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How to Relieve Pain From an ovarian cyst

A: An ovarian cyst is a sac filled with liquid that grows on or around an ovary, a female reproductive organ. Although not all ovarian cysts cause pain, there are several types that are more likely to trigger painful episodes: endometriomas, cystadenomas and dermoid cysts. The pain could be in the stomach, lower back, legs or pelvic area. Additionally, it may be present during menstruation or sexual intercourse only. Painful ovarian cysts need to be diagnosed by a medical professional. To resolve the pain, you can monitor your diet, activity level, take medication and use pain-relieving...


How serious is a ruptured ovarian cyst?

A: You sound very concerned about your daughter. Distance can make that so much harder. The following website has a lot of information about all kinds of ovarian cysts, treatments, etc. but it’s important to remember that a website is not a substitute for a doctor’s specific evaluation and sites contains information that do not necessarily apply to your daughter or her specific health situation. http://mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cysts/DS00129 She sounds like she has obtained appropriate follow up and laboratory /MRI evaluations as well as the involvement of her ob-gyn doctor. Finding out the types of cyst and making decisions for follow up will be the...


When to seek care for ovarian cyst?

A: First of all, let me apologize for taking so long in answering your question. Healia had a huge influx of questions around the beginning of July and we have been working hard to get them all answered. I hope all is well with you by now. I was a little confused by your question because you said ''fybroid ovarian cyst. It is 7cm on my left ovary''. Typically, a fibroid is an overgrowth of the muscle layer of the uterine muscle. It is not cancer, just a ''benign'' overgrowth of muscle tissue that is quite common in women. However, it can cause heavy bleeding during your menstrual cycle, much as you described. The bleeding you described is on the heavy side, though, and I would worry about you developing anemia if you continued to have that...


possible ovarian cyst rupture

A: Hello, It is certainly possible that you ruptured some type of ovarian cyst, or there is something else going on.  It is unusualy to have an ovarian cyst when you are on the birth control pill unless it is not a functional cyst but some other form of cyst such as a tumor.  Appendicitis is still not ruled out either, although the pain has diminished. I would recommend that you see someone immediately if the pain worsens. Sincerely, Edward J. Ramirez, M.D., FACOG Executive Medical Director The Fertility and Gynecology Center Monterey Bay IVF Program www.montereybayivf.com Monterey, California, U.S.A....

  are there any natural ways to stop bleeding from an ovarian cyst i''ve been prescribed birth control but it would onlywork for a short period of time or not at all i have no pain with the bleeding but it stops for about three days andthen continues fo

A: Hi,If the doctor has decided not to remove the cyst, then it can be cauterized in order to stop the bleeding.Even small cysts can cause problems if left unchecked. If there are symptoms such as severe pain that mayindicate the presence of a bleeding ovarian cyst, you must consult a doctor as soon as possible. Pain causedby ovarian cysts may be treated at home with pain relievers, such as ibuprofen, acetaminophen. You need toreduce strenuous activities to prevent risk of cyst rupture or torsion. There is no over the countermedication to stop the bleeding. Take care....


ovarian cyst, uterus thickening and polyp

A: Hi, Welcome to ehealthforum. Your diagnoses of right ovarian cyst (4cm), uterine thickening, and uterine polyp all could be the reason for the painful and heavy periods. These would interfere with your pregnancy chances. Go ahead with the blood tests and the hysteroscopy and laparoscopy to get these treated. Once the ovarian cyst and polyp are removed then you can be put on medications to regulate endometrial thickness and the periods based on your blood tests (blood work-up along with hormonal analysis). Take care....


ovarian cysts or cancer?

A: Hi, Welcome to ehealthforum. Gastroscopy will not reveal ovarian cysts. It is a test to visualize your gastrointestinal tract upto duodenum (usually) to look for ulcers, erosions, varices, bleeding etc. You should consider visiting a gynecologist too for examination and hormonal tests along with ultrasound scan to look for problems like hormonal derangements, ovarian cysts, uterine polyps and fibroids, PID etc. You would also need to get vaginal and PAP smear test done. Take care....


can abortion cause ovarian cyst

A: Hello,ovarian cysts are the term used to denote collection of fluid inside the ovaries. The cause of the cyst can befunctional as an extension of the normal process like corpus luteum cyst and follicular cyst or it can be duesome abnormality like dermoid, endometriomas and cystadenomas. Well, till now there are no studies or evidencethat abortion can lead to formation of ovarian cyst. I hope this will help you. Take care....


Removal of ovarian cysts with calcification, and the risk of losing ovaries in removal.

A: Hi,How are you?Calcification is usually seen in dermoid cysts which are complex ovarian cyst. They have increased chances ofrupture so should always be removed.If it is a dermoid cyst that you have the ovaries most likely will be removed because there is a chance thatthey become malignant.Please discuss this with your OBGYN and let us know if you need more information.Take care!...


Pregnancy or ovarian cyst symptoms?

A: The symptoms you reported might be related to hormonal imbalance. Whether the hormonal imbalance was caused by the ovarian cyst can not be told, because no data was given if it is a functional ovarian cyst (meaning it produces certain female hormones). You might want to consult with your gynecologist about hormonal laboratory tests. If they are not within normal limits, then the cyst might be causing this condition and once it is taken care for, the symptoms might subside....
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