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Can an ovarian cyst make my stomach look bigger?

Can an ovarian cyst make my stomach look bigger?

Yes: A large ovarian cyst can make your stomach swell. I've taken a few out that weighed nearly 30 pounds. Fortunately, this is rare. ...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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Can an ovarian cyst make my stomach swell severely?

Can an ovarian cyst make my stomach swell severely?

Yes: Depending on the size it can. Fibroids on the uterus can do that as well. But usually neither causes that. So if our belly is swelling, i would strongly recommend seeing your doctor for an ultrasound and exam to see what is going on. ...Read more

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When i get an ovarian cyst me stomach swell up why?

When i get an ovarian cyst me stomach swell up why?

Cyst and swelling: Sometime the cyst may be large enough to put pressure on the bowel to cause swelling. Also, there can be hormonal factors that lead to cyst development. Those hormones can cause bloating as well. ...Read more

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How do I know when fluid has leaked into my abdomen from an ovarian cyst rupture?

How do I know when fluid has leaked into my abdomen from an ovarian cyst rupture?

Hard to say: If the fluid leak is small, you may not feel anything. If large, can cause abdominal pain which gradually eases over the next 24-48 hours. ...Read more

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If your stomach is large with ovarian cyst and hard what is the best thing to do for it?

If your stomach is large with ovarian cyst and hard what is the best thing to do for it?

Gynecologist: It is time for it to be evaluated. Just the size may make it necessary to have the cyst removed surgically. The hardness is another factor that requires identification. You will probably need it imaged with ultrasound for size and composition after you are examined. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst on my right side that is 1.3cm big but why do i have a severe sharp pain in my lower right abdomen?

I have an ovarian cyst on my right side that is 1.3cm big but why do i have a severe sharp pain in my lower right abdomen?

Doubt cyst is cause: A 1.3cm ovarian cyst is usually a normal finding. Small cysts are part of your normal menstrual cycle. They form as part of ovulation. Doctors who don't know why you have pain will sometimes tell you that your pain is from a small cyst like this but this is rarely true. I don't know why you have pain but I doubt it is coming from this cyst. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Got told I had ovarian cyst but it was small but now I'm having bad left sides abdominal pains has the cyst grown do you think?

Got told I had ovarian cyst but it was small but now I'm having bad left sides abdominal pains has the cyst grown do you think?

Doubt it: Usually they don't hurt. More than likely it popped and bled a bit causing the pain. Hurtful but not harmful ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst rupture more than once? I had one a few months ago and the same pain started tonight (lower right abdomen) Thank you!

Yes, it takes "two": Unfortunately, you have two ovaries and patients who are ovarian cyst formers tend to do it again. See a GYN MD with your pain and have an ultrasound to see if that is a possibility or not. ...Read more

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I'm very concerned about my body! i think i might have an ovarian cyst . I can feel a ball on my left lower abdominal, and i've gained weight .

I'm very concerned about my body! i think i might have an ovarian cyst . I can feel a ball on my left lower abdominal, and i've gained weight .

Ball in abdomen: You should call your physician to be seen to diagnosis the ball your feel in your left lower abdomen. There are several possibilities, however a physical exam is necessary. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst rupture affect other organs in my abdomen ?

Can ovarian cyst rupture affect other organs in my abdomen ?

Unlikely: I've never heard of an ovarian cyst rupture causing other problems with abdominal organs. Having said that, there can always be problems with the formation of scar tissue due to ovarian rupture. If you've worried that your sister has ruptured, see your doctor for a repeat ultrasound. ...Read more

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I have a ovarian cyst the size of a sliver dollar and having a lot of pain in my left side of my abdomen. What should I do?

I have a ovarian cyst the size of a sliver dollar and having a lot of pain in my left side of my abdomen. What should I do?

Depends on pain: Ovarian cysts are very common. Every cycle you have a cyst produced where you ovulated from. Most of these cysts resolve without any treatment. However, if you are having a lot of pain then it may need to be treated now, by your doctor, because some of these cysts can twist on themselves. However, if the pain is getting better, you can wait and get a follow-up ultrasound in 6 weeks. ...Read more

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I have 2 ovarian cysts (one in each, both about 1.2 cm?) and recently I've been really nauseous and in pain in my abdomen. Should I be worried?

I have 2 ovarian cysts (one in each, both about 1.2 cm?) and recently I've been really nauseous and in pain in my abdomen. Should I be worried?

Abdominal discomfort: The abdominal discomfort may be unrelated to the ovarian cysts, but if it persists it should be evaluated by a physician. There are many possibilities but the physician will take a thorough history and perform a thorough physical examination, and then order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a history of severe ovarian cysts (complex, hemmorhage, 8cm) and my abdomen is in constant pain. To top it all off ive been having an issue wit?

Question: I am sorry;however I cannot understand what you are asking. I suggest a GYN evaluation for pain and ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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What can I do about my stomach protruding from ovarian cyst?

Remove the cyst: If your cyst is so large to cause your abdomen to protrude, it is definitely not a normal kind of cyst. In all likelihood, you will need surgery to have it removed. However, you will want to confirm that it is indeed your ovarian cyst that is causing this disturbing symptom. See your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Why can't i feel better from my stomach after an ovarian cyst rupture ?

There could be: Recurring peritoneal irritation, or other conditions like intestinal or stomach problems. Follow up with ur gyn or pcp for a thorough exam. Take care! ...Read more

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I have ovarian cyst an im in pain and my stomach is swollen what do I do?

I have ovarian cyst an im in pain and my stomach is swollen what do I do?

Ovarian Cyst: Depending on when your last GYN exam and ultrasound were to assess the cyst, you may need these repeated to assess if the cyst has resolved or is larger. The presence of a cyst could contribute to your symptoms. ...Read more

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I woz diagnose with an ovarian cyst last year it woz 3.4cm no I have got bloatin in my stomach can my cyst have grown caused this?

I woz diagnose with an ovarian cyst last year it woz 3.4cm no I have got bloatin in my stomach can my cyst have grown  caused this?

Doubtful: It depends on the type of cysts. A "cyst" is not a diagnosis per se, it is a description. All menstruating women make two cysts a month, a follicular cyst and a corpus luteum. Given your symptoms, you should be reexamined to see if has resolved. More than likely it has and the bloating is from something else. But get examined. ...Read more

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Ever since my ovarian cyst rupture i can't seem to feel better from my abdomen it makes me think it's appendicities but ER said it's not what it is ?

Ever since my ovarian cyst rupture i can't seem to feel better from my abdomen it makes me think it's appendicities but ER said it's not what it is ?

Please see a gyn: As you need followup , the er should have referred you to or consulted with the gyn on call as you may need a laparoscopy to see what is going on a ruptured cyst can cause in some cases an infection or peritoneal irritation or peritonitis so you need to see a gyn. ...Read more

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I had an ovarian cyst. Got my vaginal ultrasound recently with no clue of any cyst. But I am still having pain in my abdomen. Can the reports be wrong?

Possibilities...: There are multiple potential reasons why your are still having abdominal/pelvic pain. Ovarian cysts can cause pain but not all the time. Usually happens if they are very large or rupture. Besides a gynecological problem your pain could come fro other sources like bowel problems. Follow up with your doctor in order to get to the bottom of your symptoms and get a final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause your abdomen to swell?

Yes definetly: Depends on how big it is, many other causes can make the abdomen swell also so u need to see your gyn to start out with. ...Read more

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Symptoms of ovarian cysts. I am having pain on the right side of my abdomen?

Lower abdomen: Clarify your pain -ovarian cysts are in the lower abdomen area-below umbilicus(.Belly button).Depends on where you are in the cycle, how long, how severe ....You need to see a doctor to evaluate the cysts. Depend on the size some cysts can be follow up , some needs to be removed to avoid rupture. ...Read more

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Will a 4cm functional ovarian cyst on my left go away on its own and why is all my pain on my right side abdomen and back?

Will a 4cm functional ovarian cyst on my left go away on its own and why is all my pain on my right side abdomen and back?

Yes: A 4cm. functional cyst should resolve on its own. The pain you are experiencing on the opposite side may be unrelated or could be what is called referred pain where a problem in one location causes pain some where else. ...Read more

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Could ovarian cyst make my stomach hurt when i eat?

Not likely: The pain from ovarian cysts is not usually affected by eating. The ovaries are a long ways away from the stomach anatomically. ...Read more

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Side effects of moderate abdominal free fluid from ovarian cyst rupture?

Side effects of moderate abdominal free fluid from ovarian cyst rupture?

Pain : If the cyst is actively bleeding you may need intervention, but if vitals and labs are stable you need time and pain meds to get through the time until the fluid is reabsorbed. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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