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Doctor insights on: Why Does Ovarian Cyst Bulge In And Out

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I want to know if my Ovarian cyst is causing problems I have pain all the time and bulging they said it was not a hernia.

I want to know if my Ovarian cyst is causing problems I have pain all the time and bulging they said it was not a hernia.

Seek add Med opinion: If you are having pain all the time need to see an internist and get an imaging study to be sure something else is not going on. A twisted ovary is a dangerous situation and must be R/O. ...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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Ovarian cyst ? Hernia ? Cancer? My lower right pelvic region is very tender and hurts. I feel some sort of bulge or mass when walking sitting coughin

Ovarian cyst ? Hernia ? Cancer? My lower right  pelvic region is very tender and hurts. I feel some sort of bulge or mass when walking sitting coughin

Go see a doctor: A bulge in the lower abdomen is more like a Hernia especially if it gets bigger when you cough. Yet you will not be able to make a diagnosis with having a doctor examine you and perhaps run some tests, if needed. So go see your family doctor at once. ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts best cure?

Ovarian cysts best cure?

Time: Most ovarian cysts go away by themselves over time. If a cyst stays around for more than 3 months, what we would do next depends on it's size, your age, any symptoms and very specific details of the ultrasound report describing the cyst. ...Read more

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Functional ovarian cyst?

Functional ovarian cyst?

Common: A functional ovarian cyst is a simple cyst that is normal development from ovulation. In most cases it resolves on it's on and doesn't create any problems. ...Read more

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How to help ovarian cyst?

How to help ovarian cyst?

Depends on the cyst: Some cysts (small simple follicular) don't need any help and resolve on their own. Large symptomatic cysts most likely will require surgical intevention. There are some cysts that resolve with hormonal treatment. ...Read more

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Do I have an ovarian cyst?

Do I have an ovarian cyst?

Ultrasound: Discuss this with your doctor and negotiate an ultrasound to determine whether you have an ovarian cyst or not. ...Read more

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Is ovarian cyst pain constant?

Is ovarian cyst pain constant?

If twisted, yes: If the ovarian cyst is large enough to twist on its pedicle(attachment) and cut off its' blood supply then the pain will be constant and "excruciating" necessitating a Emergency Room visit for surgery. ...Read more

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How to remove an ovarian cyst?

How to remove an ovarian cyst?

It depends: There are many different kinds of ovarian cysts. However, most functional ovarian cysts will resolve on their own with time. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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