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Is a missed or late period a common sign of ovarian cysts? I have 2 complex ovarian cysts and a 1 week late period. I am not pregnant.

Is a missed or late period a common sign of ovarian cysts? I have 2 complex ovarian cysts and a 1 week late period. I am not pregnant.

Yes: Ovarian cysts can have the ability to affect hormone levels and throw off your cycle, however there are other medical conditions that can do this too, other than pregnancy. Watch cycles over next 3 months and follow up with gynecologist ...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 a large ovarian cyst. Can it cause ovulation without periods?

I have a large ovarian cyst. Can it cause ovulation without periods?

No. Ov. cyst don't: No. Your large ovarian cyst will not "cause ovulation without periods" nor will it cause ovulation or cause your periods. Ovulation usually is followed by menstruation. The absence of menstrual periods can be caused by hormonal or ovulation disturbances. Your large ovarian cyst will require a careful evaluation and surgical exploration preferably by a gyn oncologic surgeon. ...Read more

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Period is irregular, 8 days late this month. Egg white discharge, severe cramps, no bleeding. History of ovarian cysts. Could it be that or pregnancy?

Period is irregular, 8 days late this month. Egg white discharge, severe cramps, no bleeding. History of ovarian cysts. Could it be that or pregnancy?

See your physician: .You need to have further exam. May also want to have complete thyroid exam done with complete thyroid lab test done. ...Read more

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Does your period still come if an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Does your period still come if an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Yes.: Yes, you should still get your period. Your period is a result of no implantation of an fertilized egg in your uterus. This is not related to an ovarian cyst rupturing. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cyst. i have spotting and pains before period. Does cyst cause spotting? and pain too

I have ovarian cyst. i have spotting and pains before period. Does cyst cause spotting? and pain too

Yes: Ovarian cysts produce large amounts of estrogen and other hormones that can cause spotting. the pain is from the weight of the enlarged ovary in the pelvic cavity or its' leakage. ...Read more

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Could painful periods mean ovarian cancer? Is it possible for painful periods with a lot of cramping to indicate ovarian cancer? .

Could painful periods mean ovarian cancer? Is it possible for painful periods with a lot of cramping to indicate ovarian cancer?

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Unlikely: Unfortunately, most ovarian cancers don't have symptoms. If they do, it is usually vague abdominal discomfort, bloating, getting full early. Most ovarian cancers happen after the menopause. However, some young women with certain ovarian cancers can present with pain. So if you are concerned, you need to see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I had an irregular period this month can it cause ovarian pain?

Yes: ovarian cysts are possible. If keeps continuing I would suggest seeing Gyn and they can do some tests like pelvic exam and even an Ultrasound of ovaries ...Read more

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Can having a ovarian follicle after bc mean your ovulating?

Can having a ovarian follicle after bc mean your ovulating?

No: It could mean that, but it's a non-specific finding. Having spontaneous periods after coming of ocp does mean you are ovulating. ...Read more

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After intercourse I started bleeding. I have an ovarian cyst. Pregnancy test is negative. Does that mean the cyst is popped? No pain just blood.

After intercourse I started bleeding. I have an ovarian cyst. Pregnancy test is negative. Does that mean the cyst is popped? No pain just blood.

Possibility: If you had a hemorrhagic cyst that popped, you may have some blood emerge from the uterus. If your cervix is friable or you weren't lubricated adequately you may also have some spotting/bleeding. One way to distinguish it is if it happens again with sex ...Read more

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If a corpus luteal cyst doesn't go away after a menstrual period, does that mean your pregnant?

If a corpus luteal cyst doesn't go away after a menstrual period, does that mean your pregnant?

Usually: The persistent corpus luteum is important for maintaining an early pregnancy. The can be bleeding or hemorrhage into a corpus luteum and this can take a while to resolve and would not necessarily mean you were pregnant. If you are concerned the safest thing would be to check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Could an ovarian cysts cause my period to be 8 day late?

Could an ovarian cysts cause my period to be 8 day late?

May be: It would be prudent to do a home pregnancy test using first morning urine and following the directors for the test carefully. ...Read more

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I have a ovarin cyst, is it normal to miss several periods?

I have a ovarin cyst, is it normal to miss several periods?

No: Although some cysts can be associated with lack of ovulation, which can cause skipped periods, it should never be considered normal unless/until evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Could getting my period back while still nursing cause a hormonal imbalance, that would cause ovarian cysts?

Could getting my period back while still nursing cause a hormonal imbalance, that would cause ovarian cysts?

Not directly related: Ovarian cysts are very common. They occur in many women. The overwhelming majority resolve on their own with no treatment. There is no direct relationship to breastfeeding and menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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I have my period but my blood is watery,really painful cramps that last long. All I could find out is ruptured ovarian cyst or miscarriage? Or pregnay

I have my period but my blood is watery,really painful cramps that last long. All I could find out is ruptured ovarian cyst or miscarriage? Or pregnay

Watery period: If this is the first time this has happened, it may be. Pregnancy may be hard to prove if you miscarried because PT may be negative by now. Ovarian cysts may be shown on ultrasound, especially if you continue to have pain. Recommend birth control if you are not trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Can a small corpus luteul cyst cause delayed period if it leaked?

Can a small corpus luteul cyst cause delayed period if it leaked?

Corpus luteum cyst: If the cyst is really a corpus luteum cyst, the period will come 2 weeks after the cyst forms. If there is a cyst and the period is delayed, it's more likely that the cyst is a different type of cyst. A corpus luteum cyst is a cyst that is formed when an egg releases. When an egg releases, the period comes 2 weeks later unless a woman becomes pregnant. ...Read more

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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

The normal range of a menstrual cycle is 28-32 days. Generally a cycle is considered delayed if it goes beyond 32 days, however, this must be tempered ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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