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Doctor insights on: Bursting Cysts

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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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Can a bursting cyst cause an LH surge?

Can a bursting cyst cause an LH surge?

Possibly: If that "bursting" cyst is ovulation, then yes but it is just the opposite. The lh surge causes the egg follicle to burst or release the egg. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you still have sex with a burst cyst?

Can you still have sex with a burst cyst?

Yes: If the ruptured cyst is painful, then sex may be painful, but otherwise, it would have no effect on sex. ...Read more

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My brother in law has suffered from burst cyst in his anus.. Due to this he is currently paralyzed.. Not sure if it permanent or temp as it just hapnd?

My brother in law has suffered from burst cyst in his anus.. Due to this he is currently paralyzed.. Not sure if it permanent or temp as it just hapnd?

Most Unusual: In 23 years as a colon and rectal surgeon I have not seen an anal cyst cause paralysis, so this is very unusual. I have to assume he had a very serious infection that affected his spinal cord and would improve. I also have to wonder if the explanation got confused in passing it along... ...Read more

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I'm bleeding after intercourse. What can this be, burst cyst?

Bleeding: Only one of many possibilities and not a likely one. You need to be seen and examined by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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I started bleeding heavy and feeling bloated, i started having vaginal pain, can this be the result of a burst cyst?

I started bleeding heavy and feeling bloated, i started having vaginal pain, can this be the result of a burst cyst?

Vaginal bleeding: this could represent peri menopausal bleeding. Other causes include fibroids or functional ovarian cysts. If this is is irregular could be caused by vaginitis, cervicitis etc. based on your age however, this is more likely due to the changing patterns of your reproductive hormonal status which is normal. In other to be certain, I recommend a pelvic ultrasound and a GYN exam. Hope this helps ...Read more

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I have bursting cyst, and i've been currently experiencing a sharp burning pain in my gastric region right before my period.What could be the cause?

I have bursting cyst, and i've been currently experiencing a sharp burning pain in my gastric region right before my period.What could be the cause?

PMS: It sounds as if you have symptoms from pre-menstrual syndrome. The fact that this pain comes monthly right before your period says that it's likely hormonally caused. It's difficult to say why you would have that pain as high as right under your breast bone, possibly referred pain from the pelvis. Try Ibuprofen for the pain. Hopefully your doctor has scheduled follow up us for your cyst as well. ...Read more

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My son has a possible burst cyst in his upper outer part of his belly button... Is emergency attention necessary? Or can he see family doctor on monday?

My son has a possible burst cyst in his upper outer part of his belly button... Is emergency attention necessary? Or can he see family doctor on monday?

It : It is not clear from your question exactly what is going on with your son. The area you describe is an unusual place for a "cyst." most cysts are underneath the skin and the most common is a sebaceous cyst. That said, he could be seen as an outpatient as long as he does not have any fever, vomiting, redness, or abdominal pain. If he has drainage of any type, he should seek medical attention since there are other problems that can occur around the belly button that have the potential to be more serious (like a hernia, etc.). ...Read more