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Women! If You See These Symptoms, Get Tested For Ovarian Cysts Immediately

One of the most common health problems faced by women in their child bearing age today is the development of cysts in the ovaries. The most worrying factor about an ovarian cyst is that it does not have significant symptoms in the initial stage. It is only when a woman goes for her routine check-up, it is diagnosed.

However, there are a few common symptoms which provide a hint that the woman could have an ovarian cyst. In such conditions one should immediately get the tests done without any delay. Also these symptoms are so common that many a times women tend to mistake them for some common pain.

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Ovarian cysts are small sacs-like structures present inside the ovary. The cysts are formed when the eggs gets accumulated due to increased hormonal levels.

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Though not a serious health condition, but if left unchecked, it might lead to other serious health problems and might affect the fertility as well. Once diagnosed, one should make sure that one gets the correct treatment without any delay.

In this article we have listed a few of the common symptoms of ovarian cysts. Take a look.

1. Lower Abdomen Or Pelvic Pain:

One of the major symptoms of ovarian cysts is pelvic pain. Though the pain would be dull but it would persist for long.

2. Irregular Periods:

Ovarian cysts might also lead to irregular periods. Women, especially in their reproductivve age should watch it.

3.Lower Back Pain:

A persistent slow lower back pain is yet another of the major symptoms of ovarian cysts. Many would just ignore this symptom thinking it to be some common pain.

4. Pain During Sexual Intercourse:

For those having extra pain during sexual intercourse should also check out, as this could also be caused due to cysts in the ovary.

5. Nausea & Vomiting:

There might be several factors that can lead to nausea and vomiting, but an ovarian cyst can also cause nausea and vomiting. Hence, women should check it.

6.Pain While Urinating:

Moderate to severe pain while urinating is one of the major symptoms of ovarian cysts. Women should not neglect if they observe this symptom for long.

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Story first published: Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 20:30 [IST]
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