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Chocolate Ovarian Cyst - Symptoms and Cure

About

Chocolate cysts are non-cancerous fluid filled cysts in the left ovaries.

Chocolate cysts occur in 20 to 40 percent of women who have Endometriosis. [1]

- Diagnostic tests are required
- Treatable by medical professionals
- Can be acute or chronic

Chocolate cysts usually do not affect fertility. And, some women may not feel any pain with the presence of these cysts. However, these cysts can raise your risk of cancer in the later stages.

Ages affected:
Although, women above 50, after menopause are at a higher risk of developing this condition, it can affect females of all ages.

Symptoms:

- Painful periods
- Pelvic pain
- Irregular periods
- Pain during sex
- Infertility for some women
Treatment

Self- Care:
- Use warm compress to ease pain
- Take Epsom salt bath to ease muscles
- Eat almonds which are high in Magnesium

Medication:
Medication which inhibits ovulation, such as birth control pills should be taken as per doctor’s advice and prescription.

Surgery:
Surgery for the removal of cysts called an Ovarian Cystectomy or Laparoscopy is often recommended for women who have painful cysts.

Specialists:
A Gynecologist can help you treat Chocolate Cysts effectively. We, at mfine guarantee accurate diagnosis and cure with an integrated treatment for all health issues.

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