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8/18/08

WHY WOMEN HATE PELVIC EXAMS BUT NEED THEM AND EXCELLENT SHORT VIDEO WHAT ARE UTERINE FIBROIDS AND OVARIAN CYSTS CAN OVARIAN CYSTS BE CANCEROUS

WHY WOMEN HATE PELVIC EXAMS BUT SHOULD GET THEM AN EXCELLENT SHORT VIDEO WHAT ARE UTERINE FIBROIDS AND OVARIAN CYSTS AND CAN OVARIAN CYSTS BE CANCEROUS


A Great Short Video about Uterine Fibroids and Ovarian Cysts


Everybody hates the pelvic exam. Few women like to visit the gynecologist. Some of the topics a woman might like to discuss with her doctor include ovarian cysts and uterine fibroids. Here is an excellent (short) video where a gynecologist explains all about uterine fibroids ovarian cysts. Few women like to visit the gynecologist. It's usually no picnic going to the doctor and unfortunately some doctors aren't the friendliest people in town. And everybody hates the pelvic exam. That's understandable but as I've said repeatedly in Purple Medical Blog, the pelvic exam and the pap smear are great tests that can literally save your life. Get them! You'll thank me later. If you don't feel comfortable with your doctor find another but get that pelvic exam and pap smear. Anyway, here is an excellent video where a gynecologist explains all about ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids also what are ovarian cysts and how do you treat ovarian cysts? She talks about ovarian cysts, can ovarian cysts be cancerous? What are dermoid cysts? What tests for ovarian cysts? There is also an explanation of what are uterine fibroids





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    As a general rule if you have pain in the pelvic area or abdomen you should see a doctor. Ovarian cysts and uterine (womb) fibroids are two common women's gynecologic problems. Ovarian cysts or uterine fibroids are just two of the many possible causes of abdominal or pelvic pain. A cyst is a fluid-filled sac and an ovarian cyst is a fluid filled sac in the ovary. A uterine fibroid is a solid smooth muscle mass that develops in the wall of the uterus aka the womb. The most common type of ovarian cyst is called a functional cyst, which often forms during the normal menstrual cycle. Symptoms may be feelings of pressure or fullness or pain. You need tests to determine what is going on.

    Watch this excellent video about Uterine Fibroids and Ovarian Cysts Click the arrow



    What are ovarian cysts?

    A cyst is a fluid-filled sac and an ovarian cyst is a fluid filled sac in the ovary. On the ovary, different types of cysts can form. The most common type of ovarian cyst is called a functional cyst, which often forms during the normal menstrual cycle. Each month, a woman's ovaries grow tiny cysts that hold the eggs. When an egg is mature, the sac breaks open to release the egg, so it can travel through the fallopian tube for fertilization. Then the sac dissolves. In one type of functional cyst, called a follicular cyst, the sac doesn't break open to release the egg and may continue to grow. This type of cyst usually disappears within one to three months. A corpus luteum cyst, another type of functional cyst, forms if the sac doesn’t dissolve. Instead, the sac seals off after the egg is released. Fluid then builds up inside of it. This type of cyst usually goes away on its own after a few weeks. However, it can grow to almost four inches and may bleed or twist the ovary and cause pain.

    There are also other types of cysts


    Endometriomas. These cysts develop in women who have endometriosis, when tissue from the lining of the uterus grows outside of the uterus. The tissue may attach to the ovary and form a growth. These cysts can be painful during sexual intercourse and during menstruation.
    Cystadenomas. These cysts develop from cells on the outer surface of the ovary. They are often filled with a watery fluid or thick, sticky gel. They can become large and cause pain.
    Dermoid cysts. The cells in the ovary are able to make hair, teeth, and other growing tissues that become part of a forming ovarian cyst. These cysts can become large and cause pain.
    Polycystic ovaries. The eggs mature within the follicles, or sacs, but the sac doesn't break open to release the egg. The cycle repeats, follicles continue to grow inside the ovary, and cysts form.