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how often do ovarian cysts rupture

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
All about pain: As long as you are comfortable and feel you have no urgent concerns, then staying home sounds fine.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Trauma, over-filling: An ovarian cyst (a liquid-filled lump on the surface of an ovary) that keeps growing can get to several inches in diameter. Such a cyst could rupture ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Alexander
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cysts: Surprisingly, most of the time when an ovarin cyst ruptures they is little consequence. There can be 1 or 2 days of discomfort. Sometimes, however, a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience in General Surgery
Menstruation: Cysts are a normal part of the menstrual cycle. The ovary forms a "corpus luteum cyst" which ruptures near the time of menstruation if no fertilizatio ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hayworth
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes-it has been known to happen.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Nature or injury etc: Most common follicular cysts of menstrual cycle, constantly formed and disappear (rupture) , carpus luteal cysts may be associated with small bleeding ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
You don't : Most ovarian cysts are functional type cysts which will go away on their own in 1-2 months, though sometimes going on birth control pills will help th ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: If a benign cyst raptures will have pain for few days , at the most will develop adhesion s on the contrary a malignant ovarian cyst ruptures spreads ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
See details: Hormonal fluctuations and menstrual cycle are the most common cause of cyst rupture. Sexual intercourse sometimes, larger cysts can burst.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sex: It is not easy to force a cyst to rupture. It often just happens spontaneously when the cyst reaches a size and pressure that the cyst wall cannot hol ... Read More

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