What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts are benign,

Ovarian cysts may exhibit no

Massage is locally contraindi-

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fluid-filled growths on the

symptoms, or they may cause a

cated for diagnosed ovarian

 

ovaries.

change in the menstrual cycle.

cysts.

 

 

Also possible are constant pain in

 

 

 

the pelvis, pain with intercourse,

 

 

 

or symptoms similar to early

 

 

 

pregnancy: nausea, vomiting,

 

 

 

and breast tenderness.

 

 

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