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Doctor insights on: Is Leucorrhea Associated With Ovarian Cysts

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Is leucorrhea associated with ovarian cysts?

Is leucorrhea associated with ovarian cysts?

Not usually: Leukorrhea is a whitish to yellowish vaginal discharge and is one of the most common gynecologic complaints. It can be a normal part of a woman's hormonal cycles, in which case it comes and goes and does not have an odor. If it persists or has a foul odor, it can signal an infection in the vaginal or cervix. Ovarian cysts are not usually related to leukorrhea. ...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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Possible problems associated with ovarian cysts?

Possible problems associated with ovarian cysts?

Depends on "what": Depends what the cyst(s) is (are.) in your reproductive years ovaries always have cysts every day all year long. Ovarian cysts that are large can rupture (bleeding, pain) or torse (twist on themselves), endometriomas can cause pain and fertility problems, functional cysts can disrupt normal cycles, and of course some cysts are cancers. ...Read more

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Strange odor associated with ovarian cysts?

No: No, there is no specific or even general odor to any kind of ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Is there a difference in symptoms associated with ovarian cysts and ovarian cancer?

Is there a difference in symptoms associated with ovarian cysts and ovarian cancer?

Difficult : Difficult to discern just by symptoms, needs an evaluation by a physician to work up in detail. ...Read more

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Can hip pain be associated with ovarian cysts?

Can hip pain be associated with ovarian cysts?

Yes: You should ask your doctor to investigate. Likely they are not related, and it's osteoarthritis, (wear and tare) though you should make sure. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/osteoarthritis/ds00019. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose ovarian cysts?

How do you diagnose ovarian cysts?

Ultrasound: Ovarian cysts are best evaluated by transvaginal ultrasound. If you are young and have periods, most cysts are ok, though they may grow large and rupture and cause pain. If you have gone through menopause, ovarian cysts need to be followed more closely, since they may be cancer. Pelvic MRI is helpful in evaluating persistent cysts or cysts which may partially contain solid tissue. ...Read more

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Are ovarian cysts normal?

Are ovarian cysts normal?

Depends on factors: A simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam and might disappear by the next exam. The more complex ones need further evaluation so doctors can determine the significance of cysts based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. Because not all cysts are normal, i'll share this with specialists in onc for their perspective.. ...Read more

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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