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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Why is my 65-year-old mother's hemoglobin level low?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 65 years old. She got tested for hemoglobin and fasting blood sugar. The results are 5.20 g/dL and 123 mg/dL respectively. The hemoglobin level is alarming. Three years ago, she had same hemoglobin level. She was admitted for a week and two units of blood were transfused. Wh...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. Hemoglobin level is very low for her age and I think that you should get your mother admitted in hospital for blood transfusion. We have to look for the cause for decrease hemoglobin. At this age bleeding is mostly due to ova...  Read Full »

Do nausea, tender breast and scanty period indicate chance of pregnancy after tubular ligation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. I had my tubes tied nearly four years ago but have been displaying symptoms of pregnancy for two months including weight gain in my stomach, nausea, sore breasts fluttering abnormal feelings in my stomach. It is believed I had a miscarriage nearly four months ago d...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. With the description you have given, I understand that with the tubal ligation done four years ago and the urine pregnancy test negative and you are having your menses each month (bleeding lasting between 2-7 days), with heaviness and pain over the right iliac regio...  Read Full »

Does emergency surgery necessary for ruptured ovarian cyst?

Query: Hello doctor, I was seen over the weekend at the ER. They did a CT scan and saw an ovarian cyst that they believed wrapped around the ovary and ruptured. They also saw liquid in the uterus. I have only one ovary as this has happened before years ago. They thought it was an emergency and were prepar...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The fact that there is a large ovarian cyst which has invariably made the ovary bulky and the presence of acute onset of pain in the lower abdomen which if waxing and waning type may indicate a possible torsion of the ovary which is common in the presence of large cy...  Read Full »

Is microsurgery possible for lobulated, fluid-filled cystic sol in both ovaries?

Query: Hello doctor, My present condition is: Weight 75 kg. Hemoglobin 6.9 gm%. Right ovary: 12.7 X 12.3 X 10.7 vol 887 cc large lobulated cystic sol noted in the right adnexal region. Left ovary 4.5 X 6.3 X 6.2 cm vol-159 cc echogenic fluid-filled cystic sol noted in the left adnexal region. Current...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your all reports which ever you attached with. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Now as from previous reports and surgery and recurrent state you should do a complete diagnostic report for further treatment and even before planning the o...  Read Full »

How long should Kazharchi Kaai powder be taken for PCOD?

Query: Hello doctor,As I have PCOD problem and also cyst, I take tablets for period. My friend suggested Kalachikai powder. I used it for 30 days continuously, but no use. How many days should I take that powder and how to overcome this problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Ashish Kumar

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease), powder Kalachikai has a good effect, but the duration of treatment is long (more than three months). For proper evaluation of disease, please go for USG whole abdomen and other investigations. If the size and number of cysts ar...  Read Full »

There is small amount of fluid in para-adnexal area and posterior CDS. Is this normal?

Query: Hello doctor, Right ovary contains 3.6x2.1x3.1cm cyst, thick septation and few punctate echogenic lesions within lumen. Previously cyst measured 3.8x2.4cm abutting ovary. Adjacent ovarian parenchyma contains 6 mm and 15 mm follicles. Small amount of fluid was seen in para-adnexal area and posterior...  Read Full »


Dr. Sabita Laskar

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will try to give you answers to the best of my knoweldge. Small amount of fluid is expected near posterior cul de sac and para adnexal area during ovulation time. Although it can be seen during pelvic inflammatory disease. Multiple follicle grow every month in bot...  Read Full »

I have infertility issue due to endometriosis, adenomyosis and ovarian cyst. What is the traetment?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 34 years old, and I am suffering from severe endometriosis, adenomyosis, and ovarian cyst, it is very painful, which caused infertility. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your question is on a very vast topic. All the problems you mentioned have endometriosis, an estrogen hormone-dependent condition. I mean to say, you will have these as long as you have periods, that is as long as ovaries are functioning. Treatment depends on what your...  Read Full »

Kindly look at my report and explain whether it is a follicle or ovarian cyst?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a PCOS patient. I did not take any ovulation induction agent for this cycle. I went for a scan yesterday and the doctor said I had one follicle, but the follicle was very weird looking for me as most follicles I have seen on scans are well rounded and defined. Please I will like to ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It does not look like a follicle. The hypoechoic shadow does not really even look like an ovary. The shadows are non-specific as I believe this is an abdominal scan because for follicular monitoring transvaginal scan is a must. The picture is not clear though (attach...  Read Full »

I am getting a brown discharge after urination but there is no period. Is this hormonal imbalance or ovarian cysts?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old female. 5'4" 130 lbs. I discontinued my Depo-Provera when my shot was before seven months. Before three months, I had a lot of discomforts and went to urgent care with suspected UTI. UTI came back negative, after the ultrasound, doctors confirmed I was likely close ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have been on progesterones in the form of depot Provera for years and have discontinued for four months and had little withdrawal bleed before two months, and possibly ovulation may have occurred as well. But this scenario of menses being delayed and often tak...  Read Full »

How can a 4 cm dermoid ovarian cyst be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34 year old female, and I had my right ovary and tube removed during C-section, due to a 4.5 cm dermoid cyst. The cyst was found during an ultrasound scan, five years back. The surgeon said a cystectomy was no possible because the cyst had completely replaced the ovary. Could you p...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Let me tell you, your right-sided cyst was having benign germ cell tumor that is a dermoid cyst, which is called as a mature cystic teratoma. Such a cyst is filled with cheesy mate...  Read Full »

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