A 44-year-old member asked:
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How come ruptured ovarian cysts hurt?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Several reasons: But far-and-away the most common is that cyst rupture involves bleeding from the cyst; internal bleeding (in the peritoneal cavity) causes pain.
Answered on Mar 27, 2014

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