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Ovarian cyst and chances of conceiving - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I need to consult a gynec
Doctor :   Please post your query
User :   She has been diagnosed with a ovarian cyst
User :   Is it a cause of concern
Doctor :   ok please
Doctor :   May i know her age?
Doctor :   Do you ahve children?
Doctor :   have
User :   She will be completing 28 years this august
User :   no we do not have any children
Doctor :   is she overweight?
User :   We got married last year in august
User :   Her height is 5'2" and her weight is between 55-56 kgs
Doctor :   so were you trying for a baby
User :   yes we were trying for a baby
Doctor :   ok
User :   since about 4 cycles her periods were quite irregular
Doctor :   when was the ultrasound done
Doctor :   was it regular before?
User :   infact the last 2 periods were 45 and 60 days respectively
User :   yes they were regular before
Doctor :   ok
User :   The ultrasound was done today
Doctor :   does she have more facial hairs
Doctor :   can you explain the results
User :   not much and not very noticeable
Doctor :   if you have
Doctor :   ok good
User :   I do not have the results with me since she is in right now and i am working
Doctor :   Most cysts are harmless, but some may cause problems such as rupturing, bleeding, or pain; and surgery may be required to remove the cyst
Doctor :   ok dont worry
Doctor :   Ovarian cysts affect women of all ages
Doctor :   The vast majority of ovarian cysts are considered functional (or physiologic). In other words, they have nothing to do with disease.
Doctor :   Most ovarian cysts are benign, meaning they are not cancerous
User :   phew !!!!
Doctor :   Are you seeing a gynaecologist
User :   yes we are seeing a gynaec in right now
Doctor :   was it done as per her advise now
Doctor :   what was the reason for scan
User :   yes the gynaec advised her a scan
Doctor :   what was her complaints
Doctor :   is it the irregular periods
User :   initially she asked her for a thyroid test to be done in which her TSH levels were found to be above normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes it is becoz of irregular periods that she asked for the ultrasound
Doctor :   slightly hypothyroid i feel
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does she say some thing about PCOD
User :   wats the difference between hypo and hyper ?
Doctor :   hypo means less functioning
Doctor :   Functional ovarian cysts are the most common type of ovarian cyst.
Doctor :   They usually disappear by themselves and seldom require treatment.
User :   the difficulty is that me being here in and she being in i am unable to have access to the report and talk to the gynaec directly
User :   the doc has advised some medicines and told it seems that surgery wont be required
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes sure
User :   so is it bcoz of the cyst that she is not ale to conceive ?
User :   able *
Doctor :   repeated scan is necessary
Doctor :   to see that it is not growing too much in size
User :   so unless the cyst is completely gone she wont be able to conceive right ?
Doctor :   yes one of the reason can be it
User :   how frequently do u suggest a scan ?
Doctor :   that can be said only after doing some hormonal tests on her
User :   what can be the other reason apart from the cyst ?
Doctor :   to rule out PCOD
User :   what is a PCOD ?
Doctor :   poor hormones that support preganncy
Doctor :   pcod is poly cystic ovarian disease
User :   ok
User :   she is now taking medicines for thyroid as well and to regularizeher periods as well
Doctor :   it can also cause infertility
User :   she said she is feeling very uneasy and some grumbling in her stomach
User :   u mean PCOD can cause infertility ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok. is there any way that i can email you the reports so that you get a better understanding of the problem ?
Doctor :   yes sure
User :   ok sure.
Doctor :   i will send you all the details
Doctor :   OK
User :   I will send you the reports at the id mentioned
User :   Thanks a lot for your time Dr.
Doctor :   OK sure
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting....
Doctor :   Bye for now...........
User :   bye
Doctor :   take care..
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