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Is it possible to have brain cancer, ovarian cancer and multiple sclerosis all at the same time?

Is it possible to have brain cancer, ovarian cancer and multiple sclerosis all at the same time?

Unlikely: Theoretically yes, but would suspect that the most logical sequence would involve ovarian cancer spreading into brain and/or spinal cord and causing neurological symptoms, especially cerebellar ataxia. But then, this would seem like ms, but more likely would be a paraneoplastic syndrome. ...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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What"s the recommended antibiotic to be given after a burst of an ovarian cyst?

What"s  the recommended antibiotic to be given after a burst of an ovarian cyst?

Generally none.: Ovarian cysts are generally non-infectious in origin and mostly filled with with fluid and or blood. Antibiotics do not have a role in treating them, unless there was an identified infectious cause (tubo-ovarian abscess). ...Read more

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I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! what can I do?

I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! what can I do?

Nothing: A cyst that small probably related to ovulation will usually resolve on its own time is usually the best cure. ...Read more

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I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! what are my options?

I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! what are my options?

Wait and see: Options include "wait and see" if it goes away, use the oral contraceptive pill to suppress the cyst, or see a md for a possible laparoscopic removal. ...Read more

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I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! why is this happening?

I have a 3 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary and i'm only 19 years old! why is this happening?

It can be normal.: The ovary is designed to make a cyst when an egg is being developed. It happens each month for most women and they are not aware of it happing. Some findings are not as normal, and you should see an ob/gyn to discuss your ultrasound and symptoms. ...Read more

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On minocycline for 9 weeks and starting Diane 35 today for ovarian cyst.. Will it give break me out ? I'm scared

On minocycline for 9 weeks and starting Diane 35 today for ovarian cyst.. Will it give break me out ? I'm scared

Probably not: While on occasion, birth control pills can cause acne, most improve it. Diane which is not available in the US where I practice a particularly good one for this problem. ...Read more

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Should I be worried I'm leeking orange jelly from bum is this linked to my ovarian cysts or something more sinister ?

Should I be worried I'm leeking orange jelly from bum is this linked to my ovarian cysts or something more sinister ?

See a doctor: It is not normal for a 30 year old to have fecal incontinence. Leakage from the anus is completely unrelated to any Gyn complaint such as ovarian cysts. I recommend you see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are my chances my ovarian cyst grow bigger over time during my pregnancy? I'm 5 months now. Can it shrink or disappear?

What are my chances my ovarian cyst grow bigger over time during my pregnancy? I'm 5 months now. Can it shrink or disappear?

Most stay unchanged: How large is your ovarian cyst? Most resolve after 13th week , but if you still have it at 20 weeks it should be checked regularly for growth. Most ovarian cysts do not change size in pregnancy and do not require any treatment. If you develop symptoms of pain due to the cyst or if the cyst significantly grows then you might need surgery to remove it. Most surgery is done prior to 20 weeks. ...Read more

Sclerosis (Definition)

We neurologists employ the term to describe localized damage involving the central nervous system, and sclerosis means scarring. If in many areas, might be multiple sclerosis. If affecting the motor nerve cell, ...Read more


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Multiple Sclerosis (Definition)

Multiple sclerosis is a progressive disease that interferes with the functioning of the central nervous system and brain. Symptoms include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred ...Read more