Ovarian cyst

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What is ovarian cyst?

A cyst is a closed sac, having a distinct membrane and division on the nearby tissue. It may contain air, fluids, or semi-solid material. Once formed, a cyst may go away on its own, rupture, or require surgical removal.

Common symptoms reported by people with ovarian cyst

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Treatments taken by people for ovarian cyst

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Who has ovarian cyst on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 100 say ovarian cyst is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 5
20s 63
30s 197
40s 247
50s 159
60s 63
70+ 18
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 129
20-29 years 103
30-39 years 59
40-49 years 30
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 4
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 754

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 449
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from ovarian cyst patients who have completed their condition history
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