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Ovarian Cyst Causing Night Sweats
17 yrs old. Painful ovarian cysts every month even on bc pills. Hot flashes and night sweats every day. Tried other bc pills too. Advice?
Go see your doctor: You didn't mention how you're taking your birth control pills or which brand you're taking but presumably you're having monthly periods. So ask your doctor about skipping placebo pills and immediately starting next month's pills in order to prevent menses. Some brands are sold w/o sugar pills. Or you may need higher dose to prevent ovulation. Bottom line, talk to your doctor. ...Read more
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
Can ovarian cysts be the cause of severe lower right abdomen pain? Had cold sweat, felt faint. Can home took meds slept and now better, still sore.
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 a 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
I have been dealing with oavarian cysts for a while now, and lately I haven't had a period in 4 months I have been having night sweats and always tired?
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and may be performing some tests. Polycystic ovary syndrome can explain your symptoms. Please consult this site and determine if you should see a gynecologist for an evaluation.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pcos/basics/definition/con-20028841 ...Read more
6 months of stomach bloating and cramps. I look 5-6 mo pregnant. Fatigue, nausea, filling of fullness, night sweats. Not ovarian cysts. What is it?
Could uti/kidney infect cause ast/alt liver enz to go 800+, neg-all hep, autoim, ulcers, pancreas look gd, all else good, night sweats-2yr bkpn/cysts-ov&bre?
Unusual: Uti, per se, doesn't cause elevated liver enzymes unless the patient develops an associated septick shock (disseminated infection) with very low blood pressure to cause a liver shock/injury. Alternatively antibiotic used to treat UTI may cause drug induced hepatitis. There is many other causes of elevated liver enzymes and sometimes a liver biopsy may be required to find the exact cause. ...Read more
Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the cyst may rupture and cause pain or discomfort. If you have pain throughout your cycle, you could have endometriosis. Using ibuprofen, naproxen, or some type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent will help with the pain. ...Read more
A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. The cyst may rupture and cause pain or discomfort. If not, you may miss your cycle.
As you get older, the changes in your cycle may increase then become more irregular. ...Read more
Night sweats may be a sign of an overactive thyroid, vitamin d deficiency, or a more serious problem like hodgkin's disease. The most common cause is probably just a heavy mattress and a warm room. The result is the same: waking up overheated and sweaty. Some people have a problem with sweating not just at night. ...Read more
Sleep hyperhidrosis, more commonly known as the night sweats, is the occurrence of excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) during sleep. The sufferer may or may not also suffer from excessive perspiration while awake. Sleep hyperhidrosis may occur at any age, but is most commonly ...Read more