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do ovarian cysts affect the unborn baby in anyway

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cyst: It depends on how many weeks you have and where is the cyst. It can cause maternal pain and depending on size and symptoms need to do surgery with its ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Not unless extremely large and requiring surgery
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Estrogen. Observe.: Maternal and placental hormone production (estrogen, specifically) typically cause the occasional functional ovarian cyst in the female fetus. Unless ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO: A dermoid cyst is a particular type of ovarian tumor which has multiple tissue types, and it never was and never will be a baby. The different types ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Potential harm: All drugs have toxic effects and are automatically sent to the fetus. There may or may not be harm because it is unpredictable and side effects from d ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Dr. Adam Levy answered
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Dermoids can have many different types of tissue in them. If these tissues release hormones, then you could be in for a rough ride should you leave th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Frazee
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Ovarian cysts are extremely common and generally do not reduce fertility.
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Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Probably safe: Most likely safe and no effect can not be sure due to lack of specific data.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Many ways: There are many adverse events that can happen w/ an infection during pregnancy. Depending on the type of infection, and at what point in the pregnanc ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Increased problems: The infant of a smoker will see their placental blood vessels age faster & start to shrink, reducing their blood flow & cutting their birth weight by ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Scheiderer
35 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on much. : Some increase prolactin, some might affect Insulin levels or sensitivity, some decrease cortisol. Their effects on hunger and satiety hormones also li ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Ovarian cysts: Ovarian cysts are normal and they usually do not affect the ability to conceive.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: In general lifting objects does not cause problems for pregnancy but obviously if something is too heavy for you or makes you uncomfortable then it sh ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: In general lifting objects does not cause problems for pregnancy but obviously if something is too heavy for you or makes you uncomfortable then it sh ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
After conception: After conception and implantation the baby's future development is dependent on the mother's normal physiologic functioning.. In severe thyroid disord ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It is unlikely to remain in your system very long after exposure. Some bug sprays are considered unsafe in pregnancy, but the risks are low. What is ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on type CYST: It depends on the type of cysts.Some ovarian cysts can be associated with decreased fertility, like 1endometriosis causing ovarian cysts 2polycystic o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Many pregnant women have a wide range of emotional swings while pregnant and crying me be a part of that. Its fine, no need to worry.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience Urogynecology
Usually not: What you are probably feeling are random movements from the baby, or possibly hiccups. Both are very common and normal.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Hard?: The uterus often feels hard, and is there to help protect the fetus. There should be no risk to your baby. You need to sit down and have a conversat ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Bardawil
21 years experience Gynecology
It depends: It depends on the size and location of the fibroid and how far you are in your pregnancy; most fibroid won't affect pregnancies; if they are inside th ... Read More
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