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Murrieta, CA
A 31-year-old female asked:

how to help ovarian cyst?

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Dr. Olga Sarkodie
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Depends on the cyst: Some cysts (small simple follicular) don't need any help and resolve on their own. Large symptomatic cysts most likely will require surgical intevention. There are some cysts that resolve with hormonal treatment.

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Colleyville, TX
A 39-year-old female asked:

Treatments for ovarian cyst?

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Dr. Suzanne Ferreee
Specializes in Family Medicine
Varied: For the pain of a current ovarian cyst, over the counter pain medicines and occasionally prescriptions are necessary. Toward prevention, i suggest regular exercise, limiting processed foods, carbs, artificial sweeteners, and caffeine in your diet. If these are unsuccessful, you may want to discuss w your doctor the option of taking hormonal therapy like birth control to ovulation and thus cysts.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Can ovarian cyst be treated n how ?

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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 36 years experience
Patience vs. Surgery: Most ovarian cysts in young women are "functional cysts", which evolve from a follicle that you ovulate from, then grow and finally resolve spontaneously over several weeks. Birth control pills do not speed up the resolution, but do decrease recurrences. If the cyst persists then surgery, often laparoscopic, is necessary to remove the cyst and have it tested for cancer.
A 21-year-old member asked:

What are the signs of ovarian cyst ?

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Dr. Carolyn Quist
Gynecology 35 years experience
Variable: Depending on the size of the ovarian cyst you may not have any symptoms or you may experience pain or abnormal uterine bleeding.
A 31-year-old female asked:

Where does the fluid from a leaking ovarian cyst go?

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Dr. Arthur Ollendorff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Ovarian Cyst Fluid: The fluid from an ovarian cyst that ruptures is absorbed by your body.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Could pepper help dissolve ovarian cyst?

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Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Pepper: No, pepper doesnt have anything to do with that.

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