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Doctor insights on: Ovarian Cyst And Multiple Periods

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How are an ovarian cyst and ovarian cancer different?

How are an ovarian cyst and ovarian cancer different?

Benign&Malignant: Ovarian cysts are benign fluid filled sacs in the ovaries.Some custs can become cancerous ovarian cancer is a malignant tumor of ovaries and is a serious condition often with poor prognosis requiring surgery, chemotherapy and sometime radiation therapy. ...Read more

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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 a small 1.8cm hemorragic ovarian cyst cause random cramping and irregular bleeding? All bloodwork and tests normal other than cyst.

Can a small 1.8cm hemorragic ovarian cyst cause random cramping and irregular bleeding? All bloodwork and tests normal other than cyst.

Yes: The ovarian cyst may have been bigger before you had the Ultrsound---it may have ruptured---relessing a bullous of estrogen an some blood-----the bld would irritate the abdomin giving cramps----- the estrogen could affect your cycle. Follow up with your GYN doctor ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts and excersize?

Ovarian cysts and excersize?

Ovarian Cysts: Not all ovarian cysts undergo complications like twisting or leakage and rupture. In fact most cysts are found incidentally as part of a routing gyn examination. One has to be careful and avoid and strenuous activities if the cyst is of moderate size as they are more prone to physical complications. ...Read more

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Right ovary with multiple follicle cysts and dominant 1.1 cm mildly complex cyst. Can this be cancerous?

Right ovary with multiple follicle cysts and dominant 1.1 cm mildly complex cyst. Can this be cancerous?

Yes sometimes: Yes, some complex cysts can be cancerous, but most are not when they are that size. Usually doctors follow these with sequential ultrasounds until better clarified. ...Read more

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Can cysts cause more difficulty to conceiving if I have those in both ovaries? Usg shows 5mm ovarian cysts(<5), no pain, regular cycles.

Can cysts cause more difficulty to conceiving if I have those in both ovaries? Usg shows 5mm ovarian cysts(<5), no pain, regular cycles.

Cysts of this size: Are likely normal - called follicles, due to eggs in the ovary becoming ready to be released. These should not effect the ability to become pregnant. ...Read more

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Can a 2-3 CM ovarian cyst on your left ovary stop ovulation?

Can a 2-3 CM ovarian cyst on your left ovary stop ovulation?

Dominant follicle?: That cyst might be your dominant follicle, in other words that cyst may well be your next ovulation. ...Read more

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Can I have multiple ovarian cysts without having pcos?

Can I have multiple ovarian cysts without having pcos?

Yes for sure: PCOS is more than just ovarian cysts it is also hormone abnormalities . irregular menses and insulin resistance. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts and dermoid cysts decrease the chances of pregnancy?

Can ovarian cysts and dermoid cysts decrease the chances of pregnancy?

Yes: Both kinds of ovarian cysts decrease the ability to spontaneously ovulate and therefore get pregnant. ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts after treatment of ovarian cancer, help?

Ovarian cysts after treatment of ovarian cancer, help?

May be normal: Cysts are what ovaries make "for a living". An ovarian cyst, by itself, does indicated ovarian cancer. The reason for the cyst should be evaluated if it is persistent. Continued followup with the treating physician for ovarian cancer is indicated. ...Read more

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Multiple cysts from d1-d12, tarlov cysts, renal cysts one hemorragic, ovarian cysts...What can cause this?

Multiple cysts from d1-d12, tarlov cysts, renal cysts one hemorragic, ovarian cysts...What can cause this?

All different : Tarlov, renal and ovarian cysts are all different. None have any relationship with other. Each would require a visit to a different specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Enlarging lt ovary 4.4x3.2x2.3, with cyst in it, 2.4 CM hypoechoic ovarian cyst on same ovary 8 months. Having pain and bleeding. Is this concerning?

Enlarging lt ovary 4.4x3.2x2.3, with cyst in it,  2.4 CM hypoechoic ovarian cyst on same ovary 8 months. Having pain and bleeding.  Is this concerning?

Talk to your doctor: there are many women who form cysts on their ovaries and each case is unique, so sonogram alone does not replacement clinical judgment and speaking with your doctor is very important ...Read more

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How are an endometrioma and a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst different?

See below: Hemorrhagic cysts are functional cysts, ie result from ovulation cysts that become hemorrhagic, whereas endometriomas as new growths which are typically benign. ...Read more

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Complex ovarian cyst w/intern.Septations, submuc. Fibroids, nabothian cysts, liver cyst, hernia. All new w/in last 8 weeks. Possible cancer? Type?

Complex ovarian cyst w/intern.Septations, submuc. Fibroids, nabothian cysts, liver cyst, hernia. All new w/in last 8 weeks. Possible cancer? Type?

Slow down a bit...: Ok, you have a lot of issues just recently identified. I'm doubtful you have any cancer. Your biggest concern appears to be the ovarian cyst, which is probably benign, but you need to be evaluated by your gyn. The hernia is an elective process, and the liver cyst is probably congenital. Fibroids and nabothian cyst can also be evaluated by your gyn. Take a breath and make an appointment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Foul smell when menstruating...diagnosed with uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and. Ovarian cysts?

Foul smell when menstruating...diagnosed with uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and. Ovarian cysts?

Infection: Fibroids, endometriosis, and ovarian cysts should not cause a foul odor during menstration. It may be that you have bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor is the most frequent symptom of BV which is the most common vaginal infection. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy and exclusive breastfeeding suppress endometrial growths and ovarian cysts?

Can pregnancy and exclusive breastfeeding suppress endometrial growths and ovarian cysts?

No: Breast feeding doesn't suppress ovulation more than a month or two in most women, so it won't suppress cysts (most of which are follicles or eggs) and it certainly won't prevent ovarian tumors entirely. Obviously too if it prevent endometrial thickening most breast feeders who conceived would miscarry as well. Pregnancy does have some positive effect on non genentic ovarian cancer prevention. ...Read more

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Tvs says I have corpus luteum in left ovary and few follicles in right ovary. Both no adnexal masses. Can be mistaken for ovarian pregnancy. Neg.Test?

Tvs says I have corpus luteum in left ovary and few follicles in right ovary. Both no adnexal masses. Can be mistaken for ovarian pregnancy. Neg.Test?

More info.: If i understand you correctly, your pregnancy test is negative but your transvaginal ultrasound shows ovarian cysts? Why did you have the ultrasound? At your age benign causes for ovarian cysts are most likely, but consultation with your gynecologist who ordered the ultrasound would be most appropriate to exclude more sinister causes. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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