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Should you exercise if you have a large ovarian cyst?

Should you exercise if you have a large ovarian cyst?

Ask your ob- gyn: Honestly this is a question best- answered by your ob- gyn physician.He/she will know size is cyst and risks associated w/ certain exersises. Best of luck! ...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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I have a large ovarian cyst. My OBGyn says it is the size of a grapefruit. I forgot to ask is it ok to exercise? I dont want it to rupture.

I have a large ovarian cyst. My OBGyn says it is the size of a grapefruit. I forgot to ask is it ok to exercise? I dont want it to rupture.

Okay to exercise: Usual exercise is not likely to affect the cyst. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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It has been discovered that I have a "large" ovarian cyst. First time in my 32 years that I have had one... Why now?

It has been discovered that I have a "large" ovarian cyst. First time in my 32 years that I have had one... Why now?

Cannot say: Why would a cyst develop at this time and not sooner or later cannot be answered. Please follow your doctor's advice for follow up testing and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a large ovarian cyst 21cmx10cm. What will happen if it ruptures?

I have a large ovarian cyst 21cmx10cm. What will happen if it ruptures?

Abdominal: Pain....seems to me this should be treated before this happens! Why is this not being considered?? Hope this helps ! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have been bleeding for 4 weeks now and found out I have a large ovarian cyst. How long will it take for the pain and bleeding to stop?

I have been bleeding for 4 weeks now and found out I have a large ovarian cyst. How long will it take for the pain and bleeding to stop?

Bleeding with cyst: It would take a lot more detailed information to be able to speculate about this. A gynecologist asks questions about your periods, pregnancies, pain, bleeding pattern, sexual history...etc...They can then give better advice about what may be going on with you exactly. ...Read more

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I am 39 years old and just found I have a large ovarian cyst. I have major hip pain and its hard to walk. Could the cyst be the cause of my hip pain?

I am 39 years old and just found I have a large ovarian cyst. I have major hip pain and its hard to walk. Could the cyst be the cause of my hip pain?

It may be the source: Of the pain but you should get it evaluated. An intrapelvic lesion like a large ovarian cyst can cause referred pains as can other problems within the pelvis or abdomen. Back problems and hip problems cannot be ruled out as can occasionally knee issues present that way as well. See an orthopaedic surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I am 19 years old with a large ovarian cyst and other issues. Can i get this treated?

I am 19 years old with a large ovarian cyst and other issues. Can i get this treated?

OVARIAN CYST: Definitely ! just see a gyne for treatment. You will be advised accordingly. Good luck ! ...Read more

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What would be clusters of small bubble like things, be that are surrounding a large ovarian cyst?

What would be clusters of small bubble like things, be that are  surrounding a large ovarian cyst?

Follicular cysts: Every woman who ovulates makes small cysts on her ovaries. These represent the eggs that started to mature, but didn't 'pop out', and are totally normal. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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