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Ovarian Cysts, Tumors

The ovaries are two small reproductive organs in a woman’s body located on the left and the right of the uterus. The ovaries produce an ova or egg each month, release hormones like estrogen, and bring about menstruation. Various kinds of cysts can form in or around the ovaries.  Most ovarian cysts occur during the childbearing years.  75 – 85% of the ovarian cysts being benign, or non-cancerous, and would not require surgery.   Ovarian cysts cannot be prevented, but they mostly do not cause any symptoms, are not cancerous, and go away on their own.   Symptoms of Ovarian Cysts & Tumors Pain and/or bloating in the abdomen Fullness, pressure, swelling, heaviness, or pain in the abdomen Painful menstruation, abnormal bleeding, menstrual irregularities Frequent urination, difficulty emptying the bladder completely, pressure on the rectum or bladder Pelvic pain, a...

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