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Ovarian Cysts And Potassium Loss
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
Lupron (leuprolide) injection on 10/30. My pelvic pain has worsened, have a new ovarian cyst, & now my hair is falling out. Is hair loss w/ lupron (leuprolide) normal?
No is not: I would say something is not right. The pelvic pain may not relate at all to lupron (leuprolide). See your doctor. He will know for sure what to do. ...Read more
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
I was diagnosed with uterine fibroids & an ovarian cyst. I'm anemic from blood loss from above conditions. I do heavy lifting at the gym. Is it safe?
Yes: Yes, anemia will have no impact on your ability to perform heavy lifting. The only impact you wil lnotice is in your ability to sustain peak activity, ie you will fatigue more easily. To correct the anemia the bleeding from the fibroids should be stopped and your iron levels should be tested. You should also probably be supplementing with iron. ...Read more
Unrelated: A para-ovarian cyst is benign, and completely unrelated to weight loss. At its essence weight loss is simple. Calories in need to be less than calories out. ...Read more
I have got ovarian cyst. I do work outs daily & even have a control on my food but still the weight loss is not proportional to my workouts.?
No change: Short term there could be mild weight loss from missing a few meals, but there should not be a long term change in weight from this. ...Read more
Meds, stress: Ulcers, which can cause loss of appetite, most often are related to medicines like Ibuprofen (which could be a link to the ovarian cyst) or an infection by a bacterium called h. Pylori. Stress ulcers are rarer but can occur (such as ICU patients). It would be rare for an ovarian cyst to cause that level of cyst on the body. ...Read more
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 a Gyn yearly and discuss your concerns. Imaging of your ovaries will usually rule-out ovarian cancer. ...Read more
I had an ovarian cyst rupture yesterday and now feel dizzy. Could it be excess blood loss from the rupture 24+ hrs ago? Or ok to wait it out?
Monitor close: Signs of excess blood loss would be a rapid heart rate and dizziness when you stand up. However, you can also get these symptoms if you are dehydrated. Drink a lot of water or electrolyte fluid and see if your symptoms get better. However, if you have worsening belly pain and swollen belly you should be seen right away. ...Read more
I think my ovarian cyst ruptured and I'm having cramps and quite a bit of blood loss. Is blood loss is normal or should I go to the er?
Ask a gyn physician: That's pretty large. Ask a gyn doctor and he or she may be able to help you. ...Read more
I am 28 years old. I had a ruptured ovarian cyst. I eat a lot, urinate a lot, and feel sick. My weight has dropped from 54.9 kgs to 52.5 kgs in three weeks. Is sudden weight loss after laparoscopy normal?
NOT NORMAL: Especially that nothing major was found. I would however rule out diabetes in the first place before checking other things. You lost weight, eat a lot a pee a lot. Have your blood sugar examined first. Same time one could look for thyroid function as well. If all these come out normal and the weight loss continues you need a good diagnostician... ...Read more
5mo RUQ pain, yellow stool, sometimes blood. Lots mucus, sometimes mucus pink. Bloat when eat, nausea. No wt loss bc I force eat. Some LLQ pain. PCP did pelvic US, found R ruptured ovarian cyst. Would this explain It all? No other tests done.
RUQ pain: With bloating, belching and stool changes may be your gallbladder or liver. You will need an abdominal ultrasound and if stones are present the gallbladder must be removed. You will need blood work to include a CBC, metabolic profile, amylase and lipase to rule out pancreatic illness. ...Read more
Could an ovarian cyst be cancerous, or be a sign to ovarian cancer? Also, have massive weight loss, fatigue, lack of appetite. And severe stomach pain.
Ovarian cysts: By your symptoms, it sounds like you need to see your gyn doctor. I you are not getting an answer you find acceptable, it is not wrong to get a second opinion. ...Read more
Hx of large ovarian cysts. Last 2 weeks I've had abdom pain, nausea, loss of appetite. Blood test show hormone imbalnce/SED rate in 70s. Dx? Thoughts?
Slight bleeding with cramping a week before period is due. Loss of tissue clumps. Tender breast. 19 years old taking orthocyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate). Ovarian cysts?
Had severe abd pain CT showed 6 CM ovarian cyst ruptured. Today u.S. Shows mod. Fluid in pelvis with cysts on both ovaries. Period tom. Is this normal?
Time: Most ovarian cysts go away by themselves over time. If a cyst stays around for more than 3 months, what we would do next depends on its size, your age, any symptoms and very specific details of the ultrasound report describing the cyst. ...Read more
Depends on the cyst: Some cysts (small simple follicular) don't need any help and resolve on their own. Large symptomatic cysts most likely will require surgical intevention. There are some cysts that resolve with hormonal treatment. ...Read more