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Can ovarian cysts cause pain down thighs? I have one on the left side and feel pain/discomfort down my thigh.

Can ovarian cysts cause pain down thighs? I have one on the left side and feel pain/discomfort down my thigh.

Referred pain: Any ovarian follicle that is larger than about two centimeters is termed an ovarian cysts. Some cysts can be as large as orange.Dull aching, or severe, sudden, and sharp pain or discomfort in the lower abdomen (one or both sides), pelvis, vagina, lower back, or thighs; pain may be constant or intermittent the most common symptom thigh pain is referred from cyst resting on nerve in the pelvic area. ...Read more

Upper Leg Pain (Definition)

Before answering this question, it would be better to define what exactly is meant by the term "upper leg". Orthopaedic surgeons (and others) typically use the term "thigh" to mean the area between the hip and the knee. They use the term "leg" to mean the area between the knee and the ankle. Thus, it is important to specify whether we are discussing pain just below the hip or ...Read more


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7 CM ovarian cyst now constant discomfort and pain in front of right thigh , stomach feeling full all the time and feeling sick, weight gain?

7 CM ovarian cyst now constant discomfort and pain in front of right thigh , stomach feeling full all the time and feeling sick, weight gain?

Needs exam: If you have a 7 cm cyst and are now experiencing pain then it is important to follow up with your gynecologist to see if surgery is indicated. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause a shooting, stinging pain down the thighs? should i be concerned? low ab pain (sore) pelvic pain (gas-like)

Can ovarian cysts cause a shooting, stinging pain down the thighs? should i be concerned? low ab pain (sore) pelvic pain (gas-like)

They can: Cysts can cause different sorts of pain. They cause pain from their size, from twisting around or fro bursting open. They can cause nausea or GI symptoms as well. So if the pain persists, you should be evaluated for lots of sources ...Read more

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Now-edema in nodes(inner thigh)w/low grade fever. W/endometrial lining@2.1cm +fluid in cul de sac&ovarian cyst@recent ER visit.Should i return2er? W/no insurance what r thoughts on what's wrong

Now-edema in nodes(inner thigh)w/low grade fever. W/endometrial lining@2.1cm +fluid in cul de sac&ovarian cyst@recent ER visit.Should i return2er? W/no insurance what r thoughts on what's wrong

No ER: Perhaps there is a plan parnthood clinic in your town or other free health care clinic. The er is not the place for a detailed conversation about causes of enlarged lymph nodes in your inner thigh. It sounds like from your note that an ultrasound was performed. I also assume that blood work was done. I'd follow up via phone call in a few days to check on the lab results and seek a clinic appt. ...Read more

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Am i pregnant, or do I have an ovarian cyst? Me and my boyfriend had sex the 4th. At least a day or two after, severe pain in my abdominal area, and tender boobs. The pain shoots through my thighs, and lower back. Sometimes my hip hurts too. I have to pe

Am i pregnant, or do I have an ovarian cyst? Me and my boyfriend had sex the 4th. At least a day or two after, severe pain in my abdominal area, and tender boobs. The pain shoots through my thighs, and lower back. Sometimes my hip hurts too. I  have to pe

A : A variety of things could be going on. Yes an ovarian cyst is possible. A urinary tract infection (uti), std's, vaginal infections etc. Are all possible. Pregnancy should be ruled out with a pregnancy test and all the other issues can be investigated by your doctor with simple testing in the office. If your doctor believes you have an ovarian cyst, a special type of ultrasound will be ordered to visualize your ovaries. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Could ovarian cysts cause leg weakness?

Could ovarian cysts cause leg weakness?

If gigantic: Typical ovarian cysts are too small to compress nerves leaving the lower spinal cord to enter the leg. A super large cyst could conceivably affect the retro-peritoneal ilio-hypogastric or ilio-inguinal nerves, or even the femoral, but I have never encountered this. I have seen post-operative complications affecting all of these nerves however. ...Read more

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I have bad leg pains with bilateral ovarian cysts with constipation, what could it be ?

These may: All be separate problems. Need details of history to help. I would make appointment to see your doctor to sort things out. You can take Motrin or alleve for leg pain and stool softeners or laxatives for constipation. ...Read more

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Had ovarian cyst rupture over a week ago is it common to still be feeling some discomfort mainly in one spot and leg ( right side)?

Had ovarian cyst rupture over a week ago is it common to still be feeling some discomfort mainly in one spot and leg ( right side)?

You could: But it should be getting better, your gyn can do a followup us to make sure everything is resolving and nothing else is going on and u need to get on something like low dose pills or other to prevent future cysts form ocuring as long as u are not trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause leg pain?

Can an ovarian cyst cause leg pain?

Yes: Ovarian cysts can be painless and they can cause a variety of pain symptoms. Sometimes cysts cause pain that extends into the leg. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause hip and leg pain?

Can ovarian cysts cause hip and leg pain?

Very rare: Its very rare for ovarian cysts to get large enough to cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have bad left sided back pain - left front ovarian region pain and very pain full achy left leg? can this be related to an ovarian cyst -

Possibly: The pain you are describing could possibly be related to an ovarian cyst but could also be related to the urinary tract system, GI tract, or be musculoskeletal. You'll need to see your doctor for evaluation to determine the cause and treat the pain appropriately. ...Read more

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Neuro dr says leg pain notcoming from spine. Thinks fluid from rptrd ovarian cyst from jan irritatrd sacral nerves, may need to be"washed out"thoughts?

Neuro dr says leg pain notcoming from spine. Thinks fluid from rptrd ovarian cyst from jan irritatrd sacral nerves, may need to be"washed out"thoughts?

See your Gyn Doc: If the neurosurgeon has cleared the spine as a cause, then i would have your gyn specialist see you, and possibly with help of an examination and possibly a pelvic ultrasound, confirm your DX and treat you. Good luck. ...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


Thigh Pain (Definition)

The thigh is the upper part of your lower extremity between your hip and knee. Any pain within this region could be considered thigh pain. Possible diagnosis include fractures, stress fractures, muscle contusions or strains, referred pain from the back and hip to ...Read more