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Ovarian cyst post menopause?

Ovarian cyst post menopause?

Depends: Depends on the size and appearance. Though no radiographic test is perfect. The only way to know what it is for sure is to take it out. See a gyn to determine if this is necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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Complex ovarian cyst after menopause?

Complex ovarian cyst after menopause?

See MD: A complex mass at any time is concerning-but more so after menopause. It may have been there for years and be totally benign, but most mds will be worried about a complex mass. A ca125 and he4 test can help decide whether to go to surgery now or closely watching with follow up ultrasound. If it is more than 5 cm or there are other worrisome looking signs on ultrasound, surgery will be necessary. ...Read more

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Foul smell when menstruating...diagnosed with uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and. Ovarian cysts?

Foul smell when menstruating...diagnosed with uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and. Ovarian cysts?

Infection: Fibroids, endometriosis, and ovarian cysts should not cause a foul odor during menstration. It may be that you have bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor is the most frequent symptom of BV which is the most common vaginal infection. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Post menopause bleeding. D&c clear, tvu show hyperplasia(6mm). Pap smear clear. Sometimes pelvic pain & bloating. 1.3cm ovarian cyst.Ovarian cancer?

Post menopause bleeding. D&c clear, tvu show hyperplasia(6mm). Pap smear clear. Sometimes pelvic pain & bloating. 1.3cm ovarian cyst.Ovarian cancer?

Need work up: You had ultrasound and d&c; the uterus should be clear. Bloating and pain is probably unrelated to your gynecology issues.The ovarian cyst however, is worth a follow up by ultrasound and blood test. ...Read more

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Ultrasound found 9mm calcification on right ovary. left ovary was polycystic. I have painful periods, bloating, ovary pain. Ovarian cancer? Treatment?

Ultrasound found 9mm calcification on right ovary. left ovary was polycystic. I have painful periods, bloating, ovary pain. Ovarian cancer? Treatment?

Depends on: size of mass and cysts and other findings. Painful menses and bloating are probably not related to these findings. Get an opinion from a gyn regarding need for further evaluation of these findings. ...Read more

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US 11/2017 show 2.5cm hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. Constant R pelvic 6/10 pain x1mo. aching sometimes sharp. Bloated, back pain, Have mirena iud Related?

US 11/2017 show 2.5cm hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. Constant R pelvic 6/10 pain x1mo. aching sometimes sharp. Bloated, back pain, Have mirena iud Related?

Ovarian cysts: Ovarian cysts are very common. Most are benign and resolve on their own in 6-8 weeks. Hemorrhagic cysts can be painful. If your pain is severe consider seeing an Obgyn. Mirena IUD are associated with slower resolution of ovarian cysts but not a direct cause. ...Read more

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Could you have ovarian cysts in menopause?

Could you have ovarian cysts in menopause?

Ovarian cysts: Yes, ovarian cysts occur in postmenopausal women, but in general they are not physiologic cysts. ...Read more

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Does endometriosis ovarian cyst swell during menses?

Does endometriosis ovarian cyst swell during menses?

Probably: All endometrial tissue whether or not it is in the uterus or outside is hormonally active and so when you have your period, it is not unreasonable for your endometriosis to become more active and cause pain due to shedding related inflammation. Take nsaids or start a hormonal birth control method. ...Read more

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Hi estrogen level & low levels of 4 hormones i'm 42 w/ intermit pelv pain, bloating, missed cycles, heavy bleeding. Ovarian concerns?

Hi estrogen level & low levels of 4 hormones i'm 42 w/ intermit pelv pain, bloating, missed cycles, heavy bleeding. Ovarian concerns?

Unable to tell.: Can't tell without knowing what hormones have been measured and why. Seems like someone has already begun an evaluation. Stick with them and ask the same questions. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst 5.1 CM growing, is this post menopause symptom?

Ovarian cyst 5.1 CM growing, is this post menopause symptom?

Not usually: Menopause is defined by a decline in hormone levels and their effects. As the estrogen decreases, the ovaries become nonproductive. The appearance or enlargement of ovarian cysts should not occur after menopause. See your doctor as likely, this cyst needs to be removed. Your doctor will want to rule out cancer and the earlier the work up, the earlier treatment can be rendered for the best outcome. ...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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Polycystic ovarian disease ever experience pregnancy?

Polycystic ovarian disease ever experience pregnancy?

Yes!: Many women with pcos do conceive on their own, especially if they are healthy and maintain a proper diet and exercise program. If they need help, our treatments are phenomenally successful! ...Read more

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Ovarian cancer symtoms?

Ovarian cancer symtoms?

None specific, early: Unfortunately there are no specific symptoms in early disease, other than vague symptoms like bloating, abdominal discomfort etc. See the following site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cancer/ds00293. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts cause late ovulation?

Do ovarian cysts cause late ovulation?

Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. The cyst may rupture and cause pain or discomfort. If not, you may miss your cycle. As you get older, the changes in your cycle may increase then become more irregular. ...Read more

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Could progesterone cause ovarian cysts?

Could progesterone cause ovarian cysts?

No: Progesterone doesn't cause ovarian cysts. Progesterone is produced by luteal cysts (where an egg was released from). ...Read more

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Is ovarian cyst pain constant?

Is ovarian cyst pain constant?

If twisted, yes: If the ovarian cyst is large enough to twist on its pedicle(attachment) and cut off its' blood supply then the pain will be constant and "excruciating" necessitating a Emergency Room visit for surgery. ...Read more

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Are cramping ovaries a pregnancy symptom?

Are cramping ovaries a pregnancy symptom?

Test: Not a reliable one. If you think you might be pregnant do a home test; they are accurate even a little before the next expected period. ...Read more

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1.2 cm endometrium. 5 mo no period.. Rt ovary w/multiple follicles (no left ovary). Hot flashes, weight gain and other Meno symp. Results norm?

1.2 cm endometrium. 5 mo no period.. Rt ovary w/multiple follicles (no left ovary). Hot flashes, weight gain and other Meno symp. Results norm?

Obgyn evaluation: Consider seeing a Obgyn for basic blood work. Your doctor may want to check your FSH, TSH and Prolactin levels. They can also review the sonogram paying specific attention to your endometrial thickness. A 1.2 cm endometrial stripe could be a little bit thicker than one expects to see if the patient were in menopause. Each case will need to be assessed individually ...Read more

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Periovulatory endometrium with probable polyps. Endometrium 1.37cm. Normal ovaries with corpus luteum left. Lmp dec. 22, 2013?

Periovulatory endometrium with probable polyps. Endometrium 1.37cm. Normal ovaries with corpus luteum left. Lmp dec. 22, 2013?

Question: Did you have a question to ask? If you are concerned about polyps your doctor can do a test called a sonohystogram to determine the size and location. There is a simple procedure called myosure for removal. ...Read more