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Cysts

A cyst is a sac or pocket in your body filled with fluid, semi-solid material or air. Find out more the about types of cysts, their symptoms and treatments.

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Bartholin’s cysts

Bartholin’s cysts can develop if the ducts of the Bartholin's glands, found inside the vagina, become blocked. Learn about the causes and treatment.

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Pilonidal disease

Pilonidal disease is a chronic skin infection that develops in the crease between the buttocks. Find out more about its symptoms and treatment options.

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Baker’s cysts

Baker’s cysts are caused by fluid that comes from the knee joint. Here's how to treat the symptoms once diagnosed, and what to do in the case of complications.

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Ovarian cysts

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in the ovary and is common in women with regular periods. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments.

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Ganglion cyst

A ganglion cyst is a collection of fluid on a joint or tendon. The cause of them is unknown. Find out more about the symptoms and treatment options available.

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Breast cysts

Breast cysts are benign bubbles of fluid in the breast. It’s important to know how to recognise them and what to look for if you suspect a lump is not benign.

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Laparoscopic oophorectomy

A laproscopic ophorectomy is an operation to remove one of or both your ovaries, most commonly because of an ovarian cyst.

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Ovariectomy

Ovariectomy is the surgical removal of one or both ovaries, usually performed to treat an ovarian cyst, ovarian cancer or other ovary-related problem.

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Labia problems

Problems affecting the labia, the ‘lips’ on the outside of your genitals (vulva), can include cysts or a rash. Learn more about what's normal when it comes to the labia, and what's not.

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