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What is your opinion about an ovarian cyst affecting sex drive? Depression can, and ovarian cysts I read can cause depression. Is there a link?

What is your opinion about an ovarian cyst affecting sex drive?  Depression can, and ovarian cysts I read can cause depression.  Is there a link?

Sex drives & cysts: If the ovarian cyst has testosterone containing material inside it (male hormone) the sex drive will actually go up. Benign ovarian functional cysts are either estrogen generated or the after affects of ovulation of the corpus luteum which makes progesterone. Depression is usually not associated with either case unless it Is secondary to chronic pain from a large untreated ovarian cyst. ...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 having a tubo ovarian abscess cause you to get ovarian cysts? Never had them before had mass pelvic sepsis, now have them. Is there a link?

Can having a tubo ovarian abscess cause you to get ovarian cysts?  Never had them before had mass pelvic sepsis, now have them.  Is there a link?

Yes: Yes if you had a massive tubo-ovarian abscess, depending on how it was treated, it could cause ongoing issues with ovarian cyst formation. I'm so sorry you're going through this. ...Read more

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Wht causes ovarian cyst in unborn baby.? And wht can b done about it

Wht causes ovarian cyst in unborn baby.?  And wht can b done about it

Estrogen. Observe.: Maternal and placental hormone production (estrogen, specifically) typically cause the occasional functional ovarian cyst in the female fetus. Unless it gets really large and/or interferes with normal function of adjacent organs, observation and neonatology notification is all that is required. Even more rare are fetal ovarian dermoid tumors (teratomas). Get maternal-fetal medicine consultation! ...Read more

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Do sebaceous cysts go away by themselves?

Do sebaceous cysts go away by themselves?

Sometimes: But once they become a chronic problem with infections, it is rare. Incision and drainage won't cure it either. The whole cyst must be removed. ...Read more

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How can I remove a sebaceous cysts at home?

How can I remove a sebaceous cysts at home?

No: Removal of a sebaceous cyst requires a small surgical procedure. While it can be done easily in a office setting with the right instruments, it is not something you can do yourself at home. ...Read more

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What do I need to know about sebaceous cysts?

What do I need to know about sebaceous cysts?

Common: Common benign skin mass/tumor. Risk of infection is high, but can be reduced if surgically removed. In some cases can be done under local anesthesia, in children under general anesthesia. ...Read more

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Is there anything i could do about sebaceous cysts?

Is there anything i could do about sebaceous cysts?

Surgical excision..: Sebaceous cysts are generally not problematic until it is infected. Many people have them and as long as they are not bothering you, you actually don't have to do anything. If they get recurrent infection or if the large size/location is bothering you, surgical excision is you only real option to get rid of it. Consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is ovarian cyst?

What is ovarian cyst?

Cyst on an ovary: Ovarian cysts can form due to an imbalance of hormones during ones menstrual periods. I would recommend a check of hormones (possibly increasing progesterone) and some iodine/potassium iodide supplement. ...Read more

Dr. Asher Turney
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Sebaceous Cyst (Definition)

Sebaceous cyst develop when the drainage is blocked and then it keep enlarging due to sebum forming. It may ...Read more


Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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