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Doctor insights on: Dermoid Ovarian Cyst And Pregnancy

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Is a dermoid ovarian cyst a baby fetus of a failed pregnancy?

Is a dermoid ovarian cyst a baby fetus of
a failed pregnancy?

NO: A dermoid cyst is a particular type of ovarian tumor which has multiple tissue types, and it never was and never will be a baby. The different types of tissue are randomly organized but can sometimes form recognizable structures (hair and teeth are common) which may give the illusion that it could be something more. ...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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35 y/o with dermoid ovarian cyst 3.9cm. Is is safe to get pregnant with clomid (clomiphene) and having the cyst ? Or should I remove the cyst before pregnancy?

35 y/o with dermoid ovarian cyst 3.9cm. Is is safe to get pregnant with clomid (clomiphene) and having the cyst ? Or should I remove the cyst before pregnancy?

See your Doctor: Dermoids can rupture if they grow and can undergo torsion (twisting cutting off the blood supply). Both would require surgery which you do not want to have to go through if you are pregnant. See your doctor for evaluation and discuss whether this should be removed soon ...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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Is it possible for me to have nomal pregnancy yet I have ovarian cyst?

Is it possible for me to have nomal pregnancy yet I have ovarian cyst?

Cyst in pregnancy: Yes. Ovarian cysts may resolve in pregnancy. Some will persist. They rarely cause problems. Ultrasound can distinguish between cysts to worry about and cysts to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Can a ovarian cyst rupture lead to pregnancy?

Can a ovarian cyst rupture lead to pregnancy?

Ruptured cyst: A ruptured cut does not lead to pregnancy. Those two events are completely separate. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause a false negative in pregnancy test?

Can an ovarian cyst cause a false negative in pregnancy test?

No.: An ovarian cyst is not a cause of false negative pregnancy tests. All tests have some amount of error in their accuracy, but an ovarian cyst is not a cause of this. ...Read more

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Is it true that pregnancy is one of the cure for ovarian cyst?

Is it true that pregnancy is one of the cure for ovarian cyst?

No: Pregnancy can prevent new ovarian cysts from forming, but existing cysts may remain, and new cysts can form after delivery. ...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

Dr. John Landi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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