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Could ovarian cysts mess eith your hormones?

Could ovarian cysts mess eith your hormones?

Ovarian cysts are...: Caused by hormonal imbalance in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Other ovarian cysts are not. In pcos, free testosterone is elevated (decrease in sex hormone biding globulin) ; associated with hyperinsulinemia, which is caused by Insulin resistance. If you have non-pcos cysts, the answer is probably not! pcos is part of metabolic syndrome! hirsuitism is common in pcos, not other 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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Can pregnancy affect ovarian cysts?

Can pregnancy affect ovarian cysts?

Yes: Preg can make them grow , twist or rupture so if you have one and are pg , you will need close monitoring as sometiems you may need surg during preg, this is avoided if possible but sometimes you have to do it. ...Read more

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Can a polycystic ovary affect your pregnancy?

Can a polycystic ovary affect your pregnancy?

Yes: Pcos usually makes you relatively or totally infertile. If you have been able to become pregnant, generally you will do ok, but your incidence of miscarriage is slightly higher than if you didn't have pcos. Follow-up carefully with your ob! ...Read more

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How should ovarian cancer affect hormones?

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How should ovarian cancer affect hormones?

May be reduced: The cancerous ovary fails to produce harmones both estrogen and progesterone. ...Read more

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How can Ovary cyst affect fertility?

How can Ovary cyst affect fertility?

Depends: Women with polycystic ovarian disease tend to have fertility difficulties. They also have excessive male hormones or androgens that can prevent fertility. Single ovarian cyst however may not have any impact on fertility. There are treatments for polycystic Ovarian Disease. ...Read more

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Could a hormone imbalance not caused by pcos cause polycystic cysts in ovaries on ultrasound? Can the cysts resolve once hormones become balanced?

Could a hormone imbalance not caused by pcos cause polycystic cysts in ovaries on ultrasound? Can the cysts resolve once hormones become balanced?

Yes and no: Ovarian cysts can be formed in absence of Pcos and therefore they can resolve on their own irrespective of hormonal correction for Pcos. Pl make sure you get frequent US checks for ovarian cysts and need for treatment. ...Read more

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Can having ovarian cyst affect your sex drive?

Can having ovarian cyst affect your sex drive?

Sex Drive: Yes, if it affects your hpa axis and causes suppression of testosterone which is responsible for sex drive. ...Read more

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Can polycystic ovaries affect your due date?

Can polycystic ovaries  affect your due date?

No: Polycystic ovarian syndrome does not change your due date. Be very aware of when conception probably occurred though. Delayed ovulation may be more common in this syndrome than not. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts contribute to hormonal imbalances?

Can ovarian cysts contribute to hormonal imbalances?

Hmmm...: Hi. "Hormone imbalance" is a terrible term, and meaningless in medicine other than in describing complex systems to non-scientific people. Ovarian cysts are commonly seen in polycystic ovarian syndrome, which lay people may refer to as a "hormone imbalance". So, to me the question is meaningless, but to each his/her own. ...Read more

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Do cysts affect your ovulation?

Do cysts affect your ovulation?

Yes: Yes, hormonally active cysts may affect ovulation. However, when they resolve, everything should get back to normal. Persistent ovarian cysts need further evaluation. ...Read more

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Does lack of hormones to develop an ovarian cyst cause infertility?

Does lack of hormones to develop an ovarian cyst cause infertility?

If no follicle, yes: Ovarian cysts are very common but not 'normal'. I am guessing you mean lack of hormones to develop an ovarian follicle - a cyst-like structure that releases an egg (ovulates). Some women don't ovulate because of low FSH / lh hormones (may be due to stress, exercise, eating disorders, underweight), some have high FSH & low egg supply. Low hormones makes it harder to conceive. See a fertility md. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause your bleeding in your cervix?

Can an ovarian cyst cause your bleeding in your cervix?

Two problems: There are rare ovarian tumors that make estrogen, but it sounds like you have two problems. Make sure to see your gynecologist for an exam and a pap smear. ...Read more

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How can a ovarian cyst affect getting pregnant?

How can a ovarian cyst affect getting pregnant?

Depends on the size: A small to moderate ovarian cyst should not appreciably affect the chances of getting pregnant. Cysts 3 cm or smaller are considered normal by some doctors. However, a larger cyst (perhaps larger than 5-6 cm) could cause problems with the egg making it into the fallopian tube, and increases the chances of ovarian torsion, which could affect ovary blood supply. ...Read more

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DID DERMOID CYST REMOVAL CAN AFFECT PREGNANCY OR FERTILITY?

DID DERMOID CYST REMOVAL CAN AFFECT PREGNANCY OR FERTILITY?

Dont affect pregnanc: Dermoid cyst of the ovary are teratomas containing body tissue such as hair and bone. They are for the most part benign and dont affect pregnancy. If found during pregnancy and under 4 cm. they are left alone. Larger than 6cm. they may be removed by laparoscopy. If the cyst is removed prior to any pregnancy the chances are there will be no effect as long as the ovary is intact. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts and dermoid cysts decrease the chances of pregnancy?

Can ovarian cysts and dermoid cysts decrease the chances of pregnancy?

Yes: Both kinds of ovarian cysts decrease the ability to spontaneously ovulate and therefore get pregnant. ...Read more

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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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