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i had the contraceptive implant put into my arm yesterday but

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i had the contraceptive implant put into my arm yesterday but i HAVE AN OVARIAN DERMOID CYST this has no blood supply .. would the implant cause any problems with the cyst please
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 4 years ago.

Dr. P Jyoti :

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Dr. P Jyoti :

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Customer :

yes would it cause any problems to my dermoid cyst by having the contraceptive implant put in please .. the dermoid has no blood supply

Dr. P Jyoti :

no not at all

Dr. P Jyoti :

dermoid cysts are not affecte

Dr. P Jyoti :

affected

Customer :

I had the implant put in my arm yesterday

Dr. P Jyoti :

in fact contraceptive pills are often given as a treatment for some type of ovarian cysts

Customer :

it wouldnt increase the risk of it turning canverous

Dr. P Jyoti :

though not in dermoid cysts

Dr. P Jyoti :

the implant would not have any such effect

Dr. P Jyoti :

does the gynae who advised you for the implant also know about your dermoid cyst?

Customer :

i had it done in the doctors surgery

Dr. P Jyoti :

ok, thats another confirtmation for you

Customer :

so there is no risk

Dr. P Jyoti :

contraceptive implants do not affect dermoid cysts

Dr. P Jyoti :

no, no risk

Customer :

it wouldnt cause any changes to it

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Dr. P Jyoti :

no, it is not known to cause any changes

Dr. P Jyoti :

any further questions?

Customer :

would it increase my chance of getting any more cysts

Customer :

as it says it may

Dr. P Jyoti :

no, not really

Dr. P Jyoti :

that increased chance is related to simple cysts which you dont have anyway

Customer :

ah ok

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Customer :

dermoid cysts are rarely cancerous are they

Dr. P Jyoti :

any further questions?

Dr. P Jyoti :

thats right, they are only rarely cancerous and that is why watching and monitoring is the preferred treatment

Dr. P Jyoti :

just monitor yourself as per the doctor's advise

Customer :

ah ok thank you very much

Dr. P Jyoti :

glad to help

Dr. P Jyoti :

Hope this shows you the way forward - wish you good health and a quick recovery.

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