Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Ovarian Cysts & Tumors....

The ovaries are two small organs
located on either side of
the uterus in a women.
They make hormones
including estrogen, which
triggers menstruation.
Every month the ovaries
release a tiny egg, this is
called ovulation. Ovarian cysts are fluid filled sacs that
form on the ovaries. They are very common,
especially during childbearing years.
There are several types of ovarian cysts:
Most common is a functional cysts, which forms during
ovulation. This formation happens when either
the egg is not released or the sac-follicle-
in which the egg forms does not dissolve after the
egg is released.
Symptoms to look for are:
*pain or bloating in the abdomen
*frequent need to urinate
*difficultly urinating
*dull ache in the lower back
*pain during sexual intercourse
*painful & abnormal menstruation
*weight gain
*nausea or vomiting
*loss of appetite, feeling full quickly
for informational purpose only.
Always consult with your doctor.