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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 ovarian cysts cause headaches?

Can ovarian cysts cause headaches?

No, : Usually not as I do not see any causal correlation between the two...Just coincidental! ...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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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

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I've just recovered from 9mths of mono. I also have a 2cm ovarian cyst. Could either (or both) cause terrible headaches that i now experience? Thanks!

I've just recovered from 9mths of mono. I also have a 2cm ovarian cyst. Could either (or both) cause terrible headaches that i now experience? Thanks!

Maybe mono. : Ovarian cysts are often silent, and when they're symptomatic, abdominal or back pain predominates the clinical picture. Mono can have a long recovery, including chronic headache. Also be aware of tension fatigue syndrome that can follow mono in some cases and can have headache as a symptom. Best to see your doctor to figure this out. ...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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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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2 months ago i found out i had a right ovarian cyst @ ER i'm still having sharp pains lower back pains leg pains and headaches could it b cancerous?

2 months ago i found out i had a right ovarian cyst @ ER i'm still having sharp pains lower back pains leg pains and headaches could it b cancerous?

Unlikely.: Some cysts, like serous cystadenomas are precursors of cancers. Any cyst the persists for more than 2-3 menstrual periods should be checked further, particularly in those who have a history of ovarian cancer. You are young to think of such possibillities, but your pain is likely from your cyst, which can get filled with blood. You also could have painful endometriosis. Get it removed asap. ...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, but you need to consult with your gyne what the u/s said about the morphology ...Read more

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I have pelvic pain due to ovarian cyst, my cyst are causing me headaches and pregnancy symptoms Should i go to Emergency Room?

I have pelvic pain due to ovarian cyst, my cyst are causing me headaches and pregnancy symptoms Should i go to Emergency Room?

Goals of care: You have the answer. If you need relief from unbearable pain then you may need to go to ER. If you would like to have your condition better studied and treated your doc or Gynecologist would be your best resource. ...Read more

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Ttc. I was told I have an ovarian cyst. I've had blurry vision, headache & dizziness for about 4 hours now. Could these symptoms be related to my cyst?

Ttc. I was told I have an ovarian cyst. I've had blurry vision, headache & dizziness for about 4 hours now. Could these symptoms be related to my cyst?

Very doubtful: Ovarian cysts mainly cause abdominal symptoms. These symptoms include blurred vision, headache, dizziness for four hours. It could be many other things, some which may be serious. I would seek medical attention on this. ...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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Nausea vomiting headache n fatigue are these side effect of ovarian cyst or these are due to weaknesses?

Nausea vomiting headache n fatigue are these side effect of ovarian cyst or these are due to weaknesses?

Weakness: These symptoms are not ncessarily due to an ovarian cyst but they certainly can cause weakness . These symptoms could also be caused by migraines. ...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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