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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Fly With Ovarian Cyst

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What foods are safe to eat if you have an ovarian cyst?

What foods are safe to eat if you have an ovarian cyst?

Avoid lots of soy: Sometimes functional cysts - which are cysts that resolve on their own - can take longer to resolve if a woman is taking estrogen. Soy is a plant estrogen, and it can cause irregular periods if a woman is taking a large amount daily. It may make a cyst take longer to resolve. ...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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Can I fly with 22cm ovarian cyst?

Can I fly with 22cm ovarian cyst?

WHAT did you doctor: Say? If you have a 22 cm ovarian cyst that is huge and needs to be removed asap. Maybe you meant a 22mm cyst- that is totally differnet and usually would not cause a problem. A 22mm cyst is usually an ovulatory cyst. A 22 cm cyst is very uncommon as in the us it would usually be diagnosed before it became that larghe. Please call your gyn but if it is really 22 cm you absolutely should not fly! ...Read more

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Can I fly with a benign ovarian cyst?

Can I fly with a benign ovarian cyst?

To fly?: If the cyst has been found on ultrasound and is small <5cm and did not cause abdominal pain you are good to go. If the cyst was a clinical diagnosis I.e. abdominal/adnexal pain or pain with deep intercourse get an ultrasound (transvaginal), lab tests to include CA125, CBC, urinalysis, HCG, and talk with your OB/GYN. Appendicitis, torsion, and ectopic pregnancy need to be ruled out if pain severe ...Read more

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Is sex safe after ovarian cyst surgery?

Is sex safe after ovarian cyst surgery?

Yes but: After a healing period from the surgery.

Check with your surgeon for a time table. ...Read more

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Is the operation for ovarian cysts is safe?

Is the operation for ovarian cysts is safe?

Ovarian cysts: All operations have risks, but an ovarian cystic tommy is a very commonly performed surgery. ...Read more

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Can you fly with an ovarian cyst between 10 CM - 13 CM size?

Can you fly with an ovarian cyst between 10 CM - 13 CM size?

Why not: Ovarian cysts rupture due to trauma to abdomen like car accident and size, if cyst has any signs of malignancy it should be removed, rupture will results in the curable stage to non curable stage. ...Read more

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Safe to get pregnant with ovarian cyst?

Safe to get pregnant with ovarian cyst?

Cyst in pregnancy: Yes it is safe to get pregnant with an ovarian cyst. Generally, they shrink in pregnancy.
Some will persist. Ultrasound will help distinguish cysts that should be closely watched in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to do crunches when having an ovarian cyst?

Is it safe to do crunches when having an ovarian cyst?

It all depends: The size matters, for small one (2-3 cms) you are ok. The problem is with large ones (>6 cms) if you fall, hit yourself in the stomach, etc that can lead to rupture or twisting. ...Read more

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How many months can be safe to be pregnant after my ovarian cyst removal?

How many months can be safe to be pregnant after my ovarian cyst removal?

Depends: How extensive was your surgery? You should wait 6 wks......Talk it out with your surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a simple ovarian cyst of 4, 14 cm. What is the possibility of it to rupture? What should I do if I want to be safe until next ultrasound?

I have a simple ovarian cyst of 4, 14 cm. What is the possibility of it to rupture? What should I do if I want to be safe until next ultrasound?

Will likely go away: Physiologic simple cysts that are under hormonal influence will come and go often, sometimes by a slow leak, sometimes by a rupture and sometimes by your body essentially absorbing it. Unfortunately rupture can cause pain and sometimes it can bleed, but there is not much you can do to prevent this sequence other than to prevent cyst formation, possibly by using birth control pills. ...Read more

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Is it safe to play a full contact football game today with a 8.9cm ovarian cyst?

Is it safe to play a full contact football game today with a 8.9cm ovarian cyst?

NO NO NO: Did u ask your doc?, no contact sports at all, and if the cyst is that big if it is not a simple fluid cyst it needs to come out and if it is a simple cyst, yours is very large and must be followed closely as if it does not resolve or u have any pain or worsening sharp pain u will need surgery so no intercourse either, and u need to be followed closely by your doc and minimal activity! ...Read more

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My 8.5wk ultrasound found a 6x4.5x 4.2cm ovarian cyst. Please explicitly list safe exercises. Stair walking? Slow elliptical w/ high resistance?

My 8.5wk ultrasound found a 6x4.5x 4.2cm ovarian cyst. Please explicitly list safe exercises. Stair walking? Slow elliptical w/ high resistance?

What did your OB doc: Say, your OB doc should have explain that in detail to you already so call him or her today! So they can instruct you, if you were my pt I would say no exercise other than slow walking and no intercourse until you get a followup us in 2-3 weeks tomake sure the cyst is resolving, if it would rupture hopefully not, you could lose the pregnancy, you will have plenty of time later to exercise. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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