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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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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

Dr. James Chapman
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Increased Thirst (Definition)

Drinking lots of water is usually healthy. However, the urge to drink too much may be the result of a physical or emotional disease. Excessive thirst may be a symptom of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). It can be an important clue in detecting diabetes. Excessive thirst is a fairly common symptom. It is often the reaction to fluid loss during exercise, or ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Severe Thirst (Definition)

Severe thirst is a symptom in which a person has a great urge to drink more fluids. Causes include diabetes, excessive salt intake, significant blood loss, dehydration (loss of body fluid, such as ...Read more