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Hello, I have a couple of PCOS related questions: would you recommend consumption of spearmint tea to reduce testosterone levels, and should ovarian cysts be examined regularly?

Hello, I have a couple of PCOS related questions: would you recommend consumption of spearmint tea to reduce testosterone levels, and should ovarian cysts be examined regularly?

Insulin resistance: PCOS tx should include measures to reduce insulin levels. this is accomplished by lowering your carbohydrate intake dramatically and increasing your green vegetables and protein intake. Reviewing ovarian cysts is not standard of care. Metformin is commonly used which helps ovulation they an insulin sensitivity pathway. ...Read more

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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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Could polycystic ovarian syndrome without ovarian cysts?

Could polycystic ovarian syndrome without ovarian cysts?

No.: Ovaries having cysts is part of the syndrome. There are some medical conditions that can mimic some of the symptoms of PCOS, such as metabolic syndrome. A complete history and workup would aid in identifying this. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could pcos lead to large ovarian cysts?

Please tell me, could pcos lead to large ovarian cysts?

PCOS: Patients with pcos will typically have irregular and anovulatory cycles. The cysts remain small and are reabsorbed before ovulation. Therefore, it's unusual to have large ovarian cysts. Still, a cyst that grows without ovulation can become symptomatic. I would see your provider to find out more. ...Read more

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My 13 weeks scan showed have a simple ovarian cyst with size of 30 mm.Is that pcos problem?Causes simple ovarian cyst? Is simple ovarian cyst&pcos same?

My 13 weeks scan showed have a simple ovarian cyst with size of 30 mm.Is that pcos problem?Causes simple ovarian cyst? Is simple ovarian cyst&pcos same?

PCOS: Pcos stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome. This is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women. Women w pcos have abnormalities with the metabolism of androgens & estrogen. The tipical appearance of ovaries on ultrasound are prominent with multiple small follicular cyst. Clinical findings; menstrual disorders, infertility, hirsutism, obesity, diabetes, metabolic synd. " extensive topic". ...Read more

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Hi i m 28 yrs having pcos & ovarian cysts .Is it normal to have high BP in pcos it was 157 last time?

Hi i m 28 yrs having pcos & ovarian cysts .Is it normal to have high BP in pcos it was 157 last time?

Yes: Pros is a metabolic disorder than can cause a thicker tummy, pre diabetes and with that sometimes BP gets a little higher. The cysts themselves don't cause youbp togo up but can be part of what the call metabolic syndrome. Cysts come and go but irregular periods are the hack ark. Take care stay in shape and you might need a little help to get pregnant when the time is right. ...Read more

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Is single ovarian cyst may turn into pcos?

No: Ovarian cysts are common and typically resolve spontaneously fairly quickly. Polycystic ovarian disease is a specific problem that affects the ovaries long term. ...Read more

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Can I have multiple ovarian cysts without having pcos?

Can I have multiple ovarian cysts without having pcos?

Yes for sure: PCOS is more than just ovarian cysts it is also hormone abnormalities . irregular menses and insulin resistance. ...Read more

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Can complex ovarian cysts cause polycystic ovarian disease?

Can complex ovarian cysts cause polycystic ovarian disease?

No: The term complex ovarian cyst indicates that an imaging study, usually ultrasound, shows a cyst with internal echoes, septation, or irregular or thickened cyst walls. They should be aggressively investigated as some of these cysts may be cancerous. Polycystic ovaries are usually enlarged and contain multiple small cysts just under the surface of the ovary. They mainly produce hormone imbalances. ...Read more

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What medication can shrink or diminish ovarian cysts (pcos)?

What medication can shrink or diminish ovarian cysts (pcos)?

PCOS: No medicine shrinks the cysts of pcos, but metformin can be used to fix the Insulin resistance. Spironolactone is used block the androgen effects while birth control pills are used to help bind more androgen indirectly. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between polycystic ovaries and ovarian cysts?

Totally different: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Most resolve in 6-8 weeks on their own and the discomfort can be controlled with ibuprofen. Pcos is totally different. These are multiple tiny cysts throughout the ovary. The main problem being weight gain, lack of periods and abnormal hair growth. The ovarian cysts are a side effect of the hormonal imbalance with pcos. ...Read more

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What is the difference between polycystic ovaries and ovarian cysts?

Good question: Pcos is a condition which patient may have multiple cysts in the ovary, irregular period, increased male hormone production, et al. Ovarian cyst is a very common condition which means a cyst present in the ovary. There are many kind of ovarian cysts, and most of them are benign and physiological. Pcos patients may have ovarian cysts, but patients with cyst usually do not have pcos. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between polycystic ovaries and getting ovarian cysts?

Need advice on what is the the difference between polycystic ovaries and getting ovarian cysts?

Different cysts: Polycystic ovaries contain many very small follicles - "cysts." these are less than 1cm, and related to anovulation and hormone alterations. Ovarian cysts would normally be 2cm or larger, may happen after ovulation, or be related to some type of ovarian tumor, endometriosis, or other reasons. ...Read more

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Can simple small ovarian cysts turn into pcos in future? I heard that pcos is not totally curable. Is pco also has no cure? Thank you.

Can simple small ovarian cysts turn into pcos in future? I heard that pcos is not totally curable. Is pco also has no cure? Thank you.

PCOS: Pcos or stein leventhal syndrome is usually characterized by multiple ovarian cysts, obesity , irregular periods and glucose management problems such as diabetes. Simple ovarian cysts do not mean pcos. ...Read more

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42 yrs old, still cycling, with simple ovarian cyst that slowly grows (@4cm) & history of PCOS. Dr said total estrogens of 545 is normal? Not high?

Ovarian cysts: At 42, the ovaries require more stimulation to achieve a release of an egg (ovulation). Sometimes the egg does not rupture the follicle (small fluid filled area around the egg before ovulation) and a persistent cyst results. At "4 cm." it will eventually rupture and pain will result temporarily. With PCOS you may be better taking low dose oral contraceptives. Ask your doctor to consider this. ...Read more

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What natural rx's do you suggest for ovarian cysts, including genetically inherited pcod polycystic ovarian disease? For dr lisa rankin - sweepstakes entry fr askdrlindamd@aol.Com

What natural rx's do you suggest for ovarian cysts, including genetically inherited pcod polycystic ovarian disease? For dr lisa rankin - sweepstakes entry
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In : In my experience the most natural way I have seen patients deal with pcos is through diet. Here are the basics : low carbohydrates with protein at every meal add essential fatty acids in your diet add phytoestrogens to your diet buy organic foods when possible reduce saturated fats decrease consumption of dairy drink at least 2 litres of water daily avoid preservatives and chemicals avoid artificial sweeteners avoid caffeine and alcohol avoid sugar i hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hello! how can I get rid of ovarian cysts (i have been diagnosed with pcos) without surgery? Thank you very much

Follow your MD: You can not get rid of pcos by surgery.You need to sit with your doctor and follow the treatment recommended.It consists of correcting Insulin resistance 2restoration of fertility 3treatment of hirsutism 4restoration of regular menstruation and prevention of endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial cancer. ...Read more

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Lt ovary removed due to large ovarian cyst & Rt ovary is polycystic in appearance if tests confirmed I had pcos what are my chances of having kids?

Lt ovary removed due to large ovarian cyst & Rt ovary is polycystic in appearance if tests confirmed I had pcos what are my chances of having kids?

With treatment : They are only slightly decreased if you get proper treatment. All in all it is just somewhat harder but very possible. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Never had an ovarian cyst. Now I got bilateral cysts & 1 ruptured. Do I have pcos?They didn't diagnosis it & have no other pcos symptoms & norm weight

Never had an ovarian cyst. Now I got bilateral cysts & 1 ruptured. Do I have pcos?They didn't diagnosis it & have no other pcos symptoms & norm weight

Probably not: Every women, every cycle will have an ovarian cyst at least 2 centimeters in diameter at the time of ovulation - whether she knows it or not. Most women have little or no symptoms from those cysts - except for the menstrual cycle. The occasional woman who does have pain will often have an ultrasound or a ct that shows the cyst. Most of them do not require treatment. Pcos presents differently. ...Read more

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Will prenatal vitamins help ovarian cysts with pcos?

Will prenatal vitamins help ovarian cysts with pcos?

No: The vitamins are good for you but would not have an impact on your pcos or your ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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If you have ovarian cysts or polycystic ovaries does it mean you need regular vists to the doctor?

If you have ovarian cysts or polycystic ovaries does it mean you need regular vists to the doctor?

Yes: Every woman of reproductive age should have an annual gyn exam. If you have pco and you don't wish to be pregnant you're on bcp and should have an annual visit. If you want to conceive you're probably on Clomid (clomiphene) and should be monitored for ovulation. ...Read more

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For 2 months now, I've been having 2 periods in one cycle. With 4 days of "rest" between the two. I have PCOS and ovarian cyst. Could this be related?

For 2 months now, I've been having 2 periods in one cycle. With 4 days of "rest" between the two. I have PCOS and ovarian cyst. Could this be related?

Yes: Metformen is a excellent drug for PCOS and helps weight-loss talk to your Dr. And ovarian cyst and PC OS can cause irregular menses but also so can pregnancy and hormones . Consult primary care physician or gynecologist in person for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have PCOS just like my mom. My mom, sister and cousin all have ovarian cysts. My mom and cousin developed cancer. What is the likelihood I will too?

I have PCOS just like my mom. My mom, sister and cousin all have ovarian cysts. My mom and cousin developed cancer. What is the likelihood I will too?

I am sorry .: You are at high risk for varian Cancer, you must have regular GYN check up . talk to your PCP or Gyn doctor to get BRCA 1 and 2 gene analysis for your self and for your mother also. That will tell you whether she is carrying gene Mutation and if her children are at high risk for breast and Gyn malignancy or not. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Definition)

See the link below: https://www.healthtap.com/#publications/2039180 It is what Dr. Khurram Rehman wrote, but has the detail of an article for those interested in ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more