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Doctor insights on: Early Pregnancy Enlarged Ovaries

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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What do enlarged ovaries mean?

What do enlarged ovaries mean?

PCOS, other causes: Enlarged ovaries are most commonly caused by ovarian cysts, but if the ovaries are enlarged in the absence of cysts it can be a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome or pcos, a hormonal condition that affects about 1 in 10 women. An ultrasound scan of your ovaries will look for ovarian cysts, and is part of the diagnostic tests that we do to look for pcos, as well as blood testing. ...Read more

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What does 'enlarged ovaries' mean?

Cysts or PCOS. ..: Enlarged ovaries (high ovarian volumes) are most commonly caused by ovarian cysts, but if the ovaries are enlarged without large cysts it can be a sign of polycystic ovarian syndrome or pcos, a hormonal condition that affects about 1 in 10 women. An ultrasound scan of your ovaries will look for ovarian cysts, and is part of the diagnostic tests that we do to look for pcos, as well as blood testing. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have enlarged ovaries?

What does it mean if you have enlarged ovaries?

Enlarged ovary: Normal ovaries vary in size from one woman to the next; cycling women the ovarian size changes at different points in the cycle, and most women the right and left ovaries are a little different. Were you told what size (s) the 'enlarged' ovaries were? Generally anything less than 5 maybe 6 cm is likely normal. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Enlarged ovaries?

What is the definition or description of: Enlarged ovaries?

Enlarged ovaries: Enlarged ovaries. Normal ovary size is around 2 by 3 cm. An ovary is enlarged when it become bigger than normal size. Reasons can include- polycystic ovaries, follicular cyst, endometriosis, tumors or ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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Do cysts and enlarged ovaries mean cancer?

Do cysts and enlarged ovaries mean cancer?

Usually not: Cysts of the ovary are very common and most are not cancerous. However, many cancers of the ovary are also cystic and any cysts that are associated with ovarian enlargement need to be investigated to rule out cancer. ...Read more

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Does enlarged ovaries or big cyst stop you from conceiving?

Does enlarged ovaries or big cyst stop you from conceiving?

Enlarged ovaries?: Many possibilities- first it depends on why they're enlarged, and how enlarged they are. If you care to share more specifics i'll comment further. ...Read more

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Will having enlarged ovaries prevent me from having a baby or babies?

Depends: If you're enlarged ovary is due to pcos or endometriosis within the ovaries then it may decrease your ability to conceive. Also tumors of the ovary and benign ovarian cysts can decrease fertility. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be borne with enlarged ovaries? If so what dose that means for the one that haves it, dose it means high chance of multiple birth?

No: Not at birth but later on ovaries can "enlargew" with multiple CYSTS (Polycystic ovaries) This usually results in DIFFICULTIES with FERTILITY!

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What could cause enlarged ovaries?

What could cause enlarged ovaries?

Several things.: Ovaries might be naturally large, or they might be enlarged because of like ovarian cysts, or conditions like polycystic ovaries. This would have problems like chronic anovulation, normal to increased testosterone, and lh/fsh ratio. But cancer should be ruled out, especially in older patients with pain, bloating, and weight gain. A ca=125, pelvic exam, and transvaginal us are initial tests. ...Read more

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Is there anyway for me to be cured from having enlarged ovaries?

Is there anyway for me to be cured from having enlarged ovaries?

Enlarged ovaries?: Many possibilities, but you may not need a 'cure' - first it depends on why they're enlarged, and how enlarged they are. If you care to share more specifics i'll comment further. ...Read more

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I have enlarged ovaries. Will this effect if I want to have a baby?

Enlarged ovaries?: Maybe, maybe not - first it depends on why they're enlarged, and how enlarged they are. If you care to share more specifics i'll comment further. ...Read more

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Do enlarged ovaries mean cancer?

They do not have to.: Ovaries might be naturally large, or they might be enlarged because of like ovarian cysts, or conditions like polycystic ovaries. This would have problems like chronic anovulation, normal to increased testosterone, and lh/fsh ratio. But cancer should be ruled out, especially in older patients with pain, bloating, and weight gain. A ca=125, pelvic exam, and transvaginal us are initial tests. ...Read more

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I got enlarged ovaries what to do besides see gyn again?

Gyn care: When there is enlargement or over-activity of the ovaries, it is usually a sign of a hormonal imbalance. The gynecologist can help. ...Read more

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I have enlarged ovaries and also have chest pain. What should I do?

I have enlarged ovaries and also have chest pain. What should I do?

Get checked: You must have been to a doctor to know that you have enlarged ovaries. And chest pain also needs to be investigated. ...Read more

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I have enlarged ovaries. Will this effect me if I want to have a baby or babies?

Q for REI: The size of ovaries does not tell us everything we need to know to help those ttc. I will refer it to some of our leading fertility subspecialists on healthtap. Thanks for asking. ...Read more

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I had an ultrasound which revealed I had a long urturus and enlarged ovaries what can this mean?

You need an ultrasou: There are a few things I need to know about you in order to give you the best answer such as, are you having regular menstrual cycles and have you ever been pregnant? It is normal to have a longer uterus after a pregnancy. Some women have longer crevices which makes their uteruses measure longer. You really need to have an ultrasound to make an accurate diagnosis about both of these issues. ...Read more

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Hi, I got a sonogram today and my gyno said I have enlarged ovaries but no cyst. She didn't give much of an explanation. Should I be concerned? I'm 17

Hi, I got a sonogram today and my gyno said I have enlarged ovaries but no cyst. She didn't give much of an explanation. Should I be concerned? I'm 17

Seek clarification: Contact the doctor who did your sonogram and ask for clarification. Since no treatment plan was made I suspect everything was normal but the only one who can confirm that is the doctor who did the test. It is perfectly acceptable to contact them and ask for a better understanding of your results. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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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. M. Hytham Beck
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Enlarged Ovaries (Definition)

Enlarged ovaries. Normal ovary size is around 2 by 3 cm. An ovary is enlarged when it become bigger than normal size. Reasons can include- polycystic ovaries, follicular cyst, endometriosis, ...Read more