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Sever abdominal pain mainly on the middle and lower parts. History of gastric bypass, appendix, PCOS. Is it worrisome?

Hello I have been to the ER two times this week with pretty seviere abdominal pain . Mainly lower left and middle. I have a long history of surgeries such as gastric bypass , appendix, polycystic overies. I have a great team of doctors back home but no one here is taking me seriously here. Is it safe fly with a possible enlarged cyst. Or pain to get back to my doctors
Asked On : Mon, 7 May 2012
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Thanks for writing in.
If the physicians at the place you are currently in, have done an ultrasound and everything is ok, you can go back home. It should be generally safe to fly with an enlarged cyst. The only complication that can occur is torsion but it is not possible to predict when it might happen. If you are not sure, get an ultrasound of the abdomen. If its normal, you can be definitively sure that you can safely fly back.
Dr Aparna
Answered: Mon, 7 May 2012
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