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Shortness of breath, fever and burning in my entire abdomen. .. Worse by smoking and eating. Pain also in head neck and back. .. History of ovarian cysts and endometriosis and ideas?

Shortness of breath, fever and burning in my entire abdomen. .. Worse by smoking and eating. Pain also in head neck and back. .. History of ovarian cysts and endometriosis and ideas?

See a doctor: You need to be seen face to face, have a detailed history and physical exam and perhaps some lab tests and imaging studies. This cannot and should not be diagnosed over the internet. You sound quite ill and should do this asap. Hope this will be self-limiting and you will be better soon. ...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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Had ovarian cyst rupture month ago. Got period & put on bc. Breakthrough bleeding for past 5 days. Now I'm short of breath, usually tired, & dizzy. Why?

Had ovarian cyst rupture month ago. Got period & put on bc. Breakthrough bleeding for past 5 days. Now I'm short of breath, usually tired, & dizzy. Why?

Need to see your doc: Birth control pills can put you at an increased risk of developing blood clots that can lead to pulmonary emboli. Call your doctor or go to the er or urgent care to make sure the shortness of breath is not a pulmonary embolism. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause bad breath?

Can ovarian cyst cause bad breath?

Not directly: The cyst itself will not cause bad breath, but the stress that you may be under due to the cyst can increase conditions that cause bad breath. ...Read more

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Does an ovarian cyst ever cause bad breath?

Does an ovarian cyst ever cause bad breath?

No: Your mouth, teeth, sinuses, and stomach share no communication with your ovaries. ...Read more

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Sometimes I feel like I can't breath. Sometimes I feel like I can't breath. I could be sleeping or just sitting or standing there. It feels like something is cutting off my wind pipes and I can't breath. Recently, I was told I have some ovarian cysts and t

Sometimes I feel like I can't breath. Sometimes I feel like I can't breath. I could be sleeping or just sitting or standing there. It feels like something is cutting off my wind pipes and I can't breath. Recently, I was told I have some ovarian cysts and t

I: I think your issue is not related to your ovarian cysts. It sounds like you are having a respiratory issue (i.e. Asthma) a psychological issue (panic attack) or a heart issue (decreased blood flow to the heart or an enlarged heart). Regardless, this is a serious issue that needs prompt medical attention. Please see your primary care provider right away. Also you need to follow up with your doctor regarding your cysts. If they are in fact as large as you say they are you will likely need a surgical procedure.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst removal im 20 years old and after my surgery it was hard for me to breath the next day why?

Ovarian cyst removal im 20 years old and after my surgery it was hard for me to breath the next day why?

Possibilities...: Smoking and surgery are a bad mix and can certainly cause breathing problems. Atelectasis is a term used to describe the temporary collapse of small areas in the lungs seen after general anesthesia & abdominal surgery; this will clear up on its own. If your surgery was laparoscopic, the distention of the abdomen w/co2 can put pressure on the diaphragm & cause shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Ruptured ovarian cyst gallstones feel short breath discomfort chest no sleep lightheaded dizziness burped up vomit taste is this normal?

Ruptured ovarian cyst gallstones feel short breath discomfort chest no sleep lightheaded dizziness burped up vomit taste is this normal?

Nonspecific: You have many probably unrelated symptoms. This type of high complexity is best dealt with with your doctor. You should call them to come in for a visit. ...Read more

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I have a paraovarian cyst that was found on my left ovary what do I do with my bad shortness of breath?

I have a paraovarian cyst that was found on my left ovary what do I do with my bad shortness of breath?

Likely not related: An ovarian or paraovarian cyst should not be associated with shortness of breath unless it is a giant cyst filling up the whole abdomen, which would be very rare. See doctor for evaluation of shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Mum had large cyst removed + ovary 2 weeks ago. Didn't have keyhole surgery. Suffering shortness of breath going upstairs and all the time. She is 78?

Mum had large cyst removed + ovary 2 weeks ago. Didn't have keyhole surgery. Suffering shortness of breath going upstairs and all the time. She is 78?

Needs help: She needs immediate evaluation. Blood clots in the pelvis which travel to the lungs are a common complication of pelvic surgery. Her age places her at risk of cardiac complications like heart attack and heart failure too. Pneumonia is common after anesthesia. Have her seen as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Left groin pain and pressure worse after cycle. Age 40. Severe bloating. New is scary shortness of breath.? Breath from distention? Have cyst.

Left groin pain and pressure worse after cycle. Age 40. Severe bloating. New is scary shortness of breath.? Breath from distention? Have cyst.

See a doctor: There can be many causes for the symptoms you describe. The worst possibility that comes to mind is ovarian cancer. Bloating is a common symptom of ovarian cancer, and it's something you want to diagnose early. Get in to see a doctor as soon as possible. Hopefully it's something much less scary, but I don't want fear to keep you from being seen soon! ...Read more

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Feeling bloated for a week and feel like I have shortness of breath suffer with health anxiety and now I'm obsessed with ovarian cancer is thissymptom?

Feeling bloated for a week and feel like I have shortness of breath suffer with health anxiety and now I'm obsessed with ovarian cancer is thissymptom?

Anxiety reduction...: Cancer phobia is a symptom of anxiety and depression. If you are depressed see a therapist or psychiatrist. If anxious, you could do the same or learn meditation or mindfulness. THE MINDFUL WAY THROUGH DEPRESSION by Williams would be helpful in either case. It comes with a Disc by Jon Kabat -Zinn with the complete mindfulness training course on it. ...Read more

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I have a 2.4 heterogeneous hypoechoic solid nodule with cystic components and no increased vascularity or interna calcification. Shortness of breath?

I have a 2.4 heterogeneous hypoechoic solid nodule with cystic components and no increased vascularity or interna calcification. Shortness of breath?

Not sure: I'm not exactly sure what the question is but I don't like the sound of the mass you describe. It sounds as if this was a breat ultrasound finding. Is that true? If so, what was the physicians recommendation? If my assumptions are correct, there is no definite clear relationship to shortness of breath from a physiologic standpoint, but shortness of breath should to be evaluated. ...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

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Can ovarian cyst be treated n how?

Can ovarian cyst be treated n how?

Patience vs. Surgery: Most ovarian cysts in young women are "functional cysts", which evolve from a follicle that you ovulate from, then grow and finally resolve spontaneously over several weeks. Birth control pills do not speed up the resolution, but do decrease recurrences.
If the cyst persists then surgery, often laparoscopic, is necessary to remove the cyst and have it tested for cancer. ...Read more

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What size ovarian cyst is worrisome?

What size ovarian cyst is worrisome?

Over 6 cm.: An ovarian cyst up to 6 centimeters in diameter is considered normal during the menstrual cycle, as long as it eventually goes away on its own. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of an ovarian cyst?

What are symptoms of an ovarian cyst?

Ovarian Cyst: Cysts may be asymptomatic for the most part and only discovered during a routine gyn examination. Occasionally they may present as a vague to severe abdominal pain. Some malignant ovarian cysts may also present as a gastric disturbance like bloating, eructations, dyspepsia. ...Read more

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Can masturbatiom cause ovarian cysts?

Can masturbatiom cause ovarian cysts?

No: Life is difficult enough without people trying to worry you over something like this. Ovarian cysts are extremely common and only the large ones come to a physician's attention; most are harmless. I trust you're having the cysts followed. ...Read more

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I need to know what's an ovarian cyst?

I need to know what's an ovarian cyst?

Different types: Ovarian cysts are collections of fluid, or soft or hard tissue that develop within the substance of the ovary. They can be normal- where the body produces eggs & hormones every month; or they can be either benign or malignant tumors. The size, and characteristics give an idea of whether they are benign or not. Most simple cysts are small, and resolve on their own with time. ...Read more

Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more


Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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