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Vitamin E And 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
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
What vitamins should I be taking? I am, female, live in canada. Health issues include abnormal pap in past and current ovarian cyst.
If you are eating a regular mixed diet, you probably do not need any additional vitamins. If is good that you are taking iron and vitamin D. You may take any over the counter multivitamin, if you so choose.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
No: The vitamins are good for you but would not have an impact on your pcos or your ovarian cysts. ...Read more
Will taking the following vitamins/supplements adversely affect my ovarian cyst: skin, hair, and nail vitamin; maca root; osteo bi-flex?
Generally none.: Ovarian cysts are generally non-infectious in origin and mostly filled with with fluid and or blood. Antibiotics do not have a role in treating them, unless there was an identified infectious cause (tubo-ovarian abscess). ...Read more
U/s report from two years ago said 1cm para ovarian cyst. I've since had a baby and nobody has ever mentioned seeing it on u/s. Did it go away?
Probably: This is a very small cyst. In all likelihood it did go away. If you are concerned, you can discuss with your provider. ...Read more
How does Duphaston work to break down a follicular ovarian cyst? How will I know if the cyst is getting smaller. Will I bleed? Follow up u/s in 3 week
It doesn't: Duphaston is a progestin hormone, and is used to bring on a period in someone not ovulating or to prevent overgrowth of the uterine lining. It has also been used to treat endometriosis. Follicle cysts usually resolve over time. If it does not go away, it may need to be removed laparoscopically. ...Read more
I have a ovarian cyst that's 6.0cm im in servere pain and throwing up and staryed bleeding should I go to the e.R.
Pain: By all means don't waste any time in getting to the er. ...Read more
I had a u/s yest that showed a Hemorrhagic Ovarian Cyst could that be giving me light positives on early pregnancy tests?
Blood test: Get a blood test for HCG level. Pregnancy test result is either positive or negative, there is no such thing as lightly pregnant. ...Read more
I have a ovarian cyst and now I'm bleeding and in pain bad I went to e.R. Two days ago so what should I do? And its not my period
MD follow up: You should follow up your E.R. Visit with an appointment with a gyn md since this is obviously painful at this time. ...Read more
Time: Most ovarian cysts go away by themselves over time. If a cyst stays around for more than 3 months, what we would do next depends on it's size, your age, any symptoms and very specific details of the ultrasound report describing the cyst. ...Read more
Depends on the cyst: Some cysts (small simple follicular) don't need any help and resolve on their own. Large symptomatic cysts most likely will require surgical intevention. There are some cysts that resolve with hormonal treatment. ...Read more
Ultrasound: Ovarian cysts are best evaluated by transvaginal ultrasound. If you are young and have periods, most cysts are ok, though they may grow large and rupture and cause pain. If you have gone through menopause, ovarian cysts need to be followed more closely, since they may be cancer. Pelvic MRI is helpful in evaluating persistent cysts or cysts which may partially contain solid tissue. ...Read more
Complex question: This depends on many details: your medical history, your family history, features seen on ultrasound like size, solid areas, blood flow. Most cysts at age 44 if you are still having menstrual cycles will be benign, but you should follow up with your gynecologist as directed to be sure. ...Read more
Patience vs. Surgery:
Most ovarian cysts in young women are "functional cysts", which evolve from a follicle that you ovulate from, then grow and finally resolve spontaneously over several weeks. Birth control pills do not speed up the resolution, but do decrease recurrences.
If the cyst persists then surgery, often laparoscopic, is necessary to remove the cyst and have it tested for cancer. ...Read more
Ovarian Cyst: Cysts may be asymptomatic for the most part and only discovered during a routine gyn examination. Occasionally they may present as a vague to severe abdominal pain. Some malignant ovarian cysts may also present as a gastric disturbance like bloating, eructations, dyspepsia. ...Read more
No: Life is difficult enough without people trying to worry you over something like this. Ovarian cysts are extremely common and only the large ones come to a physician's attention; most are harmless. I trust you're having the cysts followed. ...Read more
Different types: Ovarian cysts are collections of fluid, or soft or hard tissue that develop within the substance of the ovary. They can be normal- where the body produces eggs & hormones every month; or they can be either benign or malignant tumors. The size, and characteristics give an idea of whether they are benign or not. Most simple cysts are small, and resolve on their own with time. ...Read more