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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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U/S says 5.6cm ovarian cyst resolved, but it still hurts all the time. What could be going on? I'm still having all the same symptoms.

U/S says 5.6cm ovarian cyst resolved, but it still hurts all the time. What could be going on? I'm still having all the same symptoms.

Cystic fluid: If the ovarian cyst resolved by rupturing with fluid accumulation on the lining of the internal body cavity (peritoneum), then that's why you are still symptomatic. Eventually this will resolve if that is the case. ...Read more

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Are ovarian cysts painful?

Are ovarian cysts painful?

Yes: Yes they can be painful. They usually resolve without specific treatment other than pain management. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of ovarian cysts?

What are symptoms of ovarian cysts?

Usually Nothing: During reproductive age cysts are very common. Most women would have something considered a cyst at least once per year but would never know unless an x-ray test was performed due to pain. Often though the pain is completely separate from the cyst. The follicle (a cyst) that is the growing egg each month grows to 2-3 cm and ruptures each month. Cyst rupture is normal! cysts unusually cause pain. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of an ovarian cyst?

What are symptoms of an ovarian cyst?

Ovarian Cyst: Cysts may be asymptomatic for the most part and only discovered during a routine gyn examination. Occasionally they may present as a vague to severe abdominal pain. Some malignant ovarian cysts may also present as a gastric disturbance like bloating, eructations, dyspepsia. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?

What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?

Pelvic pain: Pain most commonly when ruptures. Can be confused with other condition right side appendicitis. Left diverticulitis. Need to see physician. ...Read more

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What is the sympthoms of a ovarian cyst?

What is the sympthoms of a ovarian cyst?

Pain.: The most common symptoms of ovarian cysts is pain, which can be mild or severe. Other symptoms are pelvic fullness, nausea and vomitting. Infection is rare and can cause fevers. ...Read more

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What are key symptoms for ovarian cysts?

What are key symptoms for ovarian cysts?

Pain: Pain, swelling, irregular periods may be symptoms of an ovarian cyst. Symptoms depend on the type of cyst and its size. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?

What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?

See below: Unless they rupture ovarian cysts most commonly have no symptoms and are found on ultrasound. If a cyst ruptures it can cause severe pain and raises the concern that there can be an ectopic pregnancy. A large cyst can be felt as a mass in the area of the ovary ...Read more

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What's the primary ovarian cyst symptoms?

What's the primary ovarian cyst symptoms?

Most women have none: Ovarian cysts are common and occur monthly in cycling females. Some women will have some pain, especially if a cyst ruptures and bleeds. Most cysts go away spontaneously. Persistent cysts may be felt on exam or may cause some discomfort such as bloating, pain or if large enough, bladder or bowel symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an ovarian cyst?

What are the symptoms of an ovarian cyst?

Pain: An ovarian cyst can have no symptoms, it could just be discovered on an exam. A cyst could throw off a menstrual cycle: delay it or make it early. But it can also cause pain, or pain with intercourse, bloating, or pressure. If a cyst ruptures or twists on itself, you can have severe, crippling pain that sends you to the emergency room. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of ovarian cysts?

What are common symptoms of ovarian cysts?

Often none: Many ovarian cysts are silent, producing no symptoms. Some patient experience pain in the pelvic, low abdominal areas or in the low back.Area of the spine/pelvis. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in an ovarian cyst?

What symptoms are common in an ovarian cyst?

Pain and pressure: Ovarian cysts most commonly present as sharp pain or pressure in the pelvis or abdomen. Sometimes patients report nausea with this pain as well. Sometimes a woman may only have pain with intercourse. The majority of women who have ovarian cysts, however, have no symptoms. An ultrasound will be performed and the woman won't have known she had a cyst. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of having an ovarian cyst?

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What are symptoms of having an ovarian cyst?

Pain.: The main symptom would be pain, which can be severe if the cyst ruptures. Speak with your doctor. An easy way to check is to obtain a pelvic ultrasound. ...Read more

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What can I do for these painful ovarian cysts?

What can I do for these painful ovarian cysts?

Depends: If the cysts are benign and functional they can be suppressed with medication that suppresses ovulation, like birth control pills. Try Ibuprofen for the pain. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of an ovarian cyst?

What are the first symptoms of an ovarian cyst?

Bloating , pain: Irregular period, if you are worried, see your gyn as he or she can do an exam and ultrasound, it can be diagnosed or ruled out by doing a pelvic ultrasound by someone who knows what they are doing. ...Read more

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I think i might have ovarian cysts: how painful are they?

I think i might have ovarian cysts: how painful are they?

Often asymptomatic: They might be painfull or asymptomatic, depends on size and nature/morphology of the cyst, unilateral or bilateral . Some of them could be secreting tumor, granulosa cell tumor( estrogen production ). The clinicians and the pathologist should share their possibly valuable information in establishing a correct diagnosis. Thank you for question. ...Read more

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How to make sex less painful when having an ovarian cyst?

Slow: Slower penetration with less power on thrusts , plus you may find doggie style less painful. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cyst and sex is really painful. What can i do?

I have ovarian cyst and sex is really painful. What can i do?

Gyn consult: Time to see a gyn. It might just be that you need a birth control pill, but it is also possible that you need surgery. Only way to know for sure is to get a work up including evaluation for infection and pelvic ultrasound. If you don't have a gyn, have your family physician make the referral. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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