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Reproductive Health Concerns in Females:

OVARIAN CYSTS

 

 

What are ovarian cysts?

An ovarian cyst is a growth or swelling on, or inside, the ovary. It may be solid, or filled with fluid.

Are ovarian cysts cancerous?

The vast majority of ovarian growths are not cancerous.
 
 
 

What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?


Ovarian cysts may produce the following symptoms: (i) Many women experience no symptoms when they have an ovarian cyst, particularly if it's small. (ii) Certain cysts grow large and may cause the abdomen to swell. (iii)  Depending on where the cyst is and its size, it may put pressure on the bladder or bowels, making you need to go to the toilet more often. (iv) You may also notice abdominal discomfort and sex may be uncomfortable or painful.


(v) Your periods may be affected; they may become irregular or the bleeding may be heavier or lighter than usual. (vi) Appearance of excess facial and body hair (vii) Deepening of voice.

What is the treatment for ovarian cysts?

While some cysts may disappear on their own, other cysts may need surgery. Your doctor will discuss with you the pros and cons of surgery.

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?

Polycystic simply means 'many cysts' and describes the appearance of the ovary on ultrasound scan.

What are the symptoms of  PCOS?

The symptoms of PCOS include: (i) Irregular or absent periods (ii) Infertility (iii) Unwanted body hair (iv)   Acne (v) Weight gain (vi) Abdominal discomfort.

What is the treatment for PCOS?

PCOS can be treated by hormonal medicines or surgery. The discretion for treatment lies with the doctor.

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