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Burning sensation feeling on skin over pelvic area. No other symptoms. Is this nerve damage or just caused from health anxiety and stress? Ovarian cyst
It depends: The pelvic area is from navel to upper thighs. Are you saying lower abdomen or lower back/sacral area; deep or on the skin? Contact dermatitis may be one cause due to detergent or fabric softener in your panties or some other chemicals in that area. If it is not painful to press on lower belly, move the hips or lower back, bend or extend, then not likely internal or spine/joint related. ...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 my anxiety prolong or worsen a condition? I have ovarian cyst discomfort it's not going away I keep thinking the worst.
Anxiety.: Your anxiety is not likely to worsen an ovarian cyst. Do you have a cyst or is it pain that you believe would be consistent with an ovarian cyst? Marked anxiety can decrease your pain threshold and can turn you into an emotional wreck. If you are guessing about the source of your pain - encourage to get it checked out. Take some of the fear out of this. ...Read more
Can bad news? Yes: If the cysts cause an imbalance in the hormones related to ovulation that have any effect on moods, then yes in a physiological way. But even if that's not the case, having ovarian cysts is bad news in the life of a young woman and can cause you to worry about the consequences for childbearing, life-span, etc. Work w/ your obgyn on the cysts and consider supportive therapy to address the feelings. ...Read more
Ever since my ovarian cyst rupture I got traumatized thinking it was appendix I keep thinking it's chronic appendix I have anxiety what can I do?
Appendicitis: Chronic appendicitis is very unusual. A ct scan can usually determine whether or not you have appendicitis. Having a cyst rupture can be very dramatic, painful and scary. Luckily, it is hardly ever serious even when it hurts a lot. Your body does a nice job of getting things back to normal by itself. The pain and tenderness may last a number of weeks, but it will get better - don't worry. ...Read more
Can general anesthesia interfere with Effexor (venlafaxine) XR or make anxiety/depression worse after ovarian cyst surgery???
Unrelated: See your prescribing physician for medication adjustment. ...Read more
How long does it take for ovarian cyst rupture to cure? Had pelvic ultrasound everything okay I have anxiety I keep thinking chronic appendix
Trust pelvic US: Every woman differs, but usually 6-8 weeks. You might want to temporarily ease off sexual activity until you are pain free. If pain worsens or fever, seek medical attention. Doubt it has connection to appendix even though pain is in same general area. Good luck, heal soon. ...Read more
ANA+ test, speckled, 1:80 with a neg SSA/ SSB (<.20). ENT ran test b/c 80mg Prilosec didn't cure LPR. Lipid, metabolic comp, and CBC all normal. I had an ovarian cyst, caused major anxiety, which I think caused LPR. Autoimmune disease likely?
Daily fatigue, dizziness, anxiety, rectal bleeding & wake with soar kidneys.4yrs ago had ovarian cysts, fallopian tubes removed & eggs frozen. Ideas?
Daily rectal bleeds?: ...may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) & topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. Best get checked. ...Read more
U/S says 5.6cm ovarian cyst resolved, but it still hurts all the time. What could be going on? I'm still having all the same symptoms.
Most women have none: Ovarian cysts are common and occur monthly in cycling females. Some women will have some pain, especially if a cyst ruptures and bleeds. Most cysts go away spontaneously. Persistent cysts may be felt on exam or may cause some discomfort such as bloating, pain or if large enough, bladder or bowel symptoms. ...Read more
Pain and pressure: Ovarian cysts most commonly present as sharp pain or pressure in the pelvis or abdomen. Sometimes patients report nausea with this pain as well. Sometimes a woman may only have pain with intercourse. The majority of women who have ovarian cysts, however, have no symptoms. An ultrasound will be performed and the woman won't have known she had a cyst. ...Read more
Time: Most ovarian cysts are simple fluid filled cysts and they typically will resolve on their own with time and with no intervention. An ultrasound can help to make sure that your cyst is benign and not concerning for cancer. If the cyst is solid but not concerning for cancer, you can manage expectantly. Some solid ovarinay cysts will never go away, however and there is not cure for them, just surg. ...Read more
You may have pain: You may get pain from a cyst. Or, you may have no pain at all. It just depends on the person and the size of the cyst. ...Read more
Onset of pain.: On physical examination, it is often very difficult to distinguish a ruptured right ovarian cyst from appendicitis; however, with a ruptured cyst, the onset of the pain is typically "hyperacute", whereas, with appendicitis the pain often begins like a typical "stomach ache" in the upper or mid abdomen before "moving" to the right lower abdomen. ...Read more
Certainly: Very large and complex cysts are often symptom free. Symptoms are mostly not useful for evaluating ovarian masses. ...Read more
Pain!: Ovulation involves a small cyst on the ovary called a follicle. It is very active hormonally and requires a large blood supply. Sometimes something goes wrong and a blood vessel breaks causing bleeding into the follicle that expands with blood and forms a hemorrhagic cyst on the ovary. The most common symptom is pain on one side of your lower abdomen. Best wishes! ...Read more
Please discuss with: Your gyn, as your gyn knows how big and what type of cyst you have, most cysts do not rupture, but a sign would be sudden sharp pain where the cyst is located, and if it is bleeding you could become fiant or week so if u get any sudden sharp pain or increasing pain call your gyn asap and if u were my pt would have given u instructions and followup to make sure the cyst goes away and txment plan! ...Read more
Common problem: Ovarian cysts common, the bigger they get, the more stretch in the capsule of cyst the more discomfort. Once cyst ruptures there is usually relief of pain but the fluid released may cause irritation to surrounding abdominal structures causing an ache. Risk:once you have one, likely for others. No correlation with direct infertility, tx: bcp can help prevent cyst formation, tx depends on severity. ...Read more
I'm just wondering, if you have symptoms of an ovarian cyst, does that mean it is a cancerous cyst?
No: Most ovarian cysts are benign and you needn't worry. Most ovarian cysts are small and are only felt intermittantly as pain. At your age, the chances of cancer are very small unless you have a strong family history of ovarian and/or breast cancer. Ultrasound are good at detecting the type of cyst you have, so ask your doctor for one if you're worried. ...Read more
Hi, I've just been diagnosed with an ovarian cyst which is measuring 6.8cm. I have no symptoms or pain will I need it removed?
Depends: Althought the cyst is large it is asymptomatic. See your gynecologist. Cysts up to 10cm as long as they are simple cysts are managed conservatively. No other considerations are the character of the cyst and if it is complex or not. If the cyst is simple and you are asymptomatic there is a good chance you will need no surgery. ...Read more
Is having an ovarian cyst drained different to having an ovarian cyst removed? I had a cyst drained a week ago and have the same symptoms
Yes: When a patient has the cyst drained, it means that the fluid is removed but the lining of the cyst reains. There is a chance the cyst will fill with fluid again. When the entire cyat is removed, including the lining, there is little chance it will return. ...Read more
I think I have an ovarian cyst on left side. It hurts when I lay and get up. But I don't have any other symptoms. It's this constant pain.
I have a 5.9 cm simple ovarian cyst. I have no pain or symptoms. I was told if it grows it might need surgery? What is the danger if it grows?
Important: First, are you 47 years old? I mean no offense but 50% of ages given on HealthTap are untrue. If 47 is correct the risks are torsion (twisting) and rupture. Any cyst larger than 6 cm. Is a significant risk for these, both of which require emergency surgery. AT age 47 the chance of cancer, while not terribly high, is still plausible. Hence, needs removal. Good wishes. ...Read more
16 days late having pg symptoms but haven't tested so I'm trying think other reasons no af I had ovarian cysts so maybe an anovulatory cycle help?
Check First: If you are having pregnancy symptoms ; are sexually active, you really need to check a urine pregnancy test first. Do this first before you look for alternatives. Most offices do free tests or as a last resort, "dollar store" tests can be useful ; cheap! Please check ; good luck to you. ...Read more
Worsenin vs sporadic: Symptoms of ovarian cysts which burst tend to be sporadic/cyclical. There may be intense sharp right or left lower abdominal/pelvic pain, occurring around 14 days after the first day of one's cycle. Other types of ovar. Cysts which grow and do not burst may behave similarly to ovarian ca (bloating, pain w/ sex, frequent urination, lower abd pressure).Tests may be done by doc to distinguish btwn the 2. ...Read more
Usually Nothing: 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
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more