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Is pain for a month too long for an ovarian cyst?

Is pain for a month too long for an ovarian cyst?

Yes: You should be followed closely by your gynecologist to monitor your pain levels and the size of the cyst. If they thought you are experiencing pain from the cyst, you should call them to be seen sooner. ...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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Is it possible for me to have keyhole surgery for a 12cm ovarian cyst?

Is it possible for me to have keyhole surgery for a 12cm ovarian cyst?

Maybe: Trust your doctor. The decision will be made by evaluating the risk of malignancy and the experience of your physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a ovarian cyst for a year?

Is it normal to have a ovarian cyst for a year?

No: No, it is not normal, but not necessarily anything bad. You need to discuss this with your MD. If it is changing, like getting bigger, it may need to be removed. ...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?

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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Is it possible for me to run a half marathon with an ovarian cyst?

Is it possible for me to run a half marathon with an ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cyts: Women tend to be very stoic in general so I have no doubt you could run with an ovarian cyst, but the question is it safe for you. If you are in pain, the answer is absolutely no, I do not believe you should run, especially since you haven't given us the specifics. However, these are very common and ultimately listen to your ob/gyn who can best instruct you as to acceptable activities. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an untreated bladder infection to make a teen male infertile? I've been having a bladder infection for a year and a half :/

How long does it take for an untreated bladder infection to make a teen male infertile? I've been having a bladder infection for a year and a half :/

UTI: Uti in men, unlike women, is often due to some anatomic or physiologic abnormality of the urinary tract or the immune system and this needs thorough evaluation by a urologist. Why this has gone untreated for this lengthy time period needs some explanation, but whether this will in any way affect your fertility will depend upon what structures were involved in the infection. See a urologist asap. ...Read more

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With primary ovarian insufficiency and not taking hrt, is it possible for a woman to get an occasional period?

Kinda: If you have little to no estrogen from your ovaries you should not bleed at all. But if you have some in your diet or are overweight you may have bleeding so talk to your obgyn or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Is clomide a fix for ovulation for ever or temparely?

Is clomide a fix for ovulation for ever or temparely?

No!: Definitely temporary, each time you take it is a fresh start. ...Read more

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Whst is ddone for a cyst on a kidney?

Whst is ddone for a cyst on a kidney?

Depends: The radiologist is able to tell whether it is simple or complex cyst. If it is simple cyst and your kidney function is normal with normal urine test, there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a hospital to delay surgery for appendicitis if a patient has a really high fever?

Is it possible for a hospital to delay surgery for appendicitis if a patient has a really high fever?

Rarely: Were that person with high fever, to be unstable, as for example in septic shock, the person would need to be stablized usually before going into the operating room, with IV fluids to get the blood pressure up if needed. Patients with appendicitis usually do not have high fever. High fever in appendicitis is worrisome and would usually get the patient rushed off to for surgery without sig delay. ...Read more

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For aAbdominal Myomectomy is it better for a MRI to be done or is just having a ultra sound good enough?

For aAbdominal Myomectomy  is it better for a MRI to be done or is just having a ultra sound good enough?

MRI is the best test: MRI is the best diagnostic test to tell how many fibroids you've and the precise size & position of each fibroid (submucous, intramural, subserous). This is essential info to help your doctor choose the optimal treatment for you in the context of your preferences. Many treatment options exist: watchful waiting; medications; hystero/laparoscopic myomectomy; Uterine fibroid embolization; focused US. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to not have a period for months at a time for a woman with pcos?

Is it dangerous to not have a period for months at a time for a woman with pcos?

it could be: Please see your gyn cause u have to make sure u are not building up too much endometrial tissue which in some instances can lead to pre endometrial cancer or cancer, your gyn can do an ultrasound to check this and u may need an endometrial bioppsy an easy in offcie procedure. ...Read more

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Is it bad for a girl to have an ovarian cyst before she begins menstruating?

Is it bad for a girl to have an ovarian cyst before she begins menstruating?

No---unusual: ovarian cysts are very common.they produce pain once you start ovulating--not a serious problem ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a medical abortion with a cyst on my ovary and a fibroid tumor?

Is it safe to have a medical abortion with a cyst on my ovary and a fibroid tumor?

Yes: In the hands of a skilled OB/GYN there should be no contraindication to have a medical abortion. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a 16 year old to have endometriosis?

Is it possible for a 16 year old to have endometriosis?

Yes: Endometriosis is entirely possible in young women. If the clionical history suggests it and the pt fails to have significant improvement while taking birth control pills, a laparoscopic exploration is needed. However, be sure to have an experienced gyn minimally invasive surgeon do the surgery. The first doctor "in" has the best chance of curing the problem, so choose your surgeon wisely. ...Read more

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Can mild pain for over a month be a sign for possible testicular torsion?

Can mild pain for over a month be a sign for possible testicular torsion?

See urologist: Mild testicular pain is not normal. You should have it checked out by a urologist ...Read more

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I've got a Pilonidal cyst that's been bleeding for a few days, I'm on a very long wait list to see a specialist, how can I at least slow the bleeding?

I've got a Pilonidal cyst that's been bleeding for a few days, I'm on a very long wait list to see a specialist, how can I at least slow the bleeding?

Really? long list?: regular surgeon should be able to work on that. Localized irritation can be the problem with the pilonidal cys. Cannot say in your particular case, but generally, local cremes like neosporin work on localized irritation. ...Read more

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Is a gtube painful? I assume there is post-op pain... But I'm wondering about long term pain. Is there day to day discomfort with a gtube?

Is a gtube painful? I assume there is post-op pain... But I'm wondering about long term pain. Is there day to day discomfort with a gtube?

Not much: Yes, some post-op pain that settles down quickly. The tube is inconvenient but you need it, right?Be sure you do.Then there's care of the tube. Make sure the skin doesn't get all messy, inspect daily, flush with water after the food is put in. Don't tug on it much. If it gets clogged for some reason and can't be flushed then it may have to be changed, which isn't too uncomfortable. ...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