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How Do I Deal With The Pain Of An 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
What is the difference bet painful ovarian cyst and a cyst with no pain? I have one with a lot of pain.
I am living with back pain since 2003. I have 2 synovial cyst which seems to move and cause a pain. What is the best option to get rid of such cysts?
Maybe not the cause: Facet joint synovial cysts are not uncommon. However, they may not be the cause of your symptoms. Generally, these cysts only are a problem when they cause nerve compression or stenosis. Then you will have sciatica or shooting pain down the leg. Otherwise, the cyst is just a consequence of osteoarthritis of the spine. If compressive, the cyst can be treated by injection or eventually surgery. ...Read more
I have a hemoragic endometriotic teratoma cyst what is it and can it cause cáncer cause im in pain a lot its 4cm and don't have the money to see obgyn ?
Surgery: If you have a tumor on your ovary, you need it biopsied or removed. If you don't have insurance, go to the emergency room of the local hospital with the best cancer program, and tell them that you have bad abdominal pain. They will have to get a ct scan to rule out appendicitis, and once they see the tumore, they are required by law to treat you, regardless of your ability to pay. ...Read more
Ovarian Tumor: Without knowing more information about the type and extent of the tumor, it is hard to advise you. There are analgesics for pain that your doctor can order, but if the tumor has spread to other organs or bone, the choices become more complex. It is best to consult with your gynecologist/ oncologist and discuss specific pain palliation for your specific set of circumstances. ...Read more
I have a 7cm simple cyst on my left ovary. I want the cyst removed due to the amount of pain its causing. My ob refuses to do surgey. What can i do?
Second opinion. : It is reasonable to just watch a simple ovarian cyst if it is not causing pain. You are the person who's having to tolerate the pain. It is not unreasonable to have the cyst removed to relieve the pain. If you are not comfortable with her doctors plan then get a second opinion. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Do waht yoru gyn say: Says , it depends what your sxs are how big and what kind , many simple cysts can be watched to see if they resolve with your next period, us should be done to follow it, sometimes you may need bc pills or other meds to help the cyst resolve, sometimes you may need outpt or inpt surgery to take care of it , the most important thing is to see your gyn so it can be followed or treated. ...Read more
Just found out I have an ovarian cyst the size of a tennis ball. I'm calling an obgyn on Monday. Can you give me some info/advice about ovarian cysts?
Ovarian Cysts: Most ovarian cysts in young females that are clear in appearance tend to be benign. Tennis ball size cysts rarely go away on their own without surgical intervention. Seeing a GYN MD Monday will give you a better idea of the treatment course. ...Read more
Is there any way to feel an ovarian cyst from the outside? Also, what's the best medication to help with the pain from an ovarian cyst?
Sometimes: If the patient is thin an enlarged ovary can be palpated. Also if the cyst is large enough it can be palpated. Most pelvic pain caused by the female organs are caused by the uterus as it is a muscle and can spasm. the ovaries have no muscle. You need a thorough exam to determine the actual source of your pain. ...Read more
Can endometriosis cause pelvic pain outside of menstruation? My dr says no, but wants to do a laproscopy. What are the risks of this kind of surgery?
Info: Yes there can be pain, but it is usually much worse during menstruation, a laparoscopy is the usual way to DX this and it is almost always safe - but it there is a problem (rare) it can be very serious. Read this info and then talk more w/ your doctor. It should be a good procedure for you. Best! http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/endometriosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, i was diagnosed with an ovarian cyst, which is causing me a lot of pain and making nauseous.Does this type of cyst have to be removed? And how?
Most often not: Functional ovarian cysts don't need treatment and often go away on their own in 6 - 12 weeks. If you have frequent cysts, birth control pills can be prescribed to reduce the risk of new cysts. Rarely, surgery may be needed to remove the cyst or ovary to make sure its not cancer. Complex ovarian cysts & cysts causing symptoms that don't go away plus very large cysts are often surgically removed. ...Read more
I an a female with abdominal pain. An ultrasound test showed I have bilateral cysts and gas in my colon. Could the cystsbe cancerous and we i be able to have kids after their removal? Is the gas or the cyst the cause of my abdominal and back pain
Gas is the enemy: Of u/s, as is bones. Cysts can be the source of problems causing symptoms, but cancer is not usually one of them. Your symptoms need your doctor to formulate a differential diagnosis. Rule out endometriosis which could be a threat to child bearing bytube clogging. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. The cyst nay rupture and 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
Depends on the type: If you have recently had ovarian stimulation with meds such as Clomid (clomiphene) or injections, bloating can be very serious requiring hospital admission to get fluid off of your lungs. Birth control pills are very effective at stopping ovulation and therefore the bloating with it. Walking is good to move fluid around and out of your body. Watch salt intake. Large or complex cysts need surgery. ...Read more
Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen would be my first recommendation for the occasional ovarian / ovarian cyst pain. If you have discomfort every month, birth control will keep the cysts under control, therefore minimizing any ovarian pain. Occasionally, a large cyst may leak or rupture causing severe pain. Most the time, this is still managed with prescription pain medicine and will resolve over a few days. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with ovarian cysts on both sides. How will I know if they have ruptured? Is there any pain or discharge with a ruptured cyst?
Usually resolve: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...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 have a 7cm left ovarian cyst and my doctor wants to do surgery to remove the cyst. What can I try first before having surgery, besides birth control pills?
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