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I have a left ovarian cyst of 11cm.I am 10wks pregnant now and my ob tells me I have to have surgery at 16-20wks.Will this surgery harm my baby?

I have a left ovarian cyst of 11cm.I am 10wks pregnant now and my ob tells me I have to have surgery at 16-20wks.Will this surgery harm my baby?

Probably not: A cyst that size requires surgery because it can twist on itself and therein the blood supply to the ovary can be cut off and the ovarian tissue will die. This will also result in severe pain. Your OB is right to wait until the second trimester- this is the safest time in the pregnancy to have the surgery done. ...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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I was just wondering when an ovarian cyst ruptures, can it cause more harm to your eggs?

Generally No: If an ovarian cyst is of moderate size and ruptures, you may have some short-lived pain, but it should not harm any remaining egg cells in your ovary. ...Read more

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I'm 5week pregnant I just find out that I have ovarian cyst don't no what kind .. Can ovarian cyst harm my pregnancy? Now

I'm 5week pregnant I just find out that I have ovarian cyst don't no what kind .. Can ovarian cyst  harm my pregnancy?  Now

Corpus Luteum: Ovarian cysts are common and are part of normal ovulation and early pregnancy. You should have your OB review the images with you and they can tell you if this is one of the common cysts like a corpus luteum or if it is something to worry about. Probabilities are in favor of nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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My gyn put me on birth control for a yr due to irregular period caz of ovarian cyst. My period came the month after i came off after that have not see it want a baby bad what should I do .Help?

My gyn put me on birth control for a yr due to irregular period caz of  ovarian cyst. My period came the month after i came off  after that have not see it  want a baby bad what should I do .Help?

Pills didn't do it: It would have been a good idea to do tests to find out why your periods were irregular before going on the pill. The pill may treat whatever this condition, but not cure it. Then when you stop the pill, what was causing the period to be irregular before you started on the pill is still present. Don't blame the pill, but you should see your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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Can a baby be mistaken for an ovarian cyst?

Can a baby be mistaken for an ovarian cyst?

Wrong location: Babies develop in the uterus, a midline structure, while ovarian cysts develop in an ovary, paired structures on opposite sides of the pelvis near the hips. ...Read more

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Could ovarian cyst affect the unborn baby in any ways?

Could ovarian cyst affect the unborn baby in any ways?

Ovarian cyst: It depends on how many weeks you have and where is the cyst. It can cause maternal pain and depending on size and symptoms need to do surgery with its possible complications or depending on how many weeks you have and if the cyst is the corpus luteum cyst of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Wht causes ovarian cyst in unborn baby.? And wht can b done about it

Wht causes ovarian cyst in unborn baby.?  And wht can b done about it

Estrogen. Observe.: Maternal and placental hormone production (estrogen, specifically) typically cause the occasional functional ovarian cyst in the female fetus. Unless it gets really large and/or interferes with normal function of adjacent organs, observation and neonatology notification is all that is required. Even more rare are fetal ovarian dermoid tumors (teratomas). Get maternal-fetal medicine consultation! ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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