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What's supposed to hurt if I have an ovarian cyst?

What's supposed to hurt if I have an ovarian cyst?

Depends: If an ovarian cyst gets large enough or puts enough pressure on structures then pt may present with lower abdominal pain on the side of the cyst. If the cyst is large enough to cause torsion (twisting of the blood vessels feeding the ovary) that may lead to more severe pain and vomiting. Torsion is a surgical emergency because it may lead to the death of the ovary. ...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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I have an ovarian cyst & I eat It hurts and they say your not supposed to have pain with this but I have pain bad what could be causin the pain?

I have an ovarian cyst & I eat It hurts and they say your not supposed to have pain with this but I have pain bad what could be causin the pain?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. Pelvic pain due to eating may not be from a gynecologic cause ...Read more

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I think I have an ovarian cyst on left side. It hurts when i lay and get up. But i don't have any other symptoms. It's this constant pain.

I think I have an ovarian cyst on left side. It hurts when i lay and get up. But i don't have any other symptoms.  It's this constant pain.

Please see your gyn: Asap, as a pelvic ultrasound needs to be done to see if u do have a cyst, a fibroid, or other conditions, and your gyn should be able to determine if your pain is from a gyn cause or other causes, u may need referral after that. ...Read more

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Does tubal test hurt? I am a virgin. I have an ovarian cyst so i will be undergoing laparoscopic procedure. They will also do the tubal test..

Tubal Test?: I believe you are referring a test to see if your fallopian tubes are patent ( chromopertubation). If done during the laparoscopy you will be under anesthesia and you wont feel it. Obviously you will have some pain from the surgery. Are you trying to get pregnant? Dont see the need for it unless you have problems conceiving. ...Read more

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Last week,Doctor said I may have an ovarian cyst that ruptured (getting test next week) but my cycle started & it hurts way more than usual. Normal?

Last week,Doctor said I may have an ovarian cyst that ruptured (getting test next week) but my cycle started & it hurts way more than usual. Normal?

Not usual: Ovarian cysts form every month in healthy young women. Normal ovaries may be filled with small cysts (known as functional cysts). Once in a while, a cyst will become large and may cause pain due to pressure on surrounding tissues. Ovarian cysts generally resolve on their own in 3-4 weeks, but an enlarged cyst can rupture causing significant pain. Try Naprosyn (naproxen) 500 mg up to 3x/day. ...Read more

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Hello i have been told i have an ovarian cyst on my left ovary but every time i am on my period both of my ovaries hurt and the pain awful like a 10?

Hello i have been told i have an ovarian cyst on my left ovary but every time i am on my period both of my ovaries hurt and the pain awful like a 10?

Many options: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. Consider seeing an Obgyn for an evaluation of painful periods ...Read more

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I was supposed to get my period aug 16 but it has not come.I took 2 pregnant tests, both negative. I think i may have an ovarian cyst b/c my ovaries hurt.

I was supposed to get my period aug 16 but it has not come.I took 2 pregnant tests, both negative. I think i may have an ovarian cyst b/c my ovaries hurt.

Pain: If you are experiencing pain go an see your doctor they can examine you and possibly order an ultrasound to evaluate for cysts if needed... They can also order a blood pregnancy test to put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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