Overview of Complex Ovarian Cysts

Complex ovarian cysts affect all women from all ages. It is usually common during child bearing period. Unlike other forms of cysts, if it is left untreated, it can be fatal to one's health. A complex ovarian cyst consist of 50% solid and liquid components that stay intact by a very thin wall. Extreme pain can be felt depending on the severity of the condition of the cysts. It's existence is usually discovered during a routine medical checkup or if extreme pain / discomfort is already present, while being accompanied by other symptoms.

The development of these cysts is caused by unruly development of egg cells in the body. Every month, follicle or cyst like structures generate, releasing hormones like progesterone and estrogen. These two hormones are needed to stimulate the release of eggs. Some women are affected with less serious ovarian cyst and some have to deal with complex form of ovarian cysts. The reason behind this is still left unknown.

The reasons which greatly contribute to complex ovarian cysts are genetic inclination, obesity, presence of other forms of disease, low immune system, lifestyle related factors and unawareness and disregarding symptoms of ovarian cysts. Complex ovarian cysts increase in size and they become too large causing serious health issues and greater risk if ruptured. The type of cyst should be determined in order to manage the existing condition with the right treatment.

There are three types of complex ovarian cysts.

First is the Dermoid Cyst, which is formed from the egg cell of a woman. It is a cyst that has hair, hair follicles, teeth and sebaceous gland. It is usually found at sites marking the fusion of developing sections of the body in the embryo. There is minimal chance that this cyst will develop into cancer cells. However, when twisted by itself it can cause tremendous pain. Sometimes a Dermoid cyst may develop after an injury.

The second type is the Endometrioma Cyst. This cyst is caused by endometriosis which forms outside the uterus and places stuck to the ovary and progress with the menstrual cycle. Common symptoms include, fatigue, pain before and after menstruation, pain during sexual intervention, irregular menstrual periods and painful bowel movements.

The last one is the Adenomas Cyst which consist of liquids and gelatins. These cysts can grow from 3 inches to 12 inches in diameter. When these cysts are twisted by themselves, it is expected to cause agonizing pain.

These cysts are usually benign. Disregarding this condition is the least that should be done. Consult a doctor as soon as possible if you notice some symptoms.

Pain during and after menstruation may present in some women. Abdominal pain can affect simple household chores, office works or school related activities. It is very difficult to perform tasks if you are in pain. The goal of pain management is relief, determine which works best. What may work for one person, may not work for another person.



Source by Larres Von Peligrino

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