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What is bilateral ovarian calcification, side effects and risks?

What is bilateral ovarian calcification, side effects and risks?

No side effects : Each time you ovulate, you rupture a tiny ovarian cyst that contained the egg. Each time this happens, you have an area on the ovary which has to heal. Calcification results from this healing. The older you are and the more ovulations you have the more calcifications you will have this can be seen on x-ray. ...Read more

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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. 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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Is the hCG diet safe? I bought drops but am scared of side effects. I have ovarian cysts and heard hCG can turn them cancerous? Is this true?

Is the hCG diet safe? I bought drops but am scared of side effects. I have ovarian cysts and heard hCG can turn them cancerous? Is this true?

It's silly stuff: The 'hcg diet' is an 800-calorie severely restrictive diet and this is why you lose weight. The overpriced placebo that is tacked on will probably do nothing. Further, HCG does not turn ovarian cysts cancerous. Why not take the money and join a fitness club, make friends, and embark on a far happier and less fear-darkened life? Cheers. ...Read more

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What are the risks and side effects of uterine embolisation for fibroids? Can it shut down ovarian function and trigger menopause?

What are the risks and  side effects of uterine embolisation for fibroids? 

Can it shut down ovarian function and trigger menopause?

Rarely: Overall, the risk of complications from uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is quite low. Infection is the most serious risk, sometimes requiring hysterectomy. There is a small risk of premature menopause, seemingly higher in women over 40. It is probably more difficult to get pregnant after UFE. But overall it is an effective, safe procedure for symptomatic fibroids. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have an ovarian cyst or just side effects from Depo-Provera shot?

How to tell if I have an ovarian cyst or just side effects from Depo-Provera shot?

Discuss with doc : It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the safest birth control pill there is? I need it to help with ovarian cysts. Terrified of side effects. No insurance.

What is the safest birth control pill there is? I need  it to help with ovarian cysts. Terrified of side effects. No insurance.

Birth control pills: No health insurance doesn't mean no health care. Check out planned parenthood. Or check out links on my website for low cost, even free, healthcare. All birth control pills have similar risks. Pick lowest dose that controls your pain. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can i know the side effects of having fluid in cul de sac duo to ruptured ovarian cyst at 20 year old girl ? Plz help :)

Can i know the side effects of having fluid in cul de sac duo to ruptured ovarian cyst at 20 year old girl ? Plz help :)

Low risk: There is a low risk of anything from fluid it is usually re absorbed but it can irritate some young woman. Is a small risk this fluid could get infected but unlikely ...Read more

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Side effects of coming off yaz? Started by my gyn when i was 17 because of painful periods and ovarian cysts. Helped with acne too.

Side effects of coming off yaz? Started by my gyn when i was 17 because of painful periods and ovarian cysts. Helped with acne too.

No real side effects: People can be started on birth control pills to help treat painful periods, help reduce ovarian cysts, and some help with acne as you mentioned. Once off the pill, it may take a couple of cycles for your body to regulate your period. Also, you may notice that your periods are more painful and your acne may return. ...Read more