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Doctor insights on: Best Herbs To Shrink Cyst On The Ovaries

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What r the best natural ways to shrink the prostate gland?

What r the best natural ways to shrink the prostate gland?

See below...: Short answer, nothing. Prostatic enlargement is a normal process that occurs in every man as they age. If there are no bothersome, associated symptoms (e.g. Troubles with urination), it's nothing to worry about. There are no "natural", herbal, or alternative medical therapies that have been shown to arrest this process in any meaningful way. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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How do you treat uterine fibroid (tumer in and on the uterus)? Surgery?

How do you treat uterine fibroid (tumer in and on the uterus)? Surgery?

Surgery if necessay: Uterine fibroids common. When the grow and exend t above umbilicus with active bleeding formal laparotomy with hystere3ctoy may be needed. Otherwise if small laparoscopy can be used. Alternative treatments include cryosurgery, fibroid embolization, magnetic Resonancde Guided Fibroid ultrasound and at times fibroid myomectomy ...Read more

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I have 6cm and 8 CM ovarian cysts. My gyn suggested laparoscopy. Can birth control pills help to reduce the size of the cysts ? other alternatives ?

I have 6cm and 8 CM ovarian cysts. My gyn suggested laparoscopy. Can birth control pills help to reduce the size of the cysts ? other alternatives ?

Unlikely: It is safe to take OCP for few months, but it is unlikely that they will help to reduce the cyst size. You have two alternatives-do nothing and wait or undergo surgery to remove the cyst. Not all cyst created equal-if cyst has complex appearance on sonogram, increasing in size, accompanied by pain, or elevated tumor markers such as CA-125 then it is more likely that woman will need surgery ...Read more

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What are natural ways to help with the pain of small cysts in the ovaries? (19 & virgin, going to gyno soon)

What are natural ways to help with the pain of small cysts in the ovaries? (19 & virgin, going to gyno soon)

Ovarian cysts: Small ovarian cysts are rarely painful. I think that you're doing the right thing in getting a pelvic examination by a gynecologist to check for other causes of pelvic or lower abdominal discomfort. If deemed advisable after the assessment, he/she may refer you for ultrasound and/ or referral to another specialist. ...Read more

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How do you know if ovaries are getting blood supply after hysterectomy (removal of uterus, cervix, tubes, and removal of cysts on each ovary but able to save the ovaries)?

How do you know if ovaries are getting blood supply after hysterectomy (removal of uterus, cervix, tubes, and removal of cysts on each ovary but able to save the ovaries)?

Ovaries have dual: blood flow from both from the uterus and from the ovarian artery which is a branch directly off the aorta. So when you remove tubes and uterus, the ovary still gets flow from its second blood source. I wish you a speedy recovery from your surgery and hope your ovaries live a quiet, cyst-free existence from now on. ...Read more

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Can you feel ovarian cysts on the outside of your body?

Can you feel ovarian cysts on the outside of your body?

Not usually: Most ovarian cysts cannot be felt by palpating the abdomen. They are best felt by doing a pelvic exam, and even with that, some soft cysts are hard to feel. If cysts become very large like the size of a watermelon and are firm, they may be palpated through the abdomen, though that is rare. ...Read more

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Can a cysts on the ovary kill you?

Can a cysts on the ovary kill you?

Usually not,: It can burst, cause abdominal pain, possibly bleed and you may need immediate attention. If in the middle of nowhere and you are stranded yes, problems could arrive. Ask you obgyn what to do... ...Read more

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2 tarlov cysts 2 cm each. Doc said can use epiduroscopy to inject Naropin (ropivacaine) n Shincort to shrink the cysts. How much of cysts can be shrunk this way ?

2 tarlov cysts 2 cm each. Doc said can use epiduroscopy to inject Naropin (ropivacaine) n Shincort to shrink the cysts. How much of cysts can be shrunk this way ?

Bigger question : The bigger question is this: are they causing you any problems. The majority of tarlov cysts are asymptomatic and do not need any treatment at all. 2cm is less than an inch in size and would be pretty unlikely to be causing any problems or symptoms. ...Read more

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How do doctors remove sebaceous cyst on the scrotum?

How do doctors remove sebaceous cyst on the scrotum?

See below: Usually under local anesthesia. The cyst gets excised with a small section of surrounding skin. It's a quick and painless procedure as long as the cyst is not infected. ...Read more

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Can u heal a cyst on the pituary with medication?

Can u heal a cyst on the pituary with medication?

Ipituitary: You cannot 'heal' as in cause it to go away. There is a possibility that it may shrink if the correct medication to adjust any problems with the hormones that are affected by the 'cyst'the which i assume is a tumor. Usually 'cysts' in the brain do not contain the cells producing hormones abnormally, but benign brain tumors which usually do in the pituitary. Medications help symptoms not 'cure'... ...Read more

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(PCOS) Vaginal ultrasound. The Dr use the term STRING OF PEARLS to describe the cystic that were found on both ovaries. What will Premarin (conjugated estrogens) do to help?

(PCOS) Vaginal ultrasound. The Dr use the term STRING OF PEARLS to describe the cystic that were found on both ovaries. What will Premarin (conjugated estrogens) do to help?

Not sure: The string of pearls how we describe the ultrasound appearance of PCOS. This is an ultrasound finding and does not definitively mean someone has polycystic ovarian syndrome. Premarin (conjugated estrogens) is not a typical treatment for PCOS. Birth control pills, testosterone blockers, Progesterone like drugs and metformin are sometimes used to control the symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the process of surgically removing a polnidal cyst right on your tailbone and how long will healing process take?

What is the process of surgically removing a polnidal cyst right on your tailbone and how long will healing process take?

Pilonidal cyst: The cyst wall and cyst contents must be removed and then the skin reapproximated. The healing depends on the individual but could take 6 weeks to 3 months. They can recur if any content is left as a residual. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with 5.2cm ovarian cyst and my doctor told me to take bc pills. Will these pills reduce the size of the cyst or stop its growth?

I was diagnosed with 5.2cm ovarian cyst and my doctor told me to take bc pills. Will these pills reduce the size of the cyst or stop its growth?

They will likely: Stop the growth. It is likely what we call a "simple cyst" which means it just has fluid, or a hemmorragic cyst with blood it it. It's not gonna be cancer but you will need follow up to ensure resolution. It will likely resolve on its own. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is fibroids and cysts the same thing?

No: Fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus. A cyst is a bag of water. Cysts are very commonly found in the ovaries. They can be a source of pain. In the large majority of cysts, they will disappear on their own without any treatment. ...Read more

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How can I shrink the size of pituitary gland tumor (non cancerous)?

How can I shrink the size of pituitary gland tumor (non cancerous)?

Depends on the type: Prolactinomas are common benign tumors of the pituitary and many respond to medications. Dopamine agonists such as bromocriptine, Cabergoline and pergolide will decrease the prolactin level and may, in some cases, shrink the tumor. ...Read more

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Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more