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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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Can ovarian cysts cause headaches?

Can ovarian cysts cause headaches?

No,: Usually not as I do not see any causal correlation between the two...Just coincidental! ...Read more

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I've just recovered from 9mths of mono. I also have a 2cm ovarian cyst. Could either (or both) cause terrible headaches that I now experience? Thanks!

I've just recovered from 9mths of mono. I also have a 2cm ovarian cyst. Could either (or both) cause terrible headaches that I now experience? Thanks!

Maybe mono.: Ovarian cysts are often silent, and when they're symptomatic, abdominal or back pain predominates the clinical picture. Mono can have a long recovery, including chronic headache. Also be aware of tension fatigue syndrome that can follow mono in some cases and can have headache as a symptom. Best to see your doctor to figure this out. ...Read more

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Would a ovarian cyst and uterine polyp cause pelvic pain every day & back ache, shivers down legs aching legs, headaches. Heavy periods.

Would a ovarian cyst and uterine polyp cause pelvic pain every day & back ache, shivers down legs aching legs, headaches. Heavy periods.

Polyp: A uterine polyp can certainly cause heavy periods. Ask if you are a candidate for a simple minimally invasive procedure called myosure. An ovarian cyst can cause pain. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst. How long can I expect to be in pain? It's been 4 days. I also have a pounding headache and am very fatigued. Is this normal?

I have an ovarian cyst. How long can I expect to be in pain? It's been 4 days. I also have a pounding headache and am very fatigued. Is this normal?

Depends: It may be twisting or ruptured. You should see your doctor and have an ultrasound done. The headache and fatigue are probably independent symptoms. ...Read more

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2 months ago I found out I had a right ovarian cyst @ ER I'm still having sharp pains lower back pains leg pains and headaches could it b cancerous?

2 months ago I found out I had a right ovarian cyst @ ER I'm still having sharp pains lower back pains leg pains and headaches could it b cancerous?

Unlikely.: Some cysts, like serous cystadenomas are precursors of cancers. Any cyst the persists for more than 2-3 menstrual periods should be checked further, particularly in those who have a history of ovarian cancer. You are young to think of such possibillities, but your pain is likely from your cyst, which can get filled with blood. You also could have painful endometriosis. Get it removed asap. ...Read more

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I have pelvic pain due to ovarian cyst, my cyst are causing me headaches and pregnancy symptoms Should I go to Emergency Room?

I have pelvic pain due to ovarian cyst, my cyst are causing me headaches and pregnancy symptoms Should I go to Emergency Room?

Goals of care: You have the answer. If you need relief from unbearable pain then you may need to go to ER. If you would like to have your condition better studied and treated your doc or Gynecologist would be your best resource. ...Read more

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I had keyhole surgery 5 days ago for a burst ovarian cyst & appendix were taking out too Should I b having body shakes, headaches & nausa 5 days later

I had keyhole surgery 5 days ago for a burst ovarian cyst & appendix were taking out too Should I b having body shakes, headaches & nausa 5 days later

NO: Please call your surgeon or seek medical care asap. Perhaps you have an infection since your cyst was perforated. These are not good symptoms to wait and see. ...Read more

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Ttc. I was told I have an ovarian cyst. I've had blurry vision, headache & dizziness for about 4 hours now. Could these symptoms be related to my cyst?

Ttc. I was told I have an ovarian cyst. I've had blurry vision, headache & dizziness for about 4 hours now. Could these symptoms be related to my cyst?

Very doubtful: Ovarian cysts mainly cause abdominal symptoms. These symptoms include blurred vision, headache, dizziness for four hours. It could be many other things, some which may be serious. I would seek medical attention on this. ...Read more

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Itching and burning all over cold chills headache worse at night. Feel like feet and hand is asleep. Hx of utis and ovarian cysts, kid stones?

Itching and burning all over cold chills headache worse at night. Feel like feet and hand is asleep. Hx of utis and ovarian cysts, kid stones?

Kidney infection: Could be sign of kidney infection or pyelonephritis. I would get some bloodwork and urinalysis, and get a check up by your family doctor ASAP, or if getting worse go to urgent care or ER because you could get worse quickly without antibiotics if indeed it is pyelonephritis. ...Read more

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Will an ovarian cyst cause a foul smelling discharge?

Will an ovarian cyst cause a foul smelling discharge?

No: The ovaries are not connected to the uterus or vagina. An ovarian cyst is a separate issue from malodorous vaginal discharge. This is a sign of infection, such as bv, and should be evaluated and treated. This is especially important if you are having pelvic pain that you are assuming is an ovarian cyst, but might actually be a sign of a pelvic infection! ...Read more

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Will an ovarian cyst cause kidney stone like pain?

Will an ovarian cyst cause kidney stone like pain?

Possibly: Ovarian cyst s depending on their size may cause lower abdominal pain. They may also cause pain that radiates to other areas including the back. They may mimic the pain of kidney stones. When an evaluation is done urinanalysis, pelvic sonogram as well as physical exam will help to differentiate. ...Read more

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What could cause an ovarian cyst to grow to 6cm in 7 days?

What could cause an ovarian cyst to grow to 6cm in 7 days?

Just what cysts do: It is just what ovarian cysts do, naturally. Often cysts form from the site where ovulation occurs and "blow up" from there. ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of what can cause an ovarian cyst?

Would like to have explanation of what can cause an ovarian cyst?

Multiple causes: Many ovarian cysts are normal part of ovulation, some are benign and others are malignant. Please go to this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/ovarian-cysts/ds00129. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause discharge?

Can ovarian cysts cause discharge?

Should not: Cysts may be uncomfortable but should not cause discharge. If you have endometrioma/endometriosis you may have some increased pain or bleeding. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause numbness?

Can an ovarian cyst cause numbness?

Low likelihood: Benign cysts don't cause nerve damage. A cancerous cyst could potentially spread to local or distant places and may affect some nerve also thus causing numbness. ...Read more

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What causes an ovarian cyst to rupture?

What causes an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Menstruation: Cysts are a normal part of the menstrual cycle. The ovary forms a "corpus luteum cyst" which ruptures near the time of menstruation if no fertilization occurs. It is thought that this may be one cause of benign ovarian cysts that keep growing. ...Read more

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Can I ovarian cyst cause ovulation twice?

Can I ovarian cyst cause ovulation twice?

Sort of: When you ovulate, an egg can be released from two separate cysts. This often leads to twins! You do not release two eggs from one cyst. ...Read more

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What can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

What can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Like a balloon: An ovarian cyst can rupture when it reaches a certain size, when the wall thins out, when the cyst ages, with change in hormones or with a minor trauma. Many times the rupture is without symptoms, however sometimes it can be very painful, can bleed, can require emergency or urgent health care. Your doc can monitor your cyst with ultrasound and exam. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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