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Is sharp pain more of a cyst indicator vs. cancer sign?
An_223892 posted:
Hello, I'm 41 and am having sharp pains in my left ovary. Between my age and the fact that I'm ovulating makes it seem likely that it is a cyst. I've been trying to find the differences in symptoms of ovarian cyst verses ovarian cancer, and haven't found a lot. I'm wondering if my sharp, intermittent pains are more of a cyst indicator? I'm not asking for a diagnosis, I'm just wondering if sharp pains are generally more typical of cysts. Of course I realize that only a doctor can officially diagnose anything - I'm simply asking for personal opinions. Thanks so much. My heart goes out to you dear women who are battling ovarian cancer, I wish I could give each of you a big hug. Caring thoughts are with you all!
Chris_WebMD_Staff responded:

This very well could be a cyst. But as you said only a doctor can know for sure, bottom line is you need to follow up with your doctor.

You can do a search on WebMD,
I found this for you too;
What's Causing Your Pain.

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