Hello and welcome,
I understand your query and concern.
There are two reasons for the cyst
. It may be due to a condition called endometriosis
where the uterine lining develops inside the abdomen. It may grow on ovaries and cause cysts called chocolate cysts and also on other adjacent organs.
Other reason my be an ovarian tumor
that may be cancerous and involved the bowel. Sometimes non cancerous tumors also stick to the bowel and may mimic cancerous ones. A rare cause is tuberculosis
of the ovary or abdomen.
As of now, it is best to rule out the chances of cancer first. Test for tumor markers like CA 125, AFP, HCG
and LDH are common ones done to help rule out cancer. Also a report of the microscopic examination findings of the cyst are very helpful. So ask your doctor about these and discuss it with your doctors. Further management will then depend upon the results.
Please do not worry as cancers are very rare whereas endometriosis and infections are very common. So the chances that the cyst was a benign one are higher.
Hope this was helpful.
Thanks for using HCM.
Feel free for any further queries.
Dr Madhuri Bagde