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What vitamins should I be taking? I am, female, live in canada. Health issues include abnormal pap in past and current ovarian cyst.

What vitamins should I be taking? I am, female, live in canada. Health issues include abnormal pap in past and current ovarian cyst.

Vitamin D: The only nutritional supplement that is difficult to get in a good diet is vitamin d. Especially true living in canada where the angle of the sun is lower. Read: in defense of food by michael pollen to understand how good health is better achieved through eating good food rather then paying for taking lots of supplements. ...Read more

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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How can dim vitamin helps on ovarian cysts?

How can dim vitamin helps on ovarian cysts?

Estrogen balance: Dim (di-indolyl-methane) is a compound derived from i3c (indole-3-carbinol) which comes from cruciferous veg such as broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts. It helps to facilitate the metabolism of estrogen and one of the factors for ovarian cysts may be excess of estrogen. ...Read more

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Will prenatal vitamins help ovarian cysts?

Will prenatal vitamins help ovarian cysts?

Not likely: Vitamens are good for you; however, they are not known to help with ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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Will taking the following vitamins/supplements adversely affect my ovarian cyst: skin, hair, and nail vitamin; maca root; osteo bi-flex?

Will taking the following  vitamins/supplements adversely affect my ovarian cyst: skin, hair, and nail vitamin; maca root; osteo bi-flex?

Maca may: Maca can increase testosterone levels which may then affect other hormones. That is the only one that coud affect you. The rest are fine. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my wife is pregnant with bilateral ovarian cyst.can the cysts be removed during c-section?

What do you suggest if my wife is pregnant with bilateral ovarian cyst.can the cysts be removed during c-section?

Yes: cysts are relatively common in pregnancy and some are a normal effect of pregnancy changes. Whether or not they need to be removed is based on a number of factors like makeup and size. In many cases they can be evaluated at a c section and it can be determined then whether they should come out ...Read more

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If you need surgery to remove an ovarian cyst can you do it without general anestegia, such as when you are having a c section? Thanks.

If you need surgery to remove an ovarian cyst can you do it without general anestegia, such as when you are having a c section? Thanks.

Yes,: It can be done under regional anesthesia such as a spinal or epidural of it is done through an open incision. It is better done laparoscopically which has less pain and a much faster recovery. This would require general anesthesia. ...Read more

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If I start to take bcp for 3 months, will my ovarian cyst go away, and will the bcp interfere with conceiving. Doc said it was due to m/c back in May.

If I start to take bcp for 3 months, will my ovarian cyst go away, and will the bcp interfere with conceiving. Doc said it was due to m/c back in May.

May not help: The ocp's may not actually make a difference in the regression of your ovarian cyst. There isn't enough data to confirm that the cysts will disappear more quickly with presence of the extra hormones than with just waiting it out. Taking ocp's consistently for 3 months will interfere with your ability to conceive. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin C (Definition)

Vitamin C is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Cecon (Definition)

Cecon is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more