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I have Graves Disease and a 0.6 cm thyroid cyst. I take medication but it's not helping me. Will I need aggressive treatment?

I have Graves Disease and a 0.6 cm thyroid cyst. I take medication but it's not helping me. Will I need aggressive treatment?

Helping what is imp: It is important to know what the medication is and when you say not helping we need to know what you are feeling and defining as not working. our physician can have you see an endocrinologist who can guide you ...Read more

Dr. David Geffner
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Graves' Disease (Definition)

Graves' disease is an autoimmune disorder, meaning it is caused by antibodies directed against the thyroid. These antibodies "trick" the thyroid causing it to be stimulated into making more thyroid hormone than it is supposed to. That can lead to symptoms such as excess sweating, rapid heart rate, palpitations, tremors, frequent bowel movements and weight loss. In some cases prominence of the eyes can occur and be associated with blurry vision or diplopia. Anti-thyroid drugs or radioactive iodine ...Read more


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Difference between ovarian cyst and pelvic inflammatory disease?

Difference between ovarian cyst and pelvic inflammatory disease?

One is infection: An ovarian cyst is a fluid collection in the ovary. It is usually due to ovulation, or less commonly a tumor. Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) is an infection of the pelvic structures (cervix, uterus , fallopian tubes, ovaries). An ovarian cyst will usually resolve spontaneously. Pid requires antibiotic treatment. It can cause abscesses, which will appear on ultrasound, and can be serious. ...Read more

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What natural rx's do you suggest for ovarian cysts, including genetically inherited pcod polycystic ovarian disease? For dr lisa rankin - sweepstakes entry fr askdrlindamd@aol.Com

What natural rx's do you suggest for ovarian cysts, including genetically inherited pcod polycystic ovarian disease? For dr lisa rankin - sweepstakes entry
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In : In my experience the most natural way I have seen patients deal with pcos is through diet. Here are the basics : low carbohydrates with protein at every meal add essential fatty acids in your diet add phytoestrogens to your diet buy organic foods when possible reduce saturated fats decrease consumption of dairy drink at least 2 litres of water daily avoid preservatives and chemicals avoid artificial sweeteners avoid caffeine and alcohol avoid sugar i hope this helps! ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst - I have ovarian cysts (checked by doctor) and thyroid disease (under control). Mercilon's is ok to be taken?

Ovarian cyst - I have ovarian cysts (checked by doctor) and thyroid disease (under control). Mercilon's is ok to be taken?

Birth control: If you are under 35, do not smoke and have no other problems, yes any birth control pill is ok. If you are 35 or over and smoke, you need a pill without estrogen. ...Read more

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Can complex ovarian cysts cause polycystic ovarian disease?

Can complex ovarian cysts cause polycystic ovarian disease?

No: The term complex ovarian cyst indicates that an imaging study, usually ultrasound, shows a cyst with internal echoes, septation, or irregular or thickened cyst walls. They should be aggressively investigated as some of these cysts may be cancerous. Polycystic ovaries are usually enlarged and contain multiple small cysts just under the surface of the ovary. They mainly produce hormone imbalances. ...Read more

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My ovarian cyst grew half cm. I am postmenopausal.If surgery will i need both ovaries out. Increase in heart disease and kybf ca if ovaries removed?

My ovarian cyst grew half cm. I am postmenopausal.If surgery will i need both ovaries out. Increase in heart disease and kybf ca  if ovaries removed?

Analyse risk/benefit: Best take family, talk with your gyn surgeon. The risk of leaving a growing ovarian mass/cyst in place is, could be cancer. Okay to ask about the blood tests and other risk factors. If your surgeon is recommending surgery it is likely to get a pathology exam of the mass and make sure it's not cancer. There will be surgical risk, and the analysis to benefit is important for your decision. Be well. ...Read more

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I'm 24 years old I have autioimmune disease Cancer is very bad on my mom and dad's side Ive been dealing with Re occurring ovarian cyst they come they go away one I had recently grew the size of a softball it went away I have vaginal pain still?

I'm 24 years old I have autioimmune disease Cancer is very bad on my mom and dad's side Ive been dealing with Re occurring ovarian cyst they come they go away one I had recently grew the size of a softball it went away I have vaginal pain still?

I'm not sure what...: ...your asking, but I'll give you some basic information. Autoimmune disorders don't increase the risk of cancer. A family history of cancer doesn't increase the risk for autoimmune disorders. Recurring ovarian cysts may have a genetic component (such as with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome-PCOS) but they aren't cancerous and don't increase your risk of cancer. But they can be treated. Helpful? ...Read more

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Developed panic disorder w/agoraphobia after daughter was born. Ovarian cysts were found. Doc confirmed no pcos, hormones are fine. Is it related?

Developed panic disorder w/agoraphobia after daughter was born. Ovarian cysts were found. Doc confirmed no pcos, hormones are fine. Is it related?

Panic disorder: Your panic disorder is not likely related to ovarian cysts. It can develop in anybody and will have a higher chance to develop if you have history of. Generalized anxiety disorder . It can be precipitated by stressor like birth of. Child. You should consult a mental health professional. ...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


Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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