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Would a dr be willing to remove one ovary due to searing pain. Endo diagnosed but none seen on my ovaries but suffer from left sided ovarian pain.

Would a dr be willing to remove one ovary due to searing pain. Endo diagnosed but none seen on my ovaries but suffer from left sided ovarian pain.

Pain: It might be possible to convince a doctor to operate. But, you can determine if the pain is ovarian in nature by hormonal manipulation first to determine if the pain is truly ovarian in nature. Continuous birth control pills or Lupron (leuprolide) can often be used to determine if the pain is female in origin, or if surgery might correct the problem. DrG ...Read more

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Hx of ovarian cysts. Recently, a week before and during menstration, severe ovary pain. Is this normal?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Ultrasound found 9mm calcification on right ovary. Left ovary was polycystic. I have painful periods, bloating, ovary pain. Ovarian cancer? Treatment?

Ultrasound found 9mm calcification on right ovary. Left ovary was polycystic. I have painful periods, bloating, ovary pain. Ovarian cancer? Treatment?

Depends on: Size of mass and cysts and other findings. Painful menses and bloating are probably not related to these findings. Get an opinion from a gyn regarding need for further evaluation of these findings. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in both ovaries and back pain constant for 2 days. Could it be ovarian cancer?

back pain & ovaries: Most likely not cancer. Very likely ruptured ovarian cyst. If pain continues need to see healthcare provider, although most ruptured cyst symptoms resolve with time. Good Luck ...Read more

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Details about twisted ovary. Is that ovarian torsion?

Details about twisted ovary. Is that ovarian torsion?

Pain severity?: Many patients with twisted ovaries note that the pain makes it difficult to "laugh, talk, walk, breathe, or be touched in the abdomen". Ruptured cyst patients note a "moment of severe pain" which often passes after a few hours. A twised ovary requires immediate surgery 100% of the time and a ruptured cyst often does not. Ovarian torsion and twisted ovary are the same. ...Read more

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Do I need to go to the hospital when ovarian pain starts up?

No: It depends on the problem. Some women have pain when the ovulate, you could have an ovarian cyst leaking a little blood inside the abdomen which can cause pain but not require hospitalization.
Go get checked if you are having pain. ...Read more

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Ovarian cystic lesion what does having 6.4x3.5 cystic lesion with internal septation on the left ovary mean?

Ovarian cystic lesion
what does having 6.4x3.5 cystic lesion with internal septation on the left ovary mean?

Ovarian cyst: With septae, with a size of 6 cm across needs to be evaluated by your gayneacologist. Cysts could be benign and malignant cystic conditions. Benign cysts- hyperstimulation syndrome from clomiphene, endometriosis-ovary, pid causing tuboovarian swellings are there. Benign tumours with thin septae like in serous & mucinous cysadenoma can occur. Ovarian ca's including teratoma/dermoid cyst to be r/o. ...Read more

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Causes of ovarian pain?

Well, a few things: Can cause pain. An ovarian cyst that expands the ovary rapidly causes discomfort. Severe pain, an emergency, is called ovarian torsion where a heavy cyst twist on the blood supply causing what we call an "acute abdomen". Lower abdominal pain is more broad. Make sure not pregnant, otherwise pain may or may not be from the ovaries. Gdluc. ...Read more

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When should I be concerned about ovarian pain?

Always: If abdominal pain persists despite pain medications, you should see your GYN to assess ovarian size, presence of cysts etc. Ovarian pain can be due to the ovaries or other sites such as bowel, bladder, uterus etc. A GYN ultrasound can help identify possible suspects
Best Wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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What are possible causes of my seasonal ovarian pain?

What are possible causes of my seasonal ovarian pain?

Ovulation: Ovulation is affected by physical, environmental and emotional factors. No nice easy answer. Some women do not ovulate in the summer. Some do not ovulate when they exercise alot. Some do not ovulate because of severe emotional stress. ...Read more

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Could implantation cause ovarian pain?

Could implantation cause ovarian pain?

No: Implantation has no symptoms at all. Ovarian pain in the luteal phase is certainly possible though. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian baning cyst be removed without removing the ovary 4, 1x3, 7 x3, 7cm?

Surgeon will try: Your surgeon will try to remove the cyst without removing the ovary, but that'll depend on size, blood supply and location. Sometimes they don't know what will happen until they go in there and look. But I'd ask your surgeon on the chances of leaving the ovary. ...Read more

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If an ovary was removed because a cyst had taken over all ovarian tissue, was the ovary still working in the first place?

If an ovary was removed because a cyst had taken over all ovarian tissue, was the ovary still working in the first place?

Two Ovaries: I am not sure what is the context of your question. I think it would b impossible to prove one way or the other. But, it does not matter. You have two ovaries. ...Read more

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Sharp ovarian pain and heavy bleeding are symptoms of what?

Sharp ovarian pain and heavy bleeding are symptoms of what?

Could be: Could be due to ovarian cysts, tumors, even fibroids can cause pain that refers to the region of the ovaries and heavy bleeding. You would need an evaluation with the gynecologist to determine more definitively. ...Read more

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What does it mean when ovarian follicles been identified in ovaries?

What does it mean when ovarian follicles been identified in ovaries?

Ovarian function!: As a woman not menopausal and not on the pill your ovaries will function by selecting a crop of follicles I which one will be else red to ovulate. Find a chart that shows the dance of the ovaries and hormones of estrogen and progestogen and that picture wi help explain normal physiology or body function. An occasional ultrasound in patient not on the pill will show a cyst of varying size in menses. ...Read more

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Are ovarian cysts more common on the inside or the outside of the ovary?

Are ovarian cysts more common on the inside or the outside of the ovary?

Inside: Most ovarian cysts develop from the active follicles inside the ovary. Endometriomas would be the most common that develop on the surface or outside of the ovary. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cancer cause pain in the opposite side? Where I have no ovary

Ovarian pain: Pain can radiate but usually should be on the same side of the cancer. Other causes of pain should be considered. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst when to remove the entire ovary for complete pathologic analysis?

Depends: If the entire ovary has become cystic making it impossible to find a normal ovary or when there is no way to "peal" away the ovary from the cysts. ...Read more

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One ovary was a little bigger than the other. Isn't that a sign of ovarian cancer?

One ovary was a little bigger than the other. Isn't that a sign of ovarian cancer?

Normal: It is normal to have some asymmetry in size. Depends on normal cyst, time of cycle. ...Read more

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Does the ovary needs to be removed if there is a reoccurring ovarian cyst? And what procedure?

Does the ovary needs to be removed if there is a reoccurring ovarian cyst? And what procedure?

No. Depends.: Depends on ovary cyst size, character (slmple vs. Complex), and how much this bugs you. Sometimes just the cyst can be removed. Sometimes taking medicine like birth control pills can tell your ovaries to stop making cysts. So it depends on many factors for you and what else may be going on. ...Read more

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I have a left ovarian cyst 3.5 x 4.8 and only a partial ovary with pain, does it need to be removed?

I have a left ovarian cyst 3.5 x 4.8 and only a partial ovary with pain, does it need to be removed?

Ovarian torsion: A cyst can cause torsion of the ovary. This may be intermittent and resolve afterwards. There is also a danger of ovarian infarction. It is important to see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Is a 6cm by 7cm ovarian cyst big? Can it cause pain? I also have a 3cm by 4cm cyst on the same ovary.

Is a 6cm by 7cm ovarian cyst big? Can it cause pain? I also have a 3cm by 4cm cyst on the same ovary.

Risk of torsion: Cysts and ovaries > 5 cm are at risk of twisting on their own stalk, resulting in a state called ovarian torstion. This can cause significant pain and result in loss of your ovary if not resolved in a timely manner. While your doctor is still just observing the cyst, you should consider decreasing any high impact or jumping activities. ...Read more

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What is recovery from having an ovarian cyst and ovary removed like? Will i be able to travel a week later?

What is recovery from having an ovarian cyst and ovary removed like?  Will i be able to travel a week later?

Only your doctor: Can answer that depends on how the surgery is done and what happens at the time of surgery please ask your doc, your doc will probably say no to travel 1 week later. ...Read more

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Do cancerous ovarian tumors tend to grow quickly? I have a 2cm suspected dermoid on my ovary that hasn't grown in 10 months.

Do cancerous ovarian tumors tend to grow quickly? I have a 2cm suspected dermoid on my ovary that hasn't grown in 10 months.

Yes, they do: If your cyst has not grown in size over 10 months it is unlikely to be ovarian Cancer. Yet you must follow up on it once or twice a year to be sure that it does not increase in size....which could imply a potential Ovarian cancer. Your gynecologist can guide you as to how it is monitored properly. ...Read more

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My right ovary is enlarged with 26.8 cc's of fluid in it along with a 2.3 CM mildly complex cyst. Is this concerning for ovarian ca?

No: At your age the risk for malignancy is very low. Given you don't have a strong family history of early breast or ovarian cancer. It's common for young women to have ovarian masses that have some complexity to them (a marker for cancer). These are almost always a dermoid, hemorrhagic cyst, endometrioma or another benign ovarian mass. Follow your doc's instructions, but try not to worry. ...Read more