As women, we know that our health takes extra care and attention. We know we should visit our gynecologist regularly. So why are so many women in the dark about ovarian cysts? In recent news, Lena Dunham was hospitalized for a complication with a large cyst in her ovary. It left many women asking "What is an ovarian cyst? Could I have one?" Ovarian cysts are solid or liquid-filled sacs located on ovaries and yes, you could have one. They are shockingly common and sometimes completely non-threatening. Cysts can go away on their own and most women have had one at some point. However, some can be more serious. They can lead to infections and serious pain, or even cancer. This is everything you need to know about ovarian cysts and how they affect your health.
Have you ever been checked for an ovarian cyst?