Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs that can form in the ovaries. While many ovarian cysts are harmless and go away on their own, some can cause discomfort, pain, or other complications. Our OBGYN team offers evaluation and treatment for ovarian cysts to help our patients achieve optimal ovarian health and wellness.
We provide comprehensive diagnostic services, including pelvic exams, ultrasounds, and other imaging tests, to accurately diagnose and evaluate ovarian cysts. Depending on the size and type of cyst, we may recommend conservative management, such as watchful waiting, or more aggressive treatment, such as surgery. Our team is committed to providing personalized care and support to help our patients navigate their ovarian cyst diagnosis and treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What are ovarian cysts?
Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs that can form in the ovaries. They are very common and often do not cause any symptoms or require treatment. However, in some cases, they can cause pain or other complications.
What causes ovarian cysts?
Ovarian cysts are typically diagnosed through a combination of physical exams, imaging tests such as ultrasound or CT scan, and blood tests. Our team will work with you to determine the appropriate diagnostic approach based on your individual symptoms and medical history.
What are the symptoms of ovarian cysts?
Ovarian cysts may not cause any symptoms, but some women may experience pain or discomfort in the pelvis, bloating, changes in menstrual cycles, or other symptoms. If you are experiencing any symptoms, it is important to see your OBGYN for an evaluation.
How are ovarian cysts treated?
Treatment for ovarian cysts depends on the size and type of cyst, as well as your individual symptoms and medical history. In some cases, watchful waiting and monitoring may be recommended, while in other cases, surgery may be necessary to remove the cyst. Our team will work with you to determine the best treatment plan for your individual needs and goals.
Are ovarian cysts cancerous?
Most ovarian cysts are not cancerous and go away on their own without treatment. However, in rare cases, ovarian cysts can be cancerous. Our team will work with you to evaluate your individual risk factors and determine the appropriate diagnostic and treatment approach.