You may have some questions about ovarian cysts, particularly if you are a woman in your childbearing years, because these cysts are more common among younger women. Regardless of whether you’ve had a tubal ligation, a tubal reversal, or no surgery at all, these cysts are common findings during your physical exam or ultrasound. Ovarian cysts are common and usually occur as a result of the normal monthly fluctuations in hormones in premenopausal women. Since a tubal ligation reversal does not stop this hormone cycle, a tubal reversal will not stop these cysts from occurring. (more…)
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When is needle aspiration the best option to manage ovarian cyst(s)?
About 6% of women will have an ovarian cyst after menopause. Factors such as age, menopausal status, size, and type of an ovarian cyst will determine the proper management of such ovarian cysts. This information in most cases will predict whether the cysts are benign (functional), or likely to be cancerous. One option for benign cysts is needle aspiration. (more…)
Cysts may grow and enlarge without symptoms and go unobserved until they are found on routine examination. However, some cysts will burst during routine activities such as by sexual intercourse, any injury, or childbirth. Cysts may become bulky enough so that the following symptoms may occur: (more…)