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Ttc. I was told I have an ovarian cyst. I've had blurry vision, headache & dizziness for about 4 hours now. Could these symptoms be related to my cyst?

Ttc. I was told I have an ovarian cyst. I've had blurry vision, headache & dizziness for about 4 hours now. Could these symptoms be related to my cyst?

Very doubtful: Ovarian cysts mainly cause abdominal symptoms. These symptoms include blurred vision, headache, dizziness for four hours. It could be many other things, some which may be serious. I would seek medical attention on this. ...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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I had an ovarian cyst rupture yesterday and now feel dizzy. Could it be excess blood loss from the rupture 24+ hrs ago? Or ok to wait it out?

I had an ovarian cyst rupture yesterday and now feel dizzy. Could it be excess blood loss from the rupture 24+ hrs ago? Or ok to wait it out?

Monitor close: Signs of excess blood loss would be a rapid heart rate and dizziness when you stand up. However, you can also get these symptoms if you are dehydrated. Drink a lot of water or electrolyte fluid and see if your symptoms get better. However, if you have worsening belly pain and swollen belly you should be seen right away. ...Read more

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14 days ago, got period 3 days late and lesser in severity. Experiencing cramps, nausea, dizziness. Feel I have an ovarian cyst but do hpt in case?

14 days ago, got period 3 days late and lesser in severity. Experiencing cramps, nausea, dizziness. Feel I have an ovarian cyst but do hpt in case?

HPT: Will put you mind at ease. It always amazes me to hear that women say they feel a cyst forming because by all rights that should not be possible. Maybe you burst a follicular cyst when you ovulated, that causes lower abdominal pain usually on one side because it was the side you ovulated from and if bad enough some have had nausea and dizziness with that too. When you burst a follicular cyst blee. ...Read more

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On period started birth control 2 days ago for ovarian cysts got dizzy &nauseous &next day took it at 11 woke up at 5am &threw up will this last long

On period started birth control 2 days ago for ovarian cysts got dizzy &nauseous &next day took it at 11 woke up at 5am &threw up will this last long

Maybe: Birth control pills have estrogen which can cause nausea. Some people get over then sensation over time. Others do not and prefer not Estrogen containing products. You can discuss other options with your obgyn if not satisfied with the current treatment plan. ...Read more

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Extreme fatigue, dizziness and fainting, severe stomach pain/cramps. Ovarian cysts?

Extreme fatigue, dizziness and fainting, severe stomach pain/cramps. Ovarian cysts?

Get eval: Your symptoms can be due to a number of things, of which ovarian cysts would be low on the list, but possible none the less. Get an evaluation and testing to help you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Daily fatigue, dizziness, anxiety, rectal bleeding & wake with soar kidneys.4yrs ago had ovarian cysts, fallopian tubes removed & eggs frozen. Ideas?

Daily fatigue, dizziness, anxiety, rectal bleeding & wake with soar kidneys.4yrs ago had ovarian cysts, fallopian tubes removed & eggs frozen. Ideas?

Daily rectal bleeds?: ...may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) & topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. Best get checked. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have vertigo just before or during ovulation? I do have a history of ovarian cysts and have had an ovary removed because of them.

Is it normal to have vertigo just before or during ovulation? I do have a history of ovarian cysts and have had an ovary removed because of them.

Not normal: Vertigo is not a normal symptom associated with menopause. Unless this has always happened to you with all of your previous cycles we can not conclude the two are related. See your primary care doctor to have an evaluation for vertigo. ...Read more

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History of ovarian cysts, 2 weeks ago I began having bad abdominal pain and lower back pain a week ago it got worse including sharp pains in my head dizziness nausea and lethargy. .. Any ideas?

History of ovarian cysts, 2 weeks ago I began having bad abdominal pain and lower back pain a week ago it got worse including sharp pains in my head dizziness nausea and lethargy. .. Any ideas?

GYN: Based on your history of ovarian cysts the pain you describe could be due to a ruptured cyst. Evaluation by your gyn and an ultrasound exam may provide the answer. If pain recurs or worsens or if fever nausea or other symptoms develop you should seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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I think I have an ovarian cyst. After sex I had some light bleeding, is that a symptom?

I think I have an ovarian cyst. After sex I had some light bleeding, is that a symptom?

Not likely the cause: Typically ovarian cysts don't cause bleeding unnless they rupture or get twisted onto their own tubes etc...Light bleeding after sex is quite common for those having a male partner who is a bit on the long-side--repetitious trauma of the penis pushing/thrushing on the cervix which can bleed a bit. If u have some cervical polyps, fibroids, infections, cancer, bleeding is even more common. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a complex ovarian cysts be symptom free?

Please tell me, could a complex ovarian cysts be symptom free?

Certainly: Very large and complex cysts are often symptom free. Symptoms are mostly not useful for evaluating ovarian masses. ...Read more

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How do ovarian cysts cause weight gain? It's listed as a symptom everywhere and I'm experiencing it since being diagnosed w/ 2 small cysts.

How do ovarian cysts cause weight gain? It's listed as a symptom everywhere and I'm experiencing it since being diagnosed w/ 2 small cysts.

They do not: Ovarian cysts do not cause weight gain. Perhaps you are reading something about polycystic ovarian syndrome. In this case many women who struggle with weight gain also have multiple small ovarian follicles referred to as polycystic ovaries. This is not the same thing as having an ovarian cyst. If you're struggling with weight gain please investigate other causes. ...Read more

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Is fleshy greenish yellow vaginal discharge a symptom of ovarian cysts?

Is fleshy greenish yellow vaginal discharge a symptom of ovarian cysts?

No: You can have discharge with a cyst but that is not the way to diagnose a cyst- a pelvic ultrasound will diagnose a cyst so see your gyn or a gyn or go to the er if you are in pain and do not have a gyn. ...Read more

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Mood swings, hot flashes, bloating, cramping, localized pain in bottom right abdomen, dizziness. Ovarian cyst symptoms?

Mood swings, hot flashes, bloating, cramping, localized pain in bottom right abdomen, dizziness. Ovarian cyst symptoms?

Hormonal changes: When does your symptoms happens around the menstrual period times or all the time? If it is around the periods may be having perimenstrual dysthymia from the hormonal changes. Have yourself examined, so that detailed history and physical could be performed to get a diagnosis ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of ovarian cysts?

What are common symptoms of ovarian cysts?

Often none: Many ovarian cysts are silent, producing no symptoms. Some patient experience pain in the pelvic, low abdominal areas or in the low back. Area of the spine/pelvis. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in an ovarian cyst?

What symptoms are common in an ovarian cyst?

Pain and pressure: Ovarian cysts most commonly present as sharp pain or pressure in the pelvis or abdomen. Sometimes patients report nausea with this pain as well. Sometimes a woman may only have pain with intercourse. The majority of women who have ovarian cysts, however, have no symptoms. An ultrasound will be performed and the woman won't have known she had a cyst. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of an ovarian cyst?

What are the signs and symptoms of an ovarian cyst?

You may have pain: You may get pain from a cyst. Or, you may have no pain at all. It just depends on the person and the size of the cyst. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of ovarian cysts/cancer?

What are symptoms of ovarian cysts/cancer?

Early on none...: Symptoms of ovarian cancer may include:
abdominal bloating, pelvic discomfort or pain, persistent indigestion or nausea, changes in bowel habits such as constipation, changes in bladder habits including a frequent need to urinate, loss of appetite or quickly feeling full, increased abdominal girth or clothes fitting tighter around your waist. Early in the course there many be no symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of ovarian cysts a week before a period?

Depends: It varies.......from nothing to, fullness, deep pain to severe pain, acute abdomen. ...Read more

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Symptoms of ovarian cysts. I am having pain on the right side of my abdomen?

Lower abdomen: Clarify your pain -ovarian cysts are in the lower abdomen area-below umbilicus (.Belly button).Depends on where you are in the cycle, how long, how severe. ...You need to see a doctor to evaluate the cysts. Depend on the size some cysts can be follow up, some needs to be removed to avoid rupture. ...Read more

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I am concerned whether I have the symptoms of an ovarian cyst or I am pregnant? . What's the difference?

I am concerned whether I have the symptoms of an ovarian cyst or I am pregnant? . What's the difference?

Loss of period: Typically an ovarian cyst will not cause you to miss your period. An ovarian cyst can cause pain, bloating, nausea, pressure and fullness. Some of those symptoms are associated with pregnancy, but a simple drugstore urine pregnancy test will discriminate between the two! ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst rupture? What are the signs and symptoms of having an ovarian cyst and what are the dangers?

Yes: Every month when a woman ovulates there will be a cyst on one of her ovaries at least 2 centimeters in diameter. That cyst will rupture to release the egg. Most women do not know this has happened, but some women will have cramps or pain around the time of ovulation. Sometimes the cyst will fill with blood and be very painfull, usually it resolves on its own - but some will require surgery. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of ovarian cysts? And how do you get rid of them? Are they something I should be concerned about?

What are symptoms of ovarian cysts? And how do you get rid of them? Are they something I should be concerned about?

No: Cysts are normal, to a point. That is, most women will have some small cysts on their ovaries at any given time, these are physiological cysts. What's not normal is a cyst > 4cm or so. These cause pain/pressure, pulling sensation. Often cysts resolve on their own. No meds are helpful for cysts, solely surgery if they are large/uncomfortable. Some women take birth control to prevent, but +/- helps. ...Read more

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Dizziness (Definition)

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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