Depends. The size of the cyst may require decreased activity to prevent ovarian torsion which may require emergency surgery. Concentrating at school while taking narcotic pain killers may be difficult. Consult whit your physician and follow his advice.
Yes. With pain medication (preferrably non-prescription) & the assurance of a non-pregnant state, you should be fine.
Yes. It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Most cysts are benign and a few may be malignant an require monitoring. Most resolve in 6-8 weeks on their own and the discomfort can be controlled with ibuprofen.
Yes. An ovarian cyst is not a contraindication to regular physical activity. Basketball is an excellent sport for exercise, enjoy your season.
I am 18, under huge stress with school exams, I suffer from ovarian cysts and I was sexually taken advantage of. I took map, but feel pulse in my belly?
Need counseling asap. And treatment for anxiety and depression so see your doctor or a psychiatrist.
Unlikely /possible. While large ovarian cysts may put pressure on the bladder and make you go to the bathroom often this is less likely than a bladder infection. First thing is to have a urinalysis. A pelvic exam should show if a large cyst or mass is there, and an ultrasound may also help. There are also other reasons a bladder may spasm and cause frequent urination. Get urinalysis; if negative see urogynecologist.
Ovarian cysts. Ovarian cysts are extremely common and can be due to many different issues. Most are benign. A large cyst can increase the incidence of ovarian torsion. Common cysts arise from endometriosis, dermoids and hemorrhagic copora luteals cysts. There is no sure fire way to prevent these. See your doctor for more info.
What to do if I go to the bathroom a lot more frequently. Never had anything like this before; could this be ovarian cysts?
Ultrasound. Not ovarian cysts, you could have fibroids. Have your gynecologist send you for a pelvic ultrasound.
Yes. Many ovarian cysys resolve on their own with no treatment.
See below. Many ovarian cysts resolve on their own. Your doctor may consider watchful waiting to see if this would happen. Some cyst such as dermoid cyst, cystadenoma or endometriom don't go away on their own but these are rare compared to the typically follicular cysts.