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A 45-year-old female asked:

How can you tell if you have an ovarian cyst..does it rupture and leak fluid during your ovulation times? will there be blood in mucus also?

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 20 years experience
Ultrasound: to see a cyst you need to take a look on ultrasound. sometime you see it and sometimes you might see a lot of fluid around that shows the cyst already burst open. it is possible to bleed but that is not common
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