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Women Born Without Ovaries
What cause Polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos) and do exercises and losing weight cause this? Or this is something that females born with?
Born with: This is a birth defect and not caused by weight loss or exercise ...Read more
Possibly: Still in experimental stageGet a more detailed answer ›
No pregnancy: You wouldn't get pregnant and you may feel menopausal. ...Read more
Doubt it: A woman should eat a balanced, healthy diet over the course of each week. Daily ingestion of cow ovaries have not typically been part of the normal human diet, over the past millennia. Thus, nobody knows whether or not there are dangers to daily cow ovaries. Buyer beware; user beware. ...Read more
Need one: In order to not age prematurely, women need at least one ovary. ...Read more
The term "streak ovary" refers to an ovary that is undeveloped and usually not functional, typically because of a genetic disorder.
Some do need to be removed, but it depends on the underlying genetic issues. ...Read more
Shower: That would be up to your surgeon. ...Read more
No: Streak ovaries just means tiny, negligible ovaries. ...Read more
What happens when a woman's ovary shrink through fasting? Is it okay to fast for 5 straight days?
What's the risk of having a bloody bag on one of the ovaries and whether his presence a threat to women? Plz answer me
Unsure what you mean: ..., but if you are referring to a hemmorhagic cyst on the ovary, they are common and may cause pain. It should be followed by your doctor until it resolves. ...Read more
What is a normal size ovary length, height, width in cm for a healthy 24 year old woman who has had a baby almost 4 years ago?
Ovary size: The normal adult ovary measures approximately 3cm - 5cm in length, 1.5cm - 3cm in width, and 0.5cm - 1.5cm in thickness; however, ovarian size is reported more often in terms of volume, or length x width x thickness x 0.523. Normal ovarian volume in the menstruating females is 5mL - 15mL, with an approximate mean of 10mL; however, measurements as high as 22mL have been reported in normal ovaries. ...Read more
I was just diagnosed with Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome. I've heard of women reversing their symptoms through a certain diet. What should my diet be?
Yes: Ovaries are a must for proper sexual development in female ...Read more
Ovaries produce cysts each month so this normal and not usually source of pain. If its just one spot on left or right that she points to with one finger then maybe, if its an area any larger then likely bladder, intestine, endometriosis or uterine.
If the pain is a small spot and only 1-2 days a week or so after her cycle, then its ovulation pain. ...Read more
What happens when a women does not have an ovary? What are the symptoms and how do they react without an ovary?
One ovary?: Women are born normally with two ovaries. It would be very rare for a woman to have only one ovary "naturally". In older women (20-40 years) ovarian cysts are possible and sometimes ovaries are removed surgically, . There are no symptoms hormonally if the ovary remaining is still functioning. ...Read more
Can be common: At your gestation the corpus luteum can still be seen (the area on the ovary where the egg was released). Seeing this is normal. Additionally some women can have "simple" cysts on their ovaries. If cysts are large and/or complex in appearance then they need to be more carefully evaluated. In short, size and appearance an be important. ...Read more
Yes: Call the doc who stimulated you and harvested the eggs as u need an ultrasound. ...Read more
About 1 Million.: In total there are over 1, 000, 000 eggs in the ovaries. You will release about one/month for your reproductive years. That will consume about 500 eggs leaving quite a few surplus. ...Read more
Oopherectomy: Depends on the age of the patient! ...Read more