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garlic good for ovarian cysts?

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Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Ovarian cyst: Garlic does not have anything to do with ovarian cyst.

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Can benign breast cysts become cancerous?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
No.: Cysts are a common condition, especially in women 35-50. The biggest problem with cysts is that it is impossible to differentiate them from tumors by physical examination or mammography; ultrasound or needle aspiration is necessary. Very rarely, breast cancers grow so fast that the center of the tumor can become liquified and resemble a cyst; either of these techniques should determine this.
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A 38-year-old member asked:

Can I get pregnant if I have premature ovarian failure?

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Dr. Robert Lang
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Very unlikely: Rarely, people with failure of a gland will spontaneously recover function. Otherwise you would hormonal treatment and an invitro fertilized egg implanted and continued hormonal treatment during the pregnancy.
Dr. Edward Ramirez
Fertility Medicine 36 years experience
Sometimes, in the early evolution of POF, the ovary can still be stimulated with HIGH dose FSH, which can lead to pregnancy. You want to be doing the optimal treatment method for pregnancy to ensue if either of these occur. That optimal treatment method is IVF because it performs 7 of the 9 steps required to get pregnant and has the highest chances of pregnancy.As long as your ovaries stimulate and eggs can be obtained (you only need one or two good quality embryos), you would have a 50-70% chance of pregnancy per IVF cycle.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

Can ovarian cysts produce hcg?

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Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
HCG: There is a type of ovarian cyst that can occasionally produce hcg. It is called a teratoma or a dermoid. It can either be a benign or a malignant type.
A 30-year-old female asked:

I have bilateral ovarian cysts. With no fluid.What does this mean?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Just ovarian cysts: Every woman of reproductive age forms cysts during her cycles--the process of ovulation forms cysts. Often these resolve/shrink, but unfortunately some don't and may enlarge resulting the "ovarian cyst" many have them and may not have symptoms. Some people have large ones and may cause pain. Some twist on themselves and cause torsion. If you concerns, consult doc. Good luck.
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A 36-year-old female asked:

With primary ovarian insufficiency and not taking hrt, is it possible for a woman to get an occasional period?

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Dr. Adam Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Kinda: If you have little to no estrogen from your ovaries you should not bleed at all. But if you have some in your diet or are overweight you may have bleeding so talk to your obgyn or endocrinologist.

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