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 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 »

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 »

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 »

What can cause spotting and painful bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, Last week, I had bleeding and pain because of the cyst on my ovary. Now, the pain started to ease and I have been spotting and bleeding for one week. I just want to know if this is normal. If so, then how long will it bleed?  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope you are feeling better now with regard to the pain. The cyst needs to be monitored by ultrasound. We will have to see whether the size is now less or not. Also, at the same time the lining of your uterus can be seen and judged. If these reports are normal, then no ...  Read Full »

Why am I having left-sided pelvic pain?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past couple of days, I have been having left side pelvic tenderness. It does not hurt very much When I lay down or stand up, but hurts when touched, especially if pushed down or put any pressure on that area. The pain is right in the area next to my left hip bone. I do not know wh...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, firstly I would like you to get a blood test done to rule out pregnancy. It is serum beta hCG. You must also get a vaginal ultrasound done urgently. The reason I am asking for these tests is either you could be having these symptoms because of an ectopic pregna...  Read Full »

Will ovarian cyst or hydrosalpinx cause delay in pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I need a second opinion on my ultrasound result. Transvaginal ultrasound reveals cyst on ovary or hydrosalpinx? Ultrasound was done on day 9 of menstrual cycle. I stopped taking birth control 5 months ago. I am currently not taking any medication. Perhaps you have another opinion...  Read Full »


Dr. Padmesh Jain

General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your brief clinical history and the images you have provided. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Though I would like you to answer a few more questions so as to provide you better diagnosis and suggest appropriate management. Are ...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my irregular period?

Query: Hello doctor, Actually, I get my periods once in 40 days for one month and within 28 days the other month. It is continuing for a long time. Previously, I had one miscarriage and vaginal infection. Currently, I am on Folinal. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Periods can be irregular. It can be normal. When periods are irregular than there could be two problems. One is difficulty in getting pregnant. And second is more bleeding and the variance cyst. Do FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone), LH (lutenizing hormone), Prolact...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms of ruptured ovarian cyst?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old female and I weigh about 168 lbs. Seven months ago, I was in the ER with severe lower abdominal pain. I had blood work, abdominal x-ray, internal ultrasound, and an abdominal CT scan with contrast. They found that I had a ruptured cyst. However, for a couple of mont...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that the earlier severe abdominal pain might have been due to the rupture of an ovarian cyst, form which you have made a good recovery since. As you have already pointed out a change of location and with that, an erratic diet pattern, the focus should be o...  Read Full »

I am 14, and I have lower back pain. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 14 years old. I wonder whether she has herniated disc. Because, she has all the symptoms except the numbness in legs and feet. It hurts in the lower part of my back. Usually a herniated disc is from sports injury and heavy lifting. But, she recently have not had any sports ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let us analyze different reasons for back pain of her age. The most important is a back sprain rather than a disc prolapse. We also have to make sure that your daughter is not suffering from urinary tract infection. It would be nice to know if she has any symptoms of ...  Read Full »

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