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Doctor insights on: Complex Ovarian Cysts And Polycystic Ovarian Disease

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Can complex ovarian cysts cause polycystic ovarian disease?

Can complex ovarian cysts cause polycystic ovarian disease?

No: The term complex ovarian cyst indicates that an imaging study, usually ultrasound, shows a cyst with internal echoes, septation, or irregular or thickened cyst walls. They should be aggressively investigated as some of these cysts may be cancerous. Polycystic ovaries are usually enlarged and contain multiple small cysts just under the surface of the ovary. They mainly produce hormone imbalances. ...Read more

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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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What natural rx's do you suggest for ovarian cysts, including genetically inherited pcod polycystic ovarian disease? For dr lisa rankin - sweepstakes entry fr askdrlindamd@aol.Com

What natural rx's do you suggest for ovarian cysts, including genetically inherited pcod polycystic ovarian disease? For dr lisa rankin - sweepstakes entry
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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

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Could polycystic ovarian syndrome without ovarian cysts?

Could polycystic ovarian syndrome without ovarian cysts?

No.: Ovaries having cysts is part of the syndrome. There are some medical conditions that can mimic some of the symptoms of PCOS, such as metabolic syndrome. A complete history and workup would aid in identifying this. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between polycystic ovaries and ovarian cysts?

Totally different: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Most resolve in 6-8 weeks on their own and the discomfort can be controlled with ibuprofen. Pcos is totally different. These are multiple tiny cysts throughout the ovary. The main problem being weight gain, lack of periods and abnormal hair growth. The ovarian cysts are a side effect of the hormonal imbalance with pcos. ...Read more

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What is the difference between polycystic ovaries and ovarian cysts?

Good question: Pcos is a condition which patient may have multiple cysts in the ovary, irregular period, increased male hormone production, et al. Ovarian cyst is a very common condition which means a cyst present in the ovary. There are many kind of ovarian cysts, and most of them are benign and physiological. Pcos patients may have ovarian cysts, but patients with cyst usually do not have pcos. ...Read more

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If you have ovarian cysts or polycystic ovaries does it mean you need regular vists to the doctor?

If you have ovarian cysts or polycystic ovaries does it mean you need regular vists to the doctor?

Yes: Every woman of reproductive age should have an annual gyn exam. If you have pco and you don't wish to be pregnant you're on bcp and should have an annual visit. If you want to conceive you're probably on Clomid (clomiphene) and should be monitored for ovulation. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between polycystic ovaries and getting ovarian cysts?

Need advice on what is the the difference between polycystic ovaries and getting ovarian cysts?

Different cysts: Polycystic ovaries contain many very small follicles - "cysts." these are less than 1cm, and related to anovulation and hormone alterations. Ovarian cysts would normally be 2cm or larger, may happen after ovulation, or be related to some type of ovarian tumor, endometriosis, or other reasons. ...Read more

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Is 99-99.4temp for 2yrs a fever?Never had temp above normal before.Had ovarian cyst surgery 2yrs back bt ultrasound is normal, have polycystic ovaries.

Is 99-99.4temp for 2yrs a fever?Never had temp above normal before.Had ovarian cyst surgery 2yrs back bt ultrasound is normal, have polycystic ovaries.

Fever: Fever is not normal, particularly for a 2 year period, but single temperature recordings are not necessarily helpful. Keep a careful record of temps and the times taken 4 times a day and add in any other symptoms to the list and take with you to a doctor. Perhaps an infectious diseases expert. ...Read more

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Is polycystic ovarian disease serious? What does hemorrhagic cyst means?

Is polycystic ovarian disease serious? What does hemorrhagic cyst means?

Hemorrhagic cyst: A hemorrhagic cyst is a typically benign cyst of the ovary the forms after the follicle (the cyst that contains the egg cell) fills up with blood. These usually resolve within a few months. ...Read more

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Is polycystic ovarian disease serious? What does hemorrhagic cyst means?

Is polycystic ovarian disease serious? What does hemorrhagic cyst means?

Yes and no: Pcos is a chronic condition in which you have problems with ovulation and excess testosterone. While there are risks associated with it, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, infertility and miscarriages, these risks can be managed with lifestyle changes and medicine. ...Read more

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I was advised that I have polycystic ovarian disease after I had a large cyst rupture - this a few weeks later and still having pain. Is this normal?

I was advised that I have polycystic ovarian disease after I had a large cyst rupture - this a few weeks later and still having pain. Is this normal?

Pain: No it does not seem to be normal and you must see your primary doctor soon. I suspect you will be referred to a surgeon for further evaluation. This does not mean that surgery will be advised. ...Read more

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I have an arachnoid cyst&polycystic ovarian disease, I can't take hormones and am only on metformin, can I get pregnant? I am 20 and only 94lbs 4"11

I have an arachnoid cyst&polycystic ovarian disease, I can't take hormones and am only on metformin, can I get pregnant?  I am 20 and only 94lbs 4"11

You should: There is no reason why not. Fertility may be an issue and your doctor may or may not insist on performing a cesarean section. In the end the decision is yours after understanding the risks and benefits. ...Read more

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Does polysistic ovarian disease effects in getting pregnancy? and if an ovarian cysts is ruptured then will it stop from becoming pregnant

Does polysistic ovarian disease effects in getting pregnancy? and if an ovarian cysts is ruptured then will it stop from becoming pregnant

Polycystic ovaries: Polycystic ovaries can cause difficulty when trying to conceive because of the irregular timing of ovulation and sometimes not ovulating at all in a cycle. ...Read more

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Good day,I'm 25 ,my ultrasound IMPRE, Polycystic ovarian cyst,is it curable?im afraid that I cAnt b pregnant n the future?,thnks!

Good day,I'm 25 ,my ultrasound IMPRE,
Polycystic ovarian cyst,is it curable?im afraid that  I cAnt b pregnant n the future?,thnks!

Lifestyle changes: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a very complex disorder. It can be associated with infertility, but this is not always true and many women do become pregnant. However to enhance your chances at pregnancy, you have to be regular and in order to have regular periods you need to live a balanced, and healthy lifestyle. Make sure that your diet and your weight are normal. See a doctor for more advice ...Read more

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Lt ovary removed due to large ovarian cyst & Rt ovary is polycystic in appearance if tests confirmed I had pcos what are my chances of having kids?

Lt ovary removed due to large ovarian cyst & Rt ovary is polycystic in appearance if tests confirmed I had pcos what are my chances of having kids?

With treatment : They are only slightly decreased if you get proper treatment. All in all it is just somewhat harder but very possible. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I had an polycystic ovarian cyst so I had an surgery 2 years back so my one ovary and fallopian tube is removed..I gained weight.is there any risk in future..can any problem will occur in future?

I had an polycystic ovarian cyst so I had an surgery 2 years back so my one ovary and fallopian tube is removed..I gained weight.is there any risk in future..can any problem will occur in future?

Future symptoms : If you experienced ovarian torsion due to a large cyst it may occur in the remaining ovary. The best you can do is be aware of the symptoms and present immediately for care if they occur so you can get the ultrasound +/- CT scan if needed. ACOG found weight loss can help you maintain menstrual regularity and avoid diabetes in future. Follow closely with MD to avoid metabolic complications. ...Read more

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I had an polycystic ovarian cyst so I had an surgery 2 years back so my one ovary and fallopian tube is removed and now I am getting irregular periods and weight is also increased..Is there any risk.will I again get a ovarian cyst..What will happen..

I had an polycystic ovarian cyst so I had an surgery 2 years back so my one ovary and fallopian tube is removed and now I am getting irregular periods and weight is also increased..Is there any risk.will I again get a ovarian cyst..What will happen..

What will be will be: The best way to determine if there is a recurrence of the multiple ovarian cysts is to be examined by a GYN MD and have an ultrasound exam done. I can't predict the future, but the above advice will take of the present. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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