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Three nights ago I experienced sharp pain which I wrote off as a possible ovarian cyst bursting it has occurred a few nights now, dull off & on. ?

Three nights ago I experienced sharp pain which I wrote off as a possible ovarian cyst bursting it has occurred a few nights now, dull off & on. ?

Pelvic Pain: This sounds like pelvic pain which could be from a number of etiologies. It is best to first rule out GYN etiologies via a trip to see your GYN Specialist ASAP. If the pain escalates in an incremental and unrelenting fashion, go right to the nearest emergency department for immediate evaluation. ...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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Just found out I have 2.1 inch ovarian cyst does that require surgery ?

Just found out I have 2.1 inch ovarian cyst does that require surgery ?

Ovarian cyst: Although you have a 2.1 inch cyst in your ovary, you haven't mentioned how long its been there, are you having any symptoms, or how was it found. If you are having a lot of symptoms and/or pain, surgery would help to relieve these symptoms. Still, it is not uncommon to develop a cyst that will resolve without treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I feel nauseous after sex? I have had an IUD for over three years and had an ovarian cyst about 9 months ago.

Why do I feel nauseous after sex? I have had an IUD for over three years and had an ovarian cyst about 9 months ago.

Multiple causes: stress, tension, anxiety and pain would be the chief offenders. I do not think this is related to ovarian cysts; hoever, a progesterone IUD could cause these issues. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing shooting vaginal pains for three days. I'm 64, radical hysterectomy in 1983, one ovary saved. Could this be an ovarian cyst?

Broad differential.: The differential diagnosis is broad. The cause of your pain could indeed be ovarian in etiology. However, it is not uncommon for other disease processes (such as kidney stones) to refer to groin area as well. More history, exam, and possible imaging studies may be needed to give you a good answer. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How do you shrink or get rid of an ovarian cyst that is an inch, what can I do or take if no one will remove it, anything to get rid of it?

How do you shrink or get rid of an ovarian cyst that is an inch, what can I do or take if no one will remove it, anything to get rid of it?

Physiologic cyst: A cyst that small is some kind of physiologic cyst. A physiologic cyst does not need to be treated. Birth control pills only keep fewer cysts from forming they do not treat a cyst. ...Read more

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I have a 4 inch ovarian cyst on my left side. It hasn't been causing much pain I just delivered a baby vaginally on august 9th. Will I be okay?

OVARIAN CYST: The gyne usually operates on cyst more than 2cm. In size but if it is not bothering you like abdominal or backpain, then you can leave it alone. ...Read more

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Hi..I am having a ovarian cyst on my left ..its 4.8 inches. I m having 12 days bleeding in periods ...is it normal..I am 22 years old?

Hi..I am having a ovarian cyst on my left ..its 4.8 inches. I m having 12 days bleeding in periods ...is it normal..I am 22 years old?

Huge cyst: 4.8 inches means the cyst is over 12cm. It is unlikely go go away and needs to be removed. It can be done laparoscopically. ...Read more

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Can I play soccer three days after an ovarian cyst popped?

Can I play soccer three days after an ovarian cyst popped?

Usually not rec: You need to ask your doc that ? As your doc knows how big the cyst was or how much fluid is in your pelvis and what your exam was like and your other medical conditions. ...Read more

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Can I play soccer three days after a detected ovarian cyst?

Can I play soccer three days after a detected ovarian cyst?

Yes: You probably have had the cyst for awhile before it was discovered. If you had no symptoms from the cyst while playing soccer than you are welcome to continue playing unless you gynecologist says you should not. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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