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Folic Acid And Ovarian Cysts
Both my ovary has a polycystic, will folart folic acid helps reduces the cyst? Also help to circulate menstration?
Folic acid, AKA folate (folic acid) (vit B9), is recommended for all women wanting to get pregnant -- 0.4mg (400mcg) daily, which is important for preventing birth defects like spina bifida. Women w/ a hx these disorders should take 10x that amt daily -- 4mg (4000mcg) through the 3rd month of pregnancy. It won't affect fertility, chances of conception/twins, or periods. ...Read more
Could acid reflux be related to an ovarian cyst, the dr who treated me for one said yes but my GP says no way could the two be related.?
I have bleeding from an ovarian cyst. While we do further testing my doc gave me tranexamic acid for 5 days. Is this safe with an iud? I read it isn't
I have started biotin 3000mcg and folic acid supplements today. Will this cause cystic acne as I have been reading or is it safe?
No---BUT: Since you are never going to be pregnant, you will derive no benefit from folic acid. There is no valid evidence of any benefit to any person in any way for biotin. Biotin is promoted very aggressively, so there must be significant benefits to those who sell it. Folic acid is used when a person takes methotrexate, is clearly indicated for women who plan to be pregnant, and in rare cases of folic a. ...Read more
I have pain on my right side under my rib on my back. I had an ultra sound which said ovarian cysts on both sides. I have puked stomach acid on and of?
Ovarian cysts: Ovarian cysts are very common. Most are small and do not require treatment. Most simply resolve on their own. If you are in severe pain and vomiting then you need to be evaluated by an obgyn. ...Read more
I'm pregnant, doctor gives me preconceive folic acid, is it ok for me to take it even if I got cysts in my breast?
I had a ruptured ovarian cyst about 3 weeks ago and im now experiencing pain during sex. What’s going on and what should I do?
Generally none.: Ovarian cysts are generally non-infectious in origin and mostly filled with with fluid and or blood. Antibiotics do not have a role in treating them, unless there was an identified infectious cause (tubo-ovarian abscess). ...Read more
U/s report from two years ago said 1cm para ovarian cyst. I've since had a baby and nobody has ever mentioned seeing it on u/s. Did it go away?
Probably: This is a very small cyst. In all likelihood it did go away. If you are concerned, you can discuss with your provider. ...Read more
How does Duphaston work to break down a follicular ovarian cyst? How will I know if the cyst is getting smaller. Will I bleed? Follow up u/s in 3 week
It doesn't: Duphaston is a progestin hormone, and is used to bring on a period in someone not ovulating or to prevent overgrowth of the uterine lining. It has also been used to treat endometriosis. Follicle cysts usually resolve over time. If it does not go away, it may need to be removed laparoscopically. ...Read more
I had a u/s yest that showed a Hemorrhagic Ovarian Cyst could that be giving me light positives on early pregnancy tests?
Blood test: Get a blood test for HCG level. Pregnancy test result is either positive or negative, there is no such thing as lightly pregnant. ...Read more
Yes.: Ovarian cysts do vary in size quite alot. In your age group, a small cyst is about 2-3 cm. I've seen cyst as large as 10 cm or more. Cyst less than 2.5 cm are probably functional follicle in your age group. A cyst may grow or persist over a few menstrual cycle or complete resolve. ...Read more
Yes, unlikely: A cyst that has contents that will cause severe inflammation (peritonitis), a cyst that twists, cuts off its blood supply and causes gangrene, and a cyst that ruptures and causes interrnal hemorrhage could possibly cause death. All are not likely scenarios. Most ovarian cysts resolve without any treatment. Oftentimes, they not even known by the woman to be present before they resolve. ...Read more
Several weeks.: Most ovarian cysts are functional, that is they are normal cysts that get bigger than they should. These will mostly resolve on their own in several weeks to several months and only occasionally require surgery. Birth control pills can make them resolve faster. A few cysts are a benign growth. This type doesn't not get smaller over time and typically requires surgery to remove the cyst. ...Read more
Pain and bloating:
Ovarian cysts often cause no symptoms. When symptoms occur, they are typically pain or a late period.
An ovarian cyst is more likely to cause pain if it:
•interferes with the blood supply to the ovary
•is bumped during sexual intercourse
•is twisted or causes twisting (torsion) of the fallopian tube
symptoms of ovarian cysts can include:. ...Read more
Common: Ovarian cysts are thin walled fluid filled structures in the ovary. They are very common and occur mostly in women of childbearing age. Most are small and not bothersome. Occasionally they can become large and cause pain. Cysts larger than 5cm may need to be surgically removed because if risk of rupture, ovarian torsion (twisting of ovary) etc. They can be easily diagnosed with a pelvic US. ...Read more
Most women have none: Ovarian cysts are common and occur monthly in cycling females. Some women will have some pain, especially if a cyst ruptures and bleeds. Most cysts go away spontaneously. Persistent cysts may be felt on exam or may cause some discomfort such as bloating, pain or if large enough, bladder or bowel symptoms. ...Read more
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