Ovarian Cysts

“Taking a proactive approach to managing ovarian cysts.”

Ovarian cysts are becoming increasingly common among women around the globe. A lot of women may have ovarian cysts without any apparent symptoms. However, these cysts can sometimes cause additional symptoms or interfere with the normal functioning of the female reproductive system.

Ovarian cysts can, at times, cause physical discomfort and pain, affecting a woman’s quality of life. They can also lead to mental distress, such as anxiety and depression, due to the uncertainty and fear of complications. Coping with the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cysts can be challenging. Women whose quality of life gets affected due to these cysts require emotional support and care at home as well as prompt and compassionate medical care to lead normal lives.

At Giggles Hospitals ,​​Women And Children Hospital in Kukatpally, our doctors are committed to making you feel at ease while discussing your concerns about ovarian cysts in detail. We provide dedicated support at every stage of your treatment journey, ensuring that you receive the best possible care.

Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts are sacs that may occur in or on one or both ovaries and are usually filled with some fluid. These cysts can occur in different shapes and sizes. While most ovarian cysts are non-cancerous, some can be cancerous as well.

Most ovarian cysts remain unnoticed while others may cause pain, discomfort or other complications.


As mentioned, ovarian symptoms do not always necessarily cause symptoms. Ovarian cysts, however can cause the following symptoms:

  1. Abdominal or pelvic pain or discomfort
  2. Bloating or pressure in the abdomen
  3. Breast tenderness
  4. Changes in menstrual periods, including heavier or lighter bleeding or irregular periods
  5. Difficulty emptying the bladder or frequent urination
  6. Fatigue
  7. Feeling full quickly when eating
  8. Nausea or vomiting
  9. Pain during sex
  10. Painful menstruation

While most ovarian cysts are not a cause of concern, women are advised to keep an eye on their symptoms and get prompt medical care and treatment if they have ovarian cysts and/or suddenly feel the following:

  1. Abrupt and intense pain in the abdominal or pelvic region.
  2. Experiencing pain accompanied by fever or vomiting.
  3. Manifestations of shock, such as cold and moist skin, rapid breathing, dizziness, or weakness.


The exact cause of ovarian cysts is often unknown, but several factors may contribute to their development. The main cause of ovarian cysts is the changes that occur as part of the normal menstrual cycle and ovulation. Other causes include the following:

  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Endometriosis
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Pregnancy
  • Pelvic infections or inflammation
  • Previous ovarian cysts or a family history of ovarian cysts
  • Certain medical treatments, such as hormone therapy or fertility treatments.

Diagnosing Ovarian Cysts at Giggles Hospitals

Doctors would usually try to rule out pregnancy as the reason for your symptoms. They will perform a physical exam and run a few imaging tests to look for the presence of cysts. Common steps for diagnosing ovarian cysts include the following:

  1. Pregnancy test
  2. Pelvic ultrasound
  3. Laparoscopy
  4. Tumour marker tests.

Treatment for Ovarian Cysts at Giggles Hospitals

If a woman has been diagnosed with ovarian symptoms, Our doctors at Gynecology Hospitals ,will need to determine if the cysts are causing any issues in the body. If the cysts are asymptomatic, then doctors may carefully observe the cysts for the time being. Other lines of treatments may include the following:

  1. Medications
  2. Laparoscopy
  3. Laparotomy
  4. Lifestyle recommendations

Why Choose Giggles Hospitals?

Find relief from ovarian cysts with compassionate care at Giggles Hospital. Schedule your appointment today so your health does not have to suffer anymore. At Giggles Hospitals for Best women’s hospital near me, we provide personalised and effective treatment options for ovarian cysts, ensuring comprehensive care and support throughout your treatment journey.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you are suffering from an ovarian cyst, you can expect to receive a thorough evaluation and diagnosis from your healthcare provider and be offered a range of treatment options based on the size and kind of the cyst, as well as your symptoms and overall health.

You should be concerned about an ovarian cyst if you experience sudden and severe abdominal or pelvic pain, fever or vomiting, or any other symptoms that interfere with your daily activities, as they may indicate a more serious condition and require prompt medical attention.

Most ovarian cysts are not serious and may even go away on their own. However, some can cause complications or indicate underlying conditions that require medical attention. It is essential to visit your healthcare provider regularly and report any unusual symptoms or changes in your menstrual cycle.

Most ovarian cysts are not cancerous, but some can be malignant and require prompt diagnosis and treatment. Your doctor may further prescribe you a few tests, such as a biopsy or imaging scans, to determine the type of cyst and its potential risks.

Ovarian cysts can affect fertility, depending on their size, kind, and location, as well as the woman's age and overall health.