Ovarian cysts pain during pregnancy

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Normally, for non-cancerous type I think they don't grow during pregnancy or breastfeed. My cysts didn't grow at all during my pregnancy and breastfeeding. I had a beautyful & healthy baby. Also, if you plan to have a C-section, remember to ask your doctor remove it...I didn't ask (i had a emergency c-section).
I went to the doctors and come to find out I have a cyst on my ovary, my question is I still think I might be pregnant, just how common are ovarian cysts in early pregnancy and is it possible that if I'm having pregnancy symptoms that I could still be pregnant. And can ovarian cysts cause a missed period making me think that I am pregnant? I don't normally have any PMS symptoms except cramping the day of my period.
They aren't really causing any pain (maybe just a little cramping) but can they be dangerous during pregnancy? Should I have them removed? I'm waiting for my doctor to call me back. Thanks for your help and insight!
They really don't start worrying about cysts till they are bigger than 6cm. Cysts are normal during pregnancy, one is called a Corpus Litum (sp) and it helps to maintain a pregnancy. So take it easy and try to not worry. They have a very small window to surgically remove a cyst, 13 to 16 weeks, which is the safest time for the baby and mother. Take care, and you are in my thoughts and prayers for a healthy and safe pregnancy.
Hi, I,m also from the uk my neice had ovarian cysts during pregnancy and they were very large , she had a laparoscopy where they drain the cyst and she was home the next day everything went just fine . You may have the type that go away on their own but if they get to be a problem causing pain or making you wee a lot by pressing on your bladder then you should go back to ob gyn and ask them to be removed .
Due to an irregular cycle my doctor sent me along for a dating scan yesterday. During the scan they found two cysts on my right ovary measuring around 5cm... she didnt seem too worried but my doctor has since called to ask me to come and see her regarding the scans.. I do get a bit of occasional pain on my right hand side from time to time but nothing too serious. Just wondering if anyone else has had cysts during their pregnancy and what it meant for you? Thanks!
Can you get ovarian cysts anytime during a pg??? I am having stabbing pains on my left pelvic area that cramps into in my upper thigh and groin. Could this be what that is?? If so could it cause m/c??? I am 17 weeks and I cannot lose a baby this far along. Please help if possible. Chloe congrats on a possible boy. They said the same thing to me so maybe we will have boys together. I want to wish you all a SAFE & HAPPY EASTER also!!!!!!!!!
Bladder infections are not uncommon, and cysts are also a common cause of pain during intercourse. If the pain persists after your infection has been treated, go back to your doctor or seek out another opinion if you feel your doctor isn't being helpful. Sometimes the cause of pain during sex is difficult to discern.
Oh i do hope i can even though i will worry that the cysts may effect the pregnancy! Do you know ive been responding to someones question they go under the name smurf and its a hoax as they have registered as male im furious that there are timewasters on here again and i have just wasted my time responding to there question thinking that it was genuine even though i was a tad concerned it wasnt 100% genuine when i had read it but i still took my time to respond! Got im mad now!!!!............
I hear that ovarian cysts have the same symptoms as pregnancy. Anyone have experience with them and can tell the difference?
I had an emergency scan around 6 weeks into this pregnancy due to pain on my right side. My GP feared an ectopic pregnancy. To my relief baby was fine. However, an 8cm side was found on my right ovary with a daughter cyst inside. The staff at the early pregnancy unit didn’t seem concerned at first. They said cysts are normally just pushed out of the way by the growing baby. I was referred to a consultant 4 weeks after. The laidback attitude changed when I saw the consultant.
I missed my period for the first time ever in February, other than during pregnancy; for the past few months I have had unexplained lower back pain and my internist referred me to a spinal specialist.
The only difference between my pain currently and previous cysts is that this pain can be comforted with different positions but my cyst was a constant pain. Just wondering!
I know there have been quite a few other women that have come through here who have had cysts successfully removed during their pregnancy. I can't imagine how hard this must be for you now. Good luck and I hope all goes well.
I know that cysts on your ovaries are very common, and come and go, especially during pregnancy. With my first pregnancy, during a vaginal u/s a cyst was detected on my left ovary. My doctor said it is where my egg was released, and it would disappear as the pregnancy progressed. Which it did. I am currently 15 wks 3days pregnant and again, I was told I have a cyst, this time on my right ovary. So, I think unless your doctor shows concern, I wouldn't worry too much about it.
ive got a question about cysts actually! i know the doctor needs to tell you you have cysts but do you get any symptoms prior to this?
why do you have pain? If you have pain for another reason (such as round ligament pain which will improve as the pregnancy continues, or a bladder infection, or a bowel problem), then it is reasonable to leave the cyst alone. On the otehr hand, if the pain is clearly from this ovarian cyst and it is not getting better, that is a reason to remove it. In general we like to wait until the second trimester of pregnancy ( more than 12 weeks) to do surgery in pregnancy.
I went to the er cuz i was having pain and i though it was an ectopic but it was just cysts !! Have u had an ultra to make sure baby is in the righ place or if u have the cysts ? The doc in the er said they should clear as pregnancy go along .. But i still feel pain sometimes in my ovaries !!
My doc found a large ovarian cysts on one of myt ovaries during the ultrasound last week. They said it was normal to have ovarian cysts during pregnancy qand that it will cure itself as the pregnancy progresses. The thing is this: it's sometimes painful (she said it would be) and during sex it feels like he is hitting it or something. It hurts really bad then... Does anyone know about ovarian cysts and sex?
Hi - I had a baby on 1/31 and during the entire pregnancy I had a 6mm "para-ovarian" cyst on my right side. I had an US in March that showed the 6mm cyst was still there, but I also had a new small one on the left. Now my US from July shows that the right ovarian cyst is smaller (3cm) with "low level internal echoes and septations.
The cells in the ovary are able to make hair, teeth, and other growing tissues that become part of a forming ovarian cyst. These cysts can become large and cause pain. Polycystic ovaries: This condition occurs when the eggs mature within the follicles, or sacs, but the sac does not break open to release the egg. The cycle repeats, follicles continue to grow inside the ovary, and cysts form. Incidence Functional ovarian cysts usually occur during the childbearing years.
Sorry I don't have any answers, but I'm with you on the recurring cysts. The Gyno and I were convinced that the Mirena IUD was the cause for the recurrent cysts and it was removed during the last laparoscopy in November '11 when the cyst was drained. There was no endometriosis and no PCOS - all went fine for 3 months and the dull/stabbing pain is back since the beginning of the month.
My gyn suggested that I have surgery to remove the fluid in my abdomen and remove the 2 cysts that she saw during my next exam (both still around 4 cm). I had the surgery Sept. 13 and started birth control that Sunday to hopefully prevent any other cysts from forming. I had ANOTHER stupid rupture a couple of days before the surgery, so she only had to drain one. The surgery went well and she was able to clean out most of the fluid while she was in there.
Incidence Functional ovarian cysts usually occur during the childbearing years. Most often, cysts in women of this age group are not cancerous. Women who are postmenopausal and develop ovarian cysts have a higher risk of ovarian cancer. Symptoms Many women with ovarian cysts do not display any symptoms.
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