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Doctor insights on: Polysictic Ovaries

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Are polycystic ovaries and polycystic kidneys linked?

Are polycystic ovaries and polycystic kidneys linked?

No: No, are faras i know they are not linked, they are separate condition, in polycystic kidney disease we do not look for cysts in ovaries and the opposite condition and the genetics and inharitance is different. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more


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Uterus measures 6.0x3.8x3.2cms endometrial echo 0.5cms thickness right ovary 2.5x2.1x1.9cms 6to7 follicles 0.7cm left ovary 2.6x2.4x2.2cm follicles1.6?

Uterus measures 6.0x3.8x3.2cms
endometrial echo 0.5cms thickness
right ovary 2.5x2.1x1.9cms 6to7 follicles 0.7cm
left ovary 2.6x2.4x2.2cm
follicles1.6?

Normal: Ovaries contain follicles. One of them becomes the dominant follicle and grows into an egg that is being released (monthly or so). If you take Clomid (clomiphene) or other medications to help you get pregnant (shots; superovulation) more follicles mature at the same time and you have an increased risk for multiple pregnancies. Your lining is thin. Are you trying to get pregnant? It sounds normal. (prenatal!). ...Read more

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Polycystic ovaries are curable?

Polycystic ovaries are curable?

No: But controllable with medication and diet. See a reproductive endocrinologist or obgyn to discuss how to control your pcos long term. ...Read more

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Polycystic ovaries treatment?

Polycystic ovaries treatment?

BCP or Fert Drugs: Pcos is an ovarian dysfunction. If you are not trying to pregnant the treatment of choice is the birth control pill. If you are trying to get pregnant we use fertility drugs, but it varies as to how a patient responds to these medications. The "fertility drug" is actually stimulating the ovary to ovulate.The first drug we use is clomid, (clomiphene) but it has to be used in higher dosages than normal ...Read more

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What are polycystic ovaries?

What are polycystic ovaries?

Big/ High follicle #: Polycystic ovaries (pco) is a finding on ultrasound scan of one or both ovaries being bigger than normal and/or having a high number of small egg-containing 'antral follicles'. Pcos or polycystic ovarian syndrome needs 2 out of 3 of: 1. Irregular cycles 2. Clinical or blood test signs of too much male hormones - acne, hair growth and 3. Pco. Up to 20% of women have pco, about 8-10% have pcos. ...Read more

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Polycystic ovarian disease--is that bad?

Polycystic ovarian disease--is that bad?

Yes: Pcos seems to be lifelong. It is a disorder characterized by menstrual irregularities, reversed ratio of fshto lh, elevated ovarian testosterone production, anovulation, Insulin resistance, higher risk of early uterine cancer, hirsutism and infertility. Weight is typically above normal & involves Insulin resistance & circulating testosterone levels. ...Read more

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Chances to conceive...?age = 29 yearstatus = bulky uterusuterus = 10.1x4.2x4.8cmendometrium =6.7cmR ovary= 2.8x1.8cmL ovary= 3.2x1.8cm

Chances to  conceive...?age = 29 yearstatus = bulky uterusuterus = 10.1x4.2x4.8cmendometrium =6.7cmR ovary= 2.8x1.8cmL ovary= 3.2x1.8cm

Depends: Chances of getting pregnant also depend on male factor and semen analysis. Male factor can contribute to 40% cause for pregnancy failure. More info is also needed as to what is causing your bulky uterus. If it is fibroids, then location of fibroid is important. Please get all your data and records and we can help you with a virtual consult. ...Read more

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Can polycystic ovaries develop into polycystic ovary syndrome?

Can polycystic ovaries develop into polycystic ovary syndrome?

Sort of: Polycystic ovaries is a finding on ultrasound where there are lots of small follicles on the ovaries. Pcos is where you have some combination (depending on which criteria your doctor uses) of pco looking ovaries, ovulation problems and symptoms of producing too much male hormone. Many but not all women with pcos have pco looking ovaries and many women with pco ovaries have the syndrome. ...Read more

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Abnormal pap smear-enlarged uterus(11cm)left complex ovarian cyst(new since 7/31/15)and thickening endometrium(10mm)Possibly cancer?Lower abd pain24/7

Abnormal pap smear-enlarged uterus(11cm)left complex ovarian cyst(new since 7/31/15)and thickening endometrium(10mm)Possibly cancer?Lower abd pain24/7

A cornucopia: You have 5 major reasons for seeing a GYN MD now. This is the "horn of plenty" of symptoms that need immediate evaluation. Surgery may be in your immediate future after biopsy and evaluation. ...Read more

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What is pcos polycystic ovary disease?

What is pcos polycystic ovary disease?

Hormonal imbalance: Pcos is caused by high estrogen combined with high Insulin which then transforms estrogen into testosterone. The high estrogen leads to excess growth of follicles and the elevated testosterone leads to abnormal hair growth a low carbohydrate diet is needed. Also iodine deficiency can contribute to this problem. ...Read more

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Complex ovarian cyst w/intern.Septations, submuc. Fibroids, nabothian cysts, liver cyst, hernia. All new w/in last 8 weeks. Possible cancer? Type?

Complex ovarian cyst w/intern.Septations, submuc. Fibroids, nabothian cysts, liver cyst, hernia. All new w/in last 8 weeks. Possible cancer? Type?

Slow down a bit...: Ok, you have a lot of issues just recently identified. I'm doubtful you have any cancer. Your biggest concern appears to be the ovarian cyst, which is probably benign, but you need to be evaluated by your gyn. The hernia is an elective process, and the liver cyst is probably congenital. Fibroids and nabothian cyst can also be evaluated by your gyn. Take a breath and make an appointment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does polycystic ovaries lead to cancer?

Does polycystic ovaries lead to cancer?

Not necessarily: Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a benign condition. But a singe large cyst can be associated with cancer inside of it. So you need to have your gynecologist monitor an dguide you as to what to expect. ...Read more

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Considering ovarian drilling for PCOS high LH:FSH ratio, irreg cycles, cystic acne, insomnia, feels miserable. Does it really DESTROY part of ovary?

Yes, but wait...: technically, it HAS to, right? The word, itself "drilling" means making a hole. To make a hole you have to take SOME stuff out, right? But that doesn't mean you won't have enough left over to still do what you need them to do. Ovaries have thousands and thousands of eggs, and women only use a few hundred in a lifetime. That said, I am NOT endorsing any specific procedure for you, as I HAVENT SEENU ...Read more

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Uterus size 90×54×65mm, endometrium reacn 7mm, right ovary 46×22×23mm left ovary 41×22×23mm. Both ovarys show multiple tiny cyst.What action to take?

Uterus size 90×54×65mm, endometrium reacn 7mm, right ovary 46×22×23mm left ovary 41×22×23mm. Both ovarys show multiple tiny cyst.What action to take?

Depends: The question is why did you have thee ultrasound done? The findings you have described are generally within normal limits. You need to discuss these findings and your origional reason for the test with your gyn. On face value, it doesnt appear you need anything done however you do not mention some of the potentially important findings such as endometrium and your menopausal. ...Read more

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What does thin intact endometrium and polycystic ovaries mean?

What does thin intact endometrium and polycystic ovaries mean?

Likely normal: This sounds like a normal pelvic sonogram but must be interpreted by your doctor in light of your particular circumstances. Please speak with your doctor about any questions or concerns that you may have. No question is too trivial if it is weighing on your mind! ...Read more

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Does fertilaid cure ovarian cysts and fibroids?

Does fertilaid cure ovarian cysts and fibroids?

No: Fertilaid has not been show scientifically to cure - or even help - with any female reproductive condition, in spite of the banners on their websites. ...Read more