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severe abdominal pain..seen by a gynecologist..cyst on her ovaries

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my daughter is 21 years old and suffers from time to time from severe abdominal pain, which do not occur with her period. she has been seen by a gynecologist and was noted for having cyst on her ovaries,and giving medication, seems to be suffering still. is there some other type of doctor or specialist she should see. she has excellent medical insurance.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 years ago.



Has she nausea, vomiting, urinary complaints, loss of appetite, bloating, heart burn, pain related to meals, constipation/diarrhea?


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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 years ago.



She should be seen by a gastroenterologist. She would require further investigations like;


1) A CT scan with intravenous and oral contrast

2) Ultrasound of the whole abdomen


These would give the diagnosis or further guidelines for the work up.


Please feel free for your follow up questions.


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