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If you get ovarian cysts, how do you feel?
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Dr. Red Alinsod
Gynecology
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In brief: Maybe no symptoms
Those who get ovarian cysts are usually young menstruating women.
Typically, it is in the mid cycle. Many have absolutely no symptoms though they form small cysts. Some have symptoms of sudden acute pain on the left or right sides, low in the pelvis. Some have an achy feeling, almost like a cramp. There are more symptoms as the cysts get bigger. When big enough they can distend your abdomen.

In brief: Maybe no symptoms
Those who get ovarian cysts are usually young menstruating women.
Typically, it is in the mid cycle. Many have absolutely no symptoms though they form small cysts. Some have symptoms of sudden acute pain on the left or right sides, low in the pelvis. Some have an achy feeling, almost like a cramp. There are more symptoms as the cysts get bigger. When big enough they can distend your abdomen.
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Dr. Carolyn Quist
Gynecology
In brief: Depends on size
Ovarian cysts are a normal process of egg development and you normally dont feel any different than normal.
Large cysts can be functional and produce abnormal levels of hormones which could cause pain, abnormal bleeding. Some cysts may cause pain during intercourse or with physical activity. Some make you feel full or your clothes fit tightly.

In brief: Depends on size
Ovarian cysts are a normal process of egg development and you normally dont feel any different than normal.
Large cysts can be functional and produce abnormal levels of hormones which could cause pain, abnormal bleeding. Some cysts may cause pain during intercourse or with physical activity. Some make you feel full or your clothes fit tightly.
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