When should I call my healthcare provider?

Call your healthcare provider if any of the following occur:

  • Your menstrual periods are late, irregular, or painful.
  • Your abdominal pain doesn't go away.
  • Your abdomen becomes enlarged or swollen.
  • You have trouble urinating or emptying your bladder completely.
  • You have pain during intercourse.
  • You have feelings of fullness (bloating), pressure, or discomfort in your abdomen.
  • You lose weight for no apparent reason.
  • You feel generally ill.

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 10/09/2019.

References

  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Ovarian Cysts. Accessed 10/10/2019.
  • US Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health. Ovarian cysts. Accessed 10/10/2019.

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