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Doctor insights on: Difference Between Ovulation And Ovarian Cyst Rupture

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Can having an ovarian cyst rupture cause ovulation, or rupture because of ovulation?

Can having an ovarian cyst rupture cause ovulation, or rupture because of ovulation?

Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts that tend to rupture are fairly large in size and there is a significant amount of pain associated with that. Note that there can be a small amount of pain associated with ovulation and that is called "mittelschmerz". Read more

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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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How do you know if you have ovulation pain or an ovarian cyst rupture?

How do you know if you have ovulation pain or an ovarian cyst rupture?

Ovarian Pain: Ovulation pain is for 1-2 days mid cycle. A pain from a cyst would occur after ovulation in the 2nd half of your cycle and persist for several days pelvic pain should be further evaluated by your physician. Read more

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Is it normal to experience an ovarian cyst rupture a week after ovulation?

Is it normal to experience an ovarian cyst rupture a week after ovulation?

Occasionally happens: After ovulation a corpus luteum cyst forms. Occasionally that cyst may rupture and cause discomfort. Usually this is not a big problem though. Read more

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Is it normal for an ovarian cyst to rupture two weeks after ovulation and one week before menstration?

Is it normal for an ovarian cyst to rupture two weeks after ovulation and one week before menstration?

Yes that can happen: The way to avoid getting cysts is to get on birth control pills, bc pills prevent cyst formation and you should be on one of the newer ones like loloestrin or minastril, do not get on an old 21-7 pill because on those you can still get cysts the newer ones are 24- 4 or 24-2-2. Read more

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Is it possible for the act of ovulation to rupture an already present ovarian cyst if the normal egg were to push or rub against the cyst as it moved?

Is it possible for the act of ovulation to rupture an already present ovarian cyst if the normal egg were to push or rub against the cyst as it moved?

Not likely: An egg develops in its own follicle and is not likely to rupture an existing cyst. The ovarian follicle containing the egg does rupture at ovulation. Read more

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How can you tell if you have an ovarian cyst. Does it rupture and leak fluid during your ovulation times? Will there be blood in mucus also?

How can you tell if you have an ovarian cyst. Does it rupture and leak fluid during your ovulation times? Will there be blood in mucus also?

Ultrasound: To see a cyst you need to take a look on ultrasound. Sometime you see it and sometimes you might see a lot of fluid around that shows the cyst already burst open. It is possible to bleed but that is not common Read more

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Call you tell the difference between a ruptured ovarian cyst and an ovarian torsion?

Yes: Ruptured ovarian cyst happen often it is associated with the cycle some time is more painful than other it depend on the content of the cyst if it is clear or bloody, this how pain will vary
torsion of the ovary when the ovary turn and twisted the bloos supply now the pain is unbareable very bad pain and it required emergency surgery either to save the ovary or to eliminate the pain.
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Doctor says I either have kidney stones or a ruptured ovarian cyst, and ultrasound isn't for another 2 weeks. Is there a way to tell the difference?

Doctor says I either have kidney stones or a ruptured ovarian cyst, and ultrasound isn't for another 2 weeks. Is there a way to tell the difference?

Another doctor: The stone in the ureter is not going to be adequately diagnosed by a pelvic ultrasound. If you're continuing to have significant abdominal and pelvic pain I would see a physician willing to do the definitive study which would be a CT scan Read more

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Do ovarian cysts cause late ovulation?

Do ovarian cysts cause late ovulation?

Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. The cyst may rupture and cause pain or discomfort. If not, you may miss your cycle.
As you get older, the changes in your cycle may increase then become more irregular. Read more

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If you have an ovarian cyst, will you ovulate from the same ovary on your next cyxle?

Maybe, maybe not: Having an ovarian cyst does not necessarily indicate which ovary you will ovulate from. Many kinds of cysts will not impact ovulation, and so the only way to know which one you ovulate from will be another ultrasound shortly before or at the time of ovulation next cycle. Read more

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2nd time in 3 months an U/S has shown bilateral ovarian cysts. But I thought only one ovary ovulates each month? R ovary hurts, cyst is 1cm.

2nd time in 3 months an U/S has shown bilateral ovarian cysts. But I thought only one ovary ovulates each month? R ovary hurts, cyst is 1cm.

Bilateral cysts: A one cm ovarian cyst is quite small and in the process of ovulation production both ovaries are stimulated and cysts sometimes forms. You are correct that ovaries generally alternate ovulation, but unless you have PCOS most cysts are benign and unilateral. Read more

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Can I ovarian cyst cause ovulation twice?

Can I ovarian cyst cause ovulation twice?

Sort of: When you ovulate, an egg can be released from two separate cysts. This often leads to twins! You do not release two eggs from one cyst. Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause a positive ovulation test?

No: The only way for an ovarian cyst to do that would be it it was hormonally active and secreting lh hormones. That would be 1 in a million chance or less. So the cyst should not affect that. Read more

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Is pain during ovulation normal after an ovarian cyst?

Is pain during ovulation normal after an ovarian cyst?

Pain w ovulation: Don't know which type of ovarian cyst you are referring to> Mittelschmerz (pelvic / abdominal pain w ovulation) could occur with or without another issue occurring. Sorry - don't have enough info to give too much feedback. Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more