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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 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 I have gone through your history and understand your concern. As per your description, these symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalance (perimenopausal stage), but any changes in your breasts, need evaluation at your age. Get a mammography and ultrasound breast to ...  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 b...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to 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 pre...  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 comp...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

I have been experiencing a lot of cramps, vomiting, and heavy periods and my ultrasound scan revealed three right and one left ovarian cyst. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I thought I was pregnant so I took a test but got a negative test result. Later I got my period after 45 days. I experienced a lot of cramps, vomiting, and heavy periods. So I had an ultrasound scan which revealed three right ovarian cysts and one left ovarian cyst. Could this be the re...  Read Full »

Dr. Aishwarya Parthasarathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. The urine pregnancy test is very sensitive and once it is negative there is less than a 2 % chance of pregnancy. Secondly, there are multiple reasons for irregular periods. It could be stress, hormonal, etc. The cyst might as well be normal ...  Read Full »

I have been having cramps, nausea, and pain in the breast nipple due to an ovarian cyst. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old. My height is 5.22 feet, and I weigh 154.3 pounds. It has been two to three weeks now. I have been having cramps, breast nipple pain, sleeping a lot in the morning and nausea with and without vomiting. Sometimes feeling sharp pains in the stomach, shortness of breath, lo...  Read Full »

Dr. Ighodalo Nathan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your question. An ovarian cyst is a fluid collection within a sac in the ovaries. Most do not cause any issues, and the criteria for intervention depends on whether they are symptomatic and other factors, such as the size of the cyst. Intervention usually...  Read Full »

Is my ovarian cyst benign or malignant?

Query: Hi doctor, I have consulted three doctors. I have done MRI to investigate the cyst. A 1.3 inch cyst was found during IVF cycle treatment. The doctors were unable to identify the type of cyst whether it is a benign or malignant one. Everyone says that it looks suspicious. I have attached the reports....  Read Full »

Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Please mention from when you have started your IVF (in-vitro fertilization) cycle. The procedure has raised the risk of cysts especially causing ovarian hyperstimulation. Please mention wh...  Read Full »

What causes nausea and lower abdominal pain after taking birth control?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner and I had protected intercourse. I was wearing a condom, and she was on birth control, although the next few days, she took her birth control a few hours late. Also, maybe two of the times I did not wear a condom during the beginning, but I still put one on. She had pain in ...  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to She needs to do a urine pregnancy test and transvaginal ultrasound to exclude possibilities of either a cyst or a more rare but real ectopic pregnancy. A functional ovarian cyst that persists only for some time then disappears can cause all the symptoms she had. These c...  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 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 0.5 t...  Read Full »

Why am I exhausted and have a heavy chest most of the time?

Query: Hello doctor,I got intense pain in my ovary a few days back. I had experienced similar pain before due to an ovarian cyst that burst, and this time I took tablet Naproxen and tablet Paracetamol that alleviated the pain. It was my first time taking the tablet Naproxen. I felt better, and the pain did...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. However, the symptoms you are experiencing could be due to multiple reasons. I suspect you to be caffeine sensitive as you say caffeinated beverages and poor sleep aggravate your symptoms. People who are caffeine sen...  Read Full »

I underwent an ultrasound for problems in my ovaries and uterus. Kindly interpret my test results.

Query: Hello doctor, What does this ultrasound result mean: Massive ascites. Right adnexal complex cystic mass, likely an ovarian new growth. Soft tissue thickening along the anterior abdominal wall may be due to peritoneal. Metastatic implant. MRI correlation suggested. Atrophic uterus. Cholel...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I have reviewed your case history and images (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). There is ascites (intra-abdominal fluid) along with a large mass at the right lower abdominal area (area of the r...  Read Full »

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