An ovarian cyst after menopause
though not unusual, still requires immediate medical
intervention. Cysts generally should not occur after
menopause, as they are related to the cyclical
reproductive functions. So, an ovarian cyst menopause
should definitely be
Ovarian cyst after menopause can lead to various
symptoms like abdominal pain, pain in the back,
constipation, changes in bladder function and the
feeling of bloating.
Ovarian cysts occurring before menopause
generally disappear on their own in a few months, but
this is not the case with ovarian cyst after menopause.
Neither do they respond to any hormonal treatments as
If you are suffering from
ovarian cysts after menopause, then
your gynecologist will recommend a sonogram to determine
the size and shape of the cyst. A special blood test
might also be recommended to determine whether any
cancerous cells are present or not. The doctor will need
the results before the treatment is suggested. In most
cases however, surgery is
Surgery does not always mean that
the cyst is cancerous
. However, the chances of the cyst being
cancerous increases manifold after a woman hits
menopause. Chances of surviving in such cases are higher
if the cyst is determined to be in early
Usually doctors perform laparoscopy
to treat ovarian cyst menopause. A small incision is made that allows the
surgeon to remove the cyst by draining out its contents.
However, if the cyst is larger, then a bigger incision
is required to be made to completely remove it. It is
then sent to the lab to determine whether it is
cancerous or not.
However, the best way to treat
ovarian cyst is through the holistic mode of treatment,
as it does not involve any kind of surgery. And it also
removes the root-causes completely, thus making the
cysts disappear completely.