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Do ovarian cysts hurt more when laying down?

Do ovarian cysts hurt more when laying down?

Maybe: The ovary can move around inside you based your position. Different positions, such as laying down, turning side-to-side can place different stresses on the cyst causing it to hurt more or less. ...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 think I have a cyst my wrist hurts and I can't fully put into position to do a press-up and there is a lump there when I pull my wrist down?

I think I have a cyst my wrist hurts and I can't fully put into position to do a press-up and there is a lump there when I pull my wrist down?

Ganglion cyst: This is a ganglion cyst of the wrist. Very common, not serious, but can cause the problems you describe. If it continues to be bothersome, recommend getting the cyst aspirated (fluid removed) with compressive dressing. This has about a 50/50 chance of cure. If the cyst returns, surgical excision could be considered with about a 15% chance of recurrence ...Read more

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I have ovarian cysts. I feel a bubble down by my clitoris but it's inside. It hurts. Is this a cyst? I got them before but they usually go away.

I have ovarian cysts. I feel a bubble down by my clitoris but it's inside. It hurts. Is this a cyst? I got them before but they usually go away.

See your GYN: A "bubble" near the clitoris which is "inside" is still close enough to the surface not to be an ovarian cyst. It might be a Bartholin's cyst which has gotten large enough to be felt near the clitoris, though those glands are generally further towards the base of the labia. in any case, it's something you should have looked at by your GYN doctor, to see if it needs antibiotics or drainage. ...Read more

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Why would a doctor ask if i had a tubal pregnancy or have had a history of cysts after doing a pelvic ultrasound? I'm having cramps and it hurts down there. I have had this problem for a year but never thought that to say anything.

Why would a doctor ask if i had a tubal pregnancy or have had a history of cysts after doing a pelvic ultrasound? I'm having cramps and it hurts down there. I have had this problem for a year but never thought that to say anything.

Many : Many of the questions that we ask as physicians are routine questions that we ask every patient. It can help sort through a differential diagnosis. The questions don't necessarily imply any particular concerns. I am glad that you are seeing a specialist and having an ultrasound for your symptoms, that sounds like an appropriate evaluation. ...Read more

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Does laying down make cyst worse?

If in lying down-: you are applying direct pressure to it - could ^ pain. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a cyst removed?

Does it hurt to get a cyst removed?

Usually not: Depends on location and size. Ability to have good local anesthesia makes pain a minimum problem. Like at the dentist, once the tooth is anesthetized, he may work on it without pain. Feelings of pulling or pressure may remain, but not actual pain. ...Read more

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Does getting a small cyst removed hurt?

Does getting a small cyst removed hurt?

Cyst Removal: I assume you are talking about a cyst under the skin somewhere. Yes, it hurts. But not badly. We use lidocaine to numb the area so you get a couple of shots with a small sharp needle. That is the only pain you feel. We then remove the cyst and sew up the skin. It will be sore for a few days. ...Read more

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I heard that removing a cyst doesn't hurt. Is that true?

Depends : If you need anything surgically removed, it will probably hurt a little. It also depends on how big the cyst and its location. The worst part of most minor surgeries when they numb the area with lidocaine. There is usually the sharpness of the needle and then the burn of the medication, but afterwards the area should be numb for the rest of the procedure. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can cysts be cause by someone not cleaning regularly down there?

Can cysts be cause by someone not cleaning regularly down there?

No: I do not know what type of cysts you are thinking of (there are several types, in different locations). But as a generic answer, not cleaning regularly does not cause cysts. ...Read more

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My ovarys hurt? What are the signs of a cyst on them? Also what can help the pain

My ovarys hurt? What are the signs of a cyst on them? Also what can help the pain

Cyst can hurt: So can infections, and ectopic pregnancy. Your doc can order an ultrasound and do other test's to get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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I have four cysts on my head that sometimes hurt and they wont go away . got one removed and anotherone grew in the same place?

I have four cysts on my head that sometimes hurt and  they wont go away . got one removed and anotherone grew in the same place?

Cysts on head: short hair?? - sounds like ingrowing hairs causing local inflammatory cysts. You might want to try different shampoos and have your hair stylist check the areas but ultimately local treatment - OTC medication used for acne might help or surgical drainage may be necessary. Good Luck ...Read more

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I have a few cysts on my inner thighs, they hurt a lot and i don't know what i need to do or who I need to go and see about them?

I have a few cysts on my inner thighs, they hurt a lot and i don't know what i need to do or who I need to go and see about them?

Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more

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Felt a pop in my chest while lying down. Noticed my large painful cyst is no longer there. Could it have popped? Will i absorb it?

Felt a pop in my chest while lying down. Noticed my large painful cyst is no longer there. Could it have popped? Will i absorb it?

Pop lump chest: JenniferE732 ~ you dont specify where and how big the lump but if along the costal margin near the mid-line, you could have caused a little bleeding into one of the costo-chondral joints in the midline. This is benign and will go away. See a doc if more develope. If the site and size are different please specify and I will respond accordingly. thnx ...Read more

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My both testicals started to hurt out of no where. I had a cyst removed 3 years ago on left side. Can this be the cause or what can becausing thepain?

My both testicals started to hurt out of no where.  I had a cyst removed 3 years ago on left side. Can this be the cause or what can becausing thepain?

See your doctor: This pain may be from one of several sources ranging from a cystocele (collection of fluid), varicocele (veins are enlarged), hernia (may need surgery), or testicular cancer. To determine which one it is, you need to get with your family doctor for an ultrasound and possible referral to a urologist or a general surgeon. This should not be ignored. ...Read more