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Are Ovarian Cysts Hereditary
Possibly: For the most part, ovarian cysts are not genetic in the sense that they are not hereditary. Most women with ovarian cysts have some disruption of the ovarian cycle resulting in ovarian cyst development. However, their are some genetic syndromes which are hereditary and in which ovarian cysts are part of that syndrome. An example is basal cell nevus syndrome. ...Read more
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
Can ovarian cysts be hereditary? I have one on each ovary, doctor wouldn't tell me how big and suggested a gyno. Should I be worried abt surgery posb?
See GYN MD first: A visit to the GYN MD can clarify the size, dimensions, and composition of the ovarian cysts which can then help to decide what, if any, action is needed. ...Read more
What natural rx's do you suggest for ovarian cysts, including genetically inherited pcod polycystic ovarian disease? For dr lisa rankin - sweepstakes entry
In : In my experience the most natural way I have seen patients deal with pcos is through diet. Here are the basics : low carbohydrates with protein at every meal add essential fatty acids in your diet add phytoestrogens to your diet buy organic foods when possible reduce saturated fats decrease consumption of dairy drink at least 2 litres of water daily avoid preservatives and chemicals avoid artificial sweeteners avoid caffeine and alcohol avoid sugar i hope this helps! ...Read more
Fluid filled : Structure. Many ovarian cysts are part of normal reproductive cycle, others are due to tumors, benign and malignant. See this site for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cysts/ds00129. ...Read more
Time: Most ovarian cysts go away by themselves over time. If a cyst stays around for more than 3 months, what we would do next depends on it's size, your age, any symptoms and very specific details of the ultrasound report describing the cyst. ...Read more
Depends on factors: A simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam and might disappear by the next exam. The more complex ones need further evaluation so doctors can determine the significance of cysts based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. Because not all cysts are normal, i'll share this with specialists in onc for their perspective.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read more
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