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How long does it take for ovarian cysts to go away? I have had it for 3 months now and it still hurts bad. Will i need surgery?

How long does it take for ovarian cysts to go away? I have had it for 3 months now and it still hurts bad. Will i need surgery?

Depends on the size: It depends on the size of the cysts and how severe are the symptoms you can take anti inflammatory medicines like Motrin for pain and discuss with your doctor how big the cysts are and what treatment will be best for you.Sometimes hormonal treatment with birth control pills can reduce the size and orevent cysts from forming.Not all cysts need surgery. ...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 do long does it take for ovarian cysts go away?

How do long does it take for ovarian cysts go away?

Varies: Less than a day to months which may require treatment ...Read more

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How long does it take for a complex ovarian.Cysts go away?

How long does it take for a complex ovarian.Cysts go away?

See a doctor: Complex ovarian cysts should be under a doctor's supervision as the diagnosis can include various tumors. ...Read more

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How long does it actually take for an ovarian cyst to go away?

How long does it actually take for an ovarian cyst to go away?

6-8 weeks average: 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

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I have an ovarian cyst & it's causing a lot of pain. Motrin isnt cutting it. Any other ways to relieve pain & how long does it take to go away?

I have an ovarian cyst & it's causing a lot of pain. Motrin isnt cutting it. Any other ways to relieve pain & how long does it take to go away?

Depends: There are many types of cysts, from large simple cysts to small follicular cysts to complex, heavy cysts. Birth control pills trick the brain into not stimulating the ovaries, thus less cyst formation and likely improvement in pain. If small they can resorb in time, add tylenol (acetaminophen) 2 500 mg 4 times a day and use 2 aleve 2x per day, might work better tham motrin, good luck. ...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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What are other ways other than taking bcp that will shrink a ovarian cyst or make go away. How long does a cyst usually take to disappear? TTC

What are other ways other than taking bcp that will shrink a ovarian cyst or make go away. How long does a cyst usually take to disappear? TTC

Spontaneous resolve: Most ovarian cysts at your age (21 years old) are functional ovarian cysts and will resolve spontaneously. BCP will not make a cyst go away that is already present, but will prevent most functional ovarian cysts from occurring. These cysts usually resolve over 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long do you have to take birth control pills for the ovarian cyst to go away and get pregnant?

How long do you have to take birth control pills for the ovarian cyst to go away and get pregnant?

1-2 months: Bcps stop the functioning of the ovary as they become the source of hormones for the body. This allows the cyst to regress in 1-2 months. ...Read more

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How to remove ovarian cyst, how long does it take to get the result of pathology?

How to remove ovarian cyst, how long does it take to get the result of pathology?

Wait time: Usually most labs have results by 2 business days for a straight forward case. If the case is complicated addition material may be submitted and additional stains may be ordered and could add a couple business days. Feel free to contact the pathologist working on your case. Most of us enjoy speaking with patients. ...Read more

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Having ovarian cyst removed in fri.. How long does it take for stitches to disolve? Vacation in 2 weeks

Having ovarian cyst removed in fri.. How long does it take for stitches to disolve? Vacation in 2 weeks

Depends: It depends on the type of suture and how they close your skin. Also, i generally don't use sutures to close the skin, but use essentially a glue instead. I would ask your physician what he/she does and what to expect post-operatively. ...Read more

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How long does it take on average for a hemmorhagic ovarian cyst to resolve? It's been painful for 7weeks

How long does it take on average for a hemmorhagic ovarian cyst to resolve? It's been painful for 7weeks

Hemorrhagic ovarian : See your ob/ gyn. You are already on the second cycle. Need to see if its size is increasing and could it be removed/ evacuated laproscopically. ...Read more

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If i get an ovarian cyst 2.5cm does that mean that the egg did not release this month or whenever it occured&formed? How long does it take to form?

If i get an ovarian cyst 2.5cm does that mean that the egg did not release this month or whenever it occured&formed? How long does it take to form?

No: Small ovarian cysts are extremely common in young women. It does not necessarily mean that you did not ovulate. Many small cyst will resolve after 1 or 2 normal cycles. ...Read more

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How long does it take to feel better after having an ovarian cyst rupture? I had one rupture and it is now 4 days later & it still hurts really badly

How long does it take to feel better after having an ovarian cyst rupture?  I had one rupture and it is now 4 days later & it still hurts really badly

One week to 10 days: The fluid in the spontaneously ruptured ovarian cyst has to be absorbed by the peritoneum( inside lining of the body cavity) and until it does, the fluid will serve as an irritant and therefore- pain. ...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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Can you get pregnant after having an ovarian cyst removed? How long should I wait? How long does it take?

Can you get pregnant after having an ovarian cyst removed? How long should I wait? How long does it take?

Ovarian cyst : You can always get pregnant if you have ovarian cyst , or removed ovarian cyst. Just follow your cycle . 14 days before your next period starts, is the best time to get pregnant ...Read more

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R sided hemm. Ovarian cyst 46.6mmx41.9x45.9 volume 46.9ml. history endoand decreased ov reserve n/v, pain how long does it take to absorb?Waiting to do ivf

R sided hemm. Ovarian cyst 46.6mmx41.9x45.9 volume 46.9ml. history endoand decreased ov reserve n/v, pain how long does it take to absorb?Waiting to do ivf

It may not absorb: If it is truly a hemorrhagic cyst it should resolve in 4-6 weeks if not sooner. If it is an endometrioma, it may not resolve on its own and may require surgery to improve your ivf outcome. I recommend you talk to your reproductive endocrinologist about strategy here. You don't want to lose time if you have diminished ovarian reserve. ...Read more

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Is it possible for an ovarian cyst to leak watery discharge? How long does it take for an ovarian cyst to disappear?

Depends: Ovarian cysts are fluid filled sacs close to the ovaries. Some contain watery fluid while others can contain blood/debris. Most small cysts disappear within a short period of time; however, the larger the cyst, the more likely it is to persist and potentially cause problems. You should be evaluated by your doctor, who can perform an ultrasound to better counsel you based on its appearance. ...Read more

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How long does it take for birth control pills (portia) to start working ? & also how long does it take to help prevent future ovarian cyst ?

How long does it take for birth control pills (portia) to start working ? & also how long  does it take to help prevent future ovarian cyst  ?

Short time: Contraceptive pills are most likely effective within 1-2 weeks of beginning. However, it is safest to use a backup method during the first cycle, unless you're starting the pills immediately during a normal menses. Not all ovarian cysts are suppressed no matter how long you are taking the pill. There should be some suppression of cysts beginning with the second cycle. It may not work for you. ...Read more

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How long does it take for ovarian cyst rupture to cure ? Had pelvic ultrasound everything okay I have anxiety i keep thinking chronic appendix

How long does it take for ovarian cyst rupture to cure ? Had pelvic ultrasound everything okay I have anxiety i keep thinking chronic appendix

Trust pelvic US: Every woman differs, but usually 6-8 weeks. You might want to temporarily ease off sexual activity until you are pain free. If pain worsens or fever, seek medical attention. Doubt it has connection to appendix even though pain is in same general area. Good luck, heal soon. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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