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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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Will it be a problem for me to get pregnant easily if I have polycystic ovaries?

Will it be a problem for me to get pregnant easily if I have polycystic ovaries?

Maybe: Pcos can make it harder to get pregnant, but not necessarily so. It's critical to be sure you're healthy before getting pregnant (good diet, body weight, Insulin controlled, etc). It's best to see a board certified reproductive endocrinologist first to be sure all is ok. If you do need help, great help is available! ...Read more

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What to do if i was wanting to know if u have cysts on ur ovaries can that be cervical cancer?

Unlikely, get paps: While in very advanced cases of cervical cancer it can spread to other parts of the body including the ovaries, this would rarely be possible without it being detected previously due to severe symptoms. If you have cervical cancer regardless of whether or not you have ovarian cysts then a pap smear will diagnose it. Ovarian cysts are likely benign but could be checked if needbe. ...Read more

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How do you know when your egg leaves a cyst to get pregnant when you get cysts frequently?

How do you know when your egg leaves a cyst to get pregnant when you get cysts frequently?

Hard to say: It depends what you mean by "frequently." many women will have an increase in their basal body temperature just prior to ovulation. Others note a change in their cervical mucous. Still others will notice dull, pelvic pain, termed "mittelschmerz" .... Or some combination of the above. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a cyst on your ovary?

How can you tell if you have a cyst on your ovary?

Ultrasound: Ob/Gyn doctors can perform a non-invasive test called an ultrasound which uses high frequency sound waves to get a picture of what is going on inside the body, including detecting cysts. ...Read more

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What would you recommend to reduce multiple cyst on both ovaries to get pregnant ?

What would you recommend to reduce multiple cyst on both ovaries to get pregnant
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Weight loss, ?meds: For classic polycystic ovarian syndrome, we recommend weight loss. Also, would be reasonable to talk to your healthcare provider as medications are sometimes indicated for pcos symptoms. Interesting in this scenario, metformin anecdotally increases your odds of pregnancy in setting of pcos. ...Read more

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If you have uterine fibroids causing your lack of period, how much do they effect your ability to get pregnant?

If you have uterine fibroids causing your lack of period, how much do they effect your ability to get pregnant?

Depends: Usually fibroids cause heavier prolonged bleeding rather than stopping your period. If the size of the fibroid is large, it can affect your odds of getting pregnant. A ultrasound can identify the size and location of the fibroid. See your GYN if you have not been able to get pregnant despite trying. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Is it normal to get cysts on your ovaries and not have pcos?

Is it normal to get cysts on your ovaries and not have pcos?

Probably: All women with working ovaries have natural cysts in their reproductive lifetime. Cyst is a general term meaning a fluid-filled sac anywhere in a body. A challenge can be sorting out which ovarian cysts are normal and which not. Some can be a fertility issue but the majority aren't. Your doctor can help you sort this out better. ...Read more

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Can you get an HSG while pregnant? If you don't know you are pregnant and have HSG done can it hurt you or the baby?

Can you get an HSG while pregnant? If  you don't know you are pregnant and have HSG done can it hurt you or the baby?

Shouldn't!: You can, but you shouldn't - it only ever happens by mistake, we try hard to avoid this. When it does happen, the studies suggest that 9 out of 10 times the pregnancy proceeds normally, but still should avoid it! ...Read more

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Does having an irregular period mean that you are infertile or that it will be harder to get pregnant? Can you still ovulate?

Does having an irregular period mean that you are infertile or that it will be harder to get pregnant? Can you still ovulate?

Right track: Having irregular periods can mean that ovulations occur irregularly and thus the woman has a harder time to become pregnant. It is a good idea, though, to have a health check and see if diseases of other organ systems interfere with regular ovulation, e.g,, the thyroid gland or the pituitary gland. ...Read more

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If your on depo, can it cause you to have a miscarriage?

If your on depo, can it cause you to have a miscarriage?

Potentially: Depo is a form of birth control so while on it your chances of becoming pregnant are low and the medicine can cause problems for a pregnancy. A prior history of depo use should not affect miscarriage in the future. ...Read more

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Can cysts in your fallopian tubes and ovaries cause you to not be able to have kids?

Can cysts in your fallopian tubes and ovaries cause you to not be able to have kids?

Not usually: Cysts associated with fallopian tubes are generally small and located outside, so it is almost never a problem. Ovarian cysts may be an issue if it is part of pcos and cause you to have irregular or no periods. ...Read more

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Will it be a problem for me to get pregnant if I havepolycystic ovaries?

Will it be a problem for me to get pregnant if I havepolycystic ovaries?

No: Majority of patients with polycystic ovaries get pregnant naturally without any problems. Few do require assisted reproductive measures. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if there is not an egg in the fallopian tube. Also can you get pregnant if you are not ovulating?

Can you get pregnant if there is not an egg in the fallopian tube.  Also can you get pregnant if you are not ovulating?

No, no: You can't get pregnant not ovulating (without ivf), and you can't get pregnant withotut an egg in the tube (without ivf.). ...Read more

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I'm ovulating without getting my period, can that cause problems if I want to get pregnant?

I'm ovulating without getting my period, can that cause problems if I want to get pregnant?

It doesn't help: since you loose the period for "timing' TRY Basal BODY TEMPERATURES!! Ask your OB-GYN how to do this properly! Good Luck!! Dr Z ...Read more

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When ovarian cyst ruptured they say you can get infection but if i stopped bleeding does that mean i can get an infection?

When ovarian cyst ruptured they say you can get infection but if i stopped bleeding does that mean i can get an infection?

Unlikely: Rupture of ovarian cyst is unlikely to produce infection under most normal circumstances. Doubt this will be a problem but if you develop fever, chills, malaise, persistent pain, see your ob/gyn doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can you give me any information on the medroxyprogesterone? I have irregular periods and I need to know if you can get pregnant while on this pill.

Can you give me any information on the medroxyprogesterone? I have irregular periods and I need to know if you can get pregnant while on this pill.

Yes: It is commonly used for women with irregular or abnormal periods to cause a period to occur, trying to reset the normal cycle. Yes you can get pregnant on it because it does not prevent ovulation. So use a barrier method of contraception to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cyst Im trying to get pregnant is is it hard to get pregnant cause the irregular periods?

I have ovarian cyst Im trying to get pregnant is is it hard to get pregnant cause the irregular periods?

Good news: Ovarian cysts are rather common and not a reason for infertility. Irregular periods could be associated with LOWER fertility but clearly ovulation and pregnancy can occur. I suggest asking your doc to come up with some answers for your irregular periods. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more