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Mx3 Capsules Benefits For Ovarian Cyts
Can an antibiotic decrease the size of an ovarian cyst? If so, what type of cyst is likely to benefit from its use? Thanks.
No: Ovarian cysts are not typically caused by infections but rather the normal development of an egg in the ovary. Antibiotics would have to effect on this. ...Read more
Clomid (clomiphene) challenge I have recently been diagnosed with dimished ovarian reserve, my FSH levels are around 15. Since we already know about my ovarian reserve, what benefit if any, is a Clomid (clomiphene) challenge?
The Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test is one way to test ovarian reserve (egg supply, fertility potential). It is best used in patients that have had normal ovarian reserve testing to date and are planning future fertility treatment. An abnormal Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test result can predict poor response to fertility treatment. In your particular case, with a high fsh you may already be showing signs of diminished ovarian reserve, so I do not think it will give you further information.
Certainly - I do not have all of the information in your case and I recommend reviewing with a reproductive endocrinolist that can review your entire case. I hope this helps! ...Read more
It's more than 12 weeks post-surgery for stage 3 ovarian cancer. Is it too late to benefit from chemotherapy?
Unknown: Most oncologists prefer to treat patients with a malignancy like ovarian cancer within 12 weeks from their diagnosis. At 12 weeks post surgery you are right on the edge. However, I think most oncologists would want to treat you because of the nature of ovarian cancer. You should have restaging studies with a ct scan as well. Definitely ask your oncologist, as there are many variable here. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
On tamoxifen having several issues with ovarian cysts and pelvic pain. No chance of having children. Would I benefit from removal of my ovaries?
Is flax seed of any benefit for pari menopause person. Is it to the advantage or disadvantage to fibroids, ovarian cysts, endometrium risks of cancer?
Flax seed: People use it for menopausal symptoms and increase cholesterol. As for menopausal symptoms there are no randomized study that proves its effect. Flax seed migth be good for your since it contains omega 3, as for menopause it has no proven record of that. No effect on fibroids or ovarian cyst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cysts and Pregnancy?: I agree that cysts can affect ovulation but they also sometimes make it difficult for us to use our medications. We usually do not want to use fertility meds when there are cysts. Most of the time we can wait for the cyst to resolve and restart meds but a few women have recurrent cysts and they are a real problem. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It is difficult to p: One can not tell how and why but it just does in some cases. I guess it is bad luck. It is like any growth in the body...Largely not in our control. So you have to live a healthy life style to keep our bodies from catching ailments like new growths (cancers). ...Read more
Multiple tests: There is no perfect test: ultrasound for ovarian volumes and antral follicle counts (afc) is very helpful, also antimullerian hormone (amh) blood test, day 2/3 Estradiol and follicle stimulating hormone (fsh) levels, and the Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test, where we check the fsh level on day 10 after 5 days of Clomid (clomiphene) at 100 mg/day. The Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test is best validated, with ultrasound coming in #2. ...Read more
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Never "normal": No age would have a normal pain or twinge expected in the ovary area. Best for you to get an evaluation by a health care provider (preferably a gyn dr.). Best wishes. ...Read more
Ovarian cycts comes and goes the one on my left side is 5cm and the one on my right is 3 cm the left side hurts?
Nonspecific term: The term 'nodule, ' no matter which site it is at, is a very nonspecific term. Most often nodules are NOT cancer. However, when a 'nodule' is noted by exam or imaging, it is often termed suspicious or not suspicious. Sometimes, more tests are required immediately or in a few months to further assess a nodule. Sometimes, no further test is necessary. Be sure to follow up with your doctor. ...Read more