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I have had an ovarian cyst for 3 months and was taking the pill when I got it. I stopped taking the pill 2 days ago. Will this make my cyst worse?
Unlikely: Depending on it's size you may want to watch it closely, but it is as likely to go away as to get worse. Since it developed in spite of being on the pill it is not likely to act differently simply because you are now off of the pill. ...Read more
Is that possible to have ovarian cyst or cancer while I'm on Pill? I have thought OC reduces the risk.
Ovarian cyst and Stress. Are they related? Any way to prevent or grow cyst? I'm on pill for that but anything other?
Could you tell me how to decrease size of ovarian cyst? Maybe endometrioma. I wanna try everything i can do before having another surgery. Am on pill.
Patience: Stay on the pill and give it time. If this is a "functional" cyst, it will go away over the course of a couple cycles. Stay on the pill in the meantime - you are doing everything right. ...Read more
PCOS treatment: The best pill to take is based on your symptoms and other factors. Since patients with pcos may have a variety of symptoms, it is best to talk to your doctor about each of the symptoms you are concerned about so that you can get the correct prescription. ...Read more
I have an ovarian cyst and was place on BC. I still have typically cyst symptoms even while on the pill. Is this normal?
Usually resolve: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...Read more
I am a 43 yo non smoker with an ovarian cyst. Which pill is best a pop or estrogen/progestin? Or are there other options?Thank you.
All are fine: Ovarian cysts are common and while they are more frequently associated with progestin only pills, if you are healthy any of these options ( including a nuvaring, nexplanon, iud, as well) are fine. The best birth control option is the one that you feel comfortable with, tolerate, and you will use correctly. Good luck. ...Read more