Ovarian Cysts

Fluid-filled sacs that can form inside or on the ovaries are called ovarian cysts. The types are follicle cyst, corpus luteum cysts, dermoid cysts, cystadenomas, and endometriomas. Sharp or dull abdominal pain, bloating, and heaviness in the abdomen are some common symptoms.

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Will taking of Provera for irregular periods cause intermittent bleeding and spotting?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiancee has a history of irregular periods, and her periods gets delayed every month. Recently, her period got delayed for two weeks, so she took Provera for five days. After the second day of stopping Provera, she got her periods. On the second day of her bleeding, we got sexually ...  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is very less chance of conceiving when a female is menstruating. In your case, there was no intercourse, so the chances are very less. But, we need to know the reason for spotting: Some hormonal imbalance. PCOD (polycystic ovary disease). Pregnancy, wh...  Read Full »

I have abnormal vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain, and bloating. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a hormonal IUD, and I am experiencing abnormal bleeding, abdominal pain, and bloating. I had an abdominal and transvaginal ultrasound today and attached my reports. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ismail Kabakus

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Uploaded files contain images from your abdomen and pelvic ultrasound (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). There is a small, simple ovarian cyst of size 2.5 cm, which is normal up to 5 cm. There is also a small amount of free pelvic fluid, which can be...  Read Full »

Will menopause cause a change in the shape of the breast when there is a history of fibroadenoma?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 52-year-old woman with a history of left breast fibroadenoma and fibrocystic breasts since I was 30-year-old. I am almost going through menopause as my periods are not regular. I also have a complex left ovarian cyst and uterine fibroma. For the past three days, I have been feelin...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As per your description, these symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalance (perimenopausal stage), but any changes in your breast need evaluation at your age. Get your mammography and ultrasound breast t...  Read Full »

On taking I-pill, I had periods, and then I had not bled since then. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex and took a pill after two days. Again in a gap of three days had sex and took an I-pill. 10 days later, I had periods, and after that, I have not bled since then. I took three home pregnancy tests which showed negative. What could be the reason? I am on regular Thyronorm 62.5 fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. One thing is clear that the pregnancy test is negative. Also, you took the pill well in time and also got the withdrawal bleeding. We will have to investigate the reason for not getting periods. Get an ultrasound pelvis done. There can be ovarian cyst a...  Read Full »

Are my pelvic pain and other symptoms due to the complex ovarian cyst?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having pelvic pain for the past few months. I recently felt nauseous and overly tired (even after taking my Adderall for my ADHD). Pelvic discomfort and pain that even moves towards my back, pressure, and bloating. And I have not had an appetite and lost 20 lbs. I have been f...  Read Full »


Dr. Satyajit Jalinder Pawar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and also have looked at the images of the USG (ultrasonography) you have provided (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). USG shows a right-sided complex ovarian cyst. Also, based on your history, you have lost y...  Read Full »

Does borderline mucinous tumor in ovarian cyst biopsy indicate cancer?

Query: Hello doctor,My wife is 34 years old. She delivered a baby this month. An ovarian cyst was diagnosed during her pregnancy, and the cyst was removed when she underwent C-section. On the biopsy, it was stated as a borderline mucinous tumor. Does it mean cancer?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Borderline tumor means, they are not non-malignant or benign or non-cancerous, but not cancerous too. All this need is follow up. There is nothing to worry. I would suggest you to take the slides from the laboratory and get a second opinion from any center, wher...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to give general anesthesia in cardiomyopathy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a female, and I had a history of PVC-induced cardiomyopathy, which was cured by ablation. That was more than six years ago, after which my heart returned to normal. I have maintained good cardiac health the entire time. Eleven months ago, I very suddenly lost the hearing in my left ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am glad to hear from you. I passed carefully through your question and would explain that there is no reason to fear the surgery, as your cardiac ultrasound is within the normal range. I am sure that everything will be fine, as you are going to have surgery with ...  Read Full »

Is fever with chills and painful menstrual bleeding indicative of PID (pelvic inflammatory disease)?

Query: Hi doctor, I lost 25 lbs quickly with no effort. I have managed to keep my weight up with a high-calorie diet. I get low-grade fever, chills, night sweats. Nine months back, I had no mass on CT and ultrasound. As I had worsening painful periods took another ultrasound last month, which showed a com...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms that you give, such as fever, chills, low backache, abdominal ache, painful menses, increased frequency of urine, indicate painful intercourse, and all hint towards pelvic inflammatory disease. The presence of a complex adnexal mass near the right ovary ...  Read Full »

What are the causes for mild bloody discharge between menstrual cycles?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a bit concerned about some discharge I am having recently. I first had a bloody or mucus discharge five days after ovulation, and now after two days. I have very dull cramps in my right lower abdomen and once again the same discharge, twice this evening. I only sometimes have a ...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. Firstly, I request you to adopt some other method of birth control as the natural method is not a very reliable method of birth control. Even the precum has a certain sperm quantity, which can lead to pr...  Read Full »

What are the causes of burning on urination and abdominal pain now?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18-year-old female. My height is 5 feet 6 inches. I urinate way too frequently, and it is always a small amount. When I urinate, I get horrible cramps. I also have a slight burning in my vagina. It comes and goes, and it is excruciating. I once had a cyst in my left ovary when I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rupali Satija

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. An ovarian cyst will not cause such pain. From what you are saying, it looks like you have a urinary infection. Here are the things that I suggest to you. I suggest you tablet Niftran 100 mg (Nitrofurantoin) twice a day for five days. Have plenty of fluid around 2 t...  Read Full »

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