For many women, ovarian cysts are the result of a hormonal imbalance. Cysts are a natural product of monthly ovulation and every woman has the potential to ovarian dezvolte.Chisturile are very common and can be found in women of all ages.
Most women will have an ovarian cyst at some point during the reproductive period. Although they are less common in women in menopause these may be more important health problem, writes Dr. George Gica, specialist in obstetrics and gynecology.
What is an ovarian cyst?
An ovarian cyst is any collection of fluid located in the ovary
(Female genital organ located in the pelvis responsible for the production of female hormones and human reproduction). Oocytes are normally in the form of small fluid-filled spaces called follicles in the ovaries. Any ovarian follicle larger than 2 centimeters can be called – ovarian cyst.
They vary greatly in size (sometimes can be very large) and the etiology. Most ovarian cysts are benign (noncancerous).
The most common types are:
functional cyst (or simple), which is linked to the menstrual cycle and often disappears spontaneously without treatment.
Endometriosis cyst (or endometrioma) – which is caused by endometriosis
dermoid cyst (or teratoma), which may contain solids such as hair, or teeth;
Signs and symptoms:
Ovarian cysts are often asymptomatic and are discovered accidentally on a routine gynecological examination or a pelvic ultrasound.
Sometimes there may be some symptoms such as pelvic pain, abdominal discomfort, pain during intercourse;
How can complicate ovarian cysts?
Some ovarian cysts can give complications such as ovarian torsion and rupture of ovarian cyst which occurs mainly by intense abdominal pain suddenly appeared.
If the dimensions are very large cyst may be manifested by abdominal discomfort due to compression of the surrounding organs. Ovarian cysts may also interfere with fertility treatments.
Treatment of ovarian cysts depends a lot on your age, the type of cyst, dimensions and symptoms. For simple small cysts in young women can adopt an attitude of watchful waiting with subsequent revaluation ultrasound at a certain time (1 month)
Surgery may be required to remove large cysts, desmoid cysts (which always operates regardless of size) or to ensure that it is not this a form of ovarian cancer.
If you think you have symptoms consistent with an ovarian cyst, it is important to be evaluated by a gynecologist .pot blood tests be made with abdominal or transvaginal ultrasound to determine if surgery is surgery can be done laparoscopically necesar.Tratamentul ( Minimally invasive) or conventional – through an incision longitudinal and transverse in the lower abdomen.
The situation changes totally when we talk about polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a hormonal disorder that combines complex irregular menstrual cycles, anovulation and excess male hormones.
What are the symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome?
– Absence of menstruation, occurring usually after one or more normal menstrual periods during puberty;
– Irregular menstrual cycles, rare or abnormal;
– Diabetes or insulin resistance;
– Weight gain, sometimes to obesity;
– Acne, oily skin, dandruff, skin blemishes;
– Virilising (presence of male characteristics, such as: increasing intensification of body hair, deepening of the voice, enlargement of the clitoris, etc.);
– Depression or mood changes;
How to treat polycystic ovarian syndrome?
Treatment for polycystic ovarian syndrome depends on the symptoms and the desire to get pregnant.
If you want to have a baby, your doctor may prescribe birth control pills. Drugs used hormones regulate the menstrual cycle and reduce abnormal hair growth.
The risk of endometricale hyperplasia, a condition that can turn into cancer IUD is greatly reduced due to this treatment.
In some cases, quite rare, in fact, the doctor can surgically remove or destroy some of ovarian tissue. This leads to healing or to regulate the menstrual cycle for a while.
Remedies for ovarian cysts
Natural treatments for ovarian cysts: birthwort
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