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Doctor insights on: Complications Of Hemorrhagic Ovarian Cyst

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Can a 3.2 CM hemorrhagic ovarian cyst resolve on its own?

Can a 3.2 CM hemorrhagic ovarian cyst resolve on its own?

Yes: Hi, Typically cysts less than 6cm in the reproductive age group ( your age) will resolve spontaneously with time. You should see your doctor however if you experience any worsening pain over the next couple of weeks to have the cyst rechecked. ...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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I'm having trouble with recurring, painful, hemorrhagic ovarian cysts. They are interfering with my otherwise healthy, active life. Help?

I'm having trouble with recurring, painful, hemorrhagic ovarian cysts. They are interfering with my otherwise healthy, active life. Help?

No ovulation no cyst: Hello, Recurring, painful cysts can be intrusive with respect to our busy lifestyles as you alluded to. You might consider a contraceptive method for the ovarian suppression that it offers. The pill and other hormonal methods prevent ovulation and therefore prevent cyst formation. ...Read more

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What happens if a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst ruptures?

What happens if a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst ruptures?

Possible pelvic: pain and bleeding. Quite common. Use Advil or Aleve as needed if not allergic. ...Read more

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How are an endometrioma and a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst different?

See below: Hemorrhagic cysts are functional cysts, ie result from ovulation cysts that become hemorrhagic, whereas endometriomas as new growths which are typically benign. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a ovarian cyst changed character into a hemorrhagic cyst?

What does it mean when a ovarian cyst changed character into a hemorrhagic cyst?

Normal: in a normal cycle a cyst forms in an ovary, the cyst ruptures and the egg is released and then a hemorrhagic cyst can form. ...Read more

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Hemorrhagic ovarian cyst can develop to cancer. Is this information true?

Hemorrhagic ovarian cyst can develop to cancer. Is this information true?

Extremely unlikely: no more likely than a normal ovary developing cancer ( 1-2% lifetime risk) ...Read more

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Hi.......I have a 3.8 cm hemorrhagic right ovarian cyst. I will be 50 yrs old and not menopausal. Had a hysterectomy 10 yrs ago. What should I do?

Hi.......I have a 3.8 cm hemorrhagic right ovarian cyst. I will be 50 yrs old and not menopausal. Had a hysterectomy 10 yrs ago. What should I do?

Watch it...: Hemorrhagic ovarian cysts usually go away on their own without surgical intervention. If it isn't too painful, its usually ok to repeat the u/s in a few months to make sure it is gone. If it is very painful, it can be removed surgically. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. I have read this type of cyst can cause an infection what should I watch for?

Not usual: Hemorrhagic cysts are common, usually do not require treatment and do not cause infection. Pelvic infection is usually associated with pain (both sides) and fever. ...Read more

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How exactly can 6 centimeter to 8 centimeter hemorrhagic ovarian cyst affect me? It has ruptured.

Watch for fever,pain: Ruptured hemorrhagic cysts tend to bleed leaving a patient with a collection of blood in their abdomen. The bleeding usually stops on it's own over time the blood in your belly dissolves on it's own. In rare cases the blood may become infected and the patient may get very sick. So watch for fever, excessive abdominal pain and make sure you are followed closely by your OBGYN until this resolves. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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