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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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On minocycline for 9 weeks and starting Diane 35 today for ovarian cyst.. Will it give break me out ? I'm scared

On minocycline for 9 weeks and starting Diane 35 today for ovarian cyst.. Will it give break me out ? I'm scared

Probably not: While on occasion, birth control pills can cause acne, most improve it. Diane which is not available in the US where I practice a particularly good one for this problem. ...Read more

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How does Duphaston work to break down a follicular ovarian cyst? How will I know if the cyst is getting smaller. Will I bleed? Follow up u/s in 3 week

How does Duphaston work to break down a follicular ovarian cyst? How will I know if the cyst is getting smaller. Will I bleed? Follow up u/s in 3 week

It doesn't: Duphaston is a progestin hormone, and is used to bring on a period in someone not ovulating or to prevent overgrowth of the uterine lining. It has also been used to treat endometriosis. Follicle cysts usually resolve over time. If it does not go away, it may need to be removed laparoscopically. ...Read more

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I'm 3 weeks late, real crampy but just had an ovarian cyst break a little over a week ago. Could I be pregnant?

I'm 3 weeks late, real crampy but just had an ovarian cyst break a little over a week ago. Could I be pregnant?

Late period: Especially if you are sexually active can always be related to pregnancy. The best way to find it if to take a home pregnancy test. By this time results should be accurate. Take care! ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink when you have ovarian cysts?

Is it bad to drink when you have ovarian cysts?

Drink what?: There are many different types of ovarian cysts; some of these cysts resolve on their own, while other types require surgical removal. There is no relationship between ovarian cysts and drinking alcohol--or water--or lemonade. :-). ...Read more

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Are menstral cramps > painful if you have ovarian cyst? I have irregular cycles with intense cramps anyway so I'm use to it, but this time real bad.

Are menstral cramps > painful if you have ovarian cyst? I have irregular cycles with intense cramps anyway so I'm use to it, but this time real bad.

Yes: Ovarian cysts can cause irregular menstrual cycles and painful cramping. A large cyst can twist-sudden onset of severe pain, nausea, and vomiting which is a medical emergency needing immediate attention. Cysts can also rupture causing sudden pain which also may require immediate attention. Your symptoms could also be due to other causes. I recommend following up with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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