I'm 19 years old with abdominal and back pain (managable). Routine office visit suggested an Ultrasound wich identified a 1.0 x 1.5 cm septated complex cyst in right ovary. I am new to birthcontrol pills (one year) and having a difficult time with break though. Now on a different prescription but still having same problem. I have had two bladder infections in the past year.
Is this a watch and see situation or am I facing surgery? And if so, do they remove the ovary?
With respect to UTI's, I used to get a few all the time, then one Dr suggested to me, that after sex, you go to the toilet to pass some urine. That will flush out anything that may have gotten into the urether during sex - such as semen, cells, creams etc. I now have got into that habit and have not had a UTI for over 15 years
hi. as far as i know, the birth control should help with your cysts. I'm not a doctor, but i'm a very "cyctic" girl, lol. I've had 2 ovarian cysts removed from the same ovary (both were about 5cm in diameter). I had extreme cysts removed. a friend of mine gets little ovarian cysts, about hte size you're describing. She says they go away on their own. She's never had surgery to have them removed. They may just go away with you're birth control. Somebody please correct me if i'm wrong.
Because of your age (being so young) I would definitely try the birthcontrol pills first and then if the doctor tells you it is growing even on the birth control pills and you need surgery get a second opinion before having any surgery.
Make sure you do your research and know what questions to ask. This is your body the doctor works for you and you have every right to ask questions and get a second opinion.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.