Ovarian cysts, almost 95% of
them are usually harmless, benign and can also prove
functional in the female ovary. Women going through
their child-bearing ages are generally affected with
cysts in their ovaries about which most of them are not
even aware of. But some of the cysts can create symptoms
that cannot be ignored. And one of these is the common
hemorrhagic cyst that is also known as blood cyst,
hematocyst and hematceles. Being a type of functional
cysts often bleed, causing pain and discomfort, but
As the name suggests, these
cysts have a tendency to bleed, causing pain on one side
of the abdomen when bleeding. This is usually associated
with rapid stretching of the ovarian wall.
Blood clots forming in the region due to the hemorrhage
can be seen if a sonogram is used for viewing the cause
of the problem.
Although quite uncommon, a hemorrhagic cyst can rupture,
releasing blood into the abdominal cavity that naturally
gives rise to intense abdominal pain. The situation
therefore, calls for close monitoring, and if the
bleeding persists, the cyst requires to be cauterized,
or removed through laparoscopy
However, for minor pain and
discomfort, over-the-counter pain relievers like
ibuprofen, acetaminophen or other NSAIDs may be
prescribed. Home remedies like herbal tea, use of hot
water bottles (instead of heating pads) can also provide
relief in most cases.
Even though these offending
cysts can be surgically removed through laparoscopy,
there is practically no guarantee that they will not
reappear. This is because the real causes behind the
ovarian cyst syndrome have remained within the
The only course left to eliminate
them from the system for good is the holistic approach.
Holistic treatments treat the body as whole to get rid
of all the contributing factors. And once they are gone,
the cyst goes away naturally too.