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Why Prone To Breast Cysts And Ovarian Cysts
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
Is it necessarily bad that while taking Effexor (venlafaxine) my breasts became larger, harder, more painful and that my ovarian cyst became inflamed?
Yes: But unlikely. There is a certain type of ovarian cyst that causes overproduction of estrogen and that could cause breast pain, though those cysts are unlikely. It's more likely that the 2 are unrelated. I don't see your age, so it's difficult to say why you're having breast pain, but most common is due to hormonal reasons, typically cyclical. If you feel a mass, go to doctor right away. ...Read more
I have a persistent ovarian cyst and have recently developed a hard mass in right breast, could the two be linked and what could cause this?
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My condition with ovarian cysts have gotten worse to a point now that mi breast are really sore. What should I do?
Evaluation: Breast tenderness is not a known symptom of ovarian cysts. It would be best to see an Obgyn and have both symptoms evaluated. ...Read more
I have had all pregnancy symptoms but negative test. I was wondering if having an ovarian cyst can cause all symptoms including breast growth.
Almost 52, perimmenopausal, using alesse. since May. Took last pill 4 days ago. Now have sore breasts and no shedding. Could I have an ovarian cyst?
Maybe: If symptoms do not resolve by the time you start the next pack of pills, see your doctor. ...Read more
Need more details: I highly recommend you consult your oncology team and get evaluated by a gynecology oncologist. Since you are <50, it makes me concerned about a brca mutations (if you have not been tested, then get tested!). Ovarian cancer and breast cancer can be related, especially if brca is positive. If you have an estrogen positive tumor, then stopping the ovaries from making hormone may be beneficial. ...Read more
Can an ovarian cyst cause late period, shooting pains in pelvic area and breasts? Period late by 11 days and hpt negative 3 times.
I've been ttc after a mc in june. Ovarian cyst was discovered. I'm 2 days late mild cramps on the left side, slight breast pain &constipated. Help?
So I had brown discharge that lasted for about 2-3 days, I was cramping, my ovaries hurt, my breasts are tender, and my back hurts. Ovarian cyst maybe?
Gyn exam: The discharge may be related to multiple issues. I would advise a thorough pelic exam and evaluation of the discharge. I am sure you will need a pregnancy test-HCG. ...Read more
I've been having swollen breast+bloating since last period, period is now 11days earlier, last week discovered 3cm ovarian cyst, is it symptom related?
Dr put me on bc for ovarian cysts. I also have mirena (levonorgestrel) but at checkup dr will see if cysts are better. Is being on bc + mirena (levonorgestrel) high risk for breast ca?
Not risky but : It is not risky to be birth control pill while the on Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud but it is not likely to help anything. Birth control pills can prevent cyst formation but they do not speed up cyst resolution. Small ovarian cysts simply resolve on their own with no treatment. ...Read more
Could an ovarian cyst and breast mass mean hormonal imbalance? If so, what treatment can regulate this? Currently on femodette birth control
Need Immediate Eval: If those are happening you should be evaluated immediately. First the nature of the breast mass should be determined (cystic versus solid) and potentially a biopsy taken. Then the cyst must be evaluated. I would not recommend wasting time. Most likely everything is fine but if there is a problem the sooner you know the better. ...Read more
26y/o F sudden weight gain on hips over 4w bulging & stretch marks otherwise slim. Tender breasts for 2w, no meds not preg. History of ovarian cysts.
What could replace tamoxiphen in second 5 years after breast cancer? Tamoxiphen caused me ovarian cyst and uterus thickening. Thanks
Letrozole: Tamoxifen for 5 years followed by Letrozole would be an option. However, technically you are still premenopausal so not an option. Another treatment which is controversial is to have your ovaries removes. There is data on 10 years of tamoxifen now but you may not want to do this. The other option would be observation. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have an ovarian cyst 4 cm. Would this cause breast tenderness and achiness in my body, mostly in legs. It was getting better with rest but is not no?
It could be the : Effect of hormones from ur ovaries causing ur symptoms. Follow up with ur gyn for any concern. Take care! ...Read more
I have an enlarged liver, spleen, gallstones and an ovarian cyst. Will be going for a breast biopsy because the dr's found something. Cancer?
Ovarian cyst ruptured about a week before period due. Day late no period. Sore breasts nothing else. Could be pregnant? Or did cyst delay period?
I have multiple small ovarian cysts and a mucus filled cyst in my cervix. Symptoms: pelvic pain, bruising, sore breasts, fever. What is going on?
Common findings: The multiple cysts on your ovaries are common for women of your age. The cervix cyst is also abnormal variant. The pain and sore breasts could also be attributed to "normal" variations in your cycle. The fever and bruising should be worked up by your PCP. From a Gyn standpoint, these seem like common findings, but should be talked about with your doctors. ...Read more
Had tubes tied 4 yrs ago, very regular periods late 12 days, sore breasts, fatigue, period cramps on and off... Could i be pregnant or ovarian cyst?
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