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How do I know if my pain is appendicitis or right ovary?

How do I know if my pain is appendicitis or right ovary?

You don't: You don't on your own, any acute right lower abdominal pain requires immediate professional help, your doctor after examination by tests like sonogram ct scan will find what is causing the pain. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, estrogen and ...Read more


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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?

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

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Why does my right ovary hurt?

Why does my right ovary hurt?

Many other causes: First of all there are many other possible causes of pain in that pain. Do not assume it is an ovary. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have light pain in your right ovary?

Is it normal to have light pain in your right ovary?

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

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My right ovary is 2.63 x1.62 x 2.00 CM it's that normal?

My right ovary is 2.63 x1.62 x 2.00 CM it's that normal?

Probably: That is a completely normal sized ovary. Talk to the doctor who ordered the sonogram/ultrasound. They should be able to discuss the results with you. ...Read more

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I have pain only in my right ovary, could it be something that I have to worry about?

It is hard to know: Wether the pain is from the ovary, since pain is rudimentary. It is most like gastrointestinal. ...Read more

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Why is my right ovary tingling so badly?

Why is my right ovary tingling so badly?

Please see your gyn: As an exam and ultrasound can be done to r/o an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Burning feeling near right ovary. What should I do?

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

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Right ovary hav 2.4+2.4= size is that size is normal?

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

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My right ovary appear polycystic. What it means is it ok?

Not enough info: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is not diagnosed by ultrasound alone. Lab tests and symptoms such as irregular periods, abnormal hair growth weight gain are typical. Simply finding a polycystic ovary with no abnormal labs and symptoms is not an issue. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of immature follicles in right ovary?

What is the meaning of immature follicles in right ovary?

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

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When my right ovary is hurting, does that mean I'm ovulating?

When my right ovary is hurting, does that mean I'm ovulating?

Possibly: Some patients do experience "mittelschmerz" or ovulation pain. However, it is important to have your doctor rule out other possible causes of pain by physical examination or pelvic sonogram. ...Read more

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My right ovary is swollen. What causes your ovary to swell up?

Sonogram: A swollen ovary is not an official medical term. The next step is a pelvic exam and a pelvic sonogram to determine if something is wrong with your ovary. After a diagnosis is made a treatment plan can be created. Our office is near you we would be happy to help. ...Read more

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What to do if I discovered out I have a 7.3cm cyst on my right ovary my gyno?

What to do if I discovered out I have a 7.3cm cyst on my right ovary my gyno?

Check bloods, GYNO: I would get the cyst removed to prevent rupture. Have the gynecologist or endocrinologist check your hormones. ...Read more

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Right ovary measures 3.8*1.8*3.4cm and left ovary 4*2*3.5cm. Is it normal size?

Right ovary measures 3.8*1.8*3.4cm and left ovary 4*2*3.5cm. Is it normal size?

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

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I have a cysts on my right ovary it's 2.5 centimeters do I need to get it removed?

I have a cysts on my right ovary it's 2.5 centimeters do I need to get it removed?

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

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My right ovary sticks out three times as much as my left ovary. Why does it do this?

My right ovary sticks out three times as much as my left ovary. Why does it do this?

Should not: One should not be able to see an ovary bulging out. If you are able to see growth or swelling on your abdomen then this needs prompt evaluation by a doctor to determine the cause and treatment. Perhaps you have an inguinal hernia? A doctor will need to examine you. ...Read more

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What does it mean of partial hysterctomy? Is left or right ovary possible not remove?

Cervix left in?: Hysterectomy is removal of the uterus. So partial hysterectomy means that part of the uterus was removed - usually above the cervix so the cervix is left in. Removal of the ovaries is separate and is called an oophorectomy. ...Read more

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Left ovary 2.6 x 1.7cm, right ovary 2.2 x 2.3cm, are they within normal sizes? Thank you.

Left ovary 2.6 x 1.7cm, right ovary 2.2 x 2.3cm, are they within normal sizes? Thank you.

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

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Is it normal to have a little pain in the right ovary area the day after losing your virginity?

Is it normal to have a little pain in the right ovary area the day after losing your virginity?

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

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My right ovary 3.8*2.3*2.6cm. Volume 12cc. Left is 4.4*2.7*3.3cm. Volume 20cc. Is it dangerous?

My right ovary 3.8*2.3*2.6cm. Volume 12cc. Left is 4.4*2.7*3.3cm. Volume 20cc. Is it dangerous?

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

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Have a 9 CM cyst on my right ovary, am I still able to have kids if they take out my right ovary?

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

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I have a 5 CM cyst in my right ovary and my ovary measures 5 CM will I need it removed surgically?

I have a 5 CM cyst in my right ovary and my ovary measures 5 CM will I need it removed surgically?

What did your GYN sa: Say depends what type of cyst? If it is a simple cyst bc pill will usually shrink it, if it is complex, then u may need surgery, please discuss the plan with your gyn. ...Read more

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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.?

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.?

Possibly normal: Normal ovary size is about 2-3 centimeters but this is dependent on age and where you are in your menstrual cycle. You need to check with the doctor that ordered the ultrasound to make sure that there are no problems. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain in the right ovary when it is pushed on? Could this be due to ovulation?

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

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Appendicitis (Definition)

The inflammation of the appendix which can cause right lower quadrant pain that radiates and ...Read more