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Can lumbar spine Mri without dye detect ovarian cyst?

Can lumbar spine Mri without dye detect ovarian cyst?

NO: If MRI is done for spine focus will be on spine, speak to your doctor, if you think you have ovarian cyst problem, must be seen by gyn doctor and tests are to be done appropriately for correct diagnosis ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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Mri (Definition)

Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more


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Would a lumbar mri show signs of ovarian or cervical tumors/cancer? Had one for back and it showed ovarian cysts (benign)

Would a lumbar mri show signs of ovarian or cervical tumors/cancer? Had one for back and it showed ovarian cysts (benign)

Depends: Usually MRI of lumbar spine has narrow window. Patients' anatomy varies from person to person. If ovary is in field of view may see tumor. Usually MRI dedicated to pelvis or abdomen more precise. ...Read more

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An MRI of the spine showed a 5.9cm ovarian cyst. I had a Partial Hysterectomy 25 years ago. Should I be concerned I'm 50 years old.

An MRI of the spine showed a 5.9cm ovarian cyst. I had a Partial Hysterectomy 25 years ago. Should I be concerned I'm 50 years old.

Need eval by Gyn onc: It would be wise to have a pelvic ultrasound, consult a Gyn oncologist and have your ovarian cyst evaluated further. Ultimately, either exploratory laparoscopic surgery or laparotomic oophorectomy may be needed to make a definitive diagnosis. Unfortunately there is no other accurate and reliable way to reassure you that your ovarian cyst is benign, even though most ovarian cysts are. ...Read more

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Had MRI on lumbar spine, tarlov cyst found. Severe lower back and r leg pain. What q should I ask the doctor tomorrow?

Had MRI on lumbar spine, tarlov cyst found. Severe lower back and r leg pain. What q should I ask the doctor tomorrow?

Leg pain: Tarlov cysts a commonly seen on mris. They often do not cause pain. Typically there is something else going on that causes pain such as a disc or arthritis pinching a nerve-which is a good question for your doc. ...Read more

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MRI results of lumbar spine: Small synovial cysts along the posterior aspect of the left articular facet? What does this mean in 30yr old female

MRI results of lumbar spine: Small synovial cysts along the posterior aspect of the left articular facet? What does this mean in 30yr old female

No real issue: Synovial cysts are congenital variations of no significance unless they substantially enlarge, and in your case, seem a co-incidental finding of little relevance. Discuss in more detail with your doctor and have him/her demonstrate the findings on the films to provide further reassurance. ...Read more

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Recently had a full spine MRI which incidentally showed follicular ovarian cysts could it have showed any problem with cervix, bladder or uterus as we?

Recently had a full spine MRI which incidentally showed follicular ovarian cysts could it have showed any problem with cervix, bladder or uterus as we?

Yes. An MRI of the-: Spine could very well show abnormalities, but on a spine MRI scan, it is an incidental finding. This can not B relied on for diagnosing cervical, bladder or uterine abnormalities to any degree. If indicated an MRI of the abdomen would B needed. ...Read more

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Had an MRI on the lumbar spine. The radiologist noted in his impression that I had innumerable cystic lesions on my liver. What are cystic lesions?

Had an MRI on the lumbar spine. The radiologist noted in his impression that I had innumerable cystic lesions on my liver. What are cystic lesions?

Liver cysts: Liver cysts are the probable cause. These are common and are also seen in patients with polycystic liver disease. ...Read more

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I take birth control pills, but the MRI I had for my back found a ovarian cyst, why would a cyst form when the birth control pills do not ovulate me.

I take birth control pills, but the MRI I had for my back found a ovarian cyst, why would a cyst form when the birth control pills do not ovulate me.

Although: Follicular cysts are the most common type of benign ovarian cyst (and would be suppressed with OCPs), there are other types of cysts that aren't related to follicles or ovulation. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause lower back pain (current)? Can a ovarian cyst cause a miscarriage (3yrs ago)? Diagnosed a week ago with ovarian cyst.

Can an ovarian cyst cause lower back pain (current)? Can a ovarian cyst cause a miscarriage (3yrs ago)? Diagnosed a week ago with ovarian cyst.

Ovarian cyst: Pain from the very insist would normally be filled in front and to one side or the other. However it is possible to have pain in the back from the cyst. Ovarian cysts again not the usual cause of miscarriages however, you can get a hemorrhagic corpus luteum cyst which lowers the Progesterone level which leads to miscarriage. Not a typical cause of miscarriageā€¦ But I have seen situations where Progesterone levels are very low in the presence of such assist. Check Progesterone levels and supplement if needed ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause lower back spasms?

Can ovarian cysts cause lower back spasms?

Possibly: Ovarian cysts and other causes of female pelvic pain can also cause referred pain to the lower back. If your doctor has ruled out other more common causes of lower back pain, such as muscle strain, then a gyn exam would be in order. ...Read more

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Why is my lower back swollen after gall bladder surgery with an ovarian cyst removal?

Why is my lower back swollen after gall bladder surgery with an ovarian cyst removal?

Please call the doc: Who did your surgery, they know what they did and how it went, that is included in your post op care the doc is supposed to answer all? S like this and do the proper txment if there is a problem. ...Read more

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A week after sex, had sharp pains in pelvic region and lower back. Doc said ovarian cyst. Could it have been a miscarriage? How young can u be to have 1?

A week after sex, had sharp pains in pelvic region and lower back. Doc said ovarian cyst. Could it have been a miscarriage? How young can u be to have 1?

There is no: Particular cut off age for a female to have a miscarriage. Wouldn't anticipate this much severe pain for a miscarriage of a very early pregnancy. Take care. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst transmit pain to lower back?

Can ovarian cyst transmit pain to lower back?

Yes, its possible: Make sure you are under the care of a physician. ...Read more

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Can my lower back pain be due to an ovarian cyst rupturing?

Most definitely: An ruptured ovarian cyst can cause lower abdominal pain or back pain. See if the pain goes away over the next day or two, if not see your doctor! ...Read more

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Can a cyst feel like a bruise? I have a 4.5cm ovarian cyst. It feels like a bruise, especially when I press on it and lower back hurts too

Can a cyst feel like a bruise? I have a 4.5cm ovarian cyst. It feels like a bruise, especially when I press on it and lower back hurts too

Ovarian cyst: Yes. Ovarian cyst can cause discomfort /pain because they are space occupying lesions and so exert pressure against other organs, ligaments. The normal ovary s 3-5 cm long so a 4.5 cm cyst is not small and could cause pressure / discomfort (bruise is blood that has extravasated so is also the pressure/ pain of space occupying lesion as well as muscle damage) f/u w/ doc ...Read more

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2 months ago I found out I had a right ovarian cyst @ ER I'm still having sharp pains lower back pains leg pains and headaches could it b cancerous?

2 months ago I found out I had a right ovarian cyst @ ER I'm still having sharp pains lower back pains leg pains and headaches could it b cancerous?

Unlikely.: Some cysts, like serous cystadenomas are precursors of cancers. Any cyst the persists for more than 2-3 menstrual periods should be checked further, particularly in those who have a history of ovarian cancer. You are young to think of such possibillities, but your pain is likely from your cyst, which can get filled with blood. You also could have painful endometriosis. Get it removed asap. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause lower right abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Can ovarian cyst cause lower right abdomen pain and lower back pain?

Yes,: It could. But there are other potential causes, if you are having acute symptoms consider getting an evaluation. ...Read more

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Pregnancy or ovarian cyst? Protected sex june 26, period july 9. Preg test july 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 31 all negative. Pelvic lower back discomfort, nausea.

Pregnancy or ovarian cyst? Protected sex june 26, period july 9. Preg test july 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 31 all negative. Pelvic lower back discomfort, nausea.

Needless worrying: I think you already know the answer. But, here is what I read. You did not get exposed to semen and thus could not possibly be pregnant. But, you still did six pregnancy tests that were unnecessary since you did not get exposed to semen.... Thus it is not pregnancy. I don't mean to criticize but the reason you use birth control like condoms is to not worry like this. Right? ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause irritating lower back pain?

Can an ovarian cyst cause irritating lower back pain?

It depend: Most cysts don't cause any symptoms and go away on their own.
Big cyst may may cuase irritation of the lower back pain.
Pelvic pain a constant or intermittent dull ache that may radiate to your lower back and thighs. ...Read more

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It has been 5 weeks since I ruptured a hermorhagic ovarian cyst. I am still going through period like cramps and lower back pain.

Cramps, pain: You MUST contact the doctor who is looking after you. It is very likely you will be seen by the doctor in a day or two. Wish you well.
Please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I have a small ovarian cyst that hasn't ruptured. Pelvic, lower back, upper back discomfort, nausea and frequent urination. When do they form?

I have a small ovarian cyst that hasn't ruptured. Pelvic, lower back, upper back discomfort, nausea and frequent urination. When do they form?

Always: Formation of cysts is what ovaries do "for a living". The cysts that persist and cause symptoms are the ones that may need to be investigated. However, formation of cysts on the ovaries is normal. ...Read more

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If I have pelvic pain on my right side and around to my lower back, could I have an ovarian cyst? I've had this before.

If I have pelvic pain on my right side and around to my lower back, could I have an ovarian cyst? I've had this before.

Little likely, but..: The info reported does not suffice to deduce right diagnosis. However, it is highly likely to reach a reasonable diagnosis by following suggestion in articles listed in How to Handle Sickness in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Welcome to contact me via www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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I have this constant blunt pain in mu left lower back and it get worse when my cycle is near. I had my right ovary remove from ovarian cyst at 11 yrs.

I have this constant blunt pain in mu left lower back and it get worse when my cycle is near. I had my right ovary remove from ovarian cyst at 11 yrs.

See below: There are many causes of low back pain, and they are best determined by an examination of the patient. An evaluation by your primary care doctor is probably a good place to start. Back pain related to the menstrual cycle can be seen in patients with a retroverted uterus (normal variant where the uterus is positioned angled toward the back) and sometimes in patients with endometriosis. ...Read more

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Can a small ovarian cyst that hasn't ruptured cause discomfort, nausea, pelvic, and lower back discomfort, pain in upper legs, can't eat, freq. Urination?

Yes: Sadly, an ovarian cyst can cause discomfort, nausea and pelvic pain. Pain in the upper legs and frequent urination with a small cyst is likely something else. You may have a bladder infection on top of having a cyst? If you've lost your appetite as well I would see a doctor for an evaluation as you wouldn't want to miss something. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst be causing swollen lymph nodes in groin (noticeable, not painful for months) and lower back pain?

Not typically: A "typical" ovarian cyst should not be associated with lymphadenopathy, although can be associated with back pain. A goid checkup with your medical doctor or gynecologist would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more

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Period lasting more then a week, stomack pains, cramps, lower back pain, body getting numb, feel like vomiting have an ovarian cyst what's wrong?

Period lasting more then a week, stomack pains, cramps, lower back pain, body getting numb, feel like vomiting have an ovarian cyst what's wrong?

See a doctor: Sometimes when you have a cyst the ovary can twist, cutting off blood flow to the ovary. This can cause the symptoms you're feeling. See a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Lower left right abdom pain with lower back pain. No urinary infec no ovarian cyst no pregnancy. Pain is almost constant. Pid or could it be ibs? Help

Lower left right abdom pain with lower back pain. No urinary infec no ovarian cyst no pregnancy. Pain is almost constant. Pid or could it be ibs? Help

Could be either: I would see my ob/gyn. You need to have this worked up via an exam with ultrasound, or you may need a laproscopic examination. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst on each ovary - one is 2cm and one is 1.5 CM but have had 3 missed periods, bloated for 3 months, nausea, pelvic pain, lower back ache, ?

And the question...: Your pattern suggests either extreme cycle variability. 6 pregnancies, 3 births, if not ab then have you been checked for lupus?
Is this a problem with other family members or children?

Does you have extreme diet patterns, or medications that would affect your hormonal pattern?

Recommend close supervised diary of lifestyle, diet, body temp, after visit with ob-gyn. ...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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Lumbar (Definition)

Refers to something related to the area about the lower part of the ...Read more