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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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I have ovarian cyst pain and suffer from migraines with aura, so beside the birth control is there anything else to prevent cysts from coming regulary?

I have ovarian cyst pain and suffer from migraines with aura, so beside the birth control is there anything else to prevent cysts from coming regulary?

Sadly, it seems not: Here's info on cysts in general: http://www.prevention.com/health-conditions/cysts-overview It's good to know they are not dangerous, but there is no reliable prevention and this is from the folks who really love prevention. Pain relief may be possible - ask your Dr(s). Also, accupressure, hypnosis, other non-medical ideas may help. ...Read more

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Both partners "fixed" ovarian cyst right ovary, late period 5d, pain in ovary migraine that won't go away, what could be wrong?

Both partners "fixed" ovarian cyst right ovary, late period 5d, pain in ovary migraine that won't go away, what could be wrong?

See your OBGYN!: Seems possible that the ovarian cyst has made an impact on your cycle. If it prevented ovulation in some way - you'd miss a period. It needs to be examined and depending on results, treatment decisions can b made. The pain also suggests that the cyst may be doing something new. The migraine is probably a separate issue - but call for an appt ASAP. If it gets worse, Urgent Care or ER is an option. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts or fibroids cause difficulty using tampons or occular migraines?

Can ovarian cysts or fibroids cause difficulty using tampons or occular migraines?

Not likely: Ocular migraine also called eye migraine is temporary visual disturbances, completely painless, that can affect both eyes. It can transform into a migraine headache. Ocular migraines are believed to have the same causes as migraine headaches, but ovarian cysts or fibroids are not the triggers. Take care. ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts and excersize?

Ovarian cysts and excersize?

Ovarian Cysts: Not all ovarian cysts undergo complications like twisting or leakage and rupture. In fact most cysts are found incidentally as part of a routing gyn examination. One has to be careful and avoid and strenuous activities if the cyst is of moderate size as they are more prone to physical complications. ...Read more

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What are ovarian cysts from?

What are ovarian cysts from?

Most are normal: Making cysts is what the ovary normally does. Ovulation is the process by which an egg is enclosed in a follicle that produces estrogen. The follicle develops over (usually) two weeks, and then ruptures, releasing the egg. This is ovulation. The structure that was the follicle the begins to produce progesterone. It remains present until 10-12 weeks if pregnancy occurs. ...Read more

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What if a ovarian cysts is 7mm?

What if a ovarian cysts is 7mm?

Small: 7 mm is a small cyst. A normal cyst reaches around 25 mm when it ruptures. ...Read more

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How are ovarian cysts first found?

How are ovarian cysts first found?

Usually nothing: As infertility specialists, we often encounter cysts of various descriptions in patients with no pain. The medical system has labelled cysts as a pain causing problem due to the fact that after evaluation with no findings, doctors and patients are uncomfortable with, "i don't know what's causing your pain but it's not serious." most cysts are found on testing for other problems or pelvic pain. ...Read more

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What causes recurring ovarian cysts?

What causes recurring ovarian cysts?

Hormones: During each menstrual cycle, the ovary produces a few small cysts known as follicles (normal) . Most times, one of these follicles will enlarge and ovulate an egg (it ruptures), while the others go away. Sometimes this rupture may not occur due to a lack of signaling by the body's hormones, and the cyst continues to develop through subsequent menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Migraine (Definition)

A migraine is a type of headache that is associated with throbbing localized pain. It also usually causes light sensitivity, nausea, and vomiting. Migraines can ...Read more


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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