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A 41-year-old member asked:

Is it normal for my stomach to be bloated and painful after i had an ovarian cyst rupture?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Issam Halaby
General Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: When a cyst ruptures the fluid can cause peritoneal irritation which can in turn cause an ileus , which is a slowing down of intestinal function . That can account for bloating.
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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Yes: Of course, many other things can present in a similar fashion. Make sure and rule out a pregnancy, as relevant.
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Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
General Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: It will probably take a while for the symptoms to resolve.
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Last updated May 5, 2016

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