Cysts are fluid-filled sacs that can form in the ovaries. They are very common. They are particularly common during the childbearing years. There are several different types of ovarian cysts: Follicular cyst, Corpus luteum cyst, Polycystic ovaries, Endometriosis and Cystadenomas-
Risks of Ovarian Cysts:
Most ovarian cysts are benign and naturally go away on their own without treatment. These cysts hardly cause any symptoms. Detection of a cancerous cystic mass is also reported to be found in extremely rare cases during clinical diagnosis. Ovarian torsion and ruptured cysts are rare complications of ovarian cysts. These can cause intense pain and internal bleeding, but if untreated may lead to life-threatening disease.
Symptoms of Ovarian Cysts:
Often, ovarian cysts don’t cause any symptoms thus, you may not realize you have one until you visit your doctor. However, you should consult immediately if you face the following signs:
Treatment of Ovarian Cysts:
To shrink or remove the cyst, your doctor may recommend either medications or surgical treatments, if the cyst doesn’t go away on its own or if it grows larger.