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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Ovarian Cyst (Overview)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled and filled with fluid.


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How does ovarian cyst removal work?

How does ovarian cyst removal work?

Too general a ?: Depends what type of cyst you have , how big it is , I am assuming it is benign and not , malignant, usually now a days it can be done through the laparoscope or the robot, sometimes you may need a laparotomy incision see your gyn or a gyn. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
2 doctors shared insights

Ovarian Cyst (Overview)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled and filled with fluid.


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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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Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Checklist)

Eliminate low-fat, high-carb foods from your diet
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Monitor your weight and review your diet daily.
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Blend exercises which make sense into your daily routine
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Symptoms: ovarian cysts, itching and burning sensation around my left lower abdomen, hungry more often, less bowel movements. What can this be?

Symptoms: ovarian cysts, itching and burning sensation around my left lower abdomen, hungry more often, less bowel movements.  What can this be?

Not related: Ovarian cysts can be normal by the way. Ask your doctor what they think. But hunger, and bowel changes are something to do with your bowels. You might need to see a GI specialist. Left lower quadrant pain can also be from your ovarian cyst or from your bowel. Need your doctor to help you decide how to tackle this complex of symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the signs of ovarian cyst ?

What are the signs of ovarian cyst ?

Many: Pain , pressure, irregular bleeding could all be signs of ovarian cysts. Ovarian cysts can also be present without any symptoms. ...Read more

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Treating Ganglion Cysts (Checklist)

Use over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen or naproxen
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Try not pop or squeeze the cyst
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If the cyst gets more painful, ask your doctor about possible drainage
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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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My recent diagnostic report says that I have bilateral ovarian cyst . I want to be a mother. My married life 6 years. My husband has no problems.?

My recent diagnostic report says that I have bilateral ovarian cyst . I want to be a mother. My married life 6 years. My husband has no problems.?

Get tested: Most ovarian cysts are a result of ovulation, and over time will disappear. Some are indicators of problems with ovulation, and some are associated with problems that need more intensive treatment, like endometriosis. Best to talk with a specialist in fertility problems to decide on treatment. An obstetrician gynecologist is a good place to start. An rei offers specialized care. ...Read more

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How do they test for ovarian cyst besides pelvic?

How do they test for ovarian cyst besides pelvic?

Ovarian cyst diagnos: Ovarian cysts can be evaluated by pelvic exam, ultrasound, ct scan, or an mri. Most frequently, an ultrasound is the the commonest diagnostic tool. ...Read more

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Does ultrasound tests for ovarian cysts?

Does ultrasound tests for ovarian cysts?

An U/S of anything: Shows size, shape, and consistency of the tissue, or inconsistencies that are fluid filled (cysts) or solid filled or at least not filled with water density...This can be menstrual cycle dependent as well, and ovaries are on both sides, with the tubes are called adnexa. Fluid in the abdomen acan also be seen. None of this provides a diagnosis: need cells or tissue. ...Read more

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Are menstral cramps > painful if you have ovarian cyst? I have irregular cycles with intense cramps anyway so I'm use to it, but this time real bad.

Yes: Ovarian cysts can cause irregular menstrual cycles and painful cramping. A large cyst can twist-sudden onset of severe pain, nausea, and vomiting which is a medical emergency needing immediate attention. Cysts can also rupture causing sudden pain which also may require immediate attention. Your symptoms could also be due to other causes. I recommend following up with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Wht causes ovarian cyst in unborn baby.? And wht can b done about it

Wht causes ovarian cyst in unborn baby.?  And wht can b done about it

Estrogen. Observe.: Maternal and placental hormone production (estrogen, specifically) typically cause the occasional functional ovarian cyst in the female fetus. Unless it gets really large and/or interferes with normal function of adjacent organs, observation and neonatology notification is all that is required. Even more rare are fetal ovarian dermoid tumors (teratomas). Get maternal-fetal medicine consultation! ...Read more

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Menstrual like cramping more dominant on one side 2-3days after ovulation.Feels like bad ovulation pain.What can this mean (ovarian cyst? Cancer?)

Menstrual like cramping more dominant on one side 2-3days after ovulation.Feels like bad ovulation pain.What can this mean (ovarian cyst? Cancer?)

Could be cyst,,,: This could be a cyst or possibly an adhesion in the abdominal cavity from possible past episodes of bleeding with ovulation. There might be a cyst there and it could be hemorrhagic which would also cause pain. Endometriosis can cause pain in your cycle. If it's really bad it'd be best to see your doctor for at least a pelvic exam and other tests to find out the cause. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How can you treat ovarian cysts?

How can you treat ovarian cysts?

Birth Control Pills: If you have recurring cysts, suppression of ovulation is the best treatment. This is best achieved with birth control pills but only your doctor can determine which treatment is best for you. ...Read more

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What doctor treats ovarian cysts?

What doctor treats ovarian cysts?

Gynecologist: A gynecologist, internist, family practice doctor, or possibly an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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How is an ovarian cyst treated in a teenager?

How is an ovarian cyst treated in a teenager?

Depends on many fact: Factors like the size, is it a simple cyst or not , is there any pain or not , if it is a simple fluid filled benign looking cyst that is not too large or causing too much pain then often times birth control pills can shrink the cyst and prevent future cysts from forming, if it is not simple then the diagnosis and txment options are totatlly differnet so the gyn can discuss all of this with you. ...Read more

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I have what appears to be an ovarian cyst rupture. This is the second time in about a year. Is reocurrance common and is treating at home ok?

Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts can and do recur often. As long as they spontaneously "disappear", no harm no foul. If the cyst gets very large, they can twist and cut off the blood supply and produce acute pain. ...Read more

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What is the treatment about ovarian cyst?

What is the treatment about ovarian cyst?

No treatment: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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Treatments for ovarian cyst?

Treatments for ovarian cyst?

Varied: For the pain of a current ovarian cyst, over the counter pain medicines and occasionally prescriptions are necessary. Toward prevention, i suggest regular exercise, limiting processed foods, carbs, artificial sweeteners, and caffeine in your diet. If these are unsuccessful, you may want to discuss w your doctor the option of taking hormonal therapy like birth control to ovulation and thus cysts. ...Read more

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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