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Appendicitis Or Ruptured Ovarian Cyst
Corpus luteum: The most common would be the corpus luteum cyst, that which can develop in an ovary after egg delivery. However, any cyst which ruptures into the abdominal cavity can cause irritation of the pelvis and right lower quadrant, and is in the differential diagnosis of rlq pain in a female. Good luck. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
I Just had an appendectomy and also had a ruptured ovarian cyst. I was curious as to whether the ruptured cyst could be the cause of the appendicitis?
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If I did have an ovarian cyst rupture, how long does the pain last? I am completing 2 days. Appendicitis and kidney stones were ruled out.
Ever since my ovarian cyst rupture I can't seem to feel better from my abdomen it makes me think it's appendicities but ER said it's not what it is?
Can chronic appendicities cause pelvic pain? Or can that be due to my ovarian cyst rupture a month ago & late period?
Onset of pain.: On physical examination, it is often very difficult to distinguish a ruptured right ovarian cyst from appendicitis; however, with a ruptured cyst, the onset of the pain is typically "hyperacute", whereas, with appendicitis the pain often begins like a typical "stomach ache" in the upper or mid abdomen before "moving" to the right lower abdomen. ...Read more
Go to your doctor.: Self diagnosis is very risky, especially with appendicitis. Go to your doctor or the er. A ct would be the best test to distinguish between a cyst and appendicitis. Get checked though because if it is appendicitis, delay in diagnosis can lead to rupture which can cause fertility problems in the future, or even death. ...Read more
I thought my severe pain was appendicitis, but turned out to be an ovarian cyst. I'm in excrutiating pain w/a consistant lowgrade fever. Worry or not?
Sharp pain in lower right side but down near hip, close to pubic region. More likely ovarian cyst or appendicitis?
Severe ovarian cyst pain I was diagnosed with ovarian cysts 13 months ago, in the ER they thought it was appendicitis. I hadn't had any severe pain since my diagnosis until this last month. I had mirana placed 25 months ago. I've been to my gynecologist t
I: I am very concerned about several things here. That is way too much Ibuprofen (advil and Motrin are other words for ibuprofen). Taking 800 mg every 6 hours for a few days is a lot, but taking 800 mg every two hours is very concerning, and can cause side effects with your stomach and your kidneys. You need to be immediately evaluated for this pain and irregular bleeding. It is not normal. Sometimes these symptoms can occur in the first few months after a mirena, (levonorgestrel) but you state you are 25 months out, so these symptoms are very abnormal. Please have a complete gynecological evaluation. You likely need an imaging study such as an ultrasound. There are other pain medications that you can be treated with. Please be seen immediately for your symptoms. ...Read more
Diagnosed w/a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. Everyone (ER docs) thought appendicitis. CT &ultra sound showed cyst. High WBC. Severe pain again. Any advice?
Pelvic abscess: The high WBC count worries me. Hemorrhagic cyst may be associated with an abscess. It may not have been infected before but is now infected (abscess is usually due to a focal bacterial infection). I suspect that your doctor put you on antibiotics. If you are getting worse on the antibiotics, they may not be working. Call your doctor right away to let the doctor know it is worsening. ...Read more
Depends: Small ovarian cysts are very common and they can resolve by rupturing. In the majority of cases no treatment is needed. If you are in severe pain then prompt evaluation is needed to see if surgery may be needed. Typically it is not but occasionally a large cyst can cause internal bleeding ...Read more
Pain: Typically, it is associated with sudden onset of pain on one side of the abdomen. It will subside over a matter of hours. However, it does not always follow this classic pattern. You should see a doctor if pain persists. ...Read more
Usually nothing: Ovarian cysts are normal; we only become concerned if you have too few, too many, or if they are large and/or solid depending on the age. Cysts need to rupture each month in order to release an egg (ovulation). Depending of the quality of the cyst, you may experience bleeding and or pain. Sometimes, you will not notice it unless an ultrasound reveals suggestive findings. ...Read more
Common problem: Ovarian cysts common, the bigger they get, the more stretch in the capsule of cyst the more discomfort. Once cyst ruptures there is usually relief of pain but the fluid released may cause irritation to surrounding abdominal structures causing an ache. Risk:once you have one, likely for others. No correlation with direct infertility, tx: bcp can help prevent cyst formation, tx depends on severity. ...Read more
Fluid irritating: The fluid or blood that comes out of a ruptured cyst irritates the internal skin lining of your body, called the "peritoneum". Your body absorbs it, and then the pain goes away. ...Read more
Maybe something else: Every month a woman who ovulates will essentially have a ruptured cyst - as the egg is released. Not infrequently, ovarian cysts persist - and may become uncomfortable until it ruptures. Consider the pill if you have persistent uncomfortable ovarian cysts. ...Read more
Hopefully nothing.: When a cyst ruptures, you may not notice anything. Some people have pain from a cyst and then it goes away when the cyst ruptures. Others have pain at the time the cyst ruptures. So it depends on the person. ...Read more
Most of the time, no: The eggs in your ovaries develop each month from puberty to menopause. The release of the egg is usually not noticed by women. Some times there may be a slight discomfort, and rarely there can be bleeding when the egg is released. The small amount of fluid released at ovuation is quickly absorbed by your body. ...Read more
Possible: Intercourse with deep penetration causes the uterus to move. The ovary is attached to the uterus by the ovarian ligament, so it is possible. ...Read more
Unlikely: I've never heard of an ovarian cyst rupture causing other problems with abdominal organs. Having said that, there can always be problems with the formation of scar tissue due to ovarian rupture. If you've worried that your sister has ruptured, see your doctor for a repeat ultrasound. ...Read more
See below: A ruptured ovarian cyst can cause pain which may be significant. There may be associated internal bleeding which can be significant in rare cases. An ovarian infection can cause an abscess in the pelvis which may require drainage or surgical evacuation. Your doctor or a gyn specialist would be able to help. ...Read more
Depends: Where are you itchy? No fluid is expelled from the vagina so if you are itchy there then no. If it is a generalized itchiness than maybe since the fluid from within the cyst can be irritating causing an immune reaction. ...Read more
See below: Bleeding usually stops spontaneously. If it doesn't, your doctor will provide hormonsl medications to stop the bleeding. ...Read more
If you have symptoms: From ruptured cysts it would almost certainly be pain; BUT, it could range from severe pain to absolutely nothing at all - and everything in between. There are no other symptoms that are specific to cyst rupture. Ultrasound is the very best way to find out, good wishes! ...Read more