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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
Fluid: Ovarian cysts are often like "water balloons" and can grow. ...Read more
Why does a person commonly get ovarian cysts? Every few months I get another ovarian cyst. What causes me to persistently get them?
Normal: People not a hormonal contraceptive will usually get a cyst once a month when they ovulate. Normally the resolve on their own. But ocassionally they persist and get larger and take longer to go away. ...Read more
I have had an ovarian cyst for 3 months. Is it normal for it to shrink and enlarge every few days? I have a dr appt in a few weeks.
Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts can change in size during a woman's cycle. How do you know it changes size "every few days"? Its unlikely you could tell that short of an ultrasound. Or, are you having pain intermittently and interpreting that as a size change? ...Read more
Ovarian cysts are beginning to ruin my life. After months I found someone to see me-but my ins is taking forever. Lots of shooting awful pain. Advice?
So sorry: I am sorry for your pain problem. However, there is really not much you can do until you do see a doctor. There IS help for you, but it must be done by a physician. ...Read more
Known ovarian cysts pain comes once a month for 5 days for about a year. How do I know when to see my dr or not since I already know its ovarian cysts?
Yes it is: Yes it is and it can happen. ...Read more
Yes: During reproductive age cysts are very common. Most women would have something considered a cyst at least once per year but would never know unless an x-ray test was performed due to pain. Often though the pain is completely separate from the cyst. The follicle (a cyst) that is the growing egg each month grows to 2-3 cm and ruptures each month. Cyst rupture is normal! Cysts unusually cause pain. ...Read more
My ovarian cyst is 7.7cm very painful I have it for one month and five days already, will I need surgery?
Ovarian Cyst: Most ovarian cysts will resolve without surgery. Sometimes we will give Birth Control pills to try and shrink them. You howver, have quite a large cyst that is giving you a lot of pain. I would consult with your GYN to see if they reccomend surgery. In my patients with painful cysts this large my refering GYN's will usually do surgery. ...Read more
Is a 4cm ovarian cyst large? I have been having increased pain over the last few months. Is surgery the best bet?
What is the normal growth of an ovarian cyst that won't disappear went from 3cm to 9 CM in 7 months and still growing?
How long does it take for ovarian cysts to go away? I have had it for 3 months now and it still hurts bad. Will I need surgery?
Depends on the size:
It depends on the size of the cysts and how severe are the symptoms
you can take anti inflammatory medicines like Motrin for pain and discuss with your doctor how big the cysts are and what treatment will be best for you. Sometimes hormonal treatment with birth control pills can reduce the size and orevent cysts from forming. Not all cysts need surgery. ...Read more
I only spotted 2 days, light pink last time. This month the blood is between light pink and burgundy. I have ovarian cysts. Is this normal?
Ask your OB-GYN doc: You can have bleeding irregularities with ovarian cysts. Pain and dull, discomfort other symptoms. You should still get a pregnancy test as pregnancies can occur with different healing results from tubal ligation procedures. The fertilized ovum can implant in a tube causing an ectopic pregnancy. Talk about your concerns with your ob-gyn specialist. ...Read more
Is having ovarian cysts every month normal? Mine are hemmorhagic, the smallest is 5 CM and the largest so far is 7.4cm. They are super painful!
Ovarian cyst: It is not unusual to have ovarian cysts, they usually form after ovulation, but there are people who have excessive cyst due to polycystic ovarian syndrome. Those with PCO may have menstrual problems, hair growth in the chest/ chin, excessive acne, problem in getting pregnant, some have diabetes, obesity ...Read more
If I get an ovarian cyst 2.5cm does that mean that the egg did not release this month or whenever it occured&formed? How long does it take to form?
No: Small ovarian cysts are extremely common in young women. It does not necessarily mean that you did not ovulate. Many small cyst will resolve after 1 or 2 normal cycles. ...Read more
I have had an ovarian cyst for 3 months and was taking the pill when I got it. I stopped taking the pill 2 days ago. Will this make my cyst worse?
Unlikely: Depending on it's size you may want to watch it closely, but it is as likely to go away as to get worse. Since it developed in spite of being on the pill it is not likely to act differently simply because you are now off of the pill. ...Read more
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?
Yes: Restrictions after laparotomy usually only 6 weeks, so you should be fine. ...Read more
I've been taking risperdal for 10 months, but I have developed an ovarian cyst. Should I ask for a different drug?
In the past four months I have grown a 5.1cm complex ovarian cyst. Should I be worried at the growth? I have a lot of pain with it!
Yes: If you've had several ultrasounds to determine growth then I assume your Doctor has made recommendations about this? If not then I would get a second opinion from an OB/GYN regarding possible removal of the cyst ...Read more
I've had ovarian cysts and painful bursts almost every month for years. Even more often since my partial hysterectomy February 2013. Help.
OCPs or surgery: You could take OCPs to suppress ovulation, as that's when these cysts usually start. The other option would be to have one or both ovaries removed, which can be done laparoscopically. However, if both ovaries are removed, you will need to take hormone replacement, especially at your age. ...Read more
Had surgery 2 months ago because ovarian cyst but 3 weeks ago I've been getting stabbing pains last 2-3 min on my right side. Is it back?
Ovarian cyst: A follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. That is what cause the cyst that was removed. You could have another cyst that cause pain or discomfort. Using birth control pills will prevent the cysts and the pain or you can use ibuprofen, naproxen, or some type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent. ...Read more
I recently had a partial hysterectomy about 3 months ago and discovered last month that I have an ovarian cyst, does it need to be removed?
2nd time in 3 months an U/S has shown bilateral ovarian cysts. But I thought only one ovary ovulates each month? R ovary hurts, cyst is 1cm.
I've had a functional ovarian cyst on left ovary that fluctuates in size between 2.5 and 3.5 cm with symptoms for 18 months that won't go away.
Is it normal my ovarian cysts still didn't go away. The pain from the cysts are getting worse its been 5 months. Had ruptured cysts a few times.
How can you tell if an ovarian cyst bursts, besides the pain eases. I found out a month ago and now have stringy brown discharge. Does that happen?
Sometimes it is possible to have a "functional cyst"
Which means that it produces hormones.
Hormones can delay your period. When the cysts
Resolves the period may start.
Hope that helps!
Dr Brown. ...Read more
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