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How Much Weight Gain Can An Ovarian Cyst Cause
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
How do ovarian cysts cause weight gain? It's listed as a symptom everywhere and I'm experiencing it since being diagnosed w/ 2 small cysts.
They do not: Ovarian cysts do not cause weight gain. Perhaps you are reading something about polycystic ovarian syndrome. In this case many women who struggle with weight gain also have multiple small ovarian follicles referred to as polycystic ovaries. This is not the same thing as having an ovarian cyst. If you're struggling with weight gain please investigate other causes. ...Read more
I have 2 10cm ovarian cysts and have noticed my lower abdomen feeling heavy. I have been having some weight gain. Can this be caused by the cysts?
What's the plan?: Two 10 cm cysts? What's the plan? Schedule a visit with an Obgyn and discuss the options. These cysts need evaluation ...Read more
Feels like my ovaries r a computer and my cysts r a virus. Why do ovarian cysts cause pregnancy symptoms like bloating, weight gain & breast soreness?
Can I take metmorfin if I have ovarian cysts and weight gain? TTc and I really need to loose weight but I am having a hard time
26y/o F sudden weight gain on hips over 4w bulging & stretch marks otherwise slim. Tender breasts for 2w, no meds not preg. History of ovarian cysts.
No menstrual cycle, rapid weight gain, multiple ovarian cysts, all blood tests are very normal. Can this be pcos, hypopituitarism, or hypothyroidism?
No change: Short term there could be mild weight loss from missing a few meals, but there should not be a long term change in weight from this. ...Read more
I'm very concerned about my body! I think I might have an ovarian cyst. I can feel a ball on my left lower abdominal, and I've gained weight.
Ball in abdomen: You should call your physician to be seen to diagnosis the ball your feel in your left lower abdomen. There are several possibilities, however a physical exam is necessary. ...Read more
I have ovarian cysts and endometriosis; I am over weight and have high cholestoral, normal exercises cause severe bleeding and pain what can I do?
Laparoscopy.: If you're that sensitive to exercise, you might want to consider definitive management of your endometriosis. What stage is it? Laparoscopic management should make things much better in this regard, which would allow you to pursue a good exercise regimen and not bleed. See your gynecologist to discuss management options for endometriosis. ...Read more
Will weight gain for ovarian cyst with 3.4cm? I feel like I am gaining weight and bloating. What should I do?
No: It is not the cyst but the associated hormonal dysfunction that can occur. ...Read more
I've gained weight since turning 40. It's as if my metabolism completely shut down. I'm on the pill for ovarian cysts, can this be the culprit?
Definitly not: Ovarian cysts do not cause weight gain or slowing of the metabolism. Perhaps you are thinking of polycystic ovarian syndrome where weight gain and slow metabolism cause the ovary to exhibit typical finding of multiple small 1 cm cysts. These cysts are a result not the cause. ...Read more
Severe lower right quad. Pain. Have complex ovarian cyst. Have gained 4 inches in waist and hips in a month but no weight gain. Could it be from cyst?
Maybe: Ovarian cysts can get large. They can cause pain, and also predispose to ovarian torsion, which cuts off the blood supply to the ovary, causes severe pain, and requires emergent medical attention. There are other causes of severe right lower quadrant pain that have nothing to do with the ovaries, like appendicitis. Please seek medical attention ASAP. ...Read more
7 CM ovarian cyst now constant discomfort and pain in front of right thigh, stomach feeling full all the time and feeling sick, weight gain?
I have ovarian cysts and my treatment is diane 35 but I have terrible side effects what birth control should I take that won't make me gain weight?
No: The ovaries are not connected to the uterus or vagina. An ovarian cyst is a separate issue from malodorous vaginal discharge. This is a sign of infection, such as bv, and should be evaluated and treated. This is especially important if you are having pelvic pain that you are assuming is an ovarian cyst, but might actually be a sign of a pelvic infection! ...Read more
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