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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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A 4.0 * 3.6 * 2.7 CM ovarian cyst is on m right ovary. How big is that? Can it be dangerous during pregnancy?

A 4.0 * 3.6 * 2.7 CM ovarian cyst is on m right ovary. How big is that? Can it be dangerous during pregnancy?

Quite common: It is quite common to have an ovarian cyst in pregnancy. Really the only way a cyst can be dangerous to your pregnancy is if it twists on itself (torsion) and requires surgical removal during the pregnancy. Most cysts that undergo torsion are significantly larger than yours. If you have no symptoms of pain, I would not worry at this time. If pain develops talk to you primary ob. ...Read more

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How large does an ovarian cyst have to be before it becomes dangerous?

How large does an ovarian cyst have to be before it becomes dangerous?

Any size: It is imporant what is the cause of your cyst. For example, some cysts can rupture and bleed, twist and clot, or any size may be ovarian cancer, small ones may be treatable or curable. ...Read more

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Are ruptures ovarian cysts dangerous?

Are ruptures ovarian cysts dangerous?

Ovarian cysts: Surprisingly, most of the time when an ovarin cyst ruptures they is little consequence. There can be 1 or 2 days of discomfort. Sometimes, however, a cyst may bleed internally. Occasionally, I will need to operative on a patient with a bleeding cyst to relieve pain or stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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Should you exercise if you have a large ovarian cyst?

Should you exercise if you have a large ovarian cyst?

Ask your ob- gyn: Honestly this is a question best- answered by your ob- gyn physician. He/she will know size is cyst and risks associated w/ certain exersises. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Is pain during ovulation normal after an ovarian cyst?

Is pain during ovulation normal after an ovarian cyst?

Pain w ovulation: Don't know which type of ovarian cyst you are referring to> Mittelschmerz (pelvic / abdominal pain w ovulation) could occur with or without another issue occurring. Sorry - don't have enough info to give too much feedback. ...Read more

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Can I still exercise (crunches) if I have an ovarian cyst?

Can I still exercise (crunches) if I have an ovarian cyst?

YES YOU CAN: Yes you can
there is no reason why not
to make sure check it with your doctors who know your case. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause pain all the time, or just during ovulation?

Can ovarian cysts cause pain all the time, or just during ovulation?

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

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Is hemorrhegic ovarian cyst caused by hotmonal changes and can regular exercise help?

Is hemorrhegic ovarian cyst caused by hotmonal changes and can regular exercise help?

Yes: Yes, it is related to hormonal changes. Exercise does not directly affect ovarian cysts. However, strenuous exercise can affect ovarian function. ...Read more

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I'm 21 years old and unmarried. I have less than 5 ovarian cysts of 5-8 mm size. Are these dangerous? What should I have to do? Please help.

I'm 21 years old and unmarried. I have less than 5 ovarian cysts of 5-8 mm size. Are these dangerous? What should I have to do? Please help.

Normal: Cysts of this size on ovaries are a normal finding on ultrasound. Functional cysts (i.e. Egg cysts or follicular cysts) are what ovaries make every month. Selection of one of these becomes the dominant egg which normally is released during ovulation. ...Read more

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What causes ovarian cyst? I eat very healthy and I am also an athlete so I exercise every day pretty much. I want to prevent having one in the future.

What causes ovarian cyst? I eat very healthy and I am also an athlete so I exercise every day pretty much. I want to prevent having one in the future.

A fluid collection: Most women of child bearing years have collections of fluid in the ovaries surrounded by a thin wall of tissue. This is an ovarian cyst and is common during each menstrual cycle. In most cases these are benign. Diet and exercise do not play a role as far as we know in reducing the risk of having a cyst. Speak with your gynecologist or primary care physician if you have further questions. ...Read more

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I have a 7cm ovarian cyst I had a previous one 7 month ago that was drained. During both cysts I have put on a horrendous amount of weight but eating?

I have a 7cm ovarian cyst I had a previous one 7 month ago that was drained. During both cysts I have put on a horrendous amount of weight but eating?

Recurrent cysts: Your gyn will talk with you about cyst suppression with oral contraceptives. You are young and you can take off the weight by 1200-1400 calories daily and exercise. The patient education site www. Patientedu. Org has great info on diet. ...Read more

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Are ovarian cysts dangerous?

Are ovarian cysts dangerous?

Could be: The most common complication of an ovarian cyst includes rupture of the cyst with internal bleeding, torsion of the ovary as well as the presence of malignancy within the cyst. Your obgyn can determine wether the cyst need to be removed surgically or follow up with serial sonograms. ...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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Ovarian cyst of size 5cm is dangerous?

Ovarian cyst of size 5cm is dangerous?

Unlikely: If pain persists a follow up usg would be recommended. ...Read more

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Can I still exercise while having an ovarian cyst?

Can I still exercise while having an ovarian cyst?

Yes.: It may even help on a number of levels. You can do cardio and weights. Just avoid sports with potential for abdominal and pelvic trauma! ...Read more

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Is an ovarian cyst dangerous if it stays for more than 1 year inside my body?

Is an ovarian cyst dangerous if it stays for more than 1 year inside my body?

If benign NO: Only cyst dangerous to leave to leave alone is malignant cysts, in order to differentiate which is which, you need to be monitored by your physician. ...Read more

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How do you know when an ovarian cyst ruptures? Is it dangerous if it does?

How do you know when an ovarian cyst ruptures? Is it dangerous if it does?

Ruptured cyst: Ruptured cysts will often cause acute lower abdominal pain. Rarely if they rupture they can cause bleeding. This is really the only time when a ruptured cyst is dangerous. Even if it bleeds it usually stops on its own also. ...Read more

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How long should one abstain from intense exercise (prof athlete caliber) while recovering from a ruptured ovarian cyst?

How long should one abstain from intense exercise (prof athlete caliber) while recovering from a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Depends: Depends on laparoscopic approach versus laparotomy. Usually recommend two to four weeks pending the procedure laproscopically versus for to six weeks of open incision.You should ask the doctor that did the procedure. Obviously start slow and build up. Stop of any discomfort ...Read more

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I had an ovarian cyst 4 years bk which ruptured and had it removed. Now I ve been diagnosed with a 7cm ovarian cyst. Can I exercise while I m onmed?

I had an ovarian cyst 4 years bk which ruptured and had it removed. Now I ve been diagnosed with a 7cm ovarian cyst. Can I exercise while I m onmed?

Ovarian Cysts: That is a big cyst that should be followed by ultrasound and exam by a gynecologist. Must ask questions like is the cyst simple or complex, have solid structures, multiple, does it shrink and grow, is there sludge inside? Are you on birth control pills? It can rupture with severe exercise. Probably non-jarring exercise is safe. Be followed by a gynecologist. Most of these cysts go away. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst be removed during a surgical abortion?

Can an ovarian cyst be removed during a surgical abortion?

Ovarian cyst: An ovarian cyst could not be removed during a surgical abortion. Removal of an ovarian cyst, should it be necessary, would require a laproscopic procedure that would be done via small incisions through the skin of the abdomen. ...Read more

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What can I expect during an ultrasound to check for ovarian cysts?

What can I expect during an ultrasound to check for ovarian cysts?

It should be painles: Sometimes the study is performed wtih abdominal probe in which case a full bladder is necessary to visualize pelvic organs well. Many times, vaginal probe examination is also performed because this produces superb images as the probe can get very close to the organs being examined. You will need to empty your bladder for this part of the exam. Sometimes, 3d images of the ovary may be helpful. ...Read more

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What could happen if a simple ovarian cyst fluid filled ruptured during laparoscopy?

What could happen if a simple ovarian cyst fluid filled ruptured during laparoscopy?

Mild p/o pain: Slight post op pain due to cyst fluid irritation but most of this will be aspirated by the laparoscopist at the time of the procedure. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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