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I have ovarian cysts on the left side and right side of ovary and it feels like menstrual cramps is that a bad sign?

Ruptured cyst. It is very common for ovarian cysts to rupture, and at that time, you can have abdominal cramping that feels like a period. This is nothing to worry about. If your pain is difficult to bear, however, or if you have a fever, or nausea/vomiting, then see your doctor. Best wishes. Read more...

How do I know the difference between a menstrual cramp on the left side or an ovarian cyst? Never had a period but had pain on the left of the abdomen

Sonogram. The only good way to determine if an ovarian cyst is present is to have a pelvic sonogram done to look for one. This is not something one can subjectively know through symptom evaluation. Left lower abdominal pain is often caused by the colon as well. Read more...

If an ovarian cyst twists can they save your ovary? I've been having bad pain, bloating & vaginal cramps.

YES, very often. "Twisting" can be partial or complete; intermittent or persistent. If surgery by laparoscopy or laparotomy has to be performed, there is a very good chance that your ovary can be saved. The recommendation now is not to remove the ovary even if it does not look very "viable"; it will frequently retain good ovarian tissue and remain functional. Read more...