Enlargement of and cyst formation in the
ovaries (polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS). But PCOS is
a multisystem condition that also causes irregular menstrual cycles, weight
gain, acne, excess hair growth, and insulin problems. Also, the cysts present in PCOS are usually less than 1.5 in. (3.8 cm) in diameter, smaller than is usually found in functional ovarian cysts.
Ovarian cancer often causes no symptoms, though early
signs can include weight loss, weight gain, increased abdominal girth, gas, and
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