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What is the difference between the ova ovary ovum and ovules?

What is the difference between the ova ovary ovum and ovules?

Nothing: They all mean the same thing and are different words all referring to an egg. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, estrogen and ...Read more


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Hi, what is the difference between gno travagen cream vs gyno travagen ovule?

Cream versus Ovule: The ovule will come like a tab. You insert and it melts. The cream needs to be applied. Most products have a plastic tube that helps to insert the cream. ...Read more

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What is the difference between polycystic ovaries and ovarian cysts?

What is the difference between polycystic ovaries and ovarian cysts?

Good question: Pcos is a condition which patient may have multiple cysts in the ovary, irregular period, increased male hormone production, et al. Ovarian cyst is a very common condition which means a cyst present in the ovary. There are many kind of ovarian cysts, and most of them are benign and physiological. Pcos patients may have ovarian cysts, but patients with cyst usually do not have pcos. ...Read more

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Is there much significance to size difference between ovaries?

Is there much significance to size difference between ovaries?

A LIITLE: Size is usaully simalr of both novaries.
Size can be alitte different occasionaly one can be small and atrophic ...Read more

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What is difference between a follicle on ovary and a cyst on ovary ?

What is difference between a follicle on ovary and a cyst on ovary ?

None: A follicle is a cyst in the ovary. However ultrasound cannot differentiate "functional" cysts (supposed to be there) from a neoplastic one (benign or pre-malignant, or malignant one). We use ultrasound criteria and risk factors to decide if anything needs to be done, but usually a small, single, thin-walled cyst of the ovary is normal and is supposed to be there. Serial ultraounds are helpful. ...Read more

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Difference between pcos or polycystic ovary disease?

None, it is the same: Pcos stands for polycystic ovary syndrome. The pathophysiologically correct term is hcas - hyperandrogenism chronic anovulation syndrome. ...Read more

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What's the difference between polycystic ovaries and ovarian cysts?

Totally different: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Most resolve in 6-8 weeks on their own and the discomfort can be controlled with ibuprofen. Pcos is totally different. These are multiple tiny cysts throughout the ovary. The main problem being weight gain, lack of periods and abnormal hair growth. The ovarian cysts are a side effect of the hormonal imbalance with pcos. ...Read more

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How do I know the difference between a cyst on the ovary or just recovering from uri?

How do I know the difference between a cyst on the ovary or just recovering from uri?

Ultrasound, history: Both an ovarian cyst and a UTI can be bothersome but a UTI is usually accompanied by burning with urination and will be diagnosed with a urine culture. An ovarian cyst can be seen during an ultrasound evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between polycystic ovaries and polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Is there a difference between polycystic ovaries and polycystic ovarian syndrome?

Not really: The ovaries are polycystic and the syndrome refers to the medical issues related to polycystic ovaries such as menstrual cycle changes, hair growth patterns, weight, infertility, insulin resistance and increased risk of uterine lining overgrowth/cancers. ...Read more

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Can you tell the difference between fat and calcification on ovary on an ultrasound?

Most likely: Calcifications will be more focal, bright, and should have a fairly distinct, well defined shadow behind them. Fat will also appear somewhat bright but the shadow behind it will be less well defined, . ...Read more

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My dr. Told me I had polycystic ovaries but not polycystic ovary syndrome. Is that possible? And if so, what's the difference between the two?

My dr. Told me I had polycystic ovaries but not polycystic ovary syndrome. Is that possible? And if so, what's the difference between the two?

It's possible. ..: Pcos (the syndrome) means 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular periods 2. Clinical signs like acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound appearance of polycystic ovaries: high volumes or antral follicle counts. Polycystic ovaries (pco) is the ultrasound signs alone. See a fertility specialist (rei) if trying to conceive, or to get a definitive answer. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between polycystic ovaries and getting ovarian cysts?

Need advice on what is the the difference between polycystic ovaries and getting ovarian cysts?

Different cysts: Polycystic ovaries contain many very small follicles - "cysts." these are less than 1cm, and related to anovulation and hormone alterations. Ovarian cysts would normally be 2cm or larger, may happen after ovulation, or be related to some type of ovarian tumor, endometriosis, or other reasons. ...Read more

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I've been having low back/right pelvic pain (2 in. Above mons pubis/possibly where ovary is?) for a month now. I was told it could be a hip ligament issue, but I'm worried about it being an ovarian issue. How can I tell the difference between the two?

I've been having low back/right pelvic pain (2 in. Above mons pubis/possibly where ovary is?) for a month now. I was told it could be a hip ligament issue, but I'm worried about it being an ovarian issue. How can I tell the difference between the two?

Examinations: 22yo female w. "low back/right pelvic pain" seeks differentiation as to pelvic ligament vs. Ovary pain generation. Pelvic examination, by Gynecologist, w. ovary palpation arousal of ipsilateral pain suggests ovary. Low back exam arousing ipsilateral positive Fortin, Gillette & Forward Flexion Test Signs, elicited by an Osteopath, are pathognomonic for pelvic ligament disorder/pain generation. ...Read more

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I have very irregular periods and minor acne andhave been diagnosed with polycystic ovaries, not the syndrome. What's the difference between the two?

I have very irregular periods and minor acne andhave been diagnosed with polycystic ovaries, not the syndrome. What's the difference between the two?

Possible. In 1of 4-nl: Polycystic ovaries are present in 1 in 4 women with no signs of trouble. Numerous follicles over 10 in each ovary and increased AMH Antimuellarian hormone are more for diagnosis of PCOS with acne, insulin resistance and hirsutism. ...Read more

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What is the difference between your pelvis & your hip x-rays? What is the difference between a hip X-ray compared to a pelvis x-rays?

What is the difference between your pelvis & your hip x-rays? What is the difference between a hip X-ray compared to a pelvis x-rays?

Different focus: Pelvis looks at your pelvic bones and your hips are included but dedicated hip x-rays focus in with better detail on the hips themselves and you typical get more than one projection as well. ...Read more

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What are the symptom differences between endometriosis and a twisting ovary?

What are the symptom differences between endometriosis and a twisting ovary?

Severity: Endometriosis usually causes persistent and progressive pain that develops over time and worsens with time. An ovarian torsion usually presents with sudden and severe pain and is generally a surgical emergency. ...Read more

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Women with one ovary or two ovary what is difference?

Not much: You will not be able to tell the difference as we only need one ovary to have normal menstrual funtion. ...Read more

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Ovary pain vs appendicitis difference How to tell the difference?

Ovary pain vs appendicitis difference How to tell the difference?

Clues only: Appendix pain will always be on the right side. Pain from an ovary (or other gynecologic problem) can be either side, often both. Other clues include nausea, vomiting, vaginal discharge or odor, painful urination, previous history of similar pain, and so on. All new, unexplained abdominal or pelvic pain requres medical evaluation ASAP. If severe, vaginal bleeding, or fever, see a doctor right now. ...Read more

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My left ovary measures 2.8 x 4.3 x 1 cm and right measures 2.6 x 4.5 x 5.7 cm in size. Should I be worried of the difference endometrium is hyperechoi?

My left ovary measures 2.8 x 4.3 x 1 cm and right measures 2.6 x 4.5 x 5.7 cm in size. Should I be worried of the difference endometrium is hyperechoi?

A cyst: It looks like you have a cyst on the right side, I will worry if the different in size is a solid tumor instead of a cyst.
make sure you keep in touch with your GYN ...Read more

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On top of polycystic cysts are cysts on the ovaries. What other differences are there?

Two: There are two main types of cysts. Normal and abnormal. "polycystic" cysts and "follicular" cysts are the same thing. They are the cysts that have eggs in them that can potentially get you pregnant. In pcos the normal follicular cysts are just more plentiful. All other cysts are considered abnormal, complex cysts, chocolate cysts, hemorrhagic cysts, tumors, cancers, benign cancers... ...Read more

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Does time difference effect ur cycle? I've done a 10 hr flight and feel cycle coming early. Bloated and ovary pain

Not really: Hi, time difference does not affect your periods. But traveling and a lot of stress can affect your hormones. And that can lead to late or early periods ...Read more

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There's worrisome erosion to tailbone & cyst on right ovary. Drs say nomoreMRIs so I'm not exposed to more radiation. Will one really make a difference?

There's worrisome erosion to tailbone & cyst on right ovary. Drs say nomoreMRIs so I'm not exposed to more radiation. Will one really make a difference?

MRI: What you are mentioning are incidental radiographic findings of probably no consequence. Why are you having MRI during your pregnancy? do they suspect a problem with the fetus? MRI does not produce ionizing radiation and there is no risk of exposure. Do you have pain on sitting? Was there trauma? Is there suspected Glomus tumor of coccyx? Why is this erosion "worrisome" to your doctors? ...Read more

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My doctor suspects endometriosis or twisting of my left ovary (ultra sound shows no cysts). What are the distinct differences in those two things?

My doctor suspects endometriosis or twisting of my left ovary (ultra sound shows no cysts). What are the distinct differences in those two things?

Difference: Endometriosis is the spread of endometrial tissue from beyond the inside of the uterus into different parts of the abdomen and pelvis. This tissue "menstruates" along with a typical cycle, which can causes enormous pain. Ovarian torsion is the twisting of the ovary (and its vascular supply) along its axis, which can starve the ovary of blood and cause pain. ...Read more

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What's the difference of ultrasound like for ovaries and pregnancy ultrasound?

What's the difference of ultrasound like for ovaries and pregnancy ultrasound?

No difference: Ultrasound uses sound waves to create an image. The main difference is just the area tha is being evaluated. ...Read more

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What's the difference in abscess's and large fluid collection, in pelvis, are abscess's and fluid collection the one and the same???

What's the difference in abscess's and large fluid collection, in pelvis, are abscess's and fluid collection the one and the same???

Not necessarily: An Abcess is a walled off area of infection. Fluid collections can be anything, they have different characteristics on the imaging and treated differently. Some fluid collections are just watched closely, an some just go away on there own. Remember our bodies are made up of water primarily and this can, in essence, collect up anywhere. ...Read more

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I had a4mm cyst on ovary in feb. A different radio. Did scan in jun. & its nw 19mm. He said no worries. Who do I believe? Shud I b worried its x 4?

No worries: For such small cysts I would not be worried. Often cysts are not even reported unless over 2 cm. Ovarian cysts often go through cyclical change in size. ...Read more

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Pain in ovaries after taking plan b. Is this normal?

Pain in ovaries after taking plan b. Is this normal?

It is possible.: Potential side effects w emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort / cramping or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take a pregnancy test & notify your doctor if >>. ...Read more

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What diet should b followed for multi cystic ovary patients?

What diet should b followed for multi cystic ovary patients?

No simple sugars: You don't want simple sugars or highly processed foods as these increase your Insulin and lead to more fat deposition. Lean protein, fresh fruits and especially vegetables. Vegetables are low in sugar, high in fiber and make you feel full without adding a lot of calories to your diet. Try to stay within your calorie range for your age. Also be active- that helps the Insulin be more effective. ...Read more

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I was treated for p.I.D should I have any other tests done? I read somewhere that mucus or something can form around the ovaries?

Infections: Infections travel in pack...When you are diagnosed with one, I recommend getting tested for all of the common sexually transmitted infections (syphillis, hiv, gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, and sometimes even hepatitis). You want to know everything is clear! Get your partner tested/treated as well....And be safe in the future. ...Read more

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I had a full hysterectomy 3 years ago I've had fantom pains they come and go the last 3 months have been hell. My pain is my where my ovaries used b?

I had a full hysterectomy 3 years ago I've had fantom pains they come and go the last 3 months have been hell. My pain is my where my ovaries used b?

There are: Other reasons that you could have pain, so I would recommend having a pelvic exam to help determine whether this is gynecologic or some other cause. ...Read more

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Pressure in my ovary already ovulated at end of my cycle? What can it b?

Ovary pressure: Sometimes the follicle with the unfertilized egg does not break open during ovulation leading to a harmless follicular cyst. These eventually get absorbed by the body most of the time. ...Read more

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On nuvaring, is it normal to occasionally feel my ovaries 'pinching' like I'm ovulating? Only happens around the time i'd be ovulating. Concerning?

On nuvaring, is it normal to occasionally feel my ovaries 'pinching' like I'm ovulating? Only happens around the time i'd be ovulating. Concerning?

Nuvaring symptoms: Admittedly, I am not an expert but as I understand, the ring really has minimal side effects. If your symptoms occur around the time of ovulation, unless it changes, it can be assumed that its simply the act of ovulating. If you symptoms progress, you should see your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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I have cyst in ovaries also have partial hysterectomy. I am in so much pain. Should I b worried?

Depends: If the pain is intolerable then you may need to go to the ER. Otherwise let your doctor know about your symptoms. Ovarian cysts may need to be removed surgically if they are causing pain. The best management depends on the size of the cyst as well as other characteristics including pain. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My gynaecologist said I had polycystic ovaries, but didn't explain it as well as I'd like. What does this mean? What are the risks?

My gynaecologist said I had polycystic ovaries, but didn't explain it as well as I'd like. What does this mean? What are the risks?

PCOS: Here is a great link to learn about polycystic ovary syndrome
http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/polycystic-ovary-syndrome-the-basics? Source=search_result&search=polycystic+ovarian+syndrome&selectedTitle=1~150
With PCOS you are at risk for high sugars, weight gain and infertility. After you read the info in the above link ask us more questions if you have them. ...Read more

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What does over active ovary mean?

What does over active ovary mean?

Hyperstimulation: There is no such thing as a naturally occurring over active ovary. Perhaps as ovaries get older they experience the body's last attempts at fertility by being hyperstimulated by pituitary fsh to release more eggs (why twins more common with later age), but that's unlikely what you mean. Sometimes fertility md's will artificially stimulate as well, but this can be dangerous if not done carefully. ...Read more