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Ovarian Cyst

What is ovarain cyst ?

The ovaries are part of the female reproductive system and are located in the lower abdomen on both sides of the uterus. Women have two ovaries that produce eggs as well as the hormones estrogen and progesterone, responsible for her menses.

Sometimes, a fluid-filled sac called a cyst can develop on one of the ovaries. Many women will develop at least one cyst during their lifetime, which can be normal. In most cases, cysts are painless and cause no symptoms or signs.

What are the symptoms?

  • Pelvic pain
  • Fullness or heaviness in your abdomen
  • Bloating
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Difficulty in passing urine, motion
  • Pain during sexual intercourse

When to visit your gynecologist?

Please see your gynecologist if you have sudden or severe lower abdominal pain, pain with fever or vomiting with known history of ovarian cyst or any of the symptoms mentioned. Queen's Gynecology has some of the best treatment options for ovarian cyst removal in Delhi.

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Why do you have all these symptoms in ovarian cysts?

During a woman’s menstrual cycle, an egg grows in a sac called as a follicle, which is located inside the ovaries. In most cases, this follicle or sac breaks open and releases an egg. But if the follicle doesn’t break open, the fluid inside the follicle can form a cyst in the ovary.

Most ovarian cysts are benign and naturally go away on their own without treatment. But in a rare case, your doctor may detect a cancerous ovarian cystic mass during a routine examination.

Ovarian torsion is another rare complication of ovarian cysts. This is when a large cyst causes an ovary to twist or move from its original position. Blood supply to the ovary is cut off, and if not treated, it can cause damage to the ovarian tissue and loss of ovarian function.

Ruptured ovarian cysts, which are also rare, can cause intense pain and internal bleeding and life threatening complications.

Complications of ovarian cysts:

  • Ovarian torsion
  • Ovarian cyst rupture causing life threatening complications
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Need for emergency surgery
Management

Diagnosis & Treatment

We at Queen’s Gynecology believe in carefully investigating every case of ovarian cyst, in order to provide the best treatment for ovarian cyst. Early diagnosis of a patient who requires ovarian cyst removal surgery is very important in avoiding potential complications. We use MRI, transvaginal ultrasound and tumour markers for conducting ovarian cyst diagnosis. Being one of the most renowned clinic for ovarian cyst treatment in Delhi, we prescribe our patients with appropriate treatments or surgery if needed.

The Treatment includes:

  • Conservative management- mostly for functional cysts.
  • Medical management.
  • Ultrasound aspiration of cyst
  • Ovarian cyst removal surgery- Laparoscopic surgery

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