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ovarian cyst shrinking symptoms

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Contraceptive pills: Combined oral contraceptive pills may regulate the menstrual cycle, prevent the formation of follicles that can turn into cysts, and possibly shrink a ... Read More
Dr. David Dang
14 years experience Radiology
Likely no.: I am not aware of medications that can shrink ovarian cysts. Many cysts, however, may resolve on their own. Birth control pills may reduce the chance ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Yes. You will have a cyst every month during your reproductive years. It is normal.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
17 years experience Anesthesiology
Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts can change in size during a woman's cycle. How do you know it changes size "every few days"? Its unlikely you could tell that short of ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudeepthi Prasad
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See below: Rigevidon is a contraceptive or hormone pill used to prevent further ovarian cysts. Taking this briefly like you take an antibiotic is NOT going to he ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Frazier
39 years experience Gynecology
Symptoms vary: An ovarian cyst can resolve on its own without symptoms. It can also rupture causing pain that requires emergency surgery. Usually surgery is not nece ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marina Maslovaric
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most stay unchanged: How large is your ovarian cyst? Most resolve after 13th week , but if you still have it at 20 weeks it should be checked regularly for growth. Most ov ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Depends: Ovarian cysts are small fluid-filled sacs that develop. . Most cysts are harmless, some may cause problems such as rupture, bleeding, or pain. Moreove ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirstie Cunningham
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spontaneous resolve: Most ovarian cysts at your age (21 years old) are functional ovarian cysts and will resolve spontaneously. BCP will not make a cyst go away that is a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: A heating pad can help with the discomfort from an ovarian cyst but will not help shrink it. They can shrink some or rupture and go away completely in ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
PCOS: No medicine shrinks the cysts of pcos, but metformin can be used to fix the Insulin resistance. Spironolactone is used block the androgen effects whil ... Read More

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