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Does endometriosis ovarian cyst swell during menses?

Does endometriosis ovarian cyst swell during menses?

Probably: All endometrial tissue whether or not it is in the uterus or outside is hormonally active and so when you have your period, it is not unreasonable for your endometriosis to become more active and cause pain due to shedding related inflammation. Take nsaids or start a hormonal birth control method. ...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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Does fertilaid cure ovarian cysts and fibroids?

Does fertilaid cure ovarian cysts and fibroids?

No: Fertilaid has not been show scientifically to cure - or even help - with any female reproductive condition, in spite of the banners on their websites. ...Read more

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Complex ovarian cyst after menopause?

Complex ovarian cyst after menopause?

See MD: A complex mass at any time is concerning-but more so after menopause. It may have been there for years and be totally benign, but most mds will be worried about a complex mass. A ca125 and he4 test can help decide whether to go to surgery now or closely watching with follow up ultrasound. If it is more than 5 cm or there are other worrisome looking signs on ultrasound, surgery will be necessary. ...Read more

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Is a ovarian dermoid cyst baby?

Is a ovarian dermoid cyst baby?

No: Dermoid is caused by stem cells which have been present in your body since you were an embryo. These stem cells grow and form a tumor. It is not a baby and never will be a baby. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst cause sciatica?

Ovarian cyst cause sciatica?

No: Generally its not related or any causal relationship. ...Read more

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What causes ovarian dermoid cysts?

What causes ovarian dermoid cysts?

Not known!: Hello, we don't know why ovaries make their cysts. Seems that they are a very active organ, what with making eggs and hormones, and sometimes the egg-making cells just overgrow and become a dermoid cyst, complete with hair, skin, and other cells that the 'germ cell' (egg producing cell) has in it's potential. Wierd, huh! they are benign, but don't go away without surgery, and can be recurrent. ...Read more

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Can Ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma cyst resemble functional cyst on MRI?

Can Ovarian serous cystadenocarcinoma cyst resemble functional cyst on MRI?

No: A simple cyst has a very specific benign appearance, while a cystadenocarcinoma usually has characteristics that are pathognomonic for a complex mass. A benign hemorrhagic cyst may resemble a worrisome cystadenoca. If you are worried about an ovarian cyst, talk to your doctor. You can do an ultrasound in 4-6 weeks. If it is a cancer, it will not be the same size or have the same characteristics. ...Read more

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Foul smell when menstruating...diagnosed with uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and. Ovarian cysts?

Infection: Fibroids, endometriosis, and ovarian cysts should not cause a foul odor during menstration. It may be that you have bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor is the most frequent symptom of BV which is the most common vaginal infection. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Does caffeine affect ovarian cysts?

Does caffeine affect ovarian cysts?

Probably not: Caffeine is well known to increase the risk of breast cysts and fibrocystic breast pain, but as far as i know it has no impact on ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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Can dysmenorrhea cause ovarian cyst?

Can dysmenorrhea cause ovarian cyst?

No: Dysmenorrhea - painful menses - can be caused by a number of things, including endometriosis, uterine fibroids, or certain other problems. An ovarian cyst may cause some pelvic pain, though not specifically dysmenorrhea. An ultrasound would be one way to find this out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Complex ovarian cyst w/intern.Septations, submuc. Fibroids, nabothian cysts, liver cyst, hernia. All new w/in last 8 weeks. Possible cancer? Type?

Complex ovarian cyst w/intern.Septations, submuc. Fibroids, nabothian cysts, liver cyst, hernia. All new w/in last 8 weeks. Possible cancer? Type?

Slow down a bit...: Ok, you have a lot of issues just recently identified. I'm doubtful you have any cancer. Your biggest concern appears to be the ovarian cyst, which is probably benign, but you need to be evaluated by your gyn. The hernia is an elective process, and the liver cyst is probably congenital. Fibroids and nabothian cyst can also be evaluated by your gyn. Take a breath and make an appointment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes an ovarian dermoid cyst?

What causes an ovarian dermoid cyst?

Embryonic cells: Ectodermal embryonic cells enclosed into the ovary at early formation "get activated" later in life producing dermoid cysts, that can contain hair and teeth when surgically removed and opened. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause infertility?

Can ovarian cyst cause infertility?

Yes: Ovarian cysts in Polycystic ovarian syndrome frequently cause infertility. However, cysts are also necessary for fertility since the egg develops in a cyst known as a follicle and another type of cyst, a corpus luteum, produces the progesterone that gets the uterine lining ready for implantation. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can para ovarian cysts & or ovarian cysts cause leg numbness? I had sonogram & was told I have a para ovarian cyst & an ovarian cyst, each 2cm

Can para ovarian cysts & or ovarian cysts cause leg numbness? I had sonogram & was told I have a para ovarian cyst & an ovarian cyst, each 2cm

Usually not: Two 2 cm cysts are generally not big enough to cause leg numbness. Get checked out for another cause. Also the small cyst on the ovary will likely resolve on its own in several weeks. ...Read more

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Does endomeriosis ovarian cyst grow fast?

Does endomeriosis ovarian cyst grow fast?

It can: An endometrioma is an ovarian cyst filled with old blood from endometriosis containing tissue. It can fill rather suddenly, but tends to fill more slowly. Corpus luteal cysts of the ovary are usually the type that can fill a ovarian cyst with bright red blood quickly post ovulation. ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts and excersize?

Ovarian cysts and excersize?

Ovarian Cysts: Not all ovarian cysts undergo complications like twisting or leakage and rupture. In fact most cysts are found incidentally as part of a routing gyn examination. One has to be careful and avoid and strenuous activities if the cyst is of moderate size as they are more prone to physical complications. ...Read more

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Could progesterone cause ovarian cysts?

Could progesterone cause ovarian cysts?

No: Progesterone doesn't cause ovarian cysts. Progesterone is produced by luteal cysts (where an egg was released from). ...Read more

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Does an ovarian cyst cause infertility?

Does an ovarian cyst cause infertility?

Sometimes: Normal cysts do not cause infertility. Sometimes a cyst is actually endometriosis and that can lead to infertility. Sometimes if a cyst needs to be surgically removed too much normal tissue is removed. ...Read more

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Does a small dermoid cyst affect fertility?

Does a small dermoid cyst affect fertility?

Generally not: Some very large dermoids create significant mechanical irritation in the pelvis and perhaps this is could cause problems but no, a dermoid wont be a problem for fertility. Conversely, we often find dermoids when a woman becomes pregnant and we do an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I have a regular period but got endometriosis (chocolate cyst attached at both ovaries) so does this affect my chances of getting pregnant? do i still ovulate? i was told by this female doctor at the private clinic saying that the cysts will hold my egg f

I have a regular period but got endometriosis (chocolate cyst attached at both ovaries) so does this affect my chances of getting pregnant? do i still ovulate? i was told by this female doctor at the private clinic saying that the cysts will hold my egg f

Yes: Endometriosis does increase the risk of infertility although u do still ovulate.The chocolate cysts aren't functional cysts.They contain uterine lining cells that bleed when u have ur period and the old blood in them causes them 2 look like they r filled with chocolate syrup.If they rupture it can cause a lot of pain.Endometriosis can cause scar tissue that can block normal tubes cause infertility ...Read more

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Servere endometriosis with chocolate cyst. Now I'm pooping more than normal and I've lost 10lbs in 8 days without trying. I'm still eating normal Help?

Servere endometriosis with chocolate cyst. Now I'm pooping more than normal and I've lost 10lbs in 8 days without trying. I'm still eating normal Help?

Need A Specialist: Endometriosis is a disease and can cause major reproductive and medical problems. it requires usually a combination of medical and surgical therapy. it sounds like you have severe endometriosis and need a thorough evaluation by a specialist ...Read more

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Is sperm able to stay a live and survive if i hv endometriosis and chocolate cyst? I mean if thr is any infection sperm dies? Rite? Please reply?

Is sperm able to stay a live and survive if i hv endometriosis and chocolate cyst? I mean if thr is any infection sperm dies? Rite? Please reply?

????????: Endometriosis has nothing to do with sperm, if you have a choclate cyst and endometriosis you most likely need surgery , endometriosis can block the tubes and or ovaries so the sperm will never reach the egg , you need to see your gyn this week. ...Read more

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What happens to a 27 year olds body ( internally) at stage 3&4 of endometriosis had a chocolate cyst about a year ago & am about to have surgery 29th!

What happens to a 27 year olds body ( internally) at stage 3&4 of endometriosis had a chocolate cyst about a year ago & am about to have surgery 29th!

Varies: Certainly pregnancy should be the first goal. If you have not completed childbearing that should be the main focus. Having surgery on the ovary can lead to worsening infertility. Certainly you need a fertility specialist to coordinate any care since you need to be fully counseled on whether it is possible to have kids, how difficult it will or wont be, . And what surgery will help versus hurt you. ...Read more

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By me having endometriosis really bad and also cysts (chocolate cyst) surgery was needed along with having 1 ovary removed, can I hve still hve kids?

Most likely: Having stage IV endometriosis reduces the chances of conception. There are techniques such as superovulation with intrauterine insemination and in vitro fertilization that will improve your chances greatly. You still have a possibility of conceiving. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis. I also have a "chocolate cyst" on my ovary. It is causing me pain and is also bulging through my skin. Cause for concern?

I have endometriosis. I also have a "chocolate cyst" on my ovary. It is causing me pain and is also bulging through my skin. Cause for concern?

Endometriosis: Hello, You should have this evaluated as you may require surgery to address these findings. As Endometriosis progresses/grows it can affect your bowels and urination. For many women, there is also significant pain associated with Endometriosis and possible infertility depending on the extent of the Endometriosis. ...Read more

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Can endometriosis only affect the tubes but not the ovaries, i mean blockage tubes but no chocolate cysts in ovaries( ovaries not affected)?

Can endometriosis only affect the tubes but not the ovaries, i mean blockage tubes but no chocolate cysts in ovaries( ovaries not affected)?

Yes: The type of adhesions and endometriosis lesions can vary widely from woman to woman. The lesions can appear in various locations but not necessarily any particular locations. Behind the uterus is very common. Ovaries is common. We can even see endometriosis lesions on the cervix, at the belly button and in c-section scars. ...Read more

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Is there any problem if we wait few years after laparoscopy(9 cm ovarian chocolate cyst),is there any treatment for reducing endometriosis?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis is often controlled with anti-inflammatory pills like Ibuprofen, birth control pills, Depoprovera, Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, Lupron and other medications. Individual treatment plans should be made between you and your doctor. ...Read more

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Endometriosis and tubal cysts, what to to do?

Endometriosis and tubal cysts, what to to do?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis needs a GYN MD to assess and treat this problem. The Fallopian tube cysts are common and often "harmless" . ...Read more

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I have an enlarged ovary is it normal if I have cyst endometriosis on it?

I have an enlarged ovary is it normal if I have cyst endometriosis on it?

No: No. An endometriosis cyst is not normal. It should be evaluated. It should be evaluated in the context of pain, painful sex, infertility, etc. Would be worthwhile to see a specialist. ...Read more

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I have endometriosis and now have a hemorrhagic cyst is it normal more painful this type of cyst?

Sometimes: After you ovulate you often times have a hemorrhagic cyst called a hemorrhagic corpus luteum. If you have endomtriosis implants on the ovary this can increase the pain. However, in an endomtriosis patient this could also be an early endometrioma, so get follow up. Leakage of blood into the pelvic from the cyst may also increase pain. ...Read more

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What are the steps I have to take if I want a Dr to check for endometrioma cyst or endometriosis?

Do you understand: that "checking for" endometriosis means a diagnostic surgery such as laparoscopy? (Just making sure.) An endometrioma can be seen and suspected by ultrasound, but not pelvic endometriosis. If you feel you need or want surgery for diagnosis you should talk directly with a gynecologist about your wishes and reasons. A primary doctor may be helpful if you need a referral. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had endometriosis but cyst was removed, i was then given danogen 100g, will this med help me with infertility ?

I had endometriosis but cyst was removed, i was then given danogen 100g, will this med help me with infertility ?

Danogen aka Danazol: Nope. It will not help you become pregnant. It will help you with your endometriosis in that it will reduce the amount of endometrial tissue that is growing in places where it shouldn't in your body, thus reducing your symptoms of endometriosis. But if you are trying to get pregnant, I recommend stopping use of this medication 2 months prior to attempting to conceive. ...Read more

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Endometriosis. I had cysts laser off when i was 17, a minor in georgia. Now 20 need the surgery, but they're billing me from the first one. ?

Endometriosis. I had cysts laser off when i was 17, a minor in georgia. Now 20 need the surgery, but they're billing me from the first one. ?

Was the bill paid?: A bill for a procedure that was done 3 years ago could be a mistake. Check your records to be sure you did pay the doctor, and also call the doctor's office regardless of what your home records show. Avoid leaving any bills (phone bills, electricity bills, doctor bills, etc... ) unresolved. Check your current insurance plan to learn how and when to pay your share of the upcoming surgery. ...Read more

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Endometriosis (Definition)

A painful condition where the lining tissue of the uterus grows outside the uterus. This tissue causes pain when it bleeds ...Read more