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Can I have ovarian cysts? I have sharp pain in my pelvic area, they can last up to 20 minutes. They hurt the worse when I get upset. I tried taking ibprophen 200mg and taking hot baths and nothing is working...Can you help?

You . You should be seen by your doctor and have an ultrasound. An ultrasound is the best way typically to determine if a woman has ovarian cysts. Also if there is any chance you could be pregnant then please take a test. If you have worse pain, think you are pregnant, or have vomiting or fever then you should be seen as an emergency. Read more...

Does taking evening primrose help with ovarian cysts?

Possibly. Evening primrose is an antiinflammatory and a hormone modulator, so it may help somewhat with ovarian cysts. Chasteberry and red clover are other herbs sometimes used to treat ovarian cysts. Before you mix herbs with prescription medications, please check them out with either your md or a naturopath. Take care. Read more...

What is the safest birth control pill there is? I need it to help with ovarian cysts. Terrified of side effects. No insurance.

Birth control pills. No health insurance doesn't mean no health care. Check out planned parenthood. Or check out links on my website for low cost, even free, healthcare. All birth control pills have similar risks. Pick lowest dose that controls your pain. Good luck! Read more...

8 week followup u/s for simple left ovarian cyst which remains same. Right side (no cyst) now measures 19 cc up from 12cc last time. Concerning?

No. Simple ovarian cysts are usually benign (not cancer) in a woman in her early 30s. If they become large or painful, they can be removed with laparoscopic surgery but frequently go away on their own. Read more...

Can complex fluid filled ovarian cysts become cancerous? Why might there be a bright ring around it on u/s then no ring on f/u u/s? Causing much pain.

Yes it can. Complex cysts can be cancerous depending on their size and rate of growth. A CA125 test can help decide its nature. Ultrasound is a good test to measure increase in size and also may show any solid components inside the cyst. You should get the ultrasound repeated in 3-4 months and have your gynecologist guide you further. You may need surgical removal if it is causing you much pain or increased s. Read more...

Pelvic u/s showed a 2 CM ovarian cyst. Pain got worse, u/s repeated 2 days later. Cyst was now 4 CM. Will it keep growing that quickly? It hurts a lot

Can not predict. WE can not predict how an individual cyst will behave over time. The most likely scenario is that a small ovarian cyst like this will resolve on its own over time. Follow up monitoring by your obgyn should be done. Read more...