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Ovarian Cyst And Fatigue
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
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
Unlikely: Unlikely that cyst causing this. Most you would have abd pain of its big enough. ...Read more
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?
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
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 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?
What can I do to ease the consistent fatigue an dizziness caused by ovarian cysts popping an causing more strain to my pains that are frequent?
Discharge: Best to consult your ob/gyn for thorough exam. ...Read more
Hi! I am 21 year old female. I was diagnosed with 9 cm heamorrhagic ovarian cyst and got it laproscopically removed 2 months back. I am experiencing fatigue and restlessness and crave for high calorie food. What could be the reason?
Your estrogen: Level will be low for a few weeks ...Read more
Had tubes tied 4 yrs ago, very regular periods late 12 days, sore breasts, fatigue, period cramps on and off...Could I be pregnant or ovarian cyst?
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
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
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
Since July, stabbing chest pains above/below my heart, constant burping, fatigue, nausea and abnormal ekg. Nurse thinks its likely from my ovarian cysts.
No: Please consult your PCP soon, or the doctor who ordered your EKG should be following you ...Read more
Can ovarian cysts cause pregnancy symptoms? Headche, back ache, tender breasts mainly right one near arm pit, tiredness. Don't want a third child yet
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
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
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
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