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how are cysts treated in women?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Ovarian cysts?: You do not specify, but ovarian cysts in women are very common and so are usually watched unless they get unusually large or cause pain. Cysts that do not resolve, or get larger than around 6-8 c.M. Very often need to be removed surgically.

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How much blood do women lose during their period?

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Varies: It seems like alot, but usually no more than 1-2 table spoons full.
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I am 18 year old female weighing 250 pounds. Is bariatrics safe?

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How does sexual libido change in women with age?

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Waxs young,wanes old: Libido "waxes"(pre-menopausally) with lubrication and desire and "wanes" post-menopausally due to a decline of testosterone which comprises 2% of women's natural hormones. Some women never notice any changes in libido as the adrenal glands are the main sources of their testosterone rather than the declining ovary post-menopausally.
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In what ways is too much body fat harmful for women?

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Dr. Samuel Sadow
Bariatrics 48 years experience
Many risks: Obesity is a cornerstone disease for over 20 other diseases: type 2 diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, alzheimer's, parkinson's, breast ca, colon ca, recurrent prostate ca, osteoarthritis, retinal vasular disease, glaucoma, pvd, chf, sleep apnea, and early death to name a few.
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What are the symptoms of a leaking ovarian cyst?

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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Pain: Most ovarian cysts resolve on their own or with treatment. Occasionally, they leak the cyst fluid within (ruptured cyst) or twist (ovarian torsion). When that happens there is usually some degree of pain.

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