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I have been on Depo-Provera provera for 2 1/2 years and was told dec 12 I have a bunch of small ovarian cysts will the shot affect them in anyway?

I have been on Depo-Provera provera for 2 1/2  years and was told dec 12 I have a bunch of small ovarian cysts will the shot affect them in anyway?

Ovarian cysts: In general, no. Birth control shots decreases the chances of you developing physiologic cysts but it does not eliminate either the cysts or the chances of developing cysts. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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How to tell if I have an ovarian cyst or just side effects from Depo-Provera shot?

How to tell if I have an ovarian cyst or just side effects from Depo-Provera shot?

Discuss with doc : It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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Hi..I have been bleeding almost every day for a few months..I have an ovarian cyst and been off Depo-Provera shot since march..could this be reason for bleed?

Hi..I have been bleeding almost every day for a few months..I have an ovarian cyst and been off Depo-Provera shot since march..could this be reason for bleed?

Need pelvic exam: Need to see your primary care physician or OB-Gyn for a pelvic exam to check for other reasons like polyps and infections. At this late date, it is doubtful that past depo-provera use is the cause of your continued bleeding for months. Fibroids can cause irregular bleeding symptoms as well as hormonal shifts. Need to see dr. ...Read more

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Does depo-provera shrink or get rid of ovarian cysts?

Does depo-provera shrink or get rid of ovarian cysts?

Not really : The depoprovera shot will not really shrink or get rid of cyst. Most ovarian cysts simply resolve on their own within 6-8 weeks. The shot may help prevent other cysts from forming though by essentially turning the ovaries off during the 3 months that it works. ...Read more

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Dx: PCOS. Multiple bilateral ovarian cysts 30yr old nulligravida on Depo-Provera provera for 5+yrs. how will cysts impact trying to conceive?

Dx: PCOS. Multiple bilateral ovarian cysts 30yr old nulligravida on Depo-Provera provera for 5+yrs. how will cysts impact trying to conceive?

Ovulation: The issue with PCOS is that some women will not ovulate. The ovarian cysts are not the direct cause. They are a symptom of the hormonal imbalance present in PCOS patients. ...Read more

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I had a ovarian cyst and i had no period for a montt and a week ago i got Depo-Provera shot now I have headache nausea bad lowerab pain an chest what do I do?

I had a ovarian cyst and i had no period for a montt and a week ago i got Depo-Provera shot now I have headache nausea bad lowerab pain an chest what do I do?

Why depo in 1st plac: Sorry to hear what you car going through. Your symptoms are quite broad and difficult to tell the origins based on the info provided. However, having a history of an ovarian cyst(s) and absent menses for a month may indicate possible pcos as a cause. Lupron is not generally consider a treatment option for this condition of course but the depot itself can be associated with headaches. Talk with pcp. ...Read more

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I am at my wits end after suffering with painful ovarian cysts for years. What more can be done? I am a 24 y/o female who has suffered painful ovarian cysts for the past 4 years. I have two children, and suffered one miscarriage before they were born.

I : I understand your frustration. It sounds like you have failed all conservative treatment. Please discuss surgical options with your physician. You may also want to seek out a second opinion about other conservative treatments. Cysts are very painful and debilitating and i'm sorry you are going through this. ...Read more

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How does orgamed 10mg work for who has ovarian cysts(5-8mm)?

How does orgamed 10mg work for who has ovarian cysts(5-8mm)?

Progesterone: Progesterone and/or estrogen, e.g. Birth control pills, if they do help to prevent ovarian cyst-formation would do so by virtue of prevention population. Any exogenous female-hormone brings about less production internally -- so effectively the ovary is somewhat dormant when, for instance, birth control pill is ingested, because those ingredients are the normal product of the ovaries. ...Read more

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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
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Depo Provera (Definition)

Depo-Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more