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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

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Can you tell me how is the calcium removed once it is deposited on the lungs?

Can you tell me how is the calcium removed once it is deposited on the lungs?

No way: Once a calcified lesion is on trhe lungs it is a scar & will stay forever. There is no danger on it in the great mayority of cases. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my clitoris. My np said it was a calcium deposit. Is there anything i can do do get it to go away?

Hmmm...: I wonder how your np was able to make that diagnosis without a biopsy. It may be helpful to have a second opinion. ...Read more

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I think I have a calcium deposit on on leg. It appears more apparent when standing. It doesn't hurt or even when i push on it. It is fluidly.?

Maybe a cyst?: Sebaceous cysts are over mistaken for a calcium deposit. Thee are benign and not a problem. However, if you speak with your physician it can usually be removed even in the office. Please make sure that you talk this over with your physician to make sure it is a cyst and nothing more. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Is the medicine Neosporin safe to use on calcium deposits? We used it recently on same "wound" and it seemed to help release the deposit. Now it is a

Is the medicine Neosporin safe to use on calcium deposits? We used it recently on same "wound" and it seemed to help release the deposit. Now it is a

Calcium deposit???: On wound? I'm afraid I don't know what you mean by this. Neosporin is an antibiotic that can help prevent infection in wounds, but I don't think that it has any effect on calcium, and I can't think what is meant by calcium deposit on wound? Did you perhaps mean a "scab" (which is not calcium, but coagulated serum and dead cells)? That is a good biologic dressing and should not be removed. ...Read more

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What causes blood calcium to be deposited in bones as calcium salts?

What causes blood calcium to be deposited in bones as calcium salts?

Calcium deposit: The saturation point is reached. go to https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ and search for more details. ...Read more

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Do you handle calcium deposits around the hip?

Do you handle calcium deposits around the hip?

yes I do : Some times a cortisone injection is helpful in general i would stay away from any calcium supplement except calcium citrate which should not increase the risk of kidney stones or heterotopic calcifications. ...Read more

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What is the medical name of calcium deposits in muscle tissue?

What is the medical name of calcium deposits in muscle tissue?

Calcium deposits.: They can be called calcium deposits, calcification so, calcification myosotis, metastatic calcification, or even in extreme cases calciphylaxis. ...Read more

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