Ovarian cysts are most common ovarian issues. Many women tend to have cysts at least once during their reproductive life and they are often painless with no symptoms. Symptoms of an ovarian cyst include nausea, vomiting, bloating, painful bowel movements, and pain during sex.
HOW IS OVARIAN CYSTS DIAGNOSED?
A cyst on ovary may be found during a pelvic exam, Laparoscopy, CA 125 blood test.
HOW IS OVARIAN CYSTS TREATED?
The treatment includes the prescription of birth control pills as well as surgery like laparoscopic surgery. This surgery is usually carried out if the cyst is small and non cancerous. A laparotomy or hysterectomy may be conducted to remove the ovaries in severe cases.
DID YOU KNOW?
Infrequent complications associated with ovarian cysts include:
• Ovarian torsion. Cysts that become large may cause the ovary to move out of its usual position in the pelvis. This increases the chance of painful twisting of your ovary, called ovarian torsion.
• Rupture. A cyst that ruptures may cause severe pain and lead to internal bleeding.