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ovarian cysts

An ovarian cyst is a sac filled with fluid that forms on or inside of an ovary.  Ovarian cysts may occur during the process in which an egg is released from the ovary (ovulation).


Symptoms may include:


  • abnormal uterine bleeding (change from normal menstrual pattern)
  • absent menstruation
  • irregular menstruation
  • longer than usual menstrual cycle
  • shorter than usual menstrual cycle
  • bloating or swelling in the abdomen
  • pain during bowel movements
  • pain in the pelvis shortly after beginning or ending a menstrual period
  • pain with intercourse or pelvic pain during movement
  • pelvic pain

Treatment may include:


  • OB/GYN

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