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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

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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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

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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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Ckd stage 3, pth 99, calcium 9.5, creatinine 1.41, AA female, 50 years old, and have 4 small cysts with numerous small nodules. Vitamin d level 18. ?

Ckd stage 3, pth 99, calcium 9.5, creatinine 1.41, AA female, 50 years old, and have 4 small cysts with numerous small nodules. Vitamin d level 18. ?

PTH and calcium: PTH is a bit high and you should see an Endocrinologist about this. Calcium and creatinine are OK but the very low vitamin D is hard to explain. Please also discuss this in detail with your kidney specialist. ...Read more

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I have 5.6 CM ovarian cyst and scheduled surgery by march.im puzzled if i am.to have left ovary removed or just scrape.worries are they'd regrow ?

I have 5.6 CM ovarian cyst and scheduled surgery by march.im puzzled if i am.to have left ovary removed or just scrape.worries are they'd regrow ?

Ovarian cyst: You don't mention which side the cyst is on but I'm thinking the left from the way you word it. We do try to remove just the cyst and safe the ovary in most situations. But that isn't always possible, so there is a small chance you may loose your ovary. Talk to this concern with the surgeon ahead of time so you know what to expect. ...Read more

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I have a complex ovarian cyst that partially ruptured 3 days ago. Er dr said i'd be fine in 2 days but i'm still in tremendous pain. Is this normal?

I have a complex ovarian cyst that partially ruptured 3 days ago. Er dr said i'd be fine in 2 days but i'm still in tremendous pain. Is this normal?

I'd say yes.: You have had an ovarian cyst rupture, with blood and possibly other fluid empty into your abdominal cavity. This will likely cause a great deal of pain and reactive changes, like adhesions over time. If you haven't already , it might be wise to schedule at least an appointment with your OB dr. To get checked out if the pain persists. You might even have endometriosis which is also painful. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin D (Definition)

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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more