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Doctor insights on: Ovarian Cyst Symptoms Causing Excessive Thirst

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Can an ovarian cyst make you excessively thirsty and decrease hunger?

Can an ovarian cyst make you excessively thirsty and decrease hunger?

Maybe: The majority of garden variety ovarian cysts would not cause these symptoms. However, a Dermoid cyst can contain any tissue in the body--teeth, thyroid tissue, skin, hair--you name it. In rare cases, some of this tissue in the cyst can produce substances that could give you strange symptoms such as you are describing. Best wishes! ...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 excessive masturbation cause ovarian cyst?

Can excessive masturbation cause ovarian cyst?

No: I wish they were all this easy to answer. Ovarian cysts are extremely common and your physician knows how to care for it. ...Read more

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How do ovarian cysts cause weight gain? It's listed as a symptom everywhere and i'm experiencing it since being diagnosed w/ 2 small cysts.

How do ovarian cysts cause weight gain? It's listed as a symptom everywhere and i'm experiencing it since being diagnosed w/ 2 small cysts.

They do not : Ovarian cysts do not cause weight gain. Perhaps you are reading something about polycystic ovarian syndrome. In this case many women who struggle with weight gain also have multiple small ovarian follicles referred to as polycystic ovaries. This is not the same thing as having an ovarian cyst. If you're struggling with weight gain please investigate other causes. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause high wbc that I have loss appetite And feeling fuller. Really worried about ovarian cancer no other symptoms ?

Can an ovarian cyst cause high wbc that I have loss appetite 
And feeling fuller. Really worried about ovarian cancer no other symptoms ?

Vague symptoms: Ovarian cysts and early ovarian cancer don't generally increase the white count. A Tubo-Ovarian Abcess or Ovarian Torsion can increase the white count but are usually associated with severe pain. Ovarian Cancer is fairly silent initially but then can have vague, non-specific symptoms. See an Gyn yearly and discuss your concerns. Imaging of your ovaries will usually rule-out ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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What causes Hemorragic Ovarian Cyst & what are the symptoms ?!

What causes Hemorragic Ovarian Cyst & what are the symptoms ?!

Pain!: Ovulation involves a small cyst on the ovary called a follicle. It is very active hormonally and requires a large blood supply. Sometimes something goes wrong and a blood vessel breaks causing bleeding into the follicle that expands with blood and forms a hemorrhagic cyst on the ovary. The most common symptom is pain on one side of your lower abdomen. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I had a 27cm ovarian cyst filled with reddish brown fluid. What causes a cyst fill with fluid opposed to tissue? What's the difference in symptoms?

I had a 27cm ovarian cyst filled with reddish brown fluid.  What causes a cyst fill with fluid opposed to tissue?  What's the difference in symptoms?

Cyst: A cyst by definition is a fluid filled sac. In the ovary you can have solid tumors (benign and cancerous), mixed solid and cystic and just cystic (fluid filled). Each growth is a tissue type, which is the key to what type you get. You probably had a serous (fluid type) cystadenoma or an endometrioma (bloody fluid filled cyst) ...Read more

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2 months with out period. Several neg tests but pregnant symptoms could my bc pills or ovarian cyst be the cause to missed period?

2 months with out period. Several neg tests but pregnant symptoms could my bc pills or ovarian cyst be the cause to missed period?

Both could cause it: Many women on bc pills for an extended period of time stop having menstrual flow due to the suppression of the endometrial build up. So even though taking your bc pills correctly, there is no bleeding seen due to the lack of a thick lining to shed. Not to fear. A cyst can cause a similar problem if it is producing suppressive amounts of hormone. If pelvic pain or swelling, see your physician. ...Read more

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Burning sensation feeling on skin over pelvic area. No other symptoms. Is this nerve damage or just caused from health anxiety and stress?Ovarian cyst

Burning sensation feeling on skin over pelvic area. No other symptoms. Is this nerve damage or just caused from health anxiety and stress?Ovarian cyst

It depends: The pelvic area is from navel to upper thighs. Are you saying lower abdomen or lower back/sacral area; deep or on the skin? Contact dermatitis may be one cause due to detergent or fabric softener in your panties or some other chemicals in that area. If it is not painful to press on lower belly, move the hips or lower back, bend or extend, then not likely internal or spine/joint related. ...Read more

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Feels like my ovaries r a computer and my cysts r a virus. Why do ovarian cysts cause pregnancy symptoms like bloating, weight gain & breast soreness?

Feels like my ovaries r a computer and my cysts r a virus. Why do ovarian cysts cause pregnancy symptoms like bloating, weight gain & breast soreness?

Hormones: You produce a cyst every month. The cyst or follicle is what houses your egg. This cells of the cyst produce your female hormones. It is these hormones that are causing the symptoms. The cysts are biologically doing their job to try and get you pregnant every month. ...Read more

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Can a ovarian cysts cause pain on my right side when the cysts is on the left?

Can a ovarian cysts cause pain on my right side when the cysts is on the left?

Possibly : If the cyst was exceptionally large then pain referred to the other side is possible. This is not as likely as something else causing the pain. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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


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Severe Thirst (Definition)

Marked desire to ingest fluid. ...Read more