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What Is The Difference Between A Cyst And A Pregnancy
same ultrasound: Same ultrasound just what it is looking for and what is found is different. ...Read more
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
A pregnancy test: The pain associated with an ovarian cyst can be indistinguishable from an ectopic (or tubal)pregnancy. A negative pregnancy test however, effectively rules out an ectopic pregancy. If the pregancy test is positive, an ultrasound is needed to be certain that the developing baby is located inside the uterus and not in the fallopian tube (which connects the ovaries to the uterus). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's the difference between the symptoms of ovarian cysts and an ectopic pregnancy? Can I tell the difference based on symptoms?
Rarely even for MD's: Differentiating between ovarian cyst pain and ectopic pregnancy is difficult for the laymen/patient. Even trained GYN MD's have to have an "index of suspicion" to look for ectopic pregnancies. The biggest clue for you is a missed or abnormal period (lighter than normal) and intermittent pain. The urine PG test may even be negative. See a MD and obtain an ultrasound & blood PG test when that occurs ...Read more
How best can a huge thick walld cyst of 10.7*8.2cm on my right be managd, I don't want surgery for d second time and I want pregnancies now?
Most likely NOT: That cyst is too large and does not sound like a simple cyst you are going to need surgery because if the cyst ruptures or twists that would be very bad and you would need emergency surgery please see your gyn ...Read more
Your physician: Should be able to distinguish between the two. ...Read more
Possibly: Hopefully not, birth can cause pain and a mass, but the txment is different of course, if u have an ectopic and it is diagnosed early sometimes u can get im Methotrexate to kill the ectopic and u will not need surgery, other times u will need surgery, and with a cyst depends how big the cyst is sometimes u don't need surgery, sometimes u do. ...Read more
My sister have a hypoechoic cyst of 6.81cm and she want to be pregnant can she try for pregnancy?
Does a baby feed off a hormonal cyst for the first twelve weeks of pregnancy or does it feed off of you?
Off the mother: Humans don't have an egg like a chicken lays an egg, so the embryo does not feed off of any stored food. The embryo gets its nutrients through the mother. ...Read more
Can pregnancy be mistaken for a cyst? On 5/4 I was 4 wk preg, the 6th I started bleeding and 5/21they said I had a cyst and no baby now I have + test?
Yes: This is complicated. An early pregnancy will have a cyst called the corpus luteum cyst that maintains the early pregnancy. Therefore the cyst is usually not the pregnancy. However, you can get a pregnancy on the ovary or tube, called an ectopic pregnancy and that can be confused for a cyst. Furthermore, certain ovarian tumors can produce pregnancy hormones and be confused for a pregnancy. See ob. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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