Ovarian cysts are fluid-filleds pocket that develop in the ovaries. The most common type, functional cysts, form during ovulation in cases when a follicle fails to dissolve after an egg is released, or when an oocyte is not released. While they are not considered dangerous, and usually dissolve on their own without treatment, in some cases, complications (such as cyst rupture or twisting, resulting in internal bleeding), which require ovarian cyst treatment, may occur.
When an ovarian cyst is diagnosed, it is important to assess its size and rule out endometrial origin. In line with this, the diagnosis stage will consist of the following:
If surgery is required, the cost will cover the following:
You will be required to remain in Israel for 5 days following the surgery.
Treatment will take place at the state-of-the-art Assuta Hospital in Tel Aviv.
If you are interested in a pregnancy, please note that you will be able to undergo IVF treatment as soon as 1 or 2 months following the cystectomy procedure (in line with the recommendations of your treating physician). Click here to read more about our IVF options.
Unlike functional cysts, abnormal ovarian cysts are more serious and require medical treatment. The leading cause of abnormal cyst appearance are hormonal disorders. A cyst is considered abnormal if it had not resolved on its own within 3 months. Depending on circumstances, treatment can either be conservative or a surgical intervention may be required.
Abnormal cysts may form as a result of one of the following conditions:
Ovarian cyst symptoms include pelvic pain (can be dull or sharp), painful intercourse, frequent urination, irregular menses, and bloating and constipation. Sometimes ovarian cysts may make it difficult for you to get pregnant.