Endometrial cysts can cause chronic pain in the pelvic region, patients with endometrial cysts are at risk of ovarian cancer and difficulty getting pregnant.
1. What is endometrial cyst?
Endometrial tissue usually appears in the uterus sinuses, but for some reason these tissues grow in other parts of the body such as the ovulation, bladder and intestines, which should be called endometriosis. Endometrial tissues develop into endometrial cysts or also known as endometriosis. Endometrial cysts are less than 2 to 8 inches in size.
2. Is endometriosis dangerous?
Endometrial cysts can have the following consequences:
- Causes chronic pain in the pelvic area
- Increased risk of ovarian cancer
- Making it difficult for patients to get pregnant
- Affects the normal development and operation of the ovaries
3. Symptoms of endometrial cysts
Common signs of endometrial cysts are painful sensations in the lower abdomen, pain during sex. However, in some cases, the patient does not have any manifestations and is detected only during ultrasound or gynecologic examination.
4. Diagnosis of endometrial cysts
To diagnose whether a patient has endometrial cysts, the doctor will perform the following methods:
- The doctor directly learns symptoms such as the patient's common painful muscles.
- Determine the initial step of the tumor by pressing on the upper abdomen of the patient.
- Mri scan or endoscopy to identify the tumor.
5. Treatment of endometrial cysts
During the start of treatment, the doctor will pay attention to factors such as age, the pain encountered and also the plan of childbirth of the person. On that basis, the doctor will offer the most suitable treatment route for each patient.
In case the patient has not yet appeared pains and the cyst is small, the doctor will prescribe the patient to use medications to help shrink the cyst. However, this drug can cause some side effects such as the appearance of sensations resembling menopause, hotness, reduced bone density, less libido. Therefore, for patients who are intending to become pregnant, it is not recommended to take this drug.
Another treatment is cyst removal surgery. This method will be applied by the doctor in case the patient has severe pains raging despite taking other supportive drugs, or in the case of a patient's cyst larger than 1.5 inches. The surgical removal is aimed at avoiding the case of ruptured cysts that will cause serious harm to the patient. Sometimes, the doctor can also perform drainage in the cyst. Removing the cyst can relieve pain and prevent other cysts from developing. For patients who do not intend to give birth, an ovarian or uterus removal may be in may be in dinh.
Endometrial cysts are a dangerous pathology in women, which if not detected and treated in time will cause complications. Therefore, women should have a gynecologic examination every 4-6 months to detect early signs of abnormalities of ovarian cysts as well as other gynecologic diseases.
The basic gynecology examination and screening package for female clients, with no age limit and possible symptoms as follows:
- Abnormal bleeding of the vaginal area
- Menstrual problems: abnormally long cycles, irregular menstruation
- Abnormal vaginal translation (bad smell, unusual color)
- Pain, itching of the closed area
Female customers have a few risk factors such as bad personal hygiene, unsafe sex,abortion,…
Female customers have other symptoms such as abnormal vaginal discharge, itching, pain in the closed area, abnormal vaginal bleeding.
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