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Doctor insights on: Ovarian Cysts And Potassium Loss

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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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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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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?

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

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Although trying a lot I can't loss my weight. I have para ovarian cyst. Now what I do?

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

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Can ovarian cyst cause weight loss?

Can ovarian cyst cause weight loss?

Yes: If you have a decreased appetite or pain or the cyst is not a cyst (cancer) wt can decrease. See your doctor! ...Read more

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How common is weight loss after ovarian cyst removal?

How common is weight loss after ovarian cyst removal?

Unrelated : There is no relationship between weight loss, weight gain and having an ovarian cyst or having a cyst removal. If you have had a removal and then lost weight the weight loss is a consequence of less caloric intake or increase in calorie burning. ...Read more

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After laparoscopy for ovarian cyst, weight gain or loss ?

After laparoscopy for ovarian cyst, weight gain or loss ?

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

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Could an ovarian cyst (5.5cm) be able to cause an ulcer or loss of appetite?

Could an ovarian cyst (5.5cm) be able to cause an ulcer or loss of appetite?

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 bacteria 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

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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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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?

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

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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?

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?

Get evaluated: Ovarian cysts rupture internally, and would not give vaginal bleeding. You should be evaluated asap if you are having pain and excessive bleeding to make sure that there is not a more serious issue present. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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?

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?

Hard to say: There are many possible reasons for these symptoms. Make sure you aren't pregnant. Could be from an early period, polyp, fibroids, ovarian cyst. See a doctor if bleeding or pain are bad. ...Read more

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Potassium (Definition)

Potassium is an essential electrolyte, important in the functioning of many organs including the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Deficiency can be caused by diseases such as kidney failure, vomiting, and diarrhea, or by ...Read more


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Klorvess (Definition)

Klorvess is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more