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Peritonitis from an ovarian cyst rupture. What should I do?

Peritonitis from an ovarian cyst rupture. What should I do?

Check with your OBGY: Peritonitis , may be the result of leaked ovarian cystic fluid. Typically the peritonitis is localized to the immediate area of ovaries and fallopian tubes. If the cyst is small most likely need minor treatment and observation( advil), if it is big you have to be careful .Follow doctor instruction. ...Read more

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How could someone get peritonitis from an ovarian cyst rupture?

How could someone get peritonitis from an ovarian cyst rupture?

Yes.: It would be uncommon but possible to get peritonitis from ovarian cyst rupture. This is particularly when there is significant amount of internal bleeding which may irritate the peritoneum. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst ruptures cause people to get peritonitis?

Can ovarian cyst ruptures cause people to get peritonitis?

Yes: If the ruptured ovarian cyst contains blood or infected fluid it can cause irritation of the lining of your abdominal cavity and lead to peritonitis. ...Read more

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Would a leaking/ruptured ovarian cyst that caused peritonitis likely show fluid on an ultrasound?

Would a leaking/ruptured ovarian cyst that caused peritonitis likely show fluid on an ultrasound?

Probably would: Leaking or ruptured cysts contain fluid or sometimes blood. Ultrasound is excellent for looking for that fluid. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has an ovarian cyst that ruptured . The doctor said it was caused by a bacterial infection i gave her?

My girlfriend has an ovarian cyst that ruptured . The doctor said it was caused by a bacterial infection i gave her?

Not sure: I would make that connection. You may want to ask for clarification and how he/she arrived at that diagnosis. I suppose anything may be possible but unless you have some type if genital infection i can't see the correlation. ...Read more

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What is bacteria most commonly caused spontaneous bacterial peritonitis?

What is bacteria most commonly caused spontaneous bacterial peritonitis?

Strep: Streptococcus is the most common cause of primary bacterial peritonitis. It is a very serious condition that will require in hospital treatment. ...Read more

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What is bacteria most commonly caused spontaneous bacterial peritonitis?

There are 3: SBP occurs in patients with ascites, from cirrhosis or other etiologies, 60% of the cases has no bacteria growing on cultures. 40% of patients have positive cultures, most common bacterias are E. Coli, Streptoccocus and Enterococcus. ...Read more

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How to treat if cirrhosis have spontaneous bacterial peritonitis ?how many days for secondary prevention?

See doctor: Cirrhosis is not a do it yourself issue. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is a serious complication. ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts ruptured 2 wk ago. Severe abdominal pain &distended abdomen, fever, sweating, nausea, free fluid in abdomen, can't pass bm. Peritonitis?

Ovarian cysts ruptured 2 wk ago. Severe abdominal pain &distended abdomen, fever, sweating, nausea, free fluid in abdomen, can't pass bm. Peritonitis?

Free blood: When ovarian cysts rupture spontaneously the process is associated with release of free blood in the peritoneal cavity. This produces pain on abdominal and pelvic exam related to amt. of blood released. Peritonitis is usually not present and can be checked by blood count and exam indicating rebound tenderness associated with peritonitis. ...Read more

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Why would ovarian cysts not show on ct scan when it showed on U/S the day before?

Why would ovarian cysts not show on ct scan when it showed on U/S the day before?

It depends: on how the CT was performed. and how big the cysts are. Transvaginal ultrasound has superior resolution to routine CT, so small cysts visible on US may be difficult or impossible to see on CT, particularly if the CT was performed without IV contrast. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my left or right ovary about once a week, period has completely stopped for 2 months now, can an ovarian cyst(s) cause a + preg. test?

Sharp pain in my left or right ovary about once a week, period has completely stopped for 2 months now, can an ovarian cyst(s) cause a + preg. test?

It's a baby: A positive pregnancy test is a baby until proven otherwise. If unsure, one can repeat a home urine pregnancy test 7-10 days later... they are very accurate. If the second test is positive, there's a baby embryo or fetus in there. That means it's time to call one's doctor to schedule a prenatal visit. The usual ovarian cysts don't cause false positive pregnancy tests. ...Read more

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I am 18. I have a large complex ovarian cyst. last measured was 6 1/2 cm. I can't get in to the doctor for a couple days. my pelvic area is 7 inches s?

I am 18. I have a large complex ovarian cyst. last measured was 6 1/2 cm. I can't get in to the doctor for a couple days. my pelvic area is 7 inches s?

Symptoms?: If the large cyst is causing pain and it persists on repeated US; it may have to be taken out. Talk to your doctor for evaluation and possible options for treatment. ...Read more

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I had a CA-125 done for ovarian cysts (10.5cm and 4cm) Test came back 190. Had another test weeks later and new u/s. Cyst is now 8.4 and CA-125 is 110. Is this even possible? Cysts are hypoechoic cystic lesions possibly endometriomas & endometriosis.

I had a CA-125 done for ovarian cysts (10.5cm and 4cm) Test came back 190. Had another test weeks later and new u/s. Cyst is now 8.4 and CA-125 is 110. Is this even possible? Cysts are hypoechoic cystic lesions possibly endometriomas & endometriosis.

CA-125 testing: CA- 125 testing is notoriously inaccurate when it comes to testing for ovarian cancer especially when endometriosis is a part of the equation. IF there is continued concern most MD's will take a "look/see" with the laparoscope and confirm a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What"s the recommended antibiotic to be given after a burst of an ovarian cyst?

What"s  the recommended antibiotic to be given after a burst of an ovarian cyst?

Generally none.: Ovarian cysts are generally non-infectious in origin and mostly filled with with fluid and or blood. Antibiotics do not have a role in treating them, unless there was an identified infectious cause (tubo-ovarian abscess). ...Read more

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Should i worry about left-sided ovarian cyst with very strong blood flows inside on color doppler u/s? history of rectal cancer diagnosis @35y. No prior chemo/rt.

Should i worry about left-sided ovarian cyst with very strong blood flows inside on color doppler u/s? history of rectal cancer diagnosis @35y. No prior chemo/rt.

Possibly: I would see your ob/gyn and see if you might want to get an mri. Blood flow is not usually seen in a true cyst. An MRI will help to better look at the cyst and see if it needs any more of a work up. ...Read more

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Is a 3.4 CM ovarian cyst big?

Is a 3.4 CM ovarian cyst big?

A little big: Around ovulation, the follicle measures around 2 cm, so this is a little bigger. It's not so big, though, that it can't be watched. It will likely resolve on its own. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

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


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Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more