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How Do I Know If My Pain Is Appendicitis Or Right Ovary
I've had a sharp pain in my right ovary for >24 hours and was woken out of a dead sleep from it and bloating and nausea. Could this be appendicitis?
Need doctor to check: Lower right abdominal pain can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain can worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause pain. Having gas may or may not be related to the discomfort (lactose intolerance will cause gas). A hernia or ovarian problem can cause pain. ...Read more
Not usually.: Pain is the body's way of telling you that something is wrong. Brief ovary pain mid-cycle can often be attributed to ovulation (called "mittelschmerz") but persistent pain should be evaluated by a primary care physician or OB/GYN. There are many potential causes, regardless of whether or not you're pregnant - but this is an important consideration. Please seek additional in-person care. ...Read more
It is hard to know: Wether the pain is from the ovary, since pain is rudimentary. It is most like gastrointestinal. ...Read more
See a doctor: A nonspecific burning sensation near where the ovary is may not necessarily mean that there is something wrong with the ovary because there are other things in that area that could be causing pain as well such as the appendix or the bowel. definitely consider talking to a doctor about any other symptoms or getting an exam to look for more information. ...Read more
Probably: That would be in the normal range for an ovary. The range is quite wide as a normal ovary can easily contain a number of cysts up to about 6 cm in diameter. ...Read more
Ovulation: Women's ovaries consist of millions of tightly packed eggs. Before these eggs are ready to conceive, they need to mature over a two week period. During that process an egg surrounds itself with fluid - this structure is called a follicle. The follicle starts out tiny and grows to about 2.5 cm in diameter - then it's a "mature" follicle - anything less than 2 cm would be "immature". ...Read more
Yes: The size of the ovaries usually is not the same and 3.8x1.8x3.4 and 4x2x3.5 is within the normal range. ...Read more
Not Necessarily: Ovaries normally form cyst. The egg is released into a cyst each month from one side or the other. They should only be removed if they are causing significant problems such as pain or if they might be cancerous. ...Read more
Yes: These specific measurements of ovaries are normal but each radiologic study must be interpreted in the proper clinical context. It is important to go over your results with your doctor who has all of the information and knows what specific part of the anatomy was being evaluated and why. ...Read more
Possible: You may just have some pain from not being accustomed to intercourse. Just the positions and use of different muscles, as well as the stretching of your vagina can cause discomfort. Be sure you are using protection if you don't want to get pregnant. ...Read more
Normal: This is all normal. The size of the ovary is normal. If there are no cysts or abnormal cysts, then this is all normal. ...Read more
Have a 9 CM cyst on my right ovary, am I still able to have kids if they take out my right ovary?
Yes: Yes, your left ovary will still produce ova on a regular cycle. Mind you, it may be a little more difficult to conceive, since you will only one ovary producing the ova; but it is still very possible. ...Read more
I have a 5 CM cyst in my right ovary and my ovary measures 5 CM will I need it removed surgically?
My right ovary size is 4.6 * 2.8 * 2.1 in cms. Left ovary is 4.1 * 2.8 * 1.8 in cms. Is it normal.?
What could be the cause of pain in the right ovary when it is pushed on? Could this be due to ovulation?
If..: If the pain is mild and happens a few days after your period it could definitely be ovulation pain. If it persists beyond a few days during this period of time and severe then it could be something else that might require treatment. If this is the case visit your doctor for evaluation and treatment as necessary. ...Read more