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What should you do if you have an ovarian cyst?

What should you do if you have an ovarian cyst?

See below: There's not much to do for it. Using medicines like Motrin can help if you're experiencing pain. They usually resolve by themselves. ...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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What do you suggest if I have an ovarian cyst question?

What do you suggest if I have an ovarian cyst question?

I suggest you ask it: Please submit a clear & specific question about ovarian cysts. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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How do you now if you have an ovarian cyst what are the signs?

How do you now if you have an ovarian cyst what are the signs?

Pain: Pain is the most common presentation. But in many cases it may be a ultrasonogram finding, having gone silent for years. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an inflamed appendix?

How do you know if you have an inflamed appendix?

Inflammed appendix: Sometimes the pain from an inflamed appendix can start around your naval. The pain usually worsens over time and moves to mcburney's point which is in the right lower quadrant of your abdomen. Usually the area is tender when touched or when pressure is released. Things which are jolting like walking or coughing can increase the pain. See below. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have ovulation pain or an ovarian cyst rupture?

Ovarian Pain: Ovulation pain is for 1-2 days mid cycle. A pain from a cyst would occur after ovulation in the 2nd half of your cycle and persist for several days pelvic pain should be further evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a pilonidal cyst?

How do you know if you have a pilonidal cyst?

Unusual at the of 46: Pilonidal l cyst usually appear in early adulthood, as infection , or painful pimple ( abscess) , or sinus draining pus or even hair protruding from it , located located at gluteal fold at loer end of spine. If you have pain swelling see your doctor ...Read more

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Ways to know if you have an ovarian cyst?

Ways to know if you have an ovarian cyst?

Your doctor: Your doctor can tell you if you have an ovarian cyst by taking your history, examining you and ordering an ultrasound. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have an appointment to see if what do you suggest if I have endometriosis. If I do have it, will they do a laparotomy on me even though i'm not ttc?

What do you suggest if I have an appointment to see if what do you suggest if I have endometriosis. If I do have it, will they do a laparotomy on me even though i'm not ttc?

Endometriosis: The treatment for endometriosis depends on the symptoms, signs, and patient desires. At appointment your physician will evaluate you to see what your symptoms are and do a physical examination to see if there are any findings consistent with endometriosis. Your physician may order additional tests, like an ultrasound. Then depending on your findings and your desires determine treatment options. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an ectopic pregnancy?

How do you know if you have an ectopic pregnancy?

You don't - see MD!: No woman can know if she has an ectopic pregnancy by history or symptoms. Even the physician cannot know if an early pregnancy is ectopic by history and physical examination alone. One has to rely on high-quality transvaginal ultrasound and serum beta HCG levels to clinch this potentially life-threatening diagnosis. ...Read more

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What would you do to decide if you have a thyroid problem?

What would you do to decide if you have a thyroid problem?

Thyroid blood tests: The easiest way to to have simple blood tests performed that measure thyroid function. The symptoms are over or underactive thyroid can be relatively nonspecific so blood testing is essentially. ...Read more

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What would you do to decide if you have a thyroid problem?

What would you do to decide if you have a thyroid problem?

Symptoms/Testing: By symptoms of the hyperactive or under active thyroid, physical examination and blood and imaging tests. ...Read more

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If you think you have an overactive bladder what can you do to control it before seeing a doctor?

If you think you have an overactive bladder what can you do to control it before seeing a doctor?

Watch your intake: First option should be behavior modification. Cut out caffeine etc. Carbonated fluids, juices (cranberry) and spicy foods can all bother the bladder. See your doc to make sure there isn't an infection or other issue. For more see http://peedoc.Com/female-urology or on twitter @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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What happens if your not sure if you have diverticulitis but, if you do you are too scared to go to a doctor?

What happens if your not sure if you have diverticulitis but, if  you do you are too scared to go to a doctor?

Diverticulitis: This is a potentially lethal condition including risk of abscess perforation overwhelming intrabdominal infection and death. Fear must be controlled doctor needs to be seen preferably now and treatment begun very serious and again risk of overwhelming infection and death. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a pilonidal cyst that would not drain.?

What to do if I have a pilonidal cyst that would not drain.?

Surgery: Removal is likely best option, particularly if previous infection, enlarging etc. ...Read more

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What happens if you have a malignant tumor, do you have to get it removed?

What happens if you have a malignant tumor, do you have to get it removed?

A must: The philosophy for malignant tumors is that if you leave them alone they 'Grow on You'. The procedure to be employed is not radical resection but adequate removal. If adequate is not performed the procedure is inadequate. Certain lesions if very large however may need neoadjuvant chemotherapy before removing. The approach also depends on location, nature of the lesion and size ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have an ovary cyst (3.8cm) and what do you suggest if I have diarya so is it because of the cyst?

What do you suggest if I have an ovary cyst (3.8cm) and what do you suggest if I have diarya so is it because of the cyst?

Patience: It is normal for the ovaries to form cysts. Every woman has an ovarian cyst about 2 centimeters in diameter at the time of ovulation. That cyst may enlarge to as much a 6 or 8 centimeters before gradually going away. On rare occasion one of these cysts may cause enough pain to require treatment (medical or surgical). For the majority of these cysts - time /patience is the only treatment needed. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a cyst on an ovary?

How can you tell if you have a cyst on an ovary?

Sonogram: A sonogram is the best tool to find and diagnose an ovarian cyst. We can sometimes feel them on exam but an ultrasound is the best way to confirm. ...Read more

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How you know if you have an infection?

How you know if you have an infection?

Depends where: It depends what part of the body is infected. If in the lungs cough, sputum, chest pain and shortness of breath would be the symptoms. The classic signs of inflammation and infection are redness, swelling and pain. Fever, malaise, arthralgias and myalgias are also frequent symptoms when infected. ...Read more

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How would you know if you have a cyst in arm?

How would you know if you have a cyst in arm?

Get evaluated: You can feel a subcutaneous nodule non adherents to the skin usually non tender.May be hard to differentiate from lipomas in inexperienced examiners. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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