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Hemorrhagic Ovarian Cyst: What You Need To Know.

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Internal hemorrhages that occur in the functional cysts of the ovary.

If the follicle doesn't release the egg then it can grow bigger and develop into a follicle cyst or a corpus luteum cyst. [1]

- Requires medical consultation if you have excruciating pain in the lower abdomen.
- Requires lab testing and imaging. These may include: Pelvic Exam, Sonogram, Pregnancy Test, Hormone Level Test and A CA-125 blood test.
- The rupture of the cyst may lead to pelvic bleeding.

Hemorrhagic Ovarian Cyst usually occurs in the corpus luteal cyst (An ovarian cyst that may rupture around menstruation). Women of the reproductive age and those between the age of 50-70 are prone to it. The cysts are usually tiny and they do not cause any symptoms. However, there might be swelling or intense pain in the lower abdomen where the cyst might have formed. The pain may be intense or dull. It is usually irregular.


Symptoms


Women may experience:
- Pain on one side of the lower abdomen
- Irregularities in menstruation
- Loss of appetite
- Constipation, vomiting or nausea


Treatment



The functional ovarian cysts tend to disappear on their own in about three months. However, if the condition persists, you need medical attention.

Medication: The doctor will usually recommend you to take birth control pills to stop the formation of functional ovarian cysts.

Surgery: Depending upon the criticality of your condition, you may require Laparoscopy or Laparotomy.

Specialists: You need to consult a gynecologic oncologist for this condition. At mfine, we ensure that you receive complete treatment by providing you with the best doctors. Contact us today to receive specialized healthcare.

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