A 41-year-old member asked:
is it normal for my stomach to be bloated and painful after i had an ovarian cyst rupture?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Issam Halaby answered
25 years experience General Surgery
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.
Answered on May 5, 2016
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