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What is the difference between tubo ovarian complex vs tubo ovarian abscess?

What is the difference between tubo ovarian complex vs tubo ovarian abscess?

Not quite the same: A tubo-ovarian complex can be made up of ovarian cysts involving the far end (distal) end of the adherent Fallopian tube which does not appear to be infected. A tube ovarian abscess demonstrates evidence of an obvious closed infection involving both the Fallopian tube and the ovary. A tubo ovarian complex can also appear to be a tubo ovarian abscess on ultrasound ...Read more

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Would it be true to say that salpingitis is the same thing as a tubo ovarian abscess?

Would it be true to say that salpingitis is the same thing as a tubo ovarian abscess?

Yes and No: All tubo-ovarian abscess (toa) have salpingitis (inflammation/infection of the tube) but not all salpingitis have a toa. If left untreated, most salpingitis will turn into a toa. So yes they are related but not the same. ...Read more

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How to best prevent tubo ovarian abcess caused by strep or staph. I've had 2 in last 2 years.

How to best prevent tubo ovarian abcess caused by strep or staph. I've had 2 in last 2 years.

Just say no to sex: Having unprotected sex might be the biggest risk factor. I'd recommend always using a barrier (condom, cervical cap) anytime you decide to have intercourse. A thorough consult with your physician will provide more answers. Good luck. ...Read more

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When I had a tubo ovarian abcess from strep last year it didn't show up on blood tests. Why? Even though there was a lot of pus and I needed morphine.

When I had a tubo ovarian abcess from strep last year it didn't show up on blood tests. Why? Even though there was a lot of pus and I needed morphine.

You should be Happy: Tubo Ovarian abscess is usually capsulated in chronic cases and the pus is not in your belly. Anything that is not acute and leaking may not show in your blood tests. Also, sometimes we get treated partially by antibiotics that we take empirically and the abscess becomes quiet for some time to allow the infection to remain silent till the abscess becomes huge or spreads to neighboring organs. ...Read more

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Can having a tubo ovarian abscess cause you to get ovarian cysts? Never had them before had mass pelvic sepsis, now have them. Is there a link?

Can having a tubo ovarian abscess cause you to get ovarian cysts? Never had them before had mass pelvic sepsis, now have them. Is there a link?

Yes: Yes if you had a massive tubo-ovarian abscess, depending on how it was treated, it could cause ongoing issues with ovarian cyst formation. I'm so sorry you're going through this. ...Read more

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What is ovarian new growth?

Can't answer: Not aware of any such thing. Perhaps you misunderstood what someone said? ...Read more

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What is the meaning of ovarian reserve?

What is the meaning of ovarian reserve?

Ovarina reserve: Ovarian reserve refers to the potential of a woman's ovaries to release mature eggs at her age. This directly relates to the chance to become pregnant. Those women will lower ovarian reserve have less of a chance to conceive either naturally or by ivf. ...Read more

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Causes of ovarian pain?

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 cysts 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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What is pre ovarian failure?

What is pre ovarian failure?

Ovaries stop workin: At 48 your ovaries can stop producing hormones as the average age of menopause is approx 51 yo, it is often but not always associated with hot flashes, some women will can try herbal meds or you may need hormones and often the vagina needs vaginal estrogen. ...Read more

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What's olycystic ovarian disease?

What's olycystic ovarian disease?

Insulin and ovaries: Pcos is a manifestation of Insulin resistance, which indicates pre-diabetes or diabetes 2.There are many derangments including those of adrenal androgen, a higher free testosterone, eradication of/or irregular cycles. Hirsuitism and acne increase with these androgens. A woman's cycle becomes annovulatory. Glucophage (metformin) is the preferred treatment of the problem. Clomiphene is used to help ovulation. ...Read more

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How long will ovarian pain last?

Depends: It depends on what is causing the pain. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What causes an ovarian teratoma?

What causes an ovarian teratoma?

Unknown: Tearatomas arise from multipotential germ cells. What causes them is unknown. They can contain any type of body structure or organ. One old theory was that they were an undiagnosed twin within the baby that was born. The cystic fluid is skin oil from skin appendages, which are common. ...Read more

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Ovarian pain 11 days post trigger?

Ovarian pain 11 days post trigger?

Incomplete question: Your question does not contain enough information to give a valid answer. ...Read more

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What does an ovarian egg look like?

What does an ovarian egg look like?

Microscopic: Ovarian eggs are best seen under a microscope where they look like a little round ball. You can see some pictures here: http://www. Myfuturebaby. Com/fertility-clock/learn-more-about-your-egg-count/ ...Read more

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Have I got primary ovarian failure?

Have I got primary ovarian failure?

Are you kidding?: How would we know? Your question is six words long. It has no symptoms or history that would be the basis of your asking us this question. ...Read more

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Can I have a baby with ovarian cyts?

Can I have a baby with ovarian cyts?

Cysts and Pregnancy?: I agree that cysts can affect ovulation but they also sometimes make it difficult for us to use our medications. We usually do not want to use fertility meds when there are cysts. Most of the time we can wait for the cyst to resolve and restart meds but a few women have recurrent cysts and they are a real problem. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is cofee causes ovarian dysfunction?

Is cofee causes ovarian dysfunction?

Definitely, no: Coffee is the biggest source of antioxidants in the daily diet. There is no credible evidence that coffee causes ovarian dysfunction. ...Read more

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Is cofee causes ovarian dysfunction?

Caffeine: Coffee is not associated with ovarian dysfunction. What makes you thing you have ovarian dysfunction? A description of your symptoms would be helpful. ...Read more

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Can dhea help for low ovarian reserve?

Can dhea help for low ovarian reserve?

No: Dhea is metabolized to cortisone, estrogen and testosterone -- and you can't control which one is goes to. Also, there is no medical indication to take it in the first place, and most of the dhea supplements have little dhea in them. Don't get your medical advice from tv or the internet! ...Read more

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Can ovarian remnants cause rectal pain?

YES: Yes it cit can still ovulate and cause ovulation pain that can transfer to rectum
and or either because if you llost the ovary because of surgery scar tissue can cause rectal pain
or if you had any history of endometriosis that still cab stay active and cause pelvic and rectal pain. ...Read more

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What happens uf an ovarian polyp bursts?

What happens uf an ovarian polyp bursts?

Rupture: If an ovarian cyst/mass/polyp ruptures the result will depend on the contents of the cyst. If the cyst is blood filled and connected to a blood supply then bleeding can occur, which can be life threatening. Clear, infected vs cancer cells are other possiblities. Avoid this risk, indication for surgical removal, before rupture. Stay with your doc, take friend to ask questions. Be well. ...Read more

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Does ovarian functional cyst cause pain?

Does ovarian functional cyst cause pain?

Yes, not: Cysts are very common, functional more common
They can become larger with minimal symptoms, symptoms as pain occurs mainly due to enlargement, rupture or bleeding,
Cyst need to be evaluated after more than 5 cms in size. ...Read more

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Ovarian walls thick, but no periouds why?

Ovarian walls thick, but no periouds why?

PCOS: With the little information that you are providing I would think of polycystic ovarian syndrome. ...Read more

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During sex my wife feel pain at ovarian..

Many causes: The causes of pelvic pain range from problems in the ovaries, tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, intestines and others. You will need to schedule a visit and exam to help narrow this down. ...Read more

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How much does a ovarian cystadenoma scare me?

How much does a ovarian cystadenoma scare me?

Very little: Cystadenomas are benign and do not develop into cancer. If they are larger than 5 cm, they can twist and damage the ovary, or they can rupture causing pain. Furthermore, until they are removed, the fact that they are benign rather than borderline malignant or malignant, is hard to tell with certainty. For the above reasons, removal is recommended. But once removed, no worries! ...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