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Does a dermoid ovarian cyst always include hair, teeth, skin etc? Just had one removed and doc said it needed to come out, why would that be?

Does a dermoid ovarian cyst always include hair, teeth, skin etc? Just had one removed and doc said it needed to come out, why would that be?

Usually: Dermoid cysts contain mature tissues and include one or more of those tissues but not all are always present. It needs to be removed because it will not go away on it's own, could possibly grow larger or even twist upon itself resulting in the need for emergency surgery. If these cysts rupture and spill their contents into the abdomen, peritonitismay develop. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Why do ovarian cysts sometimes contain hair and teeth?

Why do ovarian cysts sometimes contain hair and teeth?

Ovarian cysts: If this was a dermoid cyst of the ovary, it is ectodermal or skin tissue in origin, just like where hair and teeth come from. Therefore, it can develop hair and teeth in the cyst. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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What care should I get? Ovarian cyst removed. Bad acne, unwanted hair. More ultrasounds? What medication?

What care should I get? Ovarian cyst removed. Bad acne, unwanted hair. More ultrasounds? What medication?

PCOS diagnosis: Symptoms hormonal imbalance/pcos include weight gain, acne, thinning scalp hair, excess hair growth, irregular or absent periods, difficulty conceiving, and ovarian cysts, & it elevates risk for Insulin resistance. Usually there is excess of androgens, male hormones. The 2003 criteria for diagnosis are 2 of 3 of androgen excess, ovulatory dysfunction, and polycystic ovaries. See endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Does anyone with an ovarian cyst have excessive hair growth?

Does anyone with an ovarian cyst have excessive hair growth?

Yes, some at risk: Ovarian cysts are very common and can cause pain, or no symptoms at all. However, a condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) can cause many serious problems. Women with pcos usually have irregular periods, infertility and abnormal hair growth. Unusual hair growth in a woman should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I had a ovarian cysts rupture. A few months ago and I have been losing hair I have a very big patch of hair missing is this normal?

I had a ovarian cysts rupture. A few months ago and I have been losing hair I have a very big patch of hair missing is this normal?

No: Your loss may not be related to your ovarian cyst. Various diseases will cause hair loss from chemotherapy, depression, thyroid problem, ringworm fungus infection, your description looks like ' alapecia aereata' or patchy baldness due to autoimmune diseases or ringworm infection.. First see your family doctor after medical check up will refer you to a skin doctor. ...Read more

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I have had ovarian cyst whch was removed. And. Had androgen imbalance too. I have neither nw. ..What should I do for facial n chest hair?

I have had ovarian cyst whch was removed. And. Had androgen imbalance too. I have neither nw. ..What should I do for facial n chest hair?

Depends on the cause: Unwanted facial hair can have many causes. Birth control pills can do it, as can medical conditions that alter hormone levels, such as polycystic ovaries. If you are taking bcps ask your doctor about changing to another brand; if not, ask about testing to rule out internal medical conditions other than those you've already ruled out. ...Read more

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What is a dermoid ovarian cyst with hair?

Benign tumor: It's a benign tumor (teratoma) that comes from a cell that can techincally become every other cell in the body so that it generally can have hair, tooth and even some neural tissue. They are benign but generally need to be removed. ...Read more

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What is a dermoid ovarian cyst with hair?

What is a dermoid ovarian cyst with hair?

It is a type: Of abnormal ovarian cyst that is usually benign, rarely it can be non benign, all you have to do is go to google search engine and put in dermoid cyst with hair and you can read all about it and your doc who diagnosed your cyst shpuld have explained everything to you like I do with all of my patients. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause my hair to be falling out? My lymphnodes swell up many times over past yr. With no known reason. My dr has no answer for this.

Can ovarian cyst cause my hair to be falling out? My lymphnodes swell up many times over past yr. With no known reason. My dr has no answer for this.

Infection or other: If your doctor has no answer for it, you may ask your doctor refer you to see a dermatologist. Hair loss could cause by thyroid or skin problem or stress or other reasons, etc. Regarding lymphnodes swelling could be from infection or other hematological causes. Do your doctor do blood test check on white blood cell count? ...Read more

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Could my acne be related to ovarian cysts and excess facial hair? Last checked (about a month ago) hormones were okay. My cycles are regular 28 days.

Could my acne be related to ovarian cysts and excess facial hair? Last checked (about a month ago) hormones were okay. My cycles are regular 28 days.

Yes: Respectfully, I doubt we fully understand a woman's hormonal symphony. The question we can answer isn't whether you have a relative excess of androgens or what else may be involved, but whether your acne can be treated effectively. If you want, it can be, whether by the oral contraceptive pill, topical rx (clindamycin, retinoic acid, benzoyl peroxide), and/or systemic antibiotics. Thanx 4 writing. ...Read more

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Will taking the following vitamins/supplements adversely affect my ovarian cyst: skin, hair, and nail vitamin; maca root; osteo bi-flex?

Will taking the following vitamins/supplements adversely affect my ovarian cyst: skin, hair, and nail vitamin; maca root; osteo bi-flex?

Maca may: Maca can increase testosterone levels which may then affect other hormones. That is the only one that coud affect you. The rest are fine. ...Read more

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23 yof with hot flashes, osteopenia, thinning hair and now ovarian cyst... Thyroid is fine... Any ideas? Not on bc

23 yof with hot flashes, osteopenia, thinning hair and now ovarian cyst... Thyroid is fine... Any ideas? Not on bc

Several issues: There are several areas that should be explored with your doctor. First, get evaluated for a hormonal imbalance. With thinning hair and an ovarian cyst, the diagnosis of pcos is possible. The osteopenia is concerning because of your age but can be caused by some sort of nutritional deficiency, such as vitamin d deficiency or celiac disease (causing difficulty with absorption of vitamins). ...Read more

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Best birth control pills for pcos. I deal with hair loss & painful ovarian cysts.?

Best birth control pills for pcos. I deal with hair loss & painful ovarian cysts.?

Trial and error: There is no one "best" pill for ANY condition, although the pill manufacturers may try to make you believe there is. You need to work with a doctor who can go through the process with you. Good wishes. ...Read more

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My daughter had a ruptured ovarian cyst on Wednesday and today she has sharp pains in head when she moves a certain way. Could the 2 be related?

My daughter had a ruptured ovarian cyst on Wednesday and today she has sharp pains in head when she moves a certain way. Could the 2 be related?

Not related: Can be just a neck muscle is pulled or some other problem, if bothersome, check with your doctor, but not related to ruptured ovarian cyst, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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Ct scan & 2 ultrasounds july '12 showed 3 ovarian cysts (10 cm)-1 mo. Later also showed cyst at "mouth" of cervix. Now dull ache in abdomen/pain in ba?

Ct scan & 2 ultrasounds july '12 showed 3 ovarian cysts (10 cm)-1 mo. Later also showed cyst at "mouth" of cervix. Now dull ache in abdomen/pain in ba?

Likely cyst pain: The size of your cyst (s) is large and the mouth of cervix description may indicate growth and likely is the cause of your dull ache. I would consider surgical removal. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath, fever and burning in my entire abdomen. .. Worse by smoking and eating. Pain also in head neck and back. .. History of ovarian cysts and endometriosis and ideas?

Shortness of breath, fever and burning in my entire abdomen. .. Worse by smoking and eating. Pain also in head neck and back. .. History of ovarian cysts and endometriosis and ideas?

See a doctor: You need to be seen face to face, have a detailed history and physical exam and perhaps some lab tests and imaging studies. This cannot and should not be diagnosed over the internet. You sound quite ill and should do this asap. Hope this will be self-limiting and you will be better soon. ...Read more

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Is 4.64TSH high? Experiencing rapid hair loss, palpitations and ovarian cysts. Also, is the hair loss reversible with treatment?

Is 4.64TSH high? Experiencing rapid hair loss, palpitations and ovarian cysts. Also, is the hair loss reversible with treatment?

Normal TSH LEVELS: The normal range for TSH is generally stated as 0.5 to 5.0. However, many endocrinologists consider anything outside the range of 0.5 to 3.0 especially if there are clinical symptoms as abnormal. I would follow JP with an endocrinologist. The hair loss is reversible with treatment. ...Read more

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Is a 2.8cm ovarian cyst big?

Not really: But sometimes the consistency of a cyst is more important than the size. Talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts vary in size?

Do ovarian cysts vary in size?

Yes.: Ovarian cysts do vary in size quite alot. In your age group, a small cyst is about 2-3 cm. I've seen cyst as large as 10 cm or more. Cyst less than 2.5 cm are probably functional follicle in your age group. A cyst may grow or persist over a few menstrual cycle or complete resolve. ...Read more

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How can ovarian cysts go away?

See below.: Many ovarian cysts resolve on their own. Your doctor may consider watchful waiting to see if this would happen. Some cyst such as dermoid cyst, cystadenoma or endometriom don't go away on their own but these are rare compared to the typically follicular cysts. ...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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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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