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Pregnant, diagnosed with endometriosis. Will it hamper my pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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Doctor:good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:gd after noon
User:i am preganant sinc elast 7 weeks
User:today i wnet for my ultrasound test
User:they diagonies that i have a 9 cm cysyt outside my left overy
Doctor:Is it 9cm or 9mm?
User:its called endriotrematic---i think i am mis spelling the same. Hope u will make out
User:9 cm
User:can u please tell me , wil this hamper my pregnancy?
User:iam yet to consult any doc for the same
User:hence thought of askg in this portal
Doctor:I do not think it will cause any harm to your pregnancy
User:let me tell you i dont have any discomfort,pain, anything with this cyst
Doctor:That is good, Asymptomatic cysts are better left alone, they will not cause any harm to your pregnancy
Doctor:In fact, some of them regress in pregnancy
User:they trying pressing the same and was asking if iits hurting,,,,but nothing
Doctor:That is a good news
User:can u throw soem light on this as iam worried,,wat can be the danger
User:how it can effect,,as its 9 cm!!!
Doctor:Can you please share the full report with me?
User:is there any special precaution i need to tk for this during this time
Doctor:Is it possible?
User:shall i email?
Doctor:Please mail it to this address
Doctor: YYYY@YYYY with subject as Attention to Dr. Shanthi
User:ok,,,giv me 2 min
Doctor:Take your time
Doctor:I will wait
Doctor:Please give me a moment
Doctor:I will check for it
Doctor:I have received the email
Doctor:Can we discuss this on call?
Doctor:Telephonic conversation?
Doctor:Give a minute to go through the report
User:ok, whatever u feel best
Doctor:I have read the report
Doctor:It is simple
User:shall i call u?
Doctor:We can discuss here
User:k, we can
User:tell me doctor
Doctor:The only problem in your report is
Doctor:a multilooular cyst measuring 9.6 X 6.2 X 8.7 cm
Doctor:Rest all are fine
Doctor: XXXXXXX Right?
Doctor: XXXXXXX nothing needs to be done for this endometrioma now
User:my worry is if that single prob,wil giv rise to various other prob? specialy hampering my pregnancy?
Doctor:Not at all
Doctor:Let me tell you about the disease
Doctor:These are simple cysts
Doctor:Commonly seen in reproductive age group women
Doctor:Occurs with mensus
User:1 min
Doctor:Due to high oestrogen
User:i want to metnion one point, i went for a general check two months back to the same clinic. that time also they did such test. that time it was measuring 7cm
User:they told it might neeed to be operated
User:but i can try my luck
User:my luck favoured,hence here iam now
Doctor:I get your point
User:that 7cm is now 9cm
Doctor:Let me explain further to you
Doctor:I agree that it has increased from 7cm to 9cms now
Doctor:This cyst occurs in estrogen excess as I said
Doctor:In pregnancy, Progesterone will increase and estrogen will decrease
Doctor:So, when estrogen level falls down, the cyst will stop growing
Doctor:That is why nothing needs to be done like surgery
Doctor:It needs only observation
Doctor:Very rarely, it may still grow in pregnancy
Doctor:Even then it is not a problem
Doctor:IT will not affect the pregnancy
Doctor:Only if it causes symptoms, then it can be removed surgically
User:ohh,,thanks a lot,,my bp was rising since i did the test
User:i am still shivrring in fear
Doctor:Please relax
Doctor:You are absolutely normal
Doctor:Nothing is wrong with you
Doctor:All will go well
User:now,,can u tell me if any special precaution required for this?
Doctor:If you have a caesarian section, the cyst can be removed at the time of the CS itself
Doctor:Precaution would be to repeat the ultrasound once in 5 th month to check the status of the endometrioma
User:i hav to travell to kolkata by flight on 13th, for my annual leave
Doctor:13th of this month?
User:will this create any prob,for my travel?
Doctor:How long is the journey?
User:2 hours by flight
User:yes,2 hr
Doctor:Yes, you may travel
Doctor:Are you returning back as well?
User:k,,so nothing special to take in ref. to my daily life?
User:yes, i am going for a month ,will back after a month
Doctor:sorry, May I know your age?
Doctor:28 right
Doctor:Is this your first pregnancy?
Doctor:Please do not do frequent travel
Doctor:If you are planning to return back after a month, why to go at all?
User:iam into marketing,hence may need to travel within the city for my work.. wat abt that?
Doctor:Yes, it is fine unless the journey is not very jerky
User:iam from kolkata ,,i am visiting my parents after a year,want to stay a month with them
Doctor:You may travel
Doctor:but need to be careful
User:wat shuld be done and wat should be avoided?
Doctor:Do not go around often in KOlkota
Doctor:Sorry Kolkata
Doctor:Try to take adequate rest
Doctor:rest for 2 hrs in the noon
Doctor:You will be fine
Doctor:Stay relaxed
Doctor:However discuss about all the options with your Obstetrician
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User:sorry doctor
User:i got a call hence left my desk
User:ru there?
Doctor:It is fine
Doctor:Yes, I am here
Doctor:Are you here now?
User:thanx a lot for your suggestions, iwill consult the obstetrician tmrw
Doctor:Discuss about all the possible options
Doctor:Do you have more queries to ask?
User:no thanx a lot
User:tk care ,by
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:And bye for now
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