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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

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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Could a tube pregnancy show up on a CT scan as a ovarian cyst? Preg test faint + but I also had heavy bleeding could that also be a miscarriage?

Could a tube pregnancy show up on a CT scan as a ovarian cyst? Preg test faint + but I also had heavy bleeding could that also be a miscarriage?

CT of pelvis: CT scans of the pelvis are less accurate than ultrasounds. In addition a CT shouldn't be done with a positive pregnancy test unless a true emergency like appendiciitis. So, yes a cystic lesion on CT could be an ectopic. See your OB doc as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Fainted w strong pain after eating when i had ovarian cyst. Doc said likely torsion. Removed. Got recurrence 5cm, had strong pain after eating. Same?

Fainted w strong pain after eating when i had ovarian cyst. Doc said likely torsion. Removed. Got recurrence 5cm, had strong pain after eating. Same?

Correct diagnosis?: Eating to fill stomach does nothing to do with ovarian torsion although it may occur and recur at any given time. So, focus on watching and recording to log what you eat and drink so hopefully to pin-point any food-related incompatibility. If not helpful, collect the feature, degree, and progress of all related symptoms with their detailed sequence of events, and bring those to see doc... ...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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What is ovarian cyst?

What is ovarian cyst?

Cyst on an ovary: Ovarian cysts can form due to an imbalance of hormones during ones menstrual periods. I would recommend a check of hormones (possibly increasing progesterone) and some iodine/potassium iodide supplement. ...Read more

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What's an ovarian cyst?

What's an ovarian cyst?

Fluid filled : Structure. Many ovarian cysts are part of normal reproductive cycle, others are due to tumors, benign and malignant. See this site for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cysts/ds00129. ...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

Dr. Rajiva Goyal
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Syncope (Definition)

Loss of consciousness and postural tone caused by diminished cerebral blood flow. Syncope may indicate a particular medical condition, however often it may occur in an otherwise healthy individual. It is a common problem, accounting for 3% ...Read more


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Fainting (Definition)

Faintness is a clinical finding similar to a loss of consciousness and collapse. This can include ...Read more