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Can Ovarian Cyst Be Treated N How
Patience vs. Surgery: Most ovarian cysts in young women are "functional cysts", which evolve from a follicle that you ovulate from, then grow and finally resolve spontaneously over several weeks. Birth control pills do not speed up the resolution, but do decrease recurrences. If the cyst persists then surgery, often laparoscopic, is necessary to remove the cyst and have it tested for cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Depends. : Usually >5 or 6 cm for a few mos. Smaller if symptomatic. ...Read more
Lose weight: Diet, exercise and weight reduction is essential. The best and safest therapy is generally metformin, which can restore normal ovulation and fertility in up to 60% of patients. Other rx may be needed to suppress elevated testosterone, if present. See your gyn or endocrinologist. ...Read more
10 cm: As a general rule of thumb, less than 5 cm is usually normal, between 5 and 10 cm can possibly be observed, but greater than 10 cm should be removed. There are however and lot of other considerations that affect that decision. ...Read more
Complex question: This depends on many details: your medical history, your family history, features seen on ultrasound like size, solid areas, blood flow. Most cysts at age 44 if you are still having menstrual cycles will be benign, but you should follow up with your gynecologist as directed to be sure. ...Read more
I'm diagnosed with Ovarian Cystadenoma . Can it be cured with proper medication? Will I be able to get pregnant after cure?
Ask the radiologist: Most simple hepatic cysts aren't septated. It's up to the radiologist to make the call as to whether there's a need for further study. ...Read more
The hallmark of PCOS: Is irregular ovulation and excess activity of androgens. This usually translates into irregular or absent periods and hair growth where you don't want it, and/or acne. There are other conditions that can mimic it, and they must be ruled out with a thorough examination and laboratory tests. Treatment is hormonal and goal-based. ...Read more
I have a 9cm ovarian cyst. Causes lost of pain. DR said it will be removed but not how will it be removed. How will they do it?
Pain might go away: Many women have ovarian cysts at some time during their lives. Most ovarian cysts present little or no discomfort and are harmless. The majority of ovarian cysts disappear without treatment within a few months.However, ovarian cysts — especially those that have ruptured — sometimes produce serious symptoms. The best ways to protect your health are to know risky symptoms and see gyn doc regularly. ...Read more
Can i live normal with polycycstic ovaries? or do i need to treat them? can this lead to ovarian cancer?
There is not: complete agreement on this, but there are some studies that suggest increased ri sk of ovarian and breast cancer(lack of ovulation, which can occur in PCOS, is linked to higher rates of breast cancer) in patients with PCOS. Discuss your options with your gyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A cyst does not: Swallow your ovary, a cyst can be teh entire ovary, it depends what type and how big , if you presently ahve a cyst please call your doc or make another appt to gop in so your doc can answer all your ?S regarding teh cyst- that is what I do for all of my patients and what your doc should do for you. ...Read more
Time: Every time you ovulate, that is a "ruptured ovarian cyst" and it is usually not painful. The only way to confirm a ruptured cyst is to look surgically (which is not usually practical). It can be suspected based on cycle timing and "free fluid" seen on pelvic ultrasound. Pain from a ruptured cyst wold resolve on its own within a few days of a week, especially with NSAID use. ...Read more
Treat but not cure: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a hormonal disorder of reproductive age women characterized by irregular menses, obesity, hirsutism, acne & infertility, among other symptoms. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/polycystic-ovary-syndrome/ds00423" rel="nofollow" target="_bla. ...Read more
Healthy diet: A healthy diet is likely to prevent ovarian systs, though there is little research to support it. Common advice is to avoid sugar and simple carbs, emphasize fruits & vegies, esp. Dark leafy greens, & minimize meats, dairy, &eggs, esp. If not organic (to avoid hormones & antibiotics in meats). Some advise an alkaline diet & foods rich in phytoestrogens. See my comments for more information & links:. ...Read more
Please discuss with : Your gyn, as your gyn knows how big and what type of cyst you have, most cysts do not rupture, but a sign would be sudden sharp pain where the cyst is located, and if it is bleeding you could become fiant or week so if u get any sudden sharp pain or increasing pain call your gyn asap and if u were my pt would have given u instructions and followup to make sure the cyst goes away and txment plan ! ...Read more
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