Detecting and Treating Ovarian Cysts

Posted on 3/03/2010 | Comments ()
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The female reproductive system is a thing of biological beauty. However, many women are prone to the common and painful condition, ovarian cysts. Dr. Oz reveals what you need to know about detecting and treating them.




  • Bloating
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Pelvic pain
  • Nausea and vomiting




  • Regularly scheduled pelvic exams. If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, your doctor may also choose to perform and ultrasound.
  • Identify and monitor any changes in your monthly period, including duration, intensity of cramps and increased bleeding. Report these findings to your doctor.
  • Birth control pills can help prevent occurrences of cysts because they regulate the release of hormones.