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Pregnant, ovarian cyst, and pelvic, back, and thigh pain.

By November 13, 2011 - 4:26pm
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I am pregnant or took 3 pregnancy tests and all positive and late over a month now and every month I have the same lower back pain and pelvic pain that goes to my thigh on my right side. I was diagnosed with an ovarian cyst a couple times now and can't remember the name but it started with an 'h'. And the other day I had a little bit of brown discharge and since then I have had the back pain and thigh pain worse. It hurts to be sitting down on that one side on my back. It is just very uncomfortable! What should I do? Thank you!

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Thank you. I think so too. They were very confusing. And they never told me why I was higher risk. Thought maybe since I had one before my daughter.

November 28, 2011 - 9:32am

I am going to go somewhere else for a better opinion though because the ultrasound lady said I had a cyst and that was what was causing the pain and the doctor told me there was no cyst. So I am not sure.

November 24, 2011 - 8:32pm

Just wanted to let you know, I am pregnant. I had a sono and everything I am almost 11 weeks. They told me I am a a little bit higher risk of miscarriage and was supposed to take it easy for the next 3 weeks but never told me why. Thank you.

November 24, 2011 - 8:31pm
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Hi AlysMommy,

Welcome back. That's not good the pill didn't work.  But the fact you are pregnant or might be. It's important to see your doctor and explain how you are feeling. So you can give a healthy start to that baby.



November 15, 2011 - 5:29am

Well i havent had a period for 2 months noww and i was on the bc pills when i was diagnosed with it and it never helped...the pills made everything worse!

November 14, 2011 - 12:33pm
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Hi AlysMommy,

Welcome to EmpowHER and thanks for your question.  Sorry to hear this, not sure if you were dignosed with Hemorrhagic cyst: This type of functional cyst occurs when bleeding occurs within a cyst. Symptoms such as abdominal pain on one side of the body may be present with this type of cyst.

Oral contraceptives: Birth control pills may be helpful to regulate the menstrual cycle, prevent the formation of follicles that can turn into cysts, and possibly reduce the size of an existing cyst.

Pain relievers: Anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen (for example, Advil) may help reduce pelvic pain. Narcotic pain medications by prescription may relieve severe pain caused by ovarian cysts.

  • Laparoscopic surgery: The surgeon makes small incisions through which a thin scope (laparoscope) can pass into the abdomen. The surgeon identifies the cyst through the scope and may remove the cyst or take a sample from it.
    Laparotomy: This is a more invasive surgery in which an incision is made through the abdominal wall in order to remove a cyst.
    Surgery for ovarian torsion: An ovarian cyst may twist and cause severe abdominal pain as well as nausea and vomiting. This is an emergency, surgery is necessary to correct it.
  • Here's a link that can help.
  • https://www.empowher.com/condition/ovarian-cysts
  • Best,
  • Daisy

    November 14, 2011 - 4:24am
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