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Do ovarian cysts cause fatigue?

Do ovarian cysts cause fatigue?

Not typically: Unless there is other co-existing medical condition, such as obesity, sleep disorder, depression or endocrine abnormality such as hypothyroidism. ...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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Can an ovarian cyst cause extreme fatigue?

Can an ovarian cyst cause extreme fatigue?

Large ones do: Very large ovarian cysts can cause fatigue just by their weight to carry around. However, those patients often look and feel pregnant. ...Read more

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I have a 9cm ovarian cyst. Can it cause fatigue, bladder pain, stomach pain, nausea & dizziness?

I have a 9cm ovarian cyst. Can it cause fatigue, bladder pain, stomach pain, nausea & dizziness?

YES: All of the above symptoms can be caused by a large ovarian cyst. This should be followed and reported to your physician. Twisting of the ovary on its blood supply can cause these symptoms and if not addressed can cause serious problem and possibe loss of the ovary ...Read more

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Ca125 high had ovarian cysts now hot sweats extreme fatigue what's the next step?

Ca125 high had ovarian cysts now hot sweats extreme fatigue what's the next step?

Next Step: It is unclear what would have lead to testing a Ca-125 in a 26 year old female. Now that it has been demosntrated to be elevated in the setting of ovarian cycsts further evaluation should take place. The likley next step would be pelvic imaging with an US to urther characterize the cysts. It should be noted that ca-125 is not specific and can elevated for many reasons, not just ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause dizziness, nausea and fatigue and even forgetfulness?

Can ovarian cyst cause dizziness, nausea and fatigue and even forgetfulness?

Unlikely: Unlikely that cyst causing this. Most you would have abd pain of its big enough. ...Read more

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Have large ovarian cyst. Feel dizzy, faint and fatigued for days with fizzing sensation where the cyst is. Any advice on how to cope until surgery?

Have large ovarian cyst. Feel dizzy, faint and fatigued for days with fizzing sensation where the cyst is. Any advice on how to cope until surgery?

Talk to your surgeon: You need to visit with your GYN surgeon and ask him/her that question. Usually we request that you minimize vigorous exercise and activity to help prevent twisting (torsion) or rupture of the ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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I have a 1mm ovarian cyst, pelvic pain, sciatic pain, fatigue, pain w/ sex, nausea and others sx. Not a UTI or pregnancy. What could be causing my sx?

I have a 1mm ovarian cyst, pelvic pain, sciatic pain, fatigue, pain w/ sex, nausea and others sx. Not a UTI or pregnancy. What could be causing my sx?

Chronic Pelvic Pain: If chronic, usually is part of the pain syndrome in the title. Need to eliminate structural lumbar abnormalities. Diagnostic work-up usually unremarkable. ...Read more

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How long does extreme fatigue last after ruptured ovarian cyst?

How long does extreme fatigue last after ruptured ovarian cyst?

1-14 days: Generally when a cyst ruptures, the ovary starts producing progesterone. Progesterone can cause some tiredness, but not usually extreme fatigue. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst. How long can I expect to be in pain? It's been 4 days. I also have a pounding headache and am very fatigued. Is this normal?

I have an ovarian cyst. How long can I expect to be in pain? It's been 4 days. I also have a pounding headache and am very fatigued. Is this normal?

Depends: It may be twisting or ruptured. You should see your doctor and have an ultrasound done. The headache and fatigue are probably independent symptoms. ...Read more

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I have an 8 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary. Could this be the cause of my constipation and fatigue? Should I get it removed or can I wait it out?

I have an 8 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary. Could this be the cause of my constipation and fatigue? Should I get it removed or can I wait it out?

2 different question: NO not the cause of your bowel problems.
Secondly, a cyst that size is usually removed to rule out malignancy, You need to consult with your gyne; what did the u/s said about the morphology ...Read more

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Could an ovarian cyst be cancerous, or be a sign to ovarian cancer? Also have massive weight loss, fatigue, lack of appetite. And severe stomach pain.

Could an ovarian cyst be cancerous, or be a sign to ovarian cancer? Also have massive weight loss, fatigue, lack of appetite. And severe stomach pain.

Ovarian cysts: By your symptoms, it sounds like you need to see your gyn doctor. I you are not getting an answer you find acceptable, it is not wrong to get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Extreme fatigue, dizziness and fainting, severe stomach pain/cramps. Ovarian cysts?

Extreme fatigue, dizziness and fainting, severe stomach pain/cramps. Ovarian cysts?

Get eval: Your symptoms can be due to a number of things, of which ovarian cysts would be low on the list, but possible none the less. Get an evaluation and testing to help you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Daily fatigue, dizziness, anxiety, rectal bleeding & wake with soar kidneys.4yrs ago had ovarian cysts, fallopian tubes removed & eggs frozen. Ideas?

Daily fatigue, dizziness, anxiety, rectal bleeding & wake with soar kidneys.4yrs ago had ovarian cysts, fallopian tubes removed & eggs frozen. Ideas?

Daily rectal bleeds?: ...may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) & topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. Best get checked. ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts best cure?

Ovarian cysts best cure?

Time: Most ovarian cysts go away by themselves over time. If a cyst stays around for more than 3 months, what we would do next depends on it's size, your age, any symptoms and very specific details of the ultrasound report describing the cyst. ...Read more

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Functional ovarian cyst?

Functional ovarian cyst?

Common: A functional ovarian cyst is a simple cyst that is normal development from ovulation. In most cases it resolves on it's on and doesn't create any problems. ...Read more

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How to help ovarian cyst?

How to help ovarian cyst?

Depends on the cyst: Some cysts (small simple follicular) don't need any help and resolve on their own. Large symptomatic cysts most likely will require surgical intevention. There are some cysts that resolve with hormonal treatment. ...Read more

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Do I have an ovarian cyst?

Do I have an ovarian cyst?

Ultrasound: Discuss this with your doctor and negotiate an ultrasound to determine whether you have an ovarian cyst or not. ...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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How to remove an ovarian cyst?

How to remove an ovarian cyst?

It depends: There are many different kinds of ovarian cysts. However, most functional ovarian cysts will resolve on their own with time. ...Read more

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What if an ovarian cyst hurts?

What if an ovarian cyst hurts?

Getting larger: If a cyst hurts it usually indicates it is becoming larger. However could be from ongoing inflammation/infection. ...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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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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What do I do for an  ovarian cyst?

What do I do for an  ovarian cyst?

Talk to your MD: Simple ovarian cysts are not uncommon and are normal part of the ovulation process. However, many ovarian cancers are also cystic. Therefore it is important to consult your doctor to assess the need for further investigation and removal. ...Read more

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How dangerous can ovarian cysts be?

How dangerous can ovarian cysts be?

Complex question: This depends on many details: your medical history, your family history, features seen on ultrasound like size, solid areas, blood flow. Most cysts at age 44 if you are still having menstrual cycles will be benign, but you should follow up with your gynecologist as directed to be sure. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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