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How can an ovarian cyst cause infertility?

How can  an ovarian cyst cause infertility?

What kind of cyst: An ovarian cyst by itself will not cause infertility. But the ovary is capable of forming many kinds of cysts, and it's important to know what kind. For example, endometriosis can cause infertility and also an ovarian cyst. ...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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How long does the pain caused by an ovarian cyst and an ovarian cyst rupture normally last?

How long does the pain caused by an ovarian cyst and an ovarian cyst rupture normally last?

Rupture - few days: If an ovarian cyst ruptures, the resulting pain should only last a day or few days at most. If an ovarian cyst is causing pain itself, the pain may last until the cyst goes away - the following monthly cycle, or surgery if that is eventually needed. ...Read more

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How long would the pain from an ovarian cyst last?

How long would the pain from an ovarian cyst last?

A few days: Depends if ruptured, size? Simple cyst? Was there torsion? Was it treated? Did you have surgery? If all normal then a few days no more. ...Read more

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What can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

What can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Like a balloon: An ovarian cyst can rupture when it reaches a certain size, when the wall thins out, when the cyst ages, with change in hormones or with a minor trauma. Many times the rupture is without symptoms, however sometimes it can be very painful, can bleed, can require emergency or urgent health care. Your doc can monitor your cyst with ultrasound and exam. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause leg pain?

Can an ovarian cyst cause leg pain?

Yes: Ovarian cysts can be painless and they can cause a variety of pain symptoms. Sometimes cysts cause pain that extends into the leg. ...Read more

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How long could bloating from an ovarian cyst take to go away?

How long could bloating from an ovarian cyst take to go away?

Quickly: Usually within 48-72 hours depending upon the size of the cyst, use of anti-inflammatories, and whether or not a procedure was performed. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause numbness?

Can an ovarian cyst cause numbness?

Low likelihood: Benign cysts don't cause nerve damage. A cancerous cyst could potentially spread to local or distant places and may affect some nerve also thus causing numbness. ...Read more

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How long does pain from a ruptured ovarian cyst last?

How long does pain from a ruptured ovarian cyst last?

Varies: It varies from person to person. Some people don't have pain when the cyst ruptures while others have excruciating pain. You should see a doctor if pain is severe or persistent. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause your abdomen to swell?

Can an ovarian cyst cause your abdomen to swell?

Yes definetly: Depends on how big it is, many other causes can make the abdomen swell also so u need to see your gyn to start out with. ...Read more

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Does an ovarian cyst cause severe pain durning menastration?

Does an ovarian cyst cause severe pain durning menastration?

Not usually: Ovarian cysts are common and usually don't cause pain. Pain during menstruation can happen for many different reasons. You should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How long does an ovarian cyst stay without rupturing, how long can it delay your period?

How long does an ovarian cyst stay  without rupturing, how long can it delay your period?

Depends: There are many different types or ovarian cysts. Some resolve on their own after a month or two like functional cysts. Others do not resolve and need to be removed surgically . Functional cyst may delay some women's menses until they resolve. It all depends on the type of cyst present. ...Read more

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Can an ovary cause bad your period cause a tumor or cysts?

Can an ovary cause bad your period cause a tumor or cysts?

Yes: If an Ovary is not functioning right because of cysts or a tumor it may present as abnormal menstrual bleeding ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause vagina to swell?

Dr. Raj Syal Dr. Syal
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Can an ovarian cyst cause vagina to swell?

No: I would look for other causes, unless the cyst is very large. A very large cyst can affect the flow of blood, which may cause swelling. ...Read more

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How to treat peritonitis from an ovarian cyst rupture?

How to treat peritonitis from an ovarian cyst rupture?

Not likely: It's rare for peritonitis to result from a ruptured cyst. ...Read more

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What external factors can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

What external factors can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Sex: It is not easy to force a cyst to rupture. It often just happens spontaneously when the cyst reaches a size and pressure that the cyst wall cannot hold. But i would have to say that intercourse is the most common external cause of cyst rupture. ...Read more

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How long for pain to subside after ruptured ovarian cyst?

Varies: Sometimes, the pain may last for several hours and others still have pain after a few days. However, you should see your gynecologist if you have persistent pain. ...Read more

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Can having intercourse cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Can having intercourse cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Possible: Intercourse with deep penetration causes the uterus to move. The ovary is attached to the uterus by the ovarian ligament, so it is possible. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A condition in which a growth (often balloon-like, thin-walled, and filled with fluid) arises on an ovary (the female ...Read more