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Is there any way to prevent getting an ovarian cyst?

Is there any way to prevent getting an ovarian cyst?

Healthy diet: A healthy diet is likely to prevent ovarian systs, though there is little research to support it. Common advice is to avoid sugar and simple carbs, emphasize fruits & vegies, esp. Dark leafy greens, & minimize meats, dairy, &eggs, esp. If not organic (to avoid hormones & antibiotics in meats). Some advise an alkaline diet & foods rich in phytoestrogens. See my comments for more information & links:. ...Read more

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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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Is there a way to prevent an ovarian cyst?

Is there a way to prevent an ovarian cyst?

Contraceptioin: Ovarian cysts are very common and occur in ovulating women. Most cysts are benign and asymptomatic. When a patient has pain from recurrent cysts, it is reasonable to discuss birth control which stops the ovary from ovulating. You should talk with your doctor about whether this would work in your situation. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent getting endometriosis?

Is there a way to prevent getting endometriosis?

No: Since we don't really understand how women get endometriosis we surely don't have a way to prevent it. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent ovarian cancer?

Is there any way to prevent ovarian cancer?

There are no : Known environmental factors assocaited with ovarian cancer. Only genetic risk, and if brca 2 is found, bilateral oopherectomy is the suggestive treatment for prevention. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent from getting eye cancer?

Is there a way to prevent from getting eye cancer?

No: You cannot prevent it, but you can lower your risk by using uv protection from a young age. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get a uterus replacement?

Is there any way to get a uterus replacement?

No, but you can...: You can get a surrogate mom to carry a baby to term. That's as close as one can get to having another uterus. The fertility specialists have information on surrogacy. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to prevent getting kidney stones?

Is there a good way to prevent getting kidney stones?

Water: Your best general defense is drinking water. Strive to drink enough fluids to make at least two liters of urine daily. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent future cycsts from forming on my ovaries?

Is there a way to prevent future cycsts from forming on my ovaries?

Birth control pills: One of the only things doctors can do to prevent new cysts on the ovaries it prescribe birth control pills. It does work, but you must weigh the risks vs the benefits of the pill with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent yourself from getting foot cramps?

Is there any way to prevent yourself from getting foot cramps?

Supports: Orthotics and good supportive shoes help to reduce the amount of cramping. Stay hydrated as well. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent to ensure a woman's fertility?

Is there any way to prevent to ensure a woman's fertility?

No way: To fully ensure. But following a healthy lifestyle diet exercise etc. will allow your body to respond accordingly. ...Read more

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Is there any way to reduce pain of getting a tattoo?

Is there any way to reduce pain of getting a tattoo?

Margaritaville?: Well, there's the traditional sailor's method. Pick your design out when you are sober, though. There may be more pain issues than the needle. Think twice about how your tastes have changed in the last 20 years. Would you be happy now with a stretched out and faded pokemon on your arm? How much will it hurt to have it removed? Local anesthetic creams are available otc. Use on a small area only. ...Read more

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Is there any way to feel an ovarian cyst from the outside? Also, what's the best medication to help with the pain from an ovarian cyst?

Is there any way to feel an ovarian cyst from the outside? Also, what's the best medication to help with the pain from an ovarian cyst?

Sometimes: If the patient is thin an enlarged ovary can be palpated. Also if the cyst is large enough it can be palpated. Most pelvic pain caused by the female organs are caused by the uterus as it is a muscle and can spasm. the ovaries have no muscle. You need a thorough exam to determine the actual source of your pain. ...Read more

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Is there any other way to remove or minimise polycystic ovary without surgery?

Is there any other way to remove or minimise polycystic ovary without surgery?

Nutrition...: I'd advise talking with a nutritionist or bariatrician and ask about metabolic syndrome and hyperinsulinemia and its effect on pcos.... Metformin is a medication that may help Insulin levels too... Md evaluation would be indicated! ...Read more

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Is there any known way to prevent uterine fibroids?

Is there any known way to prevent uterine fibroids?

Genetic Predisposed: There is probably a large genetic component and they are working on gene therapy, but that is a way off. Fibroid "food" is estrogen, so often unopposed estrogen can make it grow. Stay away from soy products or other phytoestrogens. I've heard that lysine (used for varicose veins) may help. Also, acupuncture may help. Fibroids usually create bleeding or pain depending on where their location is. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do to prevent the cyst from recurring ?

Is there anything I can do to prevent the cyst from recurring ?

Were : Where is the cyst on the skin? Sometimes vitamin E oil topically or steroid cream topically can help. Consult with Dr. face-to-face for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent myself from getting polyps?

Is there a way to prevent myself from getting polyps?

No: Polyps are caused by overgrowth of cells lining the colon wall. In most cases this is genetically determined. There is some research that indicates certain substances in foods may stimulate this increased growth rate but cuurently there is no strong compelling evidence of what to avoid. ...Read more

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Is there any way i can prevent getting pregnant?

Is there any way i can prevent getting pregnant?

Pregnancy: The sure method of not getting pregnant is abstinence in which case you might want to join a convent. Otherwise, consult your gynecologist for various birth control methods. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent getting cherry hemangioma?

Is there a way to prevent getting cherry hemangioma?

Good question: Also known as cambell de morgan spots. C de m was a surgeon and he noticed these spots on the belly of people that he was operating on for cancer. He thought that they were the skin insignia of cancer. This was later debunked. Since they do tend to occur as we get older, they may well be caused by oxidative stress. The only way of helping graceful age is ----you got it! appropriate diet. ...Read more

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Any natural way to get rid of an enlarged ovary due to follicular?

Any natural way to get rid of an enlarged ovary due to follicular?

Time: A follicular cyst is one in which an egg develops. When the egg is mature, the cyst will rupture and release the egg and that cyst will be gone. No intervention should be necessary. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent getting an ovarian cyst?

Healthy diet: A healthy diet is likely to prevent ovarian systs, though there is little research to support it. Common advice is to avoid sugar and simple carbs, emphasize fruits & vegies, esp. Dark leafy greens, & minimize meats, dairy, &eggs, esp. If not organic (to avoid hormones & antibiotics in meats). Some advise an alkaline diet & foods rich in phytoestrogens. See my comments for more information & links:. ...Read more

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Is there a way to prevent an ovarian cyst?

Contraceptioin: Ovarian cysts are very common and occur in ovulating women. Most cysts are benign and asymptomatic. When a patient has pain from recurrent cysts, it is reasonable to discuss birth control which stops the ovary from ovulating. You should talk with your doctor about whether this would work in your situation. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent ovarian cysts?

What can I do to prevent ovarian cysts?

Birth control pills: Oral contraceptives prevent ovulation therefore they prevent cyst formation. It does not, however, make the cysts already present go away. Those cysts will resolve on their own. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to prevent an ovarian cyst?

Can you tell me how to prevent an ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cysts: The use of oral contraceptives offer protection from the majority of ovarian cysts, secondary to supression of hormonal activity in the pituitary gland, which makes the ovary not produce eggs, but essentially stops cyst formation as well. This should be discussed with your health care professional , as your history and family history may play a major role in the decision to use this therapy. ...Read more

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What can help prevent functional ovarian cysts?

What can help prevent functional ovarian cysts?

Healthy diet: A healthy diet is likely to prevent ovarian systs, though there is little research to support it. Common advice is to avoid sugar and simple carbs, emphasize fruits & vegies, esp. Dark leafy greens, & minimize meats, dairy, &eggs, esp. If not organic (to avoid hormones & antibiotics in meats). Some advise an alkaline diet & foods rich in phytoestrogens. See my comments for more information & links:. ...Read more

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How can I prevent a recurrence of my ovarian cyst?

How can I prevent a recurrence of my ovarian cyst?

Birth control pills: Small cysts develop every month during ovulation, and sometimes these normal cysts become excessively large or bleed, resulting in pain and possibly requiring surgery. Birth control pills prevent ovulation and so prevent this type of cyst. They may also help discourage new endometriomas. However, some cysts, like dermoids, do not depend on ovulation for recurrence. ...Read more

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How do ovarian cysts form? Andhow can I prevent them? How do they go away? How often do they occur?

How do ovarian cysts form? Andhow can I prevent them? How do they go away?  How often do they occur?

Ovarian cysts: Ovarian cysts are extremely common and can be due to many different issues. Most are benign. A large cyst can increase the incidence of ovarian torsion. Common cysts arise from endometriosis, dermoids and hemorrhagic copora luteals cysts. There is no sure fire way to prevent these. See your doctor for more info. ...Read more

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What causes ovarian cyst? I eat very healthy and I am also an athlete so i exercise every day pretty much.I want to prevent having one in the future.

What causes ovarian cyst? I eat very healthy and I am also an athlete so i exercise every day pretty much.I want to prevent having one in the future.

A fluid collection: Most women of child bearing years have collections of fluid in the ovaries surrounded by a thin wall of tissue. This is an ovarian cyst and is common during each menstrual cycle. In most cases these are benign. Diet and exercise do not play a role as far as we know in reducing the risk of having a cyst. Speak with your gynecologist or primary care physician if you have further questions. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts be prevented by anything?

Healthy diet: A healthy diet is likely to prevent ovarian systs, though there is little research to support it. Common advice is to avoid sugar and simple carbs, emphasize fruits & vegies, esp. Dark leafy greens, & minimize meats, dairy, &eggs, esp. If not organic (to avoid hormones & antibiotics in meats). Some advise an alkaline diet & foods rich in phytoestrogens. See my comments for more information & links:. ...Read more

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How do you prevent ruptured ovarian cysts?

How do you prevent ruptured ovarian cysts?

OVARIAN CYSTS: It is rare for women on contraceptive pills , shots, or implants to have ruptured cysts. There is nothing else to do. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts be prevented?

Can ovarian cysts be prevented?

Often preventable: Most common cause of ovarian cysts is polycystic ovary syndrome. This can be treated with a low glycemic index diet plus glucophage (metformin) 850 mg three times per day. ...Read more

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What is the safest method to preventing ovarian cysts, with less side effects?

What is the safest method to preventing ovarian cysts, with less side effects?

Depends on type cyst: Ovarian cysts that are functional cysts - cysts that come and go on their own - can often be prevented by birth control pills or Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). Speak with your doctor about which is best for you. Ovarian cysts that are benign growths, that don't go away on their own, need surgery to remove them. ...Read more

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Can having a history of several ruptured ovarian cysts prevent me from having children in the future?

Can having a history of several ruptured ovarian cysts prevent me from having children in the future?

NO: Getting pregnant has nothing to do with ovarian cyst. It depends on your ovulation once a month for your egg to be fertilized and get pregnant. ...Read more

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Are there medications other than surgery to decrease the size of large benign 13 CM simple ovarian cyst or at least prevent it from getting bigger?

Are there medications other than surgery to decrease the size of large benign 13 CM simple ovarian cyst or at least prevent it from getting bigger?

No: There are many reasons a 13 cm cyst needs to be removed by surgery: unknown type, rupture, torsion,... often the cyst can be removed without removing the ovary. It would be w-a-y outside standard of care (at least in the US) to "observe" this rather than remove. If it hasn't been removed for tissue, how do you really know it's benign? ...Read more

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Is taking birth control pills the only way to prevent functional ovarian cysts from forming?

Is taking birth control pills the only way to prevent functional ovarian cysts from forming?

No: Quarterly Depoprovera (DMPA) shots, monthly Nuvaring, and Weekly OrthoEvra Patches also prevent ovulation and may reduce cyst formation. Nexplanon also inhibit ovulation, but there is no strong evidence regarding functional cyst formation/prevention. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A condition in which a growth (often balloon-like, thin-walled, and filled with fluid) arises on an ovary (the female ...Read more