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Could ovarian cyst affect the unborn baby in any ways?

Could ovarian cyst affect the unborn baby in any ways?

Ovarian cyst: It depends on how many weeks you have and where is the cyst. It can cause maternal pain and depending on size and symptoms need to do surgery with its possible complications or depending on how many weeks you have and if the cyst is the corpus luteum cyst of pregnancy. ...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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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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I have a left ovarian cyst of 11cm.I am 10wks pregnant now and my ob tells me I have to have surgery at 16-20wks.Will this surgery harm my baby?

I have a left ovarian cyst of 11cm.I am 10wks pregnant now and my ob tells me I have to have surgery at 16-20wks.Will this surgery harm my baby?

Probably not: A cyst that size requires surgery because it can twist on itself and therein the blood supply to the ovary can be cut off and the ovarian tissue will die. This will also result in severe pain. Your OB is right to wait until the second trimester- this is the safest time in the pregnancy to have the surgery done. ...Read more

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Is a dermoid ovarian cyst a baby fetus of a failed pregnancy?

Is a dermoid ovarian cyst a baby fetus of
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NO: A dermoid cyst is a particular type of ovarian tumor which has multiple tissue types, and it never was and never will be a baby. The different types of tissue are randomly organized but can sometimes form recognizable structures (hair and teeth are common) which may give the illusion that it could be something more. ...Read more

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I was just wondering when an ovarian cyst ruptures, can it cause more harm to your eggs?

Generally No: If an ovarian cyst is of moderate size and ruptures, you may have some short-lived pain, but it should not harm any remaining egg cells in your ovary. ...Read more

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I'm 5week pregnant I just find out that I have ovarian cyst don't no what kind .. Can ovarian cyst harm my pregnancy? Now

I'm 5week pregnant I just find out that I have ovarian cyst don't no what kind .. Can ovarian cyst  harm my pregnancy?  Now

Corpus Luteum: Ovarian cysts are common and are part of normal ovulation and early pregnancy. You should have your OB review the images with you and they can tell you if this is one of the common cysts like a corpus luteum or if it is something to worry about. Probabilities are in favor of nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I just got out of ER and I have an ovarian cyst. Can it be harder to have a baby? What happens if it doesn't go away?

I just got out of ER and I have an ovarian cyst. Can it be harder to have a baby? What happens if it doesn't go away?

Discuss with doc : It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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