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Irregular periods for 2 months due to left ovarian cyst, obesity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi Good evening
User :   My periods are not regular
User :   i went for the test
User :   the results say - i have 3.5 inch cyst in my left ovary
Doctor :   ok
User :   I got the test done at appollo Hospital - new delhi
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   what is your age
User :   i am really woried - what should i be doing
User :   29
User :   I am married
User :   Have a Doughter 2 yrs old
Doctor :   Since when do yu hve irregular periods?
User :   last 2 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what did the doctor say?
Doctor :   Is it only one ovary?
Doctor :   I think this should be observed for some time
Doctor :   with serial scans
User :   i just got the report in the evening today
User :   Doctor would only be available on friday
User :   Really worried
Doctor :   I understand
User :   Sorry for the delay
User :   i actuaaly was making the payment
User :   on the websitr
User :   website
User :   Doctor - What should i be doing
Doctor :   No problem
Doctor :   I just wanted to ask you few more questions
User :   go ahead
Doctor :   Do you have regular periods before the couple of months
User :   yes
Doctor :   Can you describe their regularity, how many days,
Doctor :   hwo many pads
User :   it use to come after 25 - 28 days
User :   1 - 2 pads in a day
Doctor :   any pain
Doctor :   clots
User :   no pain
User :   is 3.5inch cyst cancerous
Doctor :   Was it said to be cancerous in the Ultrasound?
User :   no at the time of ultra sound no
Doctor :   Why do you mention as cancerous then?
User :   sorry - i was just asking
Doctor :   Do not panic
Doctor :   When was you last menstrual period
User :   The test which the Hospital has conducted was not an ultrasound
Doctor :   Ok what was done?
User :   It was just like a penis like instrument which was inserted - then rotated several times
User :   the test was painful
Doctor :   That is also called Vaginal Ultrasound
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   Do you have the report with you now?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Can you type the impression mentioned on it
User :   what do want to know
User :   impression
User :   ?
User :   i did not get it
Doctor :   Yeah , Result / Remarks / Impression typed at the end of the report?
User :   oh ok
User :   wait a minute
User :   pls
User :   ok i am going type the result
User :   uninary bladder is normal inside
User :   There is no evidence of intraluminal or perivesical abnotmality
User :   Uterus - The uterus is anteverted
Doctor :   Ok
User :   & of normal size
User :   the myometrial & endometrial echoes are normal
User :   The endometrial thickness measures 10.5 mm
User :   Both Ovaries are normal in size & show parenchymal echogenicity & smoth outline
User :   There is an evidence of 3.5 centimeter cyst in the left ovary
User :   Both parametria are free
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I understood the report
Doctor :   Do not worry about the report
User :   there is no evidence of free fluide in the pouch of AAAAAAA
User :   ok
Doctor :   It is a very small cyst and yoiu should not be worried about it at all
Doctor :   most of the cyst in young women like you are physiological
User :   ok
Doctor :   they have nothing to do with disease
User :   ok
User :   what should i be doing
Doctor :   Most ovarian cysts are benign, meaning they are not cancerous, and many disappear
Doctor :   on their own in a matter of weeks without treatment.
Doctor :   Cysts occur most often during a woman's childbearing years.
User :   any precaution that needs to be taken
Doctor :   Do not stress your self
Doctor :   You can go on with your normal activity
User :   ok
Doctor :   Now the doctor shall ask you for follow up Ultrasounds
Doctor :   to see if the size is increasing, no chances of rupture
Doctor :   and how is the cyst behaving itself
Doctor :   Note if you ahve increased sharp pain
Doctor :   anytime
Doctor :   Was the pregnancy test done?
User :   no
Doctor :   your doctor might ask you for some blood tests
Doctor :   if required
Doctor :   So now points to remember
User :   But i got the preg test done 2 months ago - nothing was there
User :   sure go ahead
Doctor :   pregnancy can happens any time
Doctor :   so it is always good to have pregnancy test
Doctor :   even though you use some contraception
Doctor :   Do you have pain in the stomach?
User :   No pain at all in the stomach
Doctor :   No worry
Doctor :   Serial follow up of the cyes with
Doctor :   Ultrasound is the key here
Doctor :   Note to the doctor if there is a sharp pain
Doctor :   It is very small less near to an inch
Doctor :   Let us see how it progresses
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ultrasonic observation or endovaginal ultrasound are used repeatedly and frequently to monitor the growth of the cyst.
Doctor :   Growths that become abnormally large or last longer than a few months should be removed or examined to determine if they are in fact something more harmful.
User :   i have not had any intercourse with my husband for the last 3 months
Doctor :   Ok then pregnancy is not a possibility
User :   Is it normal to go for it - or any precaution needs to be taken
User :   Correct
Doctor :   Which one are you asking for?
Doctor :   Pregnancy??
User :   No - No pregancy
User :   Can we go for the intercourse - i hope it would not do any harm
Doctor :   Not at all
Doctor :   You can go for it
User :   ok
User :   Any specific Medicin which i need to take
Doctor :   Do not stress yourself with medicines
Doctor :   your doctor will once again examine you and if required shall prescribe some supplements
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   If you are overweight
Doctor :   then start on the exercise program
Doctor :   and follow good balanced diet
User :   yes i am overweight
Doctor :   Most of the women with such cysts are so
Doctor :   I could guess that
User :   after marraige i was slim
Doctor :   No problem start with early morning walk
Doctor :   for 20 minutes
User :   oh ok i gained weight - after marriage i was 65kg - now i am 80kgs
Doctor :   it helps to correct your hormonal
Doctor :   imbalances
Doctor :   if any
Doctor :   which might have lead to cyst formation
User :   ok
Doctor :   So start on them
User :   sure i would do the same
Doctor :   with low fat, high fibre food
Doctor :   rich in vitamins
Doctor :   and minerals
User :   ok
Doctor :   That shall solve your missed periods
Doctor :   Being stressful can delay peridos
User :   oh ok great
Doctor :   Ok?
Doctor :   Did you follow?
Doctor :   Anything else?
User :   yes - i got it
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User :   If i have got it correct - there is nothing to worry
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   but for to prevent future problems
User :   Thanks a Ton Doctor
Doctor :   start on weight loss
Doctor :   and good exercise
Doctor :   with diet
User :   ok sure - i would start exercise
Doctor :   Bye
User :   Bye for now
User :   Hi
User :   just one question
User :   I had deviry - but the periods never came
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I had deviry from 1st to 5th june - still no periods till date
Doctor :   Who prescribed you Devry
User :   The Doctor
User :   she gave me as i was not getting the periods
Doctor :   Ok was it given for 5 days
User :   the doctor at the hospital
User :   yes for 5 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Might be you need more dosage
Doctor :   Or it might not be progesterone which caused the problem
Doctor :   because deviry has got Progesterone
User :   ok
Doctor :   you may need the blood test results
User :   what kind of test needs to done
Doctor :   any thing done yet
Doctor :   ??
Doctor :   LH, FSH, Estrogen, testosterone
Doctor :   in the serum
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let the doctor take a decision on this after seeing the report
User :   ok
Doctor :   and not getting the bleeding
User :   correct
Doctor :   even after short course of prog
Doctor :   When was your last menstrual periods
Doctor :   exact date
User :   yes
Doctor :   This question was asked by me earlier too
Doctor :   but no answer
User :   in the month april - 22nd
Doctor :   from 22nd to 25th
Doctor :   april
User :   yes
User :   correct
Doctor :   so the next period was supposed on 20th May
User :   yes -
Doctor :   and the next this 18th June
Doctor :   Ok wait and watch for this month till 25th
User :   alright
Doctor :   Do be worried
Doctor :   There are many small causes for dealyed
Doctor :   periods
Doctor :   even some medication, stress, anger, all these cause
User :   ok
Doctor :   delayed periods
User :   i do take a lot of stress
Doctor :   Wt loss, wt gain can cause
User :   get angry also
Doctor :   were the thyroid levels
Doctor :   done
Doctor :   in the blood?
User :   yes the thyroid was perfect
Doctor :   when was it done?
User :   i got the test done
Doctor :   Ok fine
Doctor :   then
User :   2 months ago
Doctor :   wait for one more week
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i wait till 25th of june
Doctor :   Yes
User :   trusting you - i hope the periods come
Doctor :   Trust yourself
Doctor :   first
User :   sure doctor
User :   It was wonderful talking to you
User :   would bother you just in case if there is some development
Doctor :   No problem
Doctor :   We are availabel 24/7
Doctor :   online
User :   Thanks a ton
User :   Bye
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