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How can ovarian cysts rupture?

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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 from continued enlargement (like over-filling a water balloon) or from blunt trauma, which would likely cause great abdominal pain with internal bleeding, plus an ambulance ride to the emergency room.
Answered on Dec 20, 2019
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