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I've had lower right abdomen pain for 6 weeks, have had an MRI scan showing a 3cm ovarian cyst. Is this common and what is likely to be the next step?

I've had lower right abdomen pain for 6 weeks, have had an MRI scan showing a 3cm ovarian cyst. Is this common and what is likely to be the next step?

Ov cysts r common: Ovarian cysts are common, in fact they occur every month you cycle. If they're simple, no worry. If you're post menopausal, you'll need further evaluation. You should discuss w/the doctor who ordered the scan. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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Hie,Am having right ovarian cyst 50mm*30mm size .It is paining,symptoms are like urinary urgency,lower abdomen pain,lower abdomen pressure.

Hie,Am having right ovarian cyst 50mm*30mm size .It is paining,symptoms are like urinary urgency,lower abdomen pain,lower abdomen pressure.

See a Dr: If an ovarian cyst is causing discomfort and urinary urgency, it needs further workup to ensure that it has not twisted or ruptured. Pressure on the lower abdomen probably means the cyst is increasing in size and needs re-evaluation to ensure there is no associated fibroid in the uterus. Alternatively the symptoms can be due to a simple Urinary tract infection. See a Dr to get your urine tested ...Read more

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If you had a large ovarian cyst & it ruptured causing pelvic & abdomen pain how long does it take to heal ? I'm a really skinny girl & sensative

If you had a large ovarian cyst & it ruptured causing pelvic & abdomen pain how long does it take to heal ? I'm a really skinny girl & sensative

Depends: If the cysts was a simple cyst it usually resolves in 3-7 days if it was not a simple cyst, it may require some attention if it was an endometriosis cyst it can take weeks to settle down if it bled inside, it can take a week to settle down. ...Read more

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Have rt lower abdomen pain has had appendix, gallbladder, part hysterectomy & back surgery an have small ovarian cyst. What could pain be?

Have rt lower abdomen pain  has had appendix, gallbladder, part hysterectomy & back surgery an have small  ovarian cyst. What could pain be?

Hard to say: There are many possibities and usually a detailed exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause. Among some of the possibilities include diverticulitis, scar tissue from your prior surgery, a hernia, an irritation from a nerve in your back above where you had your previous back surgery just to name a few. I would encourage you to be seen. ...Read more

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Ct scan & 2 ultrasounds july '12 showed 3 ovarian cysts (10 cm)-1 mo. Later also showed cyst at "mouth" of cervix. Now dull ache in abdomen/pain in ba?

Ct scan & 2 ultrasounds july '12 showed 3 ovarian cysts (10 cm)-1 mo. Later also showed cyst at "mouth" of cervix. Now dull ache in abdomen/pain in ba?

Likely cyst pain: The size of your cyst(s) is large and the mouth of cervix description may indicate growth and likely is the cause of your dull ache. I would consider surgical removal. ...Read more

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What can be done for ovarian cyst causing upper abdominal pain near ribs?

What can be done for ovarian cyst causing upper abdominal pain near ribs?

Not sure: That an ovarian cyst would be the cause of an upper abdominal pain issue. See your family doctor for an evaluation, as further testing may be needed to look for a differnt reason for your pains, other than from an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Is upper abdominal pain normal after ovarian cyst rupture? I am 21 years old and i can barley walk or stand for long because of the pain

Is upper abdominal  pain normal after ovarian cyst rupture? I am 21 years old and i can barley walk or stand for long because of the pain

POSSIBLY: Usually a ruptured ovarian cyst causes very acute and sharp pain, typically in the lower abdomen . If this pain has always been in the upper abdomen, i would be suspicious of another source, such as gallbladder, pancreas, stomach, or even appendix. I recommend you seek a direct medical exam and opinion. Good 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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Epigastric Pain (Definition)

Epigastric pain is a clinical finding in which a person experiences pain near their stomach, which is located in the upper left ...Read more