Ovarian torsion has a bimodal age distribution occurring mainly in young women (15-30 years) and post-menopausal women. Myth #1: Normal arterial flow on Doppler ultrasound rules out ovarian torsion. The ovary and fallopian tube are typically involved. They aren't willing to say at this point what the chances of me keeping the ovary is. When I do have a period I start taking ibuprofen a day or two before in anticipation of the pain. This condition is usually associated with reduced venous return from the ovary as a result of stromal edema, internal hemorrhage, hyperstimulation, or a mass. UC didn't have an ultrasound machine so they sent me to the ER. I now take Necon 1/50 (the highest form they can legally put you on) and it does wonders to stop the pain, Baths and heating pads on my lower back and lower stomach also help alleviate that pain, Water. Ovarian torsion can cause severe pain and other symptoms because the ovary is not receiving enough blood supply. If there is then I can catch it early and have the cyst removed without losing the ovary. It is slightly more common in young women. An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in or on the surface of an ovary. My question is, how do you not panic when you get a cramp feeling coming on, and just the lingering feeling of you know your menstrual cycle is about to start? Can't chime in with personal experience, but my best friend (who doesn't have PCOS) is currently suffering with ovarian torsion. Based only on her experience, I'd say yes - she was admitted urgently to hospital, screaming the place down in … I haven't personally experienced this, but I do know women who have lost an ovary due to torsion. My mom was plagued with ovarian cysts and she had both of hers removed. I was rushed to the hospital by ambulance 2 nights ago from ovarian torsion + possible cyst, on top of oddly having anaphylactic shock symptoms, it was an absolute nightmare. Discussion. but thats interesting it helped you! I guess my other choice would be take it out and just go into early menopause, but I think I'd dislike that even more than being on hormonal BC. Doctors at two hospitals thought Christine Coppa's terrible pain and leg tingling were caused by a small ovarian cyst. As part of our commitment to that mission, the AskWomen subreddit is curated to promote respectful and on-topic discussions, and not serve as a debate subreddit. Every movement felt like things were pulling inside of me. While classically the pain is sudden in onset, this is not always the case. The pain was so bad that just sitting in a chair was excruciating. Suppressing ovulation with hormonal birth control. I would just like to hear how you ladies deal with it. I know in my friend's case (UK) she's got to wait until December before she can have surgery to treat it, so I'd recommend chasing results as much as you can! A couple years later and they discover a cyst again, same surgery, turns out it was the same borderline malignant tumor, but on my left ovary (they removed the right one and the right Fallopian tube during the first surgery). Symptoms of ovarian torsion in the pediatric population are similar to those in adults, including abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, and peritoneal signs ( 4 ). And for anyone thats had the surgery, did you get to keep your ovary? The varied imaging features and nonspecific symptoms of ovarian torsion can lead to a delay in identification, with misdiagnosis being common. Ovarian torsion is one of the most common gynecologic emergencies encountered by Emergency Medicine physicians and remains a must not miss diagnosis. The average diameter of ovarian masses in patients with ovarian torsion was found to be around 9.5 cm. Edit: this thread reminded me that I need to schedule my next ultrasound asap, gotta make sure the cyst isn't getting bigger. It may also involve the fallopian tube, in which case it is termed an adnexal torsion. Other symptoms may include nausea. The most important risk factor for ovarian torsion is ovarian mass. I used to get rupturing cysts in top of severe mood swings every day except the week of my period. With early diagnosis and appropriate treatment, the prognosis of ovarian torsion is excellent. The nurses initially believed her appendix was bursting, or she was giving birth. Telegram. I never took any hormones other than birth control. I had a dermoid cyst in my left ovary. Early recognition and restoration of blood flow are important to avoid irreversible ovarian damage. It's reassuring to talk with someone who has been through this. Occasionally, women or children with acute pelvic pain who have undergone an initial ultrasound (US) evaluation with results interpreted as negative for ovarian torsion will return with recurrent or increasing pain, prompting an US reevaluation. … Evaluation of acute pelvic pain in the adolescent female View in Chinese …present in a similar manner as ovarian torsion , but with normal imaging of the ovary itself with discovery of the condition during surgical exploration. I've had more of those than I can count or care to remember. I'm not sure if this answers or helps, but let me tell you my history-. i had a torsion a decade ago and i STILL get terrified if i have a lasting pain in the area. Sometimes it is about hit or miss- sometimes things will work for you, sometimes they won't. Testicular torsion occurs when the spermatic cord (from which the testicle is suspended) twists, cutting off the blood supply to the testicle. She's been on heavy duty painkillers for several month, and still experiences severe pain daily. I have PCOS, but instead of tons of tiny cysts within my ovaries, I have several larger ones. I understand this pain fairly well. I'm scared to call them today in case I'm just being sensitive. I did this for years, it was the only way to deal with cysts. None have had further issues and one successfully did IVF with only one ovary (she was already having fertility issues prior to the torsion). Did it help you or did you just get more problems with your other ovary? Ovarian torsion is a medical emergency. This was a recommendation by my OB and it is amaaazzzinnggggg, Birth control pills worked much better for me than any of the IUDs or subcutaneous birth control methods did. Thinking it an ectopic pregnancy, I was rushed into surgery that night. With ovarian torsion, the blood supply to the ovary can be blocked and permanently hurt the ovary. Unfortunately this is highly variable and depends a lot on the type of cyst/cause and many other compounding factors. If I were having torsion, would it be so painful I'd certainly know? While US is a great first initial test for the evaluation of both ovarian torsion, do not be reassured by normal dopplers. The wife of "Big Bang Theory" actor Wil Wheaton says a female ER doctor could have saved her days of pain with an earlier diagnosis of ovarian torsion. Ruptured cysts can lead to internal bleeding and if left untreated can be very dangerous.If ruptured,the cysts can cause hemorrhage, which requires immediate medical attention.. The goal of the ED physician is to diagnose torsion in a timely fashion in an attempt to preserve ovarian function and viabili… The pain comes and goes but gets pretty intense. I don't have to take hormones. Already lost one ovary to torsion when I was a preteen; they were able to save the other one in the most recent event, but I'm not willing to risk a third event. https://www.saem.org/.../m4-curriculum/group-m4-approach-to/ovarian-torsion My right ovary takes over and does all the work. Ovarian torsion rarely presents with classic symptoms. The doctors have brought up the option of surgery a few times so it's been on my mind for weeks. So your doctor is really going to be the best resource for addressing that particular concern. Torsion occurs due to two main reasons 2: 1. hypermobility of the ovary: <50% 2. adnexal mass: ~50-80% 2.1. most lesions are dermoid cysts or paraovarian cysts 2.2. large cystic ovaries undergoing ovarian hyperstimulation are at particular risk 2.3. masses between 5-10 cm are at most risk 13 plus, the side that torsed is the last bit of ovary i have left, so i'm scared of losing it. I definitely came to recognize the pain when I had a cyst whether it was just a normal cycle one or the more complex ones. Ovarian Torsion Definition Ovarian torsion is the twisting of an ovary on its ligamentous supports and can result in a com-promised blood supply. Press J to jump to the feed. Press J to jump to the feed. Symptoms typically include pelvic pain on one side. Ovarian torsion occurs as a result of other medical conditions such as structural abnormalities of the ovary and tube, tumors, cysts etc. Adnexal torsion is a term that is inclusive of either the ovary, fallopian tube, or both. Water. I also asked to be on a pill that would allow me to skip my period and only have one every 3 months. i underwent a long journey to find a pill that would let me skip periods more or less indefinitely. I still miss a day of work on average with every period, but at least it's one day every three months, as opposed to one day a month. WhatsApp. this is WITH strong pain killers but obviously not strong enough, although I can't find anyone to prescribe me the meds I need. Conclusion I hope you feel out what works for you! Between the surgeries I had been diagnosed with PCOS for the first time which finally explained a lot of things. Ovarian torsion is a gynecological emergency and is caused by the twisting of the ovary and fallopian tube on the vascular pedicle. and I've broken bones and split my head open without crying at all just a bit of an "ouch" so my pain tolerance is very high. Seriously, I'll down like 2 gallons a day in water before and during my period and it has also helped still any ovary pains. It is one of the most common gynecologic surgical emergencies and may affect females of all ages . Was yours done laproscopically? If I were having torsion, would it be so painful I'd certainly know? Pathophysiology proceeds stepwise. I'm not sure if that makes sense. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Up to 80% of the cases of ovarian torsion are associated with a history of an ovarian mass or cyst. Always consider torsion when evaluating a female patient with abdominal pain, back pain, or flank pain. while it was happening so it was the worst combination I've ever experienced in my life. Approximately 30% of cases of ovarian torsion are in women <20 years, and ∼15% of cases of ovarian torsion occur during infancy and childhood . Torsion occurs due to two main reasons 2: 1. hypermobility of the ovary: <50% 2. adnexal mass: ~50-80% 2.1. most lesions are dermoid cysts or paraovarian cysts 2.2. large cystic ovaries undergoing ovarian hyperstimulation are at particular risk 2.3. masses between 5-10 cm are at most risk 13 In this article, we discuss and illustrate the normal appearance and arterial flow … cool to hear. If the blood restriction continues for too long, it can lead to tissue death. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. that has mostly been for the purposes of pain control, as the OCP strangely hasn't prevented the occurrence of cysts that required operation (i've had 4 surgeries for cysts, been on ''preventative'' OCP since the first). Having PCOS, my fertility is already an issue and this didn't make it worse or anything like that. Ovarian torsion is a condition that happens when an ovary twists around the ligaments that support it in place. The most common finding is an ovary > 4cm. Just in case it turns out to be torsion, or develops into it, or requires surgery. This very rare condition results from the rotation of the ovary along its pedicle that holds it in place. The one thing I have insisted on since losing my left ovary is that my obgyn does an ultrasound every year to make sure my remaining ovary is healthy without any signs of another dermoid. Keep in mind you have TWO ovaries and all you need is one. The last time I experimented with going off it, within 2 months I landed in emergency surgery with a 4 cm cyst and ovarian torsion. About a month ago I had really bad pain, couldn't sleep at night, went the next day to urgent care. The more you ignore it, if there is any issue, the worse and more complicated it will be. Going on birth control helped my ovarian cysts immensely. Ovarian torsion can disturb blood supply to the ovary as well. Ovarian torsion occurs when the ovary and its vascular pedicle twists in its suspensory ligament, which is the structure that attaches the ovary to the pelvic sidewall. Torsion initially compromises the low-pressure venous and lymphatic outflow, leading to ovarian … Fertility isn't a concern for me, though I understand it is for many of the ladies on this sub. If I were having torsion, would it be so painful I'd certainly know? My doctor has a friend from college who went through the same thing and had an ovary removed and she ended up having 4 kids and no issues from it at all. While it can rarely occur with a normal ovary, the majority of cases are associated with some type of ovarian pathology (e.g., tumor, cyst, hyperstimulation syndrome secondary to infertility treatments). Water. First off, thank you for your comment. Torsion of the ovary, tube or both is estimated to be responsible for only a small number of all gynaecological emergencies, but is a common diagnostic challenge in the emergency setting. that was probably a cyst and i had no idea. Eating a vegan diet has almost completely relieved me of the pain and discomfort. Urgent message: Abdominal pain is an extremely common complaint in the urgent care setting.The differential diagnosis of abdominal pain is often a challenge, however, because many symptoms and signs are nonspecific. The primary risk factor for ovarian torsion is an ovarian mass and is most common if the ovary is 5 cm or larger. Ovarian torsion is a rare condition, occurring in only about 6 per 100,000 women. IE 11 is … If not then it's still okay, don't freak out. After that she was on hormones, but never anymore issues after surgery, or screaming for literally days unable to sleep at all or do anything. Women with ovarian torsion + cyst problems, how do you cope that time of the month? Abstract The diagnosis of ovarian torsion is challenging and relies mostly on morphologic findings. I also happened to have an asthma attack (??) Ovarian torsion is a condition that occurs when an ovary twists around the ligaments that hold it in place. We are currently trying to concieve, but our difficulties have nothing to do with my prior surgeries. Concomitant ovarian and tubal torsion has been shown to occur in up to 67% of cases of adnexal torsion (10,11). Stay hydrated! Im being tested for levels and what not for asthma, as it may be creeping up again on me. Normal Doppler US cannot rule out ovarian torsion; Many cases of surgically confirmed ovarian torsion have completely normal venous and arterial blood flow; The most common finding on US is an enlarged ovary (> 4 cm). This is exactly what I do. Since that last surgery 5 years ago, I have had no problems. The larger the cyst, the more likely that ovarian torsion will occur. A place to discuss Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome and all that comes along with it. That said, even if it isn't torsion, if it's causing you severe pain I'd personally recommend calling the doctors. Anyone else get severe cyst pain with cysts and periods? This cuts off the blood supply to the ovary, which if not treated promptly, can cause tissue in the organ to die. Ovarian torsion is the fifth most common gynecologic surgical emergency (,1). Taking 2 Naproxen per day 2-3 days before my pink pills started. At 22 a couple weeks after a positive pregnancy test I began having heavy bleeding. The testicle may be higher than usual in the scrotum and vomiting may occur. Ovarian torsion is when an ovary twists back and forth, causing intense pain in the pelvic area that comes and goes, explained Dr. Adeeti Gupta, a … As a result of the twisting of the ovary around its ligamentous support, the blood supply to and from the ovary may be compromised. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Strange question but I'm scared to ask my gynocologist, has it affected your sex drive at all? I don't love some of the side effects, but I don't have a lot of choice. Ovarian torsion can be intermittent, partial or complete. The doctors have said to wait 8 weeks to check the cyst again, and if it's still there they want to discuss surgery. Approximately 20% of the cases occur during pregnancy 1. Ovarian Cyst Symptoms Rupture. What was recovery like? I just got off the phone with the OB GYN, of which she was completely unsympathetic, she said it probably wasn't torsion as my cyst was 2 cm, torsion usually happens with cysts over 4cm. Ovarian torsion (OT) is when an ovary twists on its attachment to other structures, such that blood flow is decreased. The most common symptom in children is sudden, severe testicular pain. I was rushed to the hospital by ambulance 2 nights ago from ovarian torsion + possible cyst, on top of oddly having anaphylactic shock symptoms, it was an absolute nightmare. I had a follow up staging surgery and was monitored closely through blood tests and regular transvaginal ultrasounds. many say the hormonal IUD does the same for them, but that's not an option for me because it can increase the risk of cysts (it leaves your ovaries ''awake''). I get referred to a gynecological oncologist, because the pathology was "borderline malignant". On retrospective review of images and videoclips, ovarian stromal edema with or without peripherally displaced antral follicles (201/254; 79.1%) and the whirlpool sign (139/153; 90.8%) were the most commonly detected features of adnexal torsion. Ovarian torsion has a bimodal age distribution occurring mainly in young women (15-30 years) and post-menopausal women. Of course I go to the ER, they do some tests, and find a mass on my right ovary. The clinical presentation is often nonspecific with few distinctive physical findings, commonly resulting in delay in diagnosis and surgical management. I had an open laparotomy surgery with an 8 inch incision, so I was in the hospital for about a week. Ovarian torsion refers to the complete or partial rotation of the ovary on its ligamentous supports, often resulting in impedance of its blood supply. I didn't even have any tubal blockage from surgical scar tissue, confirmed with a HSG, but rather that as a classic PCOS symptom, despite regular periods, I was not ovulating. Ovarian Torsion In the event a twisting of the ovary occurs this may lead to infertility. An uncommon but serious condition called ovarian torsion (also known as adnexal torsion) occurs when the ovary, and sometimes the fallopian tube, twist on the tissues that support them. I never ignored symptoms and to this day the second I mention ol that pain, my doctor does an ultrasound right away because of my history. Ovarian torsion is the partial or complete rotation of the ovary on the ligamentous support (infundibulopelvic ligament and the utero-ovarian ligaments) within the abdomen, often critically limiting the blood supply to the ovary. If I time the doses correctly it helps. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Pediatric ovarian torsion is an infrequent diagnosis and it often mimics acute appendicitis 1.In children, it is most common around menarche 2.If left untreated, ovarian torsion may result in tissue necrosis, loss of ovarian function, and may eventually cause infection and peritonitis 1, 3.. However, heightened awareness and suspicion of this condition are needed for timely intervention. Cookies help us deliver our Services. it should not be humanly possible to be in so much pain. Ovarian torsion is a gynecological emergency that requires immediate surgery. Ovarian torsion imaging myths. I wake up and they explain it was a softball size tumor on my ovary, and they believe a miscarriage too. During that time of the month, the pain was crippling on top of bleeding out in ways I didn't know was humanly possible. yeah I've flown before and i thought i was going to pass out from the pain, i thought elevation was fucking with my menstrual cycle but the OB GYN said she doesnt think elevation has anything to do with it. Kind of like if you lose a kidney, your remaining kidney does it all and you're fine. Follow up ultrasound has shown the cyst they found is still there and a complex cyst has formed inside the same ovary. ReddIt. Even without the fertility fears I feel emotionally conflicted about the idea. Ovarian torsion (adnexal torsion) is an infrequent but significant cause of acute lower abdominal pain in women. If not treated quickly, it can result in loss of an ovary. Worst case scenario, if you do lose one ovary, it should not compromise your fertility or cause other issues (like menopause) as long as your other ovary is working. I'm 26 and was diagnosed with PCOS 12 years ago. I know I sometimes get cysts, usually when I feel one I get it checked out. Can't chime in with personal experience, but my best friend (who doesn't have PCOS) is currently suffering with ovarian torsion. Every month I have to be worried about this now, apparently. God i am so sorry you have had to go thru all that :(. The size of the mass is positively correlated with the risk of ovarian torsion. AskWomen: A subreddit dedicated to asking women questions about their thoughts, lives, and experiences; providing a place where all women can comfortably and candidly share their responses in a non-judgmental space. Going on birth control to end having a cycle has worked for me. I didn't have torsion, but the cyst was so large that it did grow adhesions to my intestines. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Talk to your OB before starting on any forms of medication or anything. Took about 6 months. So weird that I would have the same relatively rare borderline malignant tumor within a couple years... And then, thankfully nothing. it was ahemorrhagic ovarian cyst (HOCs) bleeding into itself. Approximately 20% of the cases occur during pregnancy 1. No painful ruptured cysts and a fairly stable mood (I do have BPD, but eliminating my cycle has helped tremondously). Diagnosis can be difficult and is mainly based on clinical symptoms and imaging techniques such as ultrasound and MRI. ER did an ultrasound and cat scan and found an adnexal cyst, made me an appointment with a new gyno and sent me home with pain meds. Ovarian torsion is a medical condition where the ovary rotates to such an extent that it causes occlusion of the ovarian artery and/or vein. Based only on her experience, I'd say yes - she was admitted urgently to hospital, screaming the place down in blinding agony. This twisting can cut off blood flow to the ovary and fallopian tube. 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