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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome And Depo Provera
Pcos is a metabolic disorder affecting 8-10% of women that may cause irregular periods, acne or increased hair growth, infertility or subfertility, and increases the risk of diabetes. To diagnose pcos, we need 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular or no periods 2. Acne, hair growth and/or blood tests showing too much male-type hormones (androgens) 3. Ultrasound showing large ovaries ...Read more
I have been on Depo-Provera provera for 2 1/2 years and was told dec 12 I have a bunch of small ovarian cysts will the shot affect them in anyway?
Discuss with doc : 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
Not really : The depoprovera shot will not really shrink or get rid of cyst. Most ovarian cysts simply resolve on their own within 6-8 weeks. The shot may help prevent other cysts from forming though by essentially turning the ovaries off during the 3 months that it works. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi..I have been bleeding almost every day for a few months..I have an ovarian cyst and been off Depo-Provera shot since march..could this be reason for bleed?
Need pelvic exam: Need to see your primary care physician or OB-Gyn for a pelvic exam to check for other reasons like polyps and infections. At this late date, it is doubtful that past depo-provera use is the cause of your continued bleeding for months. Fibroids can cause irregular bleeding symptoms as well as hormonal shifts. Need to see dr. ...Read more
I have been on the Depo-Provera shot for 5 years and haven't had a period for 3. I randomly get severe sharp pains then tight and odd ovarian pressure. Why?
Worried, been off Depo-Provera 7 months only reddish brown bleeding ..very irregular, large ovarian cyst ..frequency to pee. All this related somehow?
Hello, I am 22. I was on Depo Provera and had no period. Now I am conncerned i have a ovarian cysts/ovarian cancer due to all my symptoms how do I kno?
Exam: if you are concerned about having these diseases go see a GYN and discuss your worries and get examined and tested. ...Read more
Dx: PCOS. Multiple bilateral ovarian cysts 30yr old nulligravida on Depo-Provera provera for 5+yrs. how will cysts impact trying to conceive?
Ovulation: The issue with PCOS is that some women will not ovulate. The ovarian cysts are not the direct cause. They are a symptom of the hormonal imbalance present in PCOS patients. ...Read more
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