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Can an ovarian cyst cause extreme fatigue?

Can an ovarian cyst cause extreme fatigue?

Large ones do: Very large ovarian cysts can cause fatigue just by their weight to carry around. However, those patients often look and feel pregnant. ...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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Ca125 high had ovarian cysts now hot sweats extreme fatigue what's the next step?

Ca125 high had ovarian cysts now hot sweats extreme fatigue what's the next step?

Next Step: It is unclear what would have lead to testing a Ca-125 in a 26 year old female. Now that it has been demosntrated to be elevated in the setting of ovarian cycsts further evaluation should take place. The likley next step would be pelvic imaging with an US to urther characterize the cysts. It should be noted that ca-125 is not specific and can elevated for many reasons, not just ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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How long does extreme fatigue last after ruptured ovarian cyst?

How long does extreme fatigue last after ruptured ovarian cyst?

1-14 days: Generally when a cyst ruptures, the ovary starts producing progesterone. Progesterone can cause some tiredness, but not usually extreme fatigue. ...Read more

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Extreme fatigue, dizziness and fainting, severe stomach pain/cramps. Ovarian cysts?

Extreme fatigue, dizziness and fainting, severe stomach pain/cramps. Ovarian cysts?

Get eval: Your symptoms can be due to a number of things, of which ovarian cysts would be low on the list, but possible none the less. Get an evaluation and testing to help you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts cause fatigue?

Do ovarian cysts cause fatigue?

Not typically: Unless there is other co-existing medical condition, such as obesity, sleep disorder, depression or endocrine abnormality such as hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst. How long can I expect to be in pain? It's been 4 days. I also have a pounding headache and am very fatigued. Is this normal?

I have an ovarian cyst. How long can I expect to be in pain? It's been 4 days. I also have a pounding headache and am very fatigued. Is this normal?

Depends: It may be twisting or ruptured. You should see your doctor and have an ultrasound done. The headache and fatigue are probably independent symptoms. ...Read more

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I have an 8 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary. Could this be the cause of my constipation and fatigue? Should I get it removed or can I wait it out?

I have an 8 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary. Could this be the cause of my constipation and fatigue? Should I get it removed or can I wait it out?

2 different question: NO not the cause of your bowel problems.
Secondly, a cyst that size is usually removed to rule out malignancy, You need to consult with your gyne; what did the u/s said about the morphology ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause dizziness, nausea and fatigue and even forgetfulness?

Can ovarian cyst cause dizziness, nausea and fatigue and even forgetfulness?

Unlikely: Unlikely that cyst causing this. Most you would have abd pain of its big enough. ...Read more

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Have large ovarian cyst. Feel dizzy, faint and fatigued for days with fizzing sensation where the cyst is. Any advice on how to cope until surgery?

Have large ovarian cyst. Feel dizzy, faint and fatigued for days with fizzing sensation where the cyst is. Any advice on how to cope until surgery?

Talk to your surgeon: You need to visit with your GYN surgeon and ask him/her that question. Usually we request that you minimize vigorous exercise and activity to help prevent twisting (torsion) or rupture of the ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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I have a 1mm ovarian cyst, pelvic pain, sciatic pain, fatigue, pain w/ sex, nausea and others sx. Not a UTI or pregnancy. What could be causing my sx?

I have a 1mm ovarian cyst, pelvic pain, sciatic pain, fatigue, pain w/ sex, nausea and others sx. Not a UTI or pregnancy. What could be causing my sx?

Chronic Pelvic Pain: If chronic, usually is part of the pain syndrome in the title. Need to eliminate structural lumbar abnormalities. Diagnostic work-up usually unremarkable. ...Read more

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I have a 9cm ovarian cyst. Can it cause fatigue, bladder pain, stomach pain, nausea & dizziness?

I have a 9cm ovarian cyst. Can it cause fatigue, bladder pain, stomach pain, nausea & dizziness?

YES: All of the above symptoms can be caused by a large ovarian cyst. This should be followed and reported to your physician. Twisting of the ovary on its blood supply can cause these symptoms and if not addressed can cause serious problem and possibe loss of the ovary ...Read more

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Could an ovarian cyst be cancerous, or be a sign to ovarian cancer? Also have massive weight loss, fatigue, lack of appetite. And severe stomach pain.

Could an ovarian cyst be cancerous, or be a sign to ovarian cancer? Also have massive weight loss, fatigue, lack of appetite. And severe stomach pain.

Ovarian cysts: By your symptoms, it sounds like you need to see your gyn doctor. I you are not getting an answer you find acceptable, it is not wrong to get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Daily fatigue, dizziness, anxiety, rectal bleeding & wake with soar kidneys.4yrs ago had ovarian cysts, fallopian tubes removed & eggs frozen. Ideas?

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

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Endrometial ablation 5years ago success! 11/2 ago periods started, small fibroids, ovarian cysts and extreme pain, feeling if heaviness! What to do?

Endrometial ablation 5years ago success! 11/2 ago periods started, small fibroids, ovarian cysts and extreme pain, feeling if heaviness! What to do?

Hormonal evaluation: Your hormones are out of balance. Too much estrogen leads to irregular bleeding and fibroid growth. The ablation fried the uterus but the hormones are the same! Go to a4m.Com and use the physician directory to find a functional medicine physician in your area to test your hormones and get them balanced to relieve your symptoms. Stop suffering and get help from a compassionate doc! ...Read more

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6 CM left ovarian cyst, extreme shooting pains on right side, gyn says referred pain and should wait another month, doubled in size in 2 months, wait?

Color flow: With extreme pain, you could have a torsed or twisted ovary. This can cut off the blood supply. They can check this with color flow doppler. Ask your doc if they did that with the ultrasound. ...Read more

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What is normally done for 7 cm ovarian cyst causing extreme bouts of pain.?

How much pain?: I will depend upon how severe the pain is and whether it is tolerable by you or not. Severe pain usually requires Laparoscopy after ultrasonography confirms the cyst's presence to resolve the pain with aspiration or removal of the ovary. Oral contraceptives are often the non surgical approach to cyst resolution if pain is not a factor. ...Read more

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Can the ovarian cysts cause extreme need for sleep and fullet areolas and more montgomery glands? Also back pain?

Can the ovarian cysts cause extreme need for sleep and fullet areolas and more montgomery glands? Also back pain?

Polycystic: Ovarian Disease (PCOD) can present with a number of complaints related to the HORMONAL abnormalities associated with it!

I hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm in a lot of localized pain, I was diagnosed with an enlarged uterus, a bicornuate uterus, and some ovarian cysts. Pain is extreme. ER? or primary?

I'm in a lot of localized pain, I was diagnosed with an enlarged uterus, a bicornuate uterus, and some ovarian cysts. Pain is extreme. ER? or primary?

Depends: None of the items you listed necessarily warrant an emergent evaluation, so your primary doctor should be able to guide you as to what to do next. However, if the pain is unbearable, go to the ER. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with a 3 mm ovarian cyst and a uti today. I can't sleep because when I lay down I feel extreme pressure in my lower abdomen. Is this n?

I was diagnosed with a 3 mm ovarian cyst and a uti today. I can't sleep because when I lay down I feel extreme pressure in my lower abdomen. Is this n?

Re-evaluate: If the pressure is unbearable the safest option is reevaluation. Hopefully you had a urine culture sent and treatment is empiric at first. MD may consider augmenting your UTI therapy and ovarian cysts may cause torsion or there could be undetected pathology that needs reassessment. Need your full medical history, meds, age, vitals. Onset location duration character associated factors-know it 4 MD ...Read more

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Extreme bloating & pain after eating, dx ovarian cysts, pelvic venous congestion, partial seizures. Every blood test normal could it be ovarian tumor?

Extreme bloating & pain after eating, dx ovarian cysts, pelvic venous congestion, partial seizures. Every blood test normal could it be ovarian tumor?

Ans: Well if you were diagnosed with ovarian cysts then there is your dx for that. Now the bloating after eating you need to have some more blood tests one for h pylori. You also need to check the gallbladder and then look at the colon for a colitis. See your doctor ...Read more

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IUD placed 3mo ago. Extreme cramps/pain & daily bleeding. Ultrasound dx ovarian cysts. Depo shot given 1mo ago. Now pain&bleeding w/ exertion. Normal?

IUD placed 3mo ago. Extreme cramps/pain & daily bleeding. Ultrasound dx ovarian cysts. Depo shot given 1mo ago. Now pain&bleeding w/ exertion. Normal?

Not normal: See your GYN that inserted the IUD to make sure that it is in its' proper intrauterine location. I am not sure why the Depo shot was given as the IUD is a contraceptive method. With the pain and bleeding your GYN needs to determine the source by exam. ...Read more

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Severe pain in lower left stomach. Currently have ovarian cysts. Tearing extreme pain when I urinate. Pain is constant and extreme when walking. ER?

Severe pain in lower left stomach. Currently have ovarian cysts. Tearing extreme pain when I urinate. Pain is constant and extreme when walking. ER?

Possibly: There are numerous possiblities, including urinary tract infection and kidney stones. You could go to the ER or see your PCP. If you are hurting that badly and aren't able to get in to see your PCP soon, go to the ED. ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts best cure?

Ovarian cysts best cure?

Time: Most ovarian cysts go away by themselves over time. If a cyst stays around for more than 3 months, what we would do next depends on it's size, your age, any symptoms and very specific details of the ultrasound report describing the cyst. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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


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Exhaustion (Definition)

Exhaustion = depletion of energy which can occur ...Read more