My sister (23) unmarried is having 3 to 4 cms cysts in her ovaries since last 4 months, she is on medication andhave done sonography for almost 4 times in this duration, she takes her medicine on time and vregular in her food intake, but still the pain is not reduced rather the qty of the cysts increased.
Pleaes answer my questions a) Are these cysts cause infertility in the women? b) what if the cysts will be removed? is it safe? can she concive after removal of these cysts??
To answer your questions, untreated cysts can cause infertility in cases where the type of cyst you have affectsyour hormones and you no longer ovulate until they are removed. It is important she find out what kind of cysts she has and whether she has PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). Some types of cysts are more concerning than others. Some will resolve themselves within a couple of cycles and cysts over 5 cm and suspicious cysts need to be removed. She is at risk of rupture or torsion (twisting) which can lead to infection and emergency surgery. Sometimes when removing cysts the ovary and possibly the tube get removed as well due to damage from the cyst. Fertility remains with one operating ovary as the other ovary picks up the slack within a few months. If she has cysts on both ovaries she needs to have a discussion with her gyn about options and plans to ensure her fertility is preserved. Once this is fixed they will likely want to put her on birth control pills to stop her from ovulating and creating additional cysts.
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.