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Ovarian cysts causing tailbone pain, what should I do?

Ovarian cysts causing tailbone pain, what should I do?

Tail bone pain: Are you sure the pain is from ovarian cyst? You need see your ob-gyn. ...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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I had a CT scan for coccyx pain but show left sided ovarian cyst and smaller right sided. Will I need treatment?

I had a CT scan for coccyx pain but show left sided ovarian cyst and smaller right sided. Will I need treatment?

Depends: On the size of the cysts. Most cysts resolve on their own, but cysts over 3 cm may require intervention. See a GYN doctor to discuss options. Hope this helps! ...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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How exactly are ovarian cysts handled?

How exactly are ovarian cysts handled?

Depends on factors: A simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam and can be followed by gyn visits. The more complex ones need further evaluation so doctors can determine the significance of cysts based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. Sometimes surgery is needed. I will share this with subspecialists in gyn for additional input. ...Read more

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Are there any signs for the ovarian cysts?

Are there any signs for the ovarian cysts?

Ovarian cysts: Most people do not have symptoms but if symptoms occur, they may include bloating, pain, reflux, or change in urinary symptoms. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst cause sciatica?

Ovarian cyst cause sciatica?

No: Generally its not related or any causal relationship. ...Read more

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Treatments for ovarian cyst?

Treatments for ovarian cyst?

Varied: For the pain of a current ovarian cyst, over the counter pain medicines and occasionally prescriptions are necessary. Toward prevention, I suggest regular exercise, limiting processed foods, carbs, artificial sweeteners, and caffeine in your diet. If these are unsuccessful, you may want to discuss w your doctor the option of taking hormonal therapy like birth control to ovulation and thus cysts. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst post menopause?

Ovarian cyst post menopause?

Depends: Depends on the size and appearance. Though no radiographic test is perfect. The only way to know what it is for sure is to take it out. See a gyn to determine if this is necessary. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause uti?

Can ovarian cysts cause uti?

Not likely: Large ovarian cyst can cause urinary frequency and urgency like when you have a UTI if they push on the bladder, but they do not cause utis. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts produce hcg?

Can ovarian cysts produce hcg?

HCG: There is a type of ovarian cyst that can occasionally produce hcg. It is called a teratoma or a dermoid. It can either be a benign or a malignant type. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts be prevented?

Often preventable: Most common cause of ovarian cysts is polycystic ovary syndrome. This can be treated with a low glycemic index diet plus glucophage (metformin) 850 mg three times per day. ...Read more

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Does vitex worsens ovarian cyst?

No it does not: No there is no evidence that vitex worsen ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause bad breath?

Can ovarian cyst cause bad breath?

Not directly: The cyst itself will not cause bad breath, but the stress that you may be under due to the cyst can increase conditions that cause bad breath. ...Read more

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Could ovarian cyst be seen by xray?

Not usually: Not usually seen unless extremely large. Ultrasound exam is best method of detecting ovarian cysts. Cysts can also be seen on CT exam of pelvis. ...Read more

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Does caffeine affect ovarian cysts?

Does caffeine affect ovarian cysts?

Probably not: Caffeine is well known to increase the risk of breast cysts and fibrocystic breast pain, but as far as I know it has no impact on ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause infertility?

Can ovarian cyst cause infertility?

Yes: Ovarian cysts in Polycystic ovarian syndrome frequently cause infertility. However, cysts are also necessary for fertility since the egg develops in a cyst known as a follicle and another type of cyst, a corpus luteum, produces the progesterone that gets the uterine lining ready for implantation. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why do ovarian cysts cause bloating?

Why do ovarian cysts cause bloating?

Inflammation: Ovarian cysts may cause the feeling of bloating. This may be due to fluid leaking from the cysts and pelvic inflammation as a result of the cysts. Inflammation will cause swelling and fluid accumulation.
Should have a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate the size/quality of the cysts. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause constipation?

Can ovarian cysts cause constipation?

Yes: I have seen cysts grow and press on the colon causing constipation. ...Read more

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How come ruptured ovarian cysts hurt?

Several reasons: But far-and-away the most common is that cyst rupture involves bleeding from the cyst; internal bleeding (in the peritoneal cavity) causes pain. ...Read more

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Can you see ovarian cysts on an xray?

Can you see ovarian cysts on an xray?

No: On a plain xray, definitely not. On ct, mri, or us, yes. Ultrasound is best for characterizing ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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What can MRI tell about ovarian cyst?

What can MRI tell about ovarian cyst?

Simple or complex: An MRI can show if the cysts are simple cysts or complex cysts, or if they have other characteristics that would indicate that further evaluation or follow-up is needed. If they are simple cysts, further evaluation is usually not needed. ...Read more

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Can my ovarian cyst make me infertile?

Can my ovarian cyst make me infertile?

No: An ovarian cyst is a common problem and will usually resolve on its own. Sometimes you may require surgery to remove a cyst if it persists or is painful. An ovarian cyst will not usually effect your fertility. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Craig Morton
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Tailbone Pain (Definition)

Coccydynia or tailbone pain is usually an injury to the bottom most vertebrae beneath your sacrum. When you sit you impact on this vertebrae which means if is injured ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Roh
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Coccyx (Definition)

Coccyx is the triangular piece of bone at the end of the spine. It is commonly ...Read more