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Doctor insights on: Ovarian Cyst Breast Pain

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Can ovarian cysts cause breast pain?

Can ovarian cysts cause breast pain?

Yes: But unlikely. There is a certain type of ovarian cyst that causes overproduction of estrogen and that could cause breast pain, though those cysts are unlikely. It's more likely that the 2 are unrelated. I don't see your age, so it's difficult to say why you're having breast pain, but most common is due to hormonal reasons, typically cyclical. If you feel a mass, go to doctor right away. ...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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I've been ttc after a mc in june. Ovarian cyst was discovered. Im 2 days late mild cramps on the left side,slight breast pain &constipated. Help?

I've been ttc after a mc in june. Ovarian cyst was discovered. Im 2 days late mild cramps on the left side,slight breast pain &constipated. Help?

Ovarian cyst ?: If your cycles are regular, and "two days late" is unusual, but the "mild cramps and breast pain" may just be an oncoming period. Obtain a serum HCG pregnancy test (accurate) if no period in the next few days. ...Read more

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Are on and off tender breasts connected to ovarian cysts?

Are on and off tender breasts connected to ovarian cysts?

Possibly: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. Ovarian cysts can also be associated with breast pain. ...Read more

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How come ovarian cysts cause breast tenderness?

How come ovarian cysts cause breast tenderness?

Breast tenderness: Ovarian cysts do not directly cause breast tenderness. Hormone/cycle changes can cause both breast tenderness and ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause breast tenderness?

Can ovarian cysts cause breast tenderness?

Yes, estrogen+status: An ovarian cyst can create a large amount of circulating estrogen which can cause breast swelling and tenderness. ...Read more

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26y/o F sudden weight gain on hips over 4w bulging & stretch marks otherwise slim. Tender breasts for 2w, no meds not preg. History of ovarian cysts.

26y/o F sudden weight gain on hips over 4w bulging & stretch marks otherwise slim. Tender breasts for 2w, no meds not preg. History of ovarian cysts.

Weight gain: w/no obvious reason why and tender breasts indicates a need for you to see your doctor. He/she will keep your ovarian cyst history in mind and help you find a solution. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have a ovarian cyst 4 cm. Would this cause breast tenderness and achiness in my body, mostly in legs. It was getting better with rest but is not no?

I have a ovarian cyst 4 cm.  Would this cause breast tenderness and achiness in my body, mostly in legs. It was getting better with rest but is not no?

It could be the : Effect of hormones from ur ovaries causing ur symptoms. Follow up with ur gyn for any concern. Take care! ...Read more

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I have multiple small ovarian cysts and a mucus filled cyst in my cervix. Symptoms: pelvic pain, bruising, sore breasts, fever. What is going on?

I have multiple small ovarian cysts and a mucus filled cyst in my cervix. Symptoms: pelvic pain, bruising, sore breasts, fever. What is going on?

Common findings: The multiple cysts on your ovaries are common for women of your age. The cervix cyst is also abnormal variant. The pain and sore breasts could also be attributed to "normal" variations in your cycle. The fever and bruising should be worked up by your PCP. From a Gyn standpoint, these seem like common findings, but should be talked about with your doctors. ...Read more

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Do complex ovarian cysts generally disappear after a few menstrual cycles? Very sore breasts and bloated. Next scan in august.

Do complex ovarian cysts generally  disappear after a few menstrual cycles? Very sore breasts and bloated. Next scan in august.

Usually no...: All ovarian cysts have to be evaluated on a case by case basis. However, complex cysts usually do not resolve with watching and waiting. They usually have to be surgically removed and evaluated by the pathologist to determine their true nature. ...Read more

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Feels like my ovaries r a computer and my cysts r a virus. Why do ovarian cysts cause pregnancy symptoms like bloating, weight gain & breast soreness?

Feels like my ovaries r a computer and my cysts r a virus. Why do ovarian cysts cause pregnancy symptoms like bloating, weight gain & breast soreness?

Hormones: You produce a cyst every month. The cyst or follicle is what houses your egg. This cells of the cyst produce your female hormones. It is these hormones that are causing the symptoms. The cysts are biologically doing their job to try and get you pregnant every month. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst rupture 3 weeks ago , i'm late for my period & having upper & lower abdomen pain breast tenderness & menstrual cramps , why ? Normal ?

Ovarian cyst rupture 3 weeks ago , i'm late for my period & having upper & lower abdomen pain breast tenderness & menstrual cramps , why ? Normal ?

Cyst: If you're late for your period, the first thing you should do is take a home pregnancy test. It sounds like the symptoms you're having are premenstrual and it's possible you'll have your menstrual cycle in a couple of days. 600 mg Ibuprofen can help with the pain you are describing. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst causing breast changes? Is this possible?

Ovarian cyst causing breast changes? Is this possible?

Depends: Ovarian cysts produce hormones, usually estrogen, so they can cause breast swelling, or cause small cysts in the breasts to increase in size, which can cause pain. If those are the changes you are wondering about, then yes. ...Read more

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Persistent ovarian cyst and hard mass in breast, is there an underlying problem causing this?

Persistent ovarian cyst and hard mass in breast, is there an underlying problem causing this?

Might be benign : Benign causes are more common at this age. As long as you are followingup with your doctor you should be fine..... Do you have a family history of cancer ? ...Read more

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I have a persistent ovarian cyst and have recently developed a hard mass in right breast, could the two be linked and what could cause this?

I have a persistent ovarian cyst and have recently developed a hard mass in right breast, could the two be linked and what could cause this?

Possibly: Hormone changes can induce cysts , they can also cause large breast cysts. Get an ultrasound. Breast cysts are usually benign but need to be flowed. ...Read more

Breast Pain (Definition)

Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more


Early Breast Development (Definition)

Is the technical name and means breast development earlier than "normal". Breast bud development can begin as early as 8 years old in some girls and is more usually between 10 and 12 years old. If there is actual breast development before age 8 then it can indicate a hormone problem (precocious puberty) and an endocrine appointment ...Read more