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I have an ovarian cyst on both left and right however I have been experiencing pink, brown spotting but no heavy period my period is 7 days late can?

I have an ovarian cyst on both left and right however I have been experiencing  pink, brown spotting but no heavy period my period is 7 days late can?

Pregnant?: If there is any chance of pregnancy please check a pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant then it is possible that the ovarian cyst may be causing hormonal changes resulting in irregular periods and spotting. If your periods do not regulate soon, see your doctor for exam and blood tests. ...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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Period was lite now very very heavy. Period has always been irregular. Over weight. History of ovarian cysts. Very stressed and depressed.

Period was lite now very very heavy. Period has always been irregular. Over weight. History of ovarian cysts. Very stressed and depressed.

Get thyroid checked: Your throat can affrct the flow of your period. If you are overweight you a be at risk for polycystic ovarian syndrome which can affect your metabolism and menses. Sometimes that is treated with Glucophage (metformin) . Do you have male hair growth? It is important to get your stress under control and be more active. Walking 20 minutes a day can help. ...Read more

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Can having an ovarian cyst cause me to have a light period? And I have always had a heavier period...Im just wondering if i could be pregnant.

Can having an ovarian cyst cause me to have a light period? And I have always had a heavier period...Im just wondering if i could be pregnant.

There's a chance: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Discuss with your surgeon. Obtain a home pregnancy test. They usually become positive at about the same time the next expected period. If it's negative, repeat it in a week. ...Read more

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3months no period stress and over weight also have had an ovarian cyst what could be wrong should I be worried my periods are usually irregular ?

3months no period stress and over weight also have had an ovarian cyst what could be wrong should I be worried  my periods are usually irregular ?

PCOS: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) commonly causes irregular and infrequent periods. There is no cure for PCOS, but controlling it lowers your risks of infertility, miscarriages, diabetes, heart disease, and uterine cancer. In addition to a healthy diet, regular exercise, weight control, and not smoking, there are medications available to treat PCOS, regular periods and increase fertility. ...Read more

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I've had my period for a month straight and sharp pain coming from my ovarian cyst. what is causing me to bleed so heavily can I get cyst removed?

See GYn: Your gyn should be able to elicit a detailed history and determine best medical management suitable for you. ibuprofen can be used for pain relief in the interval best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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How do you know my ovarian cyst is functional cyst with one Ultrasound? I worry since my period and bleeding get heavier. Was on pill but quit lately

How do you know my ovarian cyst is functional cyst with one Ultrasound? I worry since my period and bleeding get heavier. Was on pill but quit lately

Repeat sonogram: Repeat sono after next period. Functional cyst should disappear.It is not unusual for period to become heavier after you stop the Pill ...Read more

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I have a PAINFUL ovarian cyst (diagnosed about a month ago at the ER). I just started my THIRD period (heavy bleeding) in a month. I'm worried.Advice?

I have a PAINFUL ovarian cyst (diagnosed about a month ago at the ER). I just started my THIRD period (heavy bleeding) in a month. I'm worried.Advice?

See a GYN MD: The E.R. is great for emergent problems, but this situation needs a extensive examination by a GYN MD to determine if the ovarian cyst is the source of bleeding or something else gynecologically. A detailed history, physical and testing will be done and a treatment plan determined. ...Read more

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Lf ovarian cyst mea. 5.0cm by 4.6cm. Having severe lf sided pain, nausea, no app. And very heavy irregular period w/ clots. Should i worry?

Ovarian cysts: Most small cysts like this resolve on their own without treatment. If you are truly having severe left sided pain with nausea then you should be seen immediately by your doctor. ...Read more

Hypermenorrhea (Definition)

Hypermenorrhea is menstrual flow that is heavy. About 1 in 20 women have heavy flow. If you need to change a pad or tampon every 2 hours or more or have gushing or soak into your clothes frequently you have hypermenorrhea. See a doctor. ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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