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Calcium build up on ovary caused by ovarian cyst. Should this calcium be removed?

Calcium build up on ovary caused by ovarian cyst. Should this calcium be removed?

Not necessarily: A surgical cyst removal will depend on a lot of medical conditions. You can discuss this with your physician to make the best decision. ...Read more

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Had an ultrasound, my ovarian cyst has a slight septum and calcium what does this mean?

Had an ultrasound, my ovarian cyst has a slight septum and calcium what does this mean?

Ovarian cyst: The two most common reasons would be that you have a dermoid cyst (benign cystic teratoma) or a serous cyst with psammoma bodies (calcified cells). With those findings, i presume your gynecologist will suggest a laparoscopy to remove the cyst. ...Read more

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Mother has ovarian cancer. What can cause her to also have bowel blockage and can't pass any stool, to feel very week, and have high calcium level?

Mother has ovarian cancer. What can cause her to also have bowel blockage and can't pass any stool, to feel very week, and have high calcium level?

Small bowel obstruct: Small bowel obstruction is seen frequently in patients following initial treatment for ovarian cancer. Any surgery or cancer in the peritoneum can give rise to fibrous strands called adhesions which can "strangle" the small bowel causing bowel blockage. Because of the decreased nutrition, this can also lead to a feeling of weakness. The elevated calcium may not be related. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a huge calcium deposit growth on his chest and thinks it's not dangeruios at all. Can it cause health problems??

My boyfriend has a huge calcium deposit growth on his chest and thinks it's not dangeruios at all. Can it cause health problems??

See a Physician : I am not sure what you are describing. Have a Physician determine the exact condition and get the appropriate treatment ...Read more

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What are calcium deposits in the urine?

What are calcium deposits in the urine?

Sometimes the level: of calcium in the urine or blood is so high that it precipitates and forms deposits in the kidney called nephrocalcinosis. The is related to, but not the same as kidney stones. It can be caused by several genetic syndromes, hyperparathyroidism and vitamin D toxicity, certain meds, TB, renal tubular acidosis, etc. It is usually managed by treated the underlying condition. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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What are calcium deposits on the lungs?

What are calcium deposits on the lungs?

Old infection?: This can happen after an infection. Most commonly, histoplasmosis, which can be asymptomatic. The calcifications occur after infection is gone. Old tuberculosis can have calcifications as well. The lining of the lung (pleura) can also have calcifications (plaques) from asbestos exposure. ...Read more

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Is calcium deposit near rib cage common?

Is calcium deposit near rib cage common?

Yes: There are many potential causes of calcium deposits near the rib cage. Costochondritis is an inflammatory condition that affects the cartilagenous portion of the rib cage and s just one example of a condition that can cause such calcifications. Thank you. ...Read more

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How can I prevent calcium deposits from forming?

How can I prevent calcium deposits from forming?

Depends on where: Calcium deposit is usually from another disease condition often associated with inflammation. If that's the case, controlling or preventing the inflammation would likely reduce calcium deposit. Can you tell us which organ you are concerned about? ...Read more