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Is it bad to drink when you have ovarian cysts?

Is it bad to drink when you have ovarian cysts?

Drink what?: There are many different types of ovarian cysts; some of these cysts resolve on their own, while other types require surgical removal. There is no relationship between ovarian cysts and drinking alcohol--or water--or lemonade. :-). ...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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Is it ok to drink alcohol when having an ovarian cyst?

Is it ok to drink alcohol when having an ovarian cyst?

Only in moderation: Ovarian cyst and drinking alcohol in moderation have no any relation at all. However, it is always good idea to consult your doctor for questions or guidance on medical problems. ...Read more

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Can there be any relation to drinking or smoking and having an ovarian cyst?

Can there be any relation to drinking or smoking and having an ovarian cyst?

No: Not that I know of. Yet smoking and drinking can create other problems which are much worse than an ovarian cyst. So my advice to you is to quit smokingh and do not drink more than one drink daily, at most. ...Read more

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Will drinking alcohol cause a pain on my ovarian cyst?

Will drinking alcohol cause a pain on my ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cyst: Curious, how do u know it is your cyst? . If there is any correlation, it could be abdominal pain from liver or bowels. ...Read more

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Should I not be drinking excessive alcohol if I have two ovarian cysts? One measuring 4.3 x 2.7 and another 3.7 x 3.8. Please let me know, thanks.

Should I not be drinking excessive alcohol if I have two ovarian cysts? One measuring 4.3 x 2.7 and another 3.7 x 3.8. Please let me know, thanks.

Excessive alcohol: The use of excessive alcohol is never a good thing ovarian cysts notwithstanding. Alcohol is a DRUG that is legal and is often abused because it is socially accepted. There are a number of medical complications associated with alcohol abuse and none of these are related to ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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I think I may've had an ovarian cyst. I've never eaten asparagus, I drink a lot of water, yet 4 days ago I noticed my urine smells bad. What caused it?

I think I may've had an ovarian cyst. I've never eaten asparagus, I drink a lot of water, yet 4 days ago I noticed my urine smells bad. What caused it?

Ovarian cyst: This will not likely change the odor of your urine, which is most commonly related to what you have eaten, how concentrated it has been, or rarely to infection with certain organisms. Not likely to be due to an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Any food or drinks to reduce ovarian cysts?

Low carbohydrate: Ovarian cysts are often a part of what is known as metabolic syndrome. That is a condition where the body cannot handle the amount of carbohydrates being consumed. Keep in mind that carbs are only used for fuel, and the average person only needs about 100 grams per day. A 12oz soda has about 30 grams and so do 2 pieces of bread. Most people eat much more than they need. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst. What should I avoid? I work over a grill and am constantly moving. Can this aggravate the cyst? Or make the pain worse?

I have an ovarian cyst. What should I avoid? I work over a grill and am constantly moving. Can this aggravate the cyst? Or make the pain worse?

Ovarian Cyst: You will be able to tell those things that aggravate or make your pain worse, there really are no restrictions except for things that you find cause you pain. ...Read more

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I've a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst which is somewhat bleeding inside. My PCP's ordered for a 2nd test. Will sexual intercourse aggravate the situation?

I've a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst which is somewhat bleeding inside. My PCP's ordered for a 2nd test. Will sexual intercourse aggravate the situation?

It could do: It is quite possible that the thrusting could rupture a large cyst. Surprised you're not in pain if bleeding already. A rupture can be quite painful. Best get it taken care of first. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts be the cause of severe lower right abdomen pain? Had cold sweat, felt faint. Can home took meds slept and now better, still sore.

Can ovarian cysts be the cause of severe lower right abdomen pain? Had cold sweat, felt faint. Can home took meds slept and now better, still sore.

Yes: Among other things. Consider a pregnancy, constipation, bladder infection, appendix. If nauseated or feverish consider seeking help, a upt if applicable. ...Read more

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My 14 yo girl has TSH. 90, T3 (liothyronine) 4.55, T4 14. Had loads of hypo symptoms inc overweight, cold, tired, ovarian cysts, mood swings etc etc. Bloods normal??

My 14 yo girl has TSH. 90, T3 (liothyronine) 4.55, T4 14. Had loads of hypo symptoms inc overweight, cold, tired, ovarian cysts, mood swings etc etc. Bloods normal??

Blood: It seems as if your daughter should be evaluated by an endocrinologist ND gynecologist to evaluate or a pituitary disorder. There are too many and I wonder whether he has Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. ...Read more

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Does the pain of ovarian cysts tend to wax and wane over time? Does ovulation and menstruation aggravate it, causing it to become more painful?

Does the pain of ovarian cysts tend to wax and wane over time? Does ovulation and menstruation aggravate it, causing it to become more painful?

Yes and yes: Many ovarian cysts ("functional cysts") do come and go with the menstrual cycle, so it's very common. There are also other cysts that will not be related to your cycle; it's very important you work with your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Itching and burning all over cold chills headache worse at night. Feel like feet and hand is asleep. Hx of utis and ovarian cysts, kid stones?

Itching and burning all over cold chills headache worse at night. Feel like feet and hand is asleep. Hx of utis and ovarian cysts, kid stones?

Kidney infection: Could be sign of kidney infection or pyelonephritis. I would get some bloodwork and urinalysis, and get a check up by your family doctor ASAP, or if getting worse go to urgent care or ER because you could get worse quickly without antibiotics if indeed it is pyelonephritis. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst with abnormal bleeding, could it be something more?

I have an ovarian cyst with abnormal bleeding, could it be something more?

Yes: Ovarian cyst can alter hormone production from the ovary and cause irregular bleeding. If the cyst is solid then there are certain tumors called granulosa cell tumors that produce estrogen and can cause a lot of bleeding. There are many other reasons that have nothing to do with the cyst that can also cause the bleeding. ...Read more

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I have a simple avascular left ovarian cyst 2.2cm is it something to worry about?

I have a simple avascular left ovarian cyst 2.2cm is it something to worry about?

No: Most avascular cysts in the ovary are functional or physiological cysts that appear and resolved spontaneously. For peace of mind, a follow up ultrasound may be performed in 3 months or so ...Read more

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Thought I had ovarian cyst bcuz of pains I had, went to DR & ruled it out. They think I strained something. Been a week & still pain. How long 2 heal?

Cause unclear: It is not clear exactly what was strained in this case. The time to recovery will depend on the exact nature of the injury. Consider contacting the treating doctor and asking for a more detailed explanation of the injury. Perhaps then a more accurate prognosis can be determined. ...Read more

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Is this normal for my situation or is something to worry about? I was diagnosed with a bleeding ovarian cyst on monday of this past week and was told the cyst wasn't very big and that it wasn't bleeding very much. They were not worried about and told me I

Is this normal for my situation or is something to worry about? I was diagnosed with a bleeding ovarian cyst on monday of this past week and was told the cyst wasn't very big and that it wasn't bleeding very much. They were not worried about and told me I

Pepto: Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can cause the stool to look abnormal. It is unlikely for a cyst to cause blood in the stool, even if it is bleeding, although endometriosis can cause that. If you have another bloody stool, have increased pain, vomiting, or feel light-headed or faint, then you must be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst and my boyfriend & I was having sex and he said he felt something while having sex was he touching the cyst?

I have an ovarian cyst and my boyfriend & I was having sex and he said he felt something while having sex was he touching the cyst?

Possible/unlikely: While an adnexal mass caused a large ovarian cyst can be felt with Hands on exam and in theory during intercourse, it's very unlikely that's what was felt. More likely he felt your cervix. Besides the pain we that large of an ovarian cyst might have precluded intercourse in first place or would have reminded you it was there. May be worth non-urgent follow up with your gynecologist if no pain ...Read more

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Should I be worried I'm leeking orange jelly from bum is this linked to my ovarian cysts or something more sinister?

Should I be worried I'm leeking orange jelly from bum is this linked to my ovarian cysts or something more sinister?

See a doctor: It is not normal for a 30 year old to have fecal incontinence. Leakage from the anus is completely unrelated to any Gyn complaint such as ovarian cysts.
I recommend you see a doctor. ...Read more

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What medication do I need for a simple ovarian cyst of 3cm by 3cm? Can it just go on its own or should I take something?

What medication do I need for a simple ovarian cyst of 3cm by 3cm? Can it just go on its own or should I take something?

Ovarian cyst: Yes, simple ovarian cyst can resolve on its own, however it is prudent to use a trial of birth control pill. The pelvic ultrasound can be repeated after six months on the bcp. If on the other hand you start experiencing pelvic pain, a trip to your doctor will be prudent for reevaluation. Goodluck. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of ovarian cysts? And how do you get rid of them? Are they something I should be concerned about?

What are symptoms of ovarian cysts? And how do you get rid of them? Are they something I should be concerned about?

No: Cysts are normal, to a point. That is, most women will have some small cysts on their ovaries at any given time, these are physiological cysts. What's not normal is a cyst > 4cm or so. These cause pain/pressure, pulling sensation. Often cysts resolve on their own. No meds are helpful for cysts, solely surgery if they are large/uncomfortable. Some women take birth control to prevent, but +/- helps. ...Read more

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Is a septic ovarian cyst something to worry about? I had normal cysts removed in 2009. Looks like they are coming back

Is a septic ovarian cyst something to worry about? I had normal cysts removed in 2009. Looks like they are coming back

Septated?: I think you mean a septated cyst. A septic cyst implies infection although that is not a known term. A septated cyst is more concerning that a simple cyst. The size and appearance will need to be analyzed by a gynecologist to determine if treatment is needed ...Read more

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Ilaperotomy to remove an ovarian cyst left ovary in 4/2013. been having growing pain in left ovary. Related or something more?

Too hard to tell: Abdomino-pelvic pain is difficult to diagnose without the benefit of an extensive history and a good exam and review of prior findings. I am afraid no one can give you this answer on-line. Should probably see your doc. ...Read more

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Is a 3.4 CM ovarian cyst big?

Is a 3.4 CM ovarian cyst big?

A little big: Around ovulation, the follicle measures around 2 cm, so this is a little bigger. It's not so big, though, that it can't be watched. It will likely resolve on its own. ...Read more

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How bad is a 4.7 CM ovarian cyst?

How bad is a 4.7 CM ovarian cyst?

Probably not: Each month when a woman ovulates, a cyst forms at least 2 cm in diameter. After ovulation that cyst may increase to 6 or 8 cm and still be normal. It will usually go away over the next few weeks. ...Read more

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How fast can an ovarian cyst grow?

How fast can an ovarian cyst grow?

Varies: A simple cyst can grow up fairly rapidly in a matter of days. Other types of cysts can take from weeks to months to years. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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