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Doctor insights on: Does Having Ovarian Cyst Cause You To Gain Weight

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Do polysystic ovaries cause you to gain weight?

Do polysystic ovaries cause you to gain weight?

Yes: in general, women with polycystic ovarian disease are prone to weight gain and are at greater risk of diabetes. this can be managed with medication, diet and exercise. ...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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Why would ovarian cysts cause weight gain?

Why would ovarian cysts cause weight  gain?

They don't...: Ovarian cysts don't cause weight gain, but being overweight can cause Insulin resistance which can lead to the formation of ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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Will having a historectomy cause me to gain weight?

Will having a historectomy cause me to gain weight?

No: Most women who have hysterectomies do not end up gaining weight. Often women who have hysterectomies for pain or bleeding find that they can exercise more after their hysterectomy. Studies show women who have hysterectomies for these reasons notice an improvement in the quality of their life. ...Read more

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Can caffeine help you lose weight or does it cause weight gain? I know that it can have an effect on insulin levels.

Can caffeine help you lose weight or does it cause weight gain? I know that it can have an effect on insulin levels.

Insignificant effect: You are aware of the obesity epidemic we have in this country.A significant number of whom,drink coffee daily.Not a magic cure,unfortunately.What works is low carb,low fat,smaller portions,chew your food well,eat to live(not live to eat)and only when hungry. ...Read more

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Could a cyst causes you to gain weight?

Could a cyst causes you to gain weight?

Type of cyst: what type of cyst are we concerned about? in general, women with polycystic ovarian disease are prone to weight gain and are at greater risk of diabetes. ...Read more

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Besides being overweight. I have polycystic ovaries. Is it true that if i lose weight I'd be able to conceive? Even with polycystic ovaries?

Besides being overweight. I have polycystic ovaries. Is it true that if i lose weight I'd be able to conceive? Even with polycystic ovaries?

Will help!: Yes, weight loss will improve your chances of conceiving if you have PCOS. Importantly it is still very much possible to get pregnant with PCOS, so you should make sure and use contraception until you are ready to conceive. ...Read more

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Pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome), what can you do to lose weight?

Pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome), what can you do to lose weight?

Low carbs and sugars: Patients with PCOS may have insuln resistance that causes weight gain. Diet changes such as low carbs and low sugars may help. Otherwise, using additional medications such as Glucophage (metformin)( nongeneric) assist in weight loss by assisting in breaking down sugars and will assist in Weight loss. Using Metformin which is generic may help but does have side effects and does not help as much as Glucophage (metformin). ...Read more

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Does a navel piercing causes you to have s cyst, weight gain?

Does a navel piercing causes you to have s cyst, weight gain?

Yes and no: Umbilical piercings can develop cysts, which are easily treatable. They have no significant impact on weight. ...Read more

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How much weight can be gained with multiple ovarian cyst?

How much weight can be gained with multiple ovarian cyst?

Variable: Most cysts dont weigh very much at all but the largest cyst on record was over 300 pounds. ...Read more

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Is Advocare catalyst a safe product? Could it cause women to have ovarian cyst or fibroids? Just worried! want to loose weight and feel energy!

Is Advocare catalyst a safe product?  Could it cause women to have ovarian cyst or fibroids?  Just worried! want to loose weight and feel energy!

As with all...: ...Natural supplements, testing for effectiveness and side effects is not required and is very rarely done, so the answer is, as with all such products, nobody knows. ...Read more

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How much does a simple cyst of 7cm weigh and why / how could it cause weight gain?

How much does a simple cyst of 7cm weigh and why / how could it cause weight gain?

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

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If I have pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome), what can I do to lose weight?

If I have pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome), what can I do to lose weight?

PCOS: The most reliable way to lose weight is to make sure your diet is OK and that you exercise regularly (don't overdo it at first). To get some thoughts about a diet go on-line to "NuVal" and you will learn a lot about what food and drink are good for you and what are not. The scoring is 1-100 and the higher the core for what you like the better your diet will be. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pcos (polycystic ovary syndrome), does it contribute to me being overweight?

What to do if I have pcos (polycystic ovary syndrome), does it contribute to me being overweight?

It may: Yes it can contribute to weight issues. However their are some women with pcos that are thin so its not the only cause of metabolic issues. Accurate diagnosis of your condition is important to proper treatment. ...Read more

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What can you do when ovarian fibroids cause constipatipn?

What can you do when ovarian fibroids cause constipatipn?

Stol softners: You can have the fibroids removed or take stool softners which can help. Some medications, gonadotropin releasing hormones (gnrh), can even decrease the size of the fibroids. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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