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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 the morning after pill cause an ovarian cyst and cause it to burst? Took it 5 days ago, and after sex I got a really sharp ovarian pain and nausea

Can the morning after pill cause an ovarian cyst and cause it to burst? Took it 5 days ago, and after sex I got a really sharp ovarian pain and nausea

Have an exam: The pill would not cause a cyst or burst one, but your pain needs attention. While there, get good info on this entire issue. Don't use that pill as birth control. Do use protection for STDs as well as pregnancy. Do learn how to take good care of yourself - it will pay off for decades to come. Best wishes! 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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I burst ovarian cyst, what to do?

I burst ovarian cyst, what to do?

There is really: Nothing much to do, except maybe an analgesic for pain. Once the cyst has ruptured, it will generally resolve. Read more

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I have a burst ovarian cyst, how to treat?

I have a burst ovarian cyst, how to treat?

Rest and Ibuprofen: When an ovarian cyst ruptures, the cyst fluid irritates your insides causing pain. Usually this pain lasts only a few days and then goes away on its own. It is usually treated with something like Ibuprofen to help with the pain as your body reabsorbs the fluid.

If you have pain that lasts for months, its unlikely to be from a ruptured ovarian cyst. See your doctor. Read more

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What are the symptoms of a relatively large ovarian cyst shrinking or bursting please?

What are the symptoms of a relatively large ovarian cyst shrinking or bursting please?

Symptoms vary: An ovarian cyst can resolve on its own without symptoms. It can also rupture causing pain that requires emergency surgery. Usually surgery is not necessary and the pain is short-lived and tolerable. It is recommended that the patient avoid strenuous exercise because of the possibility of torsion of the ovary. If the ovary twists it can cut off its blood supply and die requiring surgery. Read more

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I had a hysterectomy in 2009 and I have an ovarian cyst that I have had for awhile now and it hasn't burst yet. Been over a year and its painful.

I had a hysterectomy in 2009 and I have an ovarian cyst that I have had for awhile now and it hasn't burst yet. Been over a year and its painful.

Time to remove it: A painful ovarian cyst that persists fro more than 6 weeks is not likely to be normal. Every women who is ovulating form an ovarian cyst with every cycle and they always go away on their own - if they persist they are not normal and usually require surgery. Read more

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Three nights ago I experienced sharp pain which I wrote off as a possible ovarian cyst bursting it has occurred a few nights now, dull off & on.?

Pelvic Pain: This sounds like pelvic pain which could be from a number of etiologies. It is best to first rule out GYN etiologies via a trip to see your GYN Specialist ASAP.

If the pain escalates in an incremental and unrelenting fashion, go right to the nearest emergency department for immediate evaluation. Read more

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I've had 2 large ovarian cysts burst. One 17 years ago and one 7 years ago. I recently had another one burst on August 20th and another one burst t?

I've had 2 large ovarian cysts burst. One 17 years ago and one 7 years ago. I recently had another one burst on August 20th and another one burst t?

That is ok: If you want you can start yourself on ocps, these pills really help to avoid future cyst development but make sure you have no contradiction of ocps use Read more

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Why do ovarian cysts burst?

Why do ovarian cysts burst?

Bleeding: Most cysts don't burst actually. A corpus luteum bursts as it releases an egg, which is part of normal ovulation. The "ruptured cyst" is actually bleeding into the corpus luteum after the cyst naturally ruptures, which can be quite painful for many months. But other kinds of cysts basically never burst, and in fact the ovary can stretch quite huge without rupturing. Read more

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What happens when ovarian cysts are bursting?

What happens when ovarian cysts are bursting?

Fluid is absorbed: An ovarian cyst is simply a fluid collection that develops in an ovarian follicle. When a cyst breaks open, the fluid goes into the abdomen where it is absorbed by the body. You can sometimes have some minor discomfort if the cyst fluid is irritating to your internal organs. Your ovary is very good at healing itself when this happens and there usually are not any long-term problems. Read more

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Had to go the ER bc my ovarian cyst burst; later us showed smaller so why am I still hurtin?

Had to go the ER bc my ovarian cyst burst; later us showed smaller so why am I still hurtin?

Cyst resolving: It hurts as the cyst resolves. Typically a different type of pain, but if the pain is more severe than before I would recommend going back to the er or to your doctor, but typically you will have pain as where the cyst was located resolves. Read more

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How long should the irritation from an ovarian cyst last. I have one burst about 6 weeks ago and still having sever pain around my ovary.

6-8 weeks: Normally, a ruptured cyst resolves in 6-8 wks. It depends on the size of the cyst and how much fluid spilled. Your body has to reabsorb the fluid. Sometimes, scar tissues forms as a result and causes chronic pain. Wait 2 more weeks, if not better, go see your gynecologist. You probably need a repeat ultrasound to be sure it's gone. If the pain is severe, go now. Read more

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I had a ovarian cyst burst during the night with some spotting & severe pain. Now pain has decreased. No spotting now. How long until there is no pain?

Until fluid is gone: The pain is a result of the ovarian cystic fluid irritating the lining of the body cavity (peritoneum). the pain will go when the fluid is totally resorbed by the body. Read more

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Does having sex burst an ovarian cyst?

Does having sex burst an ovarian cyst?

Very rarely: If at all. Remember every egg developing in your ovary is in a tiny cyst. Cyst bursts when you ovulate freeing ovum to reach your fallopian tube. Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more