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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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Can inclusion cyst stop your period?

Can inclusion cyst stop your period?

Inclusion cyst: No. Ovarian cysts are another matter, but inclusion cysts in the skin will not cause this. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts stop you from conceiving?

Do ovarian cysts stop you from conceiving?

Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts can present an environment of anovulation which leads to fertility issues. One particular disorder frequently associated with both anovulation and ovarian cysts is pco dz. Or polycystic ovarian syndrome. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts stop someone from menstruating?

Can ovarian cysts stop someone from menstruating?

No: Menstruation is a shedding of the lining of the endometrium of the uterus first built up premenstrual by estrogen followed by release of Progesterone which causes shedding of the lining seen as menstrual bleeding. An ovarian cyst has no effect on this process if both ovaries are present. ...Read more

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Can birth control help shrink ovarian cyst and ease menstrual pain?

Can birth control help shrink ovarian cyst and ease menstrual pain?

No and Yes: No, contraceptive pills do not help shrink existing ovarian cyst; they may prevent you from forming a "follicular cyst or a corpus luteum cyst" since they block your ovulation though. Yes, you can anticipate your "menstrual pain to be eased" by the hormones in the contraceptive pills ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause delay in period?

Can ovarian cyst cause delay in period?

Depends: If the cyst is due to anovulation ( egg which has not released) there are a variety of abnormal menstrual patterns which may be seen, including a delay in period. If appropriate a pregnancy test should be done for delayed or missed periods. ...Read more

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Could your menstrual cycle stop if you have an ovarian cyst?

Could your menstrual cycle stop if you have an ovarian cyst?

Possibly: A persistant ovarian cyst means that there was never ovulation therefore you would get anovulation or no period at all! but remember small cysts in woman are fuctional and normal. ...Read more

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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

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Can you get pregnant after and ovarian cyst rupture?

Can you get pregnant after and ovarian cyst rupture?

Yes: Usually, ovarian cyst rupture is a clinical diagnosis and cannot be ascertained accurately. It may not impact your ability to become pregnant unless it is interfering with ovulation. ...Read more

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Can i ovarian cyst cause ovulation twice?

Can i ovarian cyst cause ovulation twice?

Sort of: When you ovulate, an egg can be released from two separate cysts. This often leads to twins! you do not release two eggs from one cyst. ...Read more

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Does polysistic ovarian disease effects in getting pregnancy? and if an ovarian cysts is ruptured then will it stop from becoming pregnant

Does polysistic ovarian disease effects in getting pregnancy? and if an ovarian cysts is ruptured then will it stop from becoming pregnant

Polycystic ovaries: Polycystic ovaries can cause difficulty when trying to conceive because of the irregular timing of ovulation and sometimes not ovulating at all in a cycle. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst causing bleeding in pregnancy. How do you treat this?

Ovarian cyst causing bleeding in pregnancy. How do you treat this?

Wait it out: If you are in the first trimester, unless the bleeding is coming from a single spot on the cervix (friable) that could be treated with silver nitrate- there isn't a way to treat bleeding in pregnancy. We typically recommend pelvic rest, and if you are further along in the pregnancy due to contractions then there are treatments to try to stop contractions, but o/w no reliable way to treat the bleed. ...Read more

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If cyst cover up your ovaries how can you ovulate?

If cyst cover up your ovaries how can you ovulate?

Unclear: It is not clear what you mean by a cyst covering up your ovaries. If you are referring to having multiple cysts that fill the ovaries as they do in polycystic ovarian syndrome then it is the hormonal imbalance that leads to the cysts and the irregular periods ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts cause late ovulation?

Do ovarian cysts cause late ovulation?

Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. The cyst may rupture and cause pain or discomfort. If not, you may miss your cycle. As you get older, the changes in your cycle may increase then become more irregular. ...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

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more