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What can I do to prevent ovarian cysts?

What can I do to prevent ovarian cysts?

Birth control pills: Oral contraceptives prevent ovulation therefore they prevent cyst formation. It does not, however, make the cysts already present go away. Those cysts will resolve on their own. ...Read more

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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 can I do to prevent chalazion cysts?

What can I do to prevent chalazion cysts?

Eyelid hygiene: Cleaning your eyelids twice daily will reduce the incidence of chalazion. Also taking flax seed oil (2 capsules per day) will help. ...Read more

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What can I do to manage to avoid functional ovarian cysts?

What can I do to manage to avoid functional ovarian cysts?

Functional ovarian c: Functional ovarian cysts can be avoided by the use of birth control that prevents normal egg development. ...Read more

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What can I do to cure polycystic ovaries?

What can I do to cure polycystic ovaries?

Not Possible: Pcos is a hormonal imbalance that is believed to have its origins in the ovaries themselves. You can't cur pcos. It can be controlled. Risks such as diabetes and pre-diabetes should be managed. Weight should be controlled. Diet and exercise are important. But it cannot actually be cured. ...Read more

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What can I do for these painful ovarian cysts?

What can I do for these painful ovarian cysts?

Depends: If the cysts are benign and functional they can be suppressed with medication that suppresses ovulation, like birth control pills. Try Ibuprofen for the pain. ...Read more

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How do you prevent ruptured ovarian cysts?

How do you prevent ruptured ovarian cysts?

OVARIAN CYSTS: It is rare for women on contraceptive pills , shots, or implants to have ruptured cysts. There is nothing else to do. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent boils?

What can I do to prevent boils?

Local hygiene: Need to have your nose swabbed for mrsa. Then use alcohol wipes on your hands multiple imes aday. May need to take an antibiotic for weeks months. May need to shower with hibiclens for weeks. Change your towell every night. ...Read more

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Can i live normal with polycycstic ovaries? or do i need to treat them? can this lead to ovarian cancer?

Can i live normal with polycycstic ovaries? or do i need to treat them? can this lead to ovarian cancer?

There is not: complete agreement on this, but there are some studies that suggest increased ri sk of ovarian and breast cancer(lack of ovulation, which can occur in PCOS, is linked to higher rates of breast cancer) in patients with PCOS. Discuss your options with your gyn. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent nafld?

What can I do to prevent nafld?

Weight loss: Weight loss helps lower Insulin levels an overall fatty deposits in the liver and abdomen. Alcohol consumption should be kept to a minimum. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to prevent an ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cysts: The use of oral contraceptives offer protection from the majority of ovarian cysts, secondary to supression of hormonal activity in the pituitary gland, which makes the ovary not produce eggs, but essentially stops cyst formation as well. This should be discussed with your health care professional , as your history and family history may play a major role in the decision to use this therapy. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent pimples?

What can I do to prevent pimples?

Acne: While acne is hormonally and genetically driven and impossible to prevent , it is controllable with appropriate antibacterial washes and creams, topical and oral antibiotics , and accutane. See a dermatologist at the earliest signs of acne. ...Read more

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What can I do daily to prevent gallstones?

What can I do daily to prevent gallstones?

Inherited problem: Congenital error of metabolism that you are born with. Bit every thing can be treated by diet ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent cramps?

What can I do to prevent cramps?

Stretch: Stretch, hydrate well, include enough magnesium and potassium in the diet (dairy and bananas) or consider a magnesium supplement (careful if kidney issues). Stretch some more. ...Read more

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How do you cure and prevent sebaceous cysts?

How do you cure and prevent sebaceous cysts?

Surgery: There is no good way to prevent a sebaceous cyst. Good hygiene may help, but they may occur anyway. The only treatment is surgical removal. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ovarian cysts that sometimes require me like these more prone to ovarian cancers?

What to do if I have ovarian cysts that sometimes require me like these more prone to ovarian cancers?

Not really: Ovarian cysts are common but nearly all them are benign. But Ovarian cancer can also begin like a cyst and then grow steadily to a large mass. Therefore your cysts do need some monitoring for one or two years just to be sure that they are not growing substantially.This can be done by your gynecologist by using an Ultrasound test. ...Read more

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What to do if I have poc (polycystic ovarian syndrome), will it cause cancer?

What to do if I have poc (polycystic ovarian syndrome), will it cause cancer?

Risk may increase: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is thought to increase the risk of endometrial (e.g. Uterine) cancer. It is usually caught early though in pcos patients and is usually cured. A gyn will monitor for this. Women with pcos may also have a slightly increased risk of breast and ovarian cancers but it not high enough that any special or different screening needs to be done. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent constipation?

What can I do to prevent constipation?

Fiber is good but: If you are not drinking enough fluid it can lead to constipation. Remember caffeine and alcohol dehydrate and lead to constipation. Generally i recommend 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluids every day. It will take 10-14 days of this regimen to see improvement. If not better need to have a GI workup for other causes of constipation. ...Read more

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What can you do when ovarian fibroids cause constipatipn?

What can you do when ovarian fibroids cause constipatipn?

Stol softners: You can have the fibroids removed or take stool softners which can help. Some medications, gonadotropin releasing hormones (gnrh), can even decrease the size of the fibroids. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A condition in which a growth (often balloon-like, thin-walled, and filled with fluid) arises on an ovary (the female ...Read more