Non-cancerous gynecologic abnormalities are defects in the reproductive system of women. These defects in the vagina, cervix, uterus, or ovaries are benign or not virulent. They are the following conditions:
* Cysts like Bartholin’s glands cyst, Skene’s duct cyst, endomitriomas of the vulva, vulvar inclusion cyst, epidermal cyst, and ovarian cyst
* Polyps like cervical polyps
* Myomas or tumors like uterine fibroids and ovarian tumors
* Adnexal torsion
* Cervical stenosis
All about Cysts
Cysts are closed sacs containing liquid and semisolid substances that are not part of the nearby tissues. Gynecologic cysts may be the result when a certain part of the reproductive system of a woman is blocked. When a duct, for example, is blocked, an area gets filled with mucus and enlarges. Cysts may be as small as the size of a pea or as large as that of an orange or even larger. Some gynecologic cysts cause no symptoms, but some are painful and may affect intercourse.
The gynecologic cysts are Bartholin’s glands cyst, Skene’s duct cyst, endomitriomas of the vulva, vulvar inclusion cyst, epidermal cyst, and ovarian cyst.
* Bartholin’s gland cysts are located in the Bartholin’s glands, the glands on the sides of the vagina that produces lubricants during intercourse.
* Skene’s glands are located in the opening of the urethra, and Skene’s duct cyst occurs when a duct of these glands is blocked.
* Endomitriomas of the vulva occurs when patches of the tissues coming from the lining of the uterus protrude from the vulva forming a sac filled with blood and causing pain especially during intercourse.
* Vulvar inclusion and epidermal cysts are located on the surface of the vulva, while ovarian cysts are found in either or both of the ovaries.
All about Polyps
Polyps are non-cancerous growths composed of sacs of tissues protruding so as to look like fingers. Non-cancerous cervical polyps are located in the duct through the cervix.
All about Myomas
Myomas are non-cancerous tumors made, in part, of muscle tissue. Cervical myomas are located in the cervix. Some myomas are asymptomatic, but some, especially cervical myomas, cause heavy or mild bleeding and pain during intercourse.
Fibroids are the most common non-cancerous tumor among women. Uterine fibroids are fibroids located in the muscle layer and connective tissues of the uterus while ovarian tumors are myomas located in the ovaries.
All about Endomitriosis
Endomitriosis is a gynecologic disorder that occurs when endometrial tissues appear and grow in parts outside the lining of the uterus. Endometriosis is a noncancerous but chronic and painful illness. It commonly appears during reproductive years and is suspected to be genetically acquired.
All about Adnexal Torsion
In adnexal torsion condition, the ovary and sometimes the fallopian tube may be twisted, causing blood flow to and from these parts to be restricted. It also causes sudden and severe pain in the pelvic area which may be accompanied by vomiting.
All about Cervical Stenosis
Cervical stenosis is a condition where the duct through the cervix is narrow or closed that may result in the gathering of blood in the uterus. It may cause menstrual defects and infertility since the sperm cannot reach the egg. Although some cervical stenosis are inborn others are caused by surgery, radiation therapy, and menopause.