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Do Complex Ovarian Cysts Cause Weight Gain
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
Increased Estrogen: Adipose tissue (fat) causes an increase in the circulation estrogen levels by converting androgen precursors into estrone. The increased estrogen level is detected by the pituitary, causing ovulation to be inhibited. That inhibition can result in an increase in the number of small cysts on the ovary - hence polycystic ovarian syndrome. ...Read more
Variable: Most cysts dont weigh very much at all but the largest cyst on record was over 300 pounds. ...Read more
Inflammation: Ovarian cysts may cause the feeling of bloating. This may be due to fluid leaking from the cysts and pelvic inflammation as a result of the cysts. Inflammation will cause swelling and fluid accumulation. Should have a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate the size/quality of the cysts. ...Read more
Short answer: Is no. But how do you know you have gallbladder adenomyosis? If you have problems with sudden excessive weight gain, it could be from excessive fluid in your abdomen or congestive heart failure with fluid retention. I think you should have your doctor check you out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do ovarian cysts cause weight gain? It's listed as a symptom everywhere and i'm experiencing it since being diagnosed w/ 2 small cysts.
They do not : Ovarian cysts do not cause weight gain. Perhaps you are reading something about polycystic ovarian syndrome. In this case many women who struggle with weight gain also have multiple small ovarian follicles referred to as polycystic ovaries. This is not the same thing as having an ovarian cyst. If you're struggling with weight gain please investigate other causes. ...Read more
Can the pill help ovarian cysts go away? Is it important to remove them? Does ovarian cysts cause weight gain?
Ovarian cysts: Yes, the pill can decrease formation of ovarian cysts. There are many different kinds of ovarian cysts - some are normal or "physioliogic" and some are abnormal or "pathologic". A pill can suppress the formation of physiologic cysts. These kinds of cysts don't usually need to be removed. Some types of cysts should be removed. Ovarian cysts don't usually cause weight gain. ...Read more
I have 2 10cm ovarian cysts and have noticed my lower abdomen feeling heavy. I have been having some weight gain. Can this be caused by the cysts?
What's the plan? : Two 10 cm cysts? What's the plan? Schedule a visit with an Obgyn and discuss the options. These cysts need evaluation ...Read more
No change: Short term there could be mild weight loss from missing a few meals, but there should not be a long term change in weight from this. ...Read more
Can i take metmorfin if I have ovarian cysts and weight gain? TTc and I really need to loose weight but I am having a hard time
Will weight gain for ovarian cyst with 3.4cm? I feel like I am gaining weight and bloating..What should I do?
No: It is not the cyst but the associated hormonal dysfunction that can occur. ...Read more
Severe lower right quad. pain. Have complex ovarian cyst. Have gained 4 inches in waist and hips in a month but no weight gain. Could it be from cyst?
Maybe: Ovarian cysts can get large. They can cause pain, and also predispose to ovarian torsion, which cuts off the blood supply to the ovary, causes severe pain, and requires emergent medical attention. There are other causes of severe right lower quadrant pain that have nothing to do with the ovaries, like appendicitis. Please seek medical attention ASAP. ...Read more
7 CM ovarian cyst now constant discomfort and pain in front of right thigh , stomach feeling full all the time and feeling sick, weight gain?
26y/o F sudden weight gain on hips over 4w bulging & stretch marks otherwise slim. Tender breasts for 2w, no meds not preg. History of ovarian cysts.
Weight of cyst: Volume of sphere is 4/3 X 3.1416 x r3. So 7 cm cyst has r of 3.5 which cubed is ? can't access calculator now. So 3.14 x 3.5 cubed x 4/3 is volume Say filled with H20 a density of 1- i recall. No going 2 weigh much and your scale will not detect this amt. Not the cause of your weight gain. Get app fitness pal & count calories in/out 2 find likely cause. Most likely more cal going n than out ...Read more
2 cysts on left overy. One is simple at 5cm & other is 3.5cm solid. CA-125 normal. Left ovary vol is 99.8, cause weight gain? Could CA-125 be wrong?
Ovarian cysts: Dear Heather-- Simple cysts seen on transvaginal sonography are almost always benign. Solid cysts need to be followed by a gynecologist because of slight risk of ovarian cancer. CA-125 is usually negative with ovarian cysts. Whenever a test result is questioned it should certainly be repeated. One or several ovarian cysts are not related to weight gain. ...Read more
Does swelling cause weight gain after laparascopic surgery/ovary removal? The incision was made bigger to remove the cyst. 2 weeks and still swelled.
Maybe: Abdominal swelling can be normal up to 4-6 weeks after surgery due to the inflammation and healing from the inside where surgery was done as well as because of the incision healing. Just make sure the wound looks ok and is not swollen because of an infection, where it will be red, very tender and may even have drainage. If this is the case, then you should see your surgeon. ...Read more
I’ve had 2 methylprednisone acetate 40mg shots in a knee ganglion cyst in the last 5 months. Could this systemically cause weight gain as a symptom?
Ruptured ovarian cyst. Does it cause bloating, weight gain, headache and dizziness? How long do the the symptoms last? Does it cause abdominal spasm
Not sure one can: pin the symptoms on ruptured ovarian cyst, but pregnancy will cause those symptoms. Check the pregnancy test. If negative, check it again in 1 week. Besides pain, ruptured ovarian cysts can cause some minor weight gain but should not be significant. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
No menstrual cycle, rapid weight gain, multiple ovarian cysts, all blood tests are very normal. Can this be pcos, hypopituitarism, or hypothyroidism ?
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