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Cysts | cystic ovarian mass


An ovarian cyst is a solid or fluid-filled sac that is attached to the ovary. Cysts will usually go away on their own. If not, they can be treated with hormonal contraceptives or surgery if need be. Depending on the severity of the masses, they can cause a significant amount of discomfort and pain in the abdominal area.


Mild symptoms

  • Abdominal swelling.
  • Pelvic pain before and after menstruation.
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • Pain in the lower back and thighs.


More severe symptoms

  • Severe pelvic pain
  • Hyperventilation
  • Faintness and dizziness
  • Fever


These symptoms could be a sign of a ruptured cyst. If you suspect that you have a ruptured cyst, you should see a doctor as soon as possible. Dr Zinn has dealt will many cases and will be able to assist you so that you can avoid more significant problems in the future.  

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