst ruptured & see black blood clots, hot flashes like fever, feel like being ripped open. Is this normal?

No, Kim: Please see your healthcare provider as soon as possible. You have several serious ailments going on at the same time and proper medical attention is needed. Please don't delay. ...Read more

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Hot spells, stomach pains and lightheadedness after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, what infection could this be?

Hot spells, stomach pains and lightheadedness after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, what infection could this be?

See your doctor: This surgery seems to have bern difficult for you. You have a number very important concern as I have seen various versions of your question asked lately. At this point it's probably best to go ahead and schedule a postop visit with your surgeon and address these concerns face to face. ...Read more

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Keep getting hot spells after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, 1 week post op, shall I go to the doctors? What type of infection can this be?

Keep getting hot spells after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, 1 week post op, shall I go to the doctors? What type of infection can this be?

See the doctor: Asap. This may be a postoperative infection that could make you very ill very quickly if present. Hopefully this will only be a minor problem, but you do not want to be guessing about this. Go and get seen and do not delay. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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After ovarian cyst surgery, if infected, what can happen? More surgery? What could have gone wrong?

After ovarian cyst surgery, if infected, what can happen? More surgery? What could have gone wrong?

Post op infection: Post operative infection anywhere in the abdomen is treated with initial antibiotics to lower the risk of a blood infection (septicemia). If an abscess forms, surgery is a possibility to drain. The best treatment is the avoidance of infection in the first place with prophylaxis by the O.R. crew and surgeon. ...Read more

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Is sex safe after ovarian cyst surgery?

Is sex safe after ovarian cyst surgery?

Yes but: After a healing period from the surgery.

Check with your surgeon for a time table. ...Read more

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Hi. I want to ask, what the best food to eat after ovarian cyst surgery for speed recovery my internal after my OP?

Hi. I want to ask, what the best food to eat after ovarian cyst surgery for speed recovery my internal after my OP?

No specific food: There are not specific foods that need to be eaten after surgery. In the first few hours you will likely be instructed not to eat and then slowly advance your diet back to your usual routine ...Read more

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Can you naturally cure 15cm ovarian cyst without surgery?

Can you naturally cure 15cm ovarian cyst without surgery?

Not very likely: That is a very large cyst. You need too an obgyn who can evaluate the sonogram and determine the plan. ...Read more

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Just found out I have 2.1 inch ovarian cyst does that require surgery?

Just found out I have 2.1 inch ovarian cyst does that require surgery?

Ovarian cyst: Although you have a 2.1 inch cyst in your ovary, you haven't mentioned how long its been there, are you having any symptoms, or how was it found. If you are having a lot of symptoms and/or pain, surgery would help to relieve these symptoms. Still, it is not uncommon to develop a cyst that will resolve without treatment. ...Read more

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I have right ovarian cyst of size 4.5 x 3.6. do I have to surgery. Or taking danzol could reduce the size?

I have right ovarian cyst of size 4.5 x 3.6. do I have to surgery. Or taking danzol could reduce the size?

Ovarian cyst size: Depends on the type of cyst. Ovarian cysts can range from under 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) to more than 12 inches (30.48 cm). Ovarian cysts are particularly common during childbearing years. Many resolve spontaneously without treatment. The potential risks and benefits of any treatment should be carefully considered. No treatment is necessary unless symptoms outweigh potential risk of treatment. ...Read more

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Can we do vaginal surgery for ovarian cyst?

Can we do vaginal surgery for ovarian cyst?

Laparoscopy: Most doctors would recommend a laparoscopic, minimally invasive surgery, for an ovarian cyst. No need to make a cut in the vagina. ...Read more

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What are the ovarian cyst removal surgery risks?

What are the ovarian cyst removal surgery risks?

Many but rare: Surgery for an ovarian cyst today is very safe and complications are rare. As with any operation risks related to ansthesia, blood loss, damage to surrounding structures and infection do happen -but are uncommon. Some loss of ovarian tissue is common but usually not consequential. ...Read more

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If ovarian cyst rupture do I still need surgery?

If ovarian cyst rupture do I still need surgery?

Maybe: The ruptured cyst can be painful or cause bleeding internally. It can also regrow. Most cysts would simply heal whether or not they rupture. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from an ovarian cyst removal surgery?

How long does it take to recover from an ovarian cyst removal surgery?

Usually a day or two: Ovarian cysts are sometimes removed surgically, usually with laparoscopy. This involves inserting instruments through 1/4 inch incisions. Recovery time from laparoscopic surgery is usually only a couple of days. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to have keyhole surgery for a 12cm ovarian cyst?

Is it possible for me to have keyhole surgery for a 12cm ovarian cyst?

Maybe: Trust your doctor. The decision will be made by evaluating the risk of malignancy and the experience of your physician. ...Read more

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I had a surgery to remove ovarian cyst 2yrs ago. But now when I cough especially, I feel pain on the site of surgery. Is this normal?

I had a surgery to remove ovarian cyst 2yrs ago. But now when I cough especially, I feel pain on the site of surgery. Is this normal?

Localized pain: If the pain is localized, occurs at the same spot each time, then you might have a hernia related to your prior incision. Okay to get an appointment with your doc to evaluate. If the exam is positive for a defect near your scar then a hernia will be diagnosed. If the exam is normal, your doc might order imaging (ultrasound) to get the diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had surgery 2 months ago because ovarian cyst but 3 weeks ago I've been getting stabbing pains last 2-3 min on my right side. Is it back?

Had surgery 2 months ago because ovarian cyst but 3 weeks ago I've been getting stabbing pains last 2-3 min on my right side. Is it back?

Ovarian cyst: A follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. That is what cause the cyst that was removed. You could have another cyst that cause pain or discomfort. Using birth control pills will prevent the cysts and the pain or you can use ibuprofen, naproxen, or some type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent. ...Read more

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I need a laposcopic done for ovarian cyst. They are very large. My insurance is saying they are a pre exsiting con. What should I do to get surgery?

I need a laposcopic done for ovarian cyst. They are very large. My insurance is saying they are a pre exsiting con. What should I do to get surgery?

Very complicated: Every insurance plan makes up its own rules. You may be able to wait 6 months and then be covered. You may have to change plans. New health laws may make pre-existing condition exclusions illegal. If that passes in the country, in your state, or with your plan, then you may be in luck. This is a constantly frustrating issue, but you may have to play the game in order to have your procedure done. ...Read more

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My friend has ovarian cysts that grow and after they pop, more grow after a while. She had surgery but they still grow again. Is there a cure for this?

My friend has ovarian cysts that grow and after they pop, more grow after a while. She had surgery but they still grow again. Is there a cure for this?

Cysts are normal: The cysts are small immature eggs so they are normal until menopause. For various reasons they may occasionally become numerous or larger than normal. Management will vary but the birth control pill is often a good option. ...Read more

Dr. Ron Eaker
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Hot Flashes (Definition)

Hot flashes are feelings of warmth that are most intense in the head, neck, and chest areas. They can result in extreme perspiration, which can lead to chills. Hot flashes are generally linked to menopause but might also be a result ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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