Benign ovarian tumor

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What is benign ovarian tumor?

Benign ovarian tumors are not cancerous. They do not invade tissues or spread to other parts of the body. If untreated, however, they may grow very large. Benign tumors may cause pain by pressing upon nearby structures and may disrupt normal hormone production.

Common symptoms reported by people with benign ovarian tumor

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with benign ovarian tumor

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(MS Contin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Pamelor)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
benign ovarian tumor (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with benign ovarian tumor, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with benign ovarian tumor

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness swelling in lower extremities
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
abdominal pain indigestion
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
brain fog
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(MS Contin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Pamelor)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
benign ovarian tumor (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
sleeplessness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with benign ovarian tumor, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has benign ovarian tumor on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 5
40s 9
50s 20
60s 7
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 43

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 27
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from benign ovarian tumor patients who have completed their condition history
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