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Can I take clomid (clomiphene) if i have ovarian cyst?

Can I take clomid (clomiphene) if i have ovarian cyst?

Depends: If the cyst is large, you wouldn't want to take clomid (clomiphene) until the cyst was gone. If you had a physiologic ovarian cyst that was small, it wouldn't matter. This is a decision your doc is trained to make. Best wishes! ...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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Is it a good idea to take Clomid (clomiphene) while I have an ovarian cyst?

Is it a good idea to take Clomid (clomiphene) while I have an ovarian cyst?

No: There is a risk that Clomid (clomiphene) can further increase the size of the cyst causing more problems. It is best to wait until cyst resolves to start clomid (clomiphene). Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can i get ovarian cysts with being on Clomid (clomiphene) for 4 cycles?

Yes: Clomid (clomiphene) can cause cysts. The chance is higher in women with pcos. And it can make extra eggs which can lead to cyst formation. They are temporary and generally go away. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cyst 5 cm my dr prescribe me clomid (clomiphene) im affraid to use cause i know it may make cyst worse i cant understand why he precribe it then?

I have ovarian cyst 5 cm my dr prescribe me clomid (clomiphene) im affraid to use cause i know it may make cyst worse i cant understand why he precribe it then?

Can"t understand why: It would be very valuable to ask your Gyn directly: 1-what is planned for your 5 cm ovarian cyst and 2- what is the purpose of taking clomid (clomiphene)....? or to seek a second opinion . A mistake may have been made. ...Read more

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Clomid (clomiphene) and cyst. I have a 2-3cm ovarian cyst. Is this contraindication for using clomid (clomiphene)? Age:29 bmi:19, 8

Depends on doctor: Your doctor will need to evaluate the cyst -- the size and the type of cyst to determine if this is right time to trigger ovulation with clomid (clomiphene). Most would not delay with such a small cyst. ...Read more

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35 y/o with dermoid ovarian cyst 3.9cm. Is is safe to get pregnant with clomid (clomiphene) and having the cyst ? Or should I remove the cyst before pregnancy?

35 y/o with dermoid ovarian cyst 3.9cm. Is is safe to get pregnant with clomid (clomiphene) and having the cyst ? Or should I remove the cyst before pregnancy?

See your Doctor: Dermoids can rupture if they grow and can undergo torsion (twisting cutting off the blood supply). Both would require surgery which you do not want to have to go through if you are pregnant. See your doctor for evaluation and discuss whether this should be removed soon ...Read more

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I have pcos. I began taking Clomid (clomiphene) and ended up with a 9 CM ovarian cyst on my only remaining ovary. What should I do? I don't want to lose it!

I have pcos. I began taking Clomid (clomiphene) and ended up with a 9 CM ovarian cyst on my only remaining ovary. What should I do? I don't want to lose it!

Talk to your Dr: Large ovarian cysts are not to be taken lightly. If it truly was from the stimulation then despite its size it mighty go away on its own. Suppression with ocs or progestins might be of benefit. At that size however, a cystectomy might be needed if the suppression and time fail.If surgery is needed, it can hopefully be done laparoscopically (mis) to make recovery easier and decrease scar potential. ...Read more

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Day-3 ultrasound shown a 6.4cm by 4.3cm ovarian cyst. Doctor said my estrogen level is 106 and so I can start Clomid (clomiphene) 75mg. Good to start? or wait?

I would not: start a patient of mine under these conditions, but your doctor may have different approach with different reasoning. You should ask your doctor to clarify if you are uncomfortable with the decision to start. ...Read more

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1 cycle Clomid (clomiphene) 50mg, No ovarian cyst , 23 days late period cycle, 2 negative pregnacy test. What can be wrong?? Can hpt be false?

Go see Clomid (clomiphene) MD: There are a lot of possibilities that need to be sorted out by the MD who is giving you the Clomid (clomiphene) Rx. ...Read more

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I have a 7cm ovarian cyst on my left ovary im 39 yrs old and just went through my 6th round of chlomid . What does it feel like if it grows or more.

I have a 7cm ovarian cyst on my left ovary im 39 yrs old and just went through my 6th round of chlomid . What does it feel like if it grows or more.

Feel like? : A 7 cm cyst is too large no matter what. If you are certain it resulted from cc use, it can be observed, but it must be followed closely with ultrasound. Symptoms are not reliable, they could range from terrible pain to nothing at all. Make certain you get follow up. ...Read more

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Dr. been monitoring my ovarian cyst for 6wks it's still there& still 4.8 cm no pain been trying to convince dr wont give me chlomid what is next step?

Dr. been monitoring my ovarian cyst for 6wks it's still there& still 4.8 cm no pain been trying to convince dr wont give me chlomid what is next step?

Follow up visit: You can schedule follow up and discuss the options. Most small cysts will resolve own their own over time without surgical intervention. Your doctor can review with you the type of cyst and help determine if continued monitoring is warranted. ...Read more

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Have a 5cm ovarian cyst it benign monitored for 6wks still there same size Should I remove it ? trying to conceive over yr dr won't prescribe chlomid

Have a 5cm ovarian cyst it benign monitored for 6wks still there same size Should I remove it ? trying to conceive over yr dr won't prescribe chlomid

Ovarian cysts: Most ovarian cysts resolve on their own over time. Each individual case will needed to be managed individually especially in someone who is wanting to get pregnant. I would follow up with your treating physician and discuss the options. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take fertilaid with ovarian cysts?

Is it ok to take fertilaid with ovarian cysts?

It is okay: Be aware that Fertilaid has not be shown scientifically to help with any menstrual or fertility related condition, in spite of the banners on their website. But it is not unsafe to take it. ...Read more

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How long could bloating from an ovarian cyst take to go away?

How long could bloating from an ovarian cyst take to go away?

Quickly: Usually within 48-72 hours depending upon the size of the cyst, use of anti-inflammatories, and whether or not a procedure was performed. ...Read more

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What are some herbs or supplements i can take for an ovarian cyst?

What are some herbs or supplements i can take for an ovarian cyst?

Forget it: If you do this, you won't affect the cyst and you'll be throwing you money away. If the cyst is not troublesome and your physician isn't concerned, leave it alone. If it needs to come out, have it out. Please forgive my frankness and accept my best wishes for your recovery. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from an ovarian cyst removal surgery?

How long does it take to recover from an ovarian cyst removal surgery?

Usually a day or two: Ovarian cysts are sometimes removed surgically, usually with laparoscopy. This involves inserting instruments through 1/4 inch incisions. Recovery time from laparoscopic surgery is usually only a couple of days. ...Read more

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On 8/9/12 I had an ovarian cyst that ruptured . Was wondering how long would it take to heal ?

On 8/9/12 I had an ovarian cyst that ruptured . Was wondering how long would it take to heal ?

Fictional ov cyst: I assume that you had rupture of a functional ovarian cyst. It usually absorbs in a couple of days. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant after having an ovarian cyst removed? How long should I wait? How long does it take?

Can you get pregnant after having an ovarian cyst removed? How long should I wait? How long does it take?

Ovarian cyst : You can always get pregnant if you have ovarian cyst , or removed ovarian cyst. Just follow your cycle . 14 days before your next period starts, is the best time to get pregnant ...Read more

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I have been bleeding for 4 weeks now and found out I have a large ovarian cyst. How long will it take for the pain and bleeding to stop?

I have been bleeding for 4 weeks now and found out I have a large ovarian cyst. How long will it take for the pain and bleeding to stop?

Bleeding with cyst: It would take a lot more detailed information to be able to speculate about this. A gynecologist asks questions about your periods, pregnancies, pain, bleeding pattern, sexual history...etc...They can then give better advice about what may be going on with you exactly. ...Read more

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How do you shrink or get rid of an ovarian cyst that is an inch, what can I do or take if no one will remove it, anything to get rid of it?

Depends: Ovarian cysts are small fluid-filled sacs that develop. . Most cysts are harmless, some may cause problems such as rupture, bleeding, or pain. Moreover, surgery may be required in certain situations to remove the cyst. ...Read more

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What are other ways other than taking bcp that will shrink a ovarian cyst or make go away. How long does a cyst usually take to disappear? TTC

What are other ways other than taking bcp that will shrink a ovarian cyst or make go away. How long does a cyst usually take to disappear? TTC

Spontaneous resolve: Most ovarian cysts at your age (21 years old) are functional ovarian cysts and will resolve spontaneously. BCP will not make a cyst go away that is already present, but will prevent most functional ovarian cysts from occurring. These cysts usually resolve over 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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R sided hemm. Ovarian cyst 46.6mmx41.9x45.9 volume 46.9ml. history endoand decreased ov reserve n/v, pain how long does it take to absorb?Waiting to do ivf

R sided hemm. Ovarian cyst 46.6mmx41.9x45.9 volume 46.9ml. history endoand decreased ov reserve n/v, pain how long does it take to absorb?Waiting to do ivf

It may not absorb: If it is truly a hemorrhagic cyst it should resolve in 4-6 weeks if not sooner. If it is an endometrioma, it may not resolve on its own and may require surgery to improve your ivf outcome. I recommend you talk to your reproductive endocrinologist about strategy here. You don't want to lose time if you have diminished ovarian reserve. ...Read more

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What fertility drugs can you take with ovarian cyst?

What fertility drugs can you take with ovarian cyst?

Depends...: The answer depends on the size of the cyst and other factors. You should discuss this with your Ob/Gyn or fertility specialist. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How to remove ovarian cyst, how long does it take to get the result of pathology?

How to remove ovarian cyst, how long does it take to get the result of pathology?

Wait time: Usually most labs have results by 2 business days for a straight forward case. If the case is complicated addition material may be submitted and additional stains may be ordered and could add a couple business days. Feel free to contact the pathologist working on your case. Most of us enjoy speaking with patients. ...Read more

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Having ovarian cyst removed in fri.. How long does it take for stitches to disolve? Vacation in 2 weeks

Having ovarian cyst removed in fri.. How long does it take for stitches to disolve? Vacation in 2 weeks

Depends: It depends on the type of suture and how they close your skin. Also, i generally don't use sutures to close the skin, but use essentially a glue instead. I would ask your physician what he/she does and what to expect post-operatively. ...Read more

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How long does it take on average for a hemmorhagic ovarian cyst to resolve? It's been painful for 7weeks

How long does it take on average for a hemmorhagic ovarian cyst to resolve? It's been painful for 7weeks

Hemorrhagic ovarian : See your ob/ gyn. You are already on the second cycle. Need to see if its size is increasing and could it be removed/ evacuated laproscopically. ...Read more

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