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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Does an ultrasound detect abnormalities in the uterus?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41 year old woman. I am suffering from cramping pain and bleeding after sex. I get an intermediate white or yellow discharge from breasts. I have an oily skin, facial hair growth and acne. I had prolactin test done and it was found to be normal. Before 10 years, I also had...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems like you have a severe infection and requires treatment. I suggest you consult your gynecologist for a checkup as bleeding post intercourse is not normal. I advice you to avoid i...  Read Full »

Are there any medicines available to cure multiple cysts in ovary?

Query: Hi doctor, My niece aged 14 years weighs 60 kg. Recently her monthly cycles are not proper and she is having heavy pain at times in a day in her lower area. Recently we consulted a gynecologist and recommended to go for ultrasound scan of whole abdomen. In the scan report under ovaries section it ...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. I am really sorry to know your niece is suffering from stomach and irregular cycles. I understand it can be a very annoying problem. By the ultrasound report that you have given here, it seems your niece has PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). I...  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 »

I was advised surgery for ovarian cyst. What are the side effects?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old. I have ovarian cyst for the last two years. I have taken medicine (Norgest) but no improvement. I have to do all the tests (blood test, CA125, MRI, ultrasound, thyroid, urine, etc. According to my last report (three months ago), my ovarian cyst size is 42.10*34.82*3...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, you have a right hemorrhagic ovarian cyst, and paraovarian right sided cyst more than 5 cm which increased to this size in one year and surgery advised. This paraovarian cyst (hydatid of Morgagni) epithelium-lined fluid-filled cyst in adnexa adjac...  Read Full »

I am having ovarian cyst with heavy bleeding. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an ovarian cyst on my left ovary that is 3.0×2.1x2.0 somewhat solid with no internal cystic structures or peripheral vascularity no free fluid. That is word for word on my documents. So my question is I have been bleeding dark blood for almost a month now. When I am more ...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepali Raina

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. With a beta hCG of 816 and a cyst in the left adnexa with bleeding from vagina the first probable diagnosis is ectopic pregnancy. However, it is likely that it is an abortion of the tubal ectopic pregnancy which means that probably there was an ectopic pregnancy in...  Read Full »

Does I-pill cause fertility problems in the future?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27 years old female. I had unprotected sex and then had an I-pill. I had my periods on then 1st of last month and then had spotting on the 17th. But, I have not got my periods till now. I had all tests and everything was normal.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini Nanasaheb Talpe

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you had sex during the safe period with I-pill, then the chance of getting pregnant will be low. Have you done blood test to detect pregnancy? When did you have unprotected intercourse and when you took I-pill? Your detailed clinical history will help me to guide you ...  Read Full »

I have large mass in left adenexa with cystic component. Dont I need surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a large mass measuring 80 X 64 X 80 mm in the left adnexa with two components cystic and mixed echogenicity. Tumour markers have ruled out malignancy and as a result, despite the pain I am in, I have been refused emergency surgery. As I have also no sign of ovarian torsion, and t...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear about your ovarian cyst. Following is my honest opinion for you. You are having an ovarian cyst with a size of nearby 8 cm. Any ovarian benign tumor or cyst more than 5 cm in size usually need to be removed if it is symptomatic or looks cancerous. In your...  Read Full »

Why do I have headaches during periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36 year old female with no kids. I have a history of migraines. I have been experiencing more severe headaches that are lasting more around my period. I am also having cramps, which I have not had since I was a teen, along with being moody and always tired. I had laboratory test...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Have you tried to have children? The reason I ask is if you have tried and could not, then it would provide an insight into your problem. The migraines and cramps can be related to each other (endometriosis) or independent. I know how distressing a bad headache can get. I...  Read Full »

Will they remove the entire ovary in the case of ovarian cyst?

Query: Hi doctor,A few months ago, I had an ultrasound for some cyst pain. A small growth was discovered on my ovary along with a large cyst as you can see from the documentation attached to this question. I am trying to do everything I can to avoid losing this ovary. My question is, after reviewing the a...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini Nanasaheb Talpe

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, It looks like the right ovary is having a complex ovarian cyst. It could be malignant also (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Please get alpha-fetoprotein AFP, HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) and CEA carcinoembryonic antigen. Depending upon the diagnosis you shoul...  Read Full »

Why do I get persistent belly bloating after ovarian cyst laproscopy with para-aortic lymph node?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from persistent bloating in the upper stomach soon after my ovarian cyst laparoscopic surgery which I underwent before eight months. Today a local doctor suggest a CT scan of the whole abdomen. In the CT scan it is written that few enlarged lymph nodes are noted in the...  Read Full »


Dr. Harit Kothari

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have any history of weight loss? Any history of blood in stools? Looking at your CT report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) it is quite normal and that para aortic lymphadenopathy without any symptoms is of no concern. It might be due to some ...  Read Full »

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