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Diagnosed with ovarian cysts. Remedies? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:good morn
User:i am looking for a gynac here
Doctor:sure, please proceed with your query
User:would u be able to help?
Doctor:i can help u with that
User:i did a health check up on 23rd Dec- formal reports awaited
User:the scan showed ovarian cysts
Doctor:May i know your age, weight and height ?
User:first thing- am keen to know how bad or common is this?
User:i am 40, weigh 57.7 and am 5ft 4
Doctor:may i know the size and no of cysts that you have ?
User:i dont have the reprts with me so at this point is difficult
Doctor:so you have a good BMI, and weight would not be a issue
User:its expected in today so maybe later
User:but keen to know if there is anythign to worry or is ot normal for womwn reaching 40
Doctor:cysts in the ovary, are very common
Doctor:and they are the common cause of menstrual abnormalities, delay in conception, etc
User:to be honest dont experience any discomfort
User:i have my cycles normal
User:though dont have much flow
User:not mroe than 1.5 days
User:which has always been the case
Doctor:but at the age, of 40 years, probably, you may have completed your family, and hence it should not be an issue
User:can i catch u online say in the eve or XXXXXXX so i can brief u on the reports
User:yes have a 15 yr old son
User:dont intend to extend the family anymore :)
Doctor:reduced period of flow , could be due to the cysts
User:thanks and have a good day
Doctor:but in case it is not causing any problems, it should not be an issue
User:reduced flow has been a perenial case and the cyst were discovered only in this health cehck up
User:i do this annually
Doctor:in that case there is nothing to worry
User:thanks for your time
Doctor:the cysts, are probably due to age related changed
Doctor:You are very welcome
Doctor:have a good day
User:bye- will email the reprts later- good day
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