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Doctor insights on: Ovarian Cysts Cause Missed Periods

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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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Can u have bladder pain and missed period from ovarian cyst?

Can u have bladder pain and missed period from ovarian cyst?

Typically unrelated: Ovarian cysts are fluid filled sacs close to the ovaries. They can cause pelvic pain depending on their size. Sometimes if ovarian cysts are very large (>8 cm), they can put pressure on your bladder, but in large, typically aren't associated with bladder symptoms. Ovarian cysts do not necessarily cause abnormal periods either. ...Read more

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2 months with out period. Several neg tests but pregnant symptoms could my bc pills or ovarian cyst be the cause to missed period?

2 months with out period. Several neg tests but pregnant symptoms could my bc pills or ovarian cyst be the cause to missed period?

Both could cause it: Many women on bc pills for an extended period of time stop having menstrual flow due to the suppression of the endometrial build up. So even though taking your bc pills correctly, there is no bleeding seen due to the lack of a thick lining to shed. Not to fear. A cyst can cause a similar problem if it is producing suppressive amounts of hormone. If pelvic pain or swelling, see your physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ovarian cyst detected during ultrasound assessment? This lead to missed period?

What to do if I have ovarian cyst detected during ultrasound assessment? This lead to missed period?

Not necessarily: Now that we do so many sonograms ,radiologists are able to detect these small cysts that are of little consequence.thus in many cases does affect our menstrual cycle. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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