Ovarian Cysts Specialist

Most ovarian cysts aren’t problematic, but when they are, you can trust Scott Multack, DO, to treat them with care. Dr. Multack can evaluate your cysts and suggest treatment options at Advanced Healthcare for Women. He is one of the only doctors in the La Grange Highlands, Illinois, area that uses the da Vinci® Surgery method to remove problematic ovarian cysts. If you know or suspect you have ovarian cysts, call today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Multack.

Ovarian Cysts Q & A

Advanced Healthcare for Women

How do I know if I have ovarian cysts?

Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs on the ovary. Most of the time women don’t even know they have them. Typically, Dr. Multack will come across them during a pelvic exam. From there, he’ll order imagery testing to confirm and determine the type of cyst.

If you have a dull ache in your abdomen or you experience sudden, severe abdominal pain, you might have an ovarian cyst. Sudden, severe pain could even indicate a rupture. It’s important to go in for routine exams, so Dr. Multack can catch conditions like this before they become severe.

Are ovarian cysts problematic?

Ovarian cysts are very common, usually unproblematic, and create minimal to no discomfort. They often just disappear on their own. Some ovarian cysts can cause problems though, especially if they rupture. Ruptured cysts are very painful and can lead to internal bleeding.

Large cysts may cause pelvic pain or press on your bladder making you feel like you have to go to the bathroom more often. Large cysts could also lead to ovarian torsion, which happens when they displace and twist the ovary.

Cysts that are filled with fluid are rarely cancerous, while solid cysts require further evaluation to rule out cancer. If cysts develop after menopause, however, they are likely malignant. That’s why it’s important for you to continue getting your routine pelvic exams, even after menopause.

What treatment options are available for cysts?

Treatment for ovarian cysts ranges from “watchful waiting” to surgery. If the cysts are tolerable, small, and not problematic, you might be able to take a “wait and see” approach. Dr. Multack may suggest periodic sonograms to see if the cyst has grown or gone away on its own. He may also suggest birth control pills to help regulate your hormones and prevent their recurrence.

As a last resort, Dr. Multack may suggest surgery. If your ovarian cyst is large, painful, or otherwise problematic, he can remove the cyst or the ovary with surgery.

Dr. Multack offers minimally invasive da Vinci Surgery to remove ovarian cysts. Through tiny incisions, he removes the cyst with a robotic approach and the recovery is minimal. To discuss your treatment options, call Dr. Multack’s office today.


Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At Advanced Healthcare for Women, we accept all PPO plans. Here is a list of some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
UnitedHealthcare
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5201 Willow Springs Road, Suite 120
La Grange Highlands, IL 60525
Phone: 708-277-9917
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