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I started having pain under my right rib after an ovarian cyst rupture (4 weeks ago) & my whole body hurts , my boobs hurt too why is this happening?

I started having pain under my right rib after an ovarian cyst rupture (4 weeks ago) & my whole body hurts , my boobs hurt too why is this happening?

Get checked: Something does not add up. A ruptured cyst should not be still bothering you after 4 weeks, and would not normally affect your whole body or affect your breasts. The liver and gallbladder are located under the right rib, again not obviously related to a ruptured cyst. You should be checked out more thoroughly. ...Read more

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What if an ovarian cyst hurts?

What if an ovarian cyst hurts?

Getting larger: If a cyst hurts it usually indicates it is becoming larger. However could be from ongoing inflammation/infection. ...Read more

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If my body is abdorbing an ovarian cyst is there pain?

If my body is abdorbing an ovarian cyst is there pain?

No: Ovarian cyst causes pain when it is growing or when it ruptures, liberating irritating fluid into the pelvis. As it goes away or involutes, the pain goes away. ...Read more

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Can you feel ovarian cysts on the outside of your body?

Can you feel ovarian cysts on the outside of your body?

Not usually: Most ovarian cysts cannot be felt by palpating the abdomen. They are best felt by doing a pelvic exam, and even with that, some soft cysts are hard to feel. If cysts become very large like the size of a watermelon and are firm, they may be palpated through the abdomen, though that is rare. ...Read more

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How come ruptured ovarian cysts hurt?

Several reasons: But far-and-away the most common is that cyst rupture involves bleeding from the cyst; internal bleeding (in the peritoneal cavity) causes pain. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts hurt or cause pain?

Large ones do: Large ovarian cysts can twist and cause pain, but most produce pressure or menstrual irregularities. ...Read more

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What's supposed to hurt if I have an ovarian cyst?

What's supposed to hurt if I have an ovarian cyst?

Depends: If an ovarian cyst gets large enough or puts enough pressure on structures then pt may present with lower abdominal pain on the side of the cyst. If the cyst is large enough to cause torsion (twisting of the blood vessels feeding the ovary) that may lead to more severe pain and vomiting. Torsion is a surgical emergency because it may lead to the death of the ovary. ...Read more

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What is an ovarian cyst and what effects does it have on the body?

What is an ovarian cyst and what effects does it have on the body?

Fluid pocket: Can be either from blood, non-blood fluid or a combination of both. Usually occurs from hormonal imbalance or a trapping of fluid as the ovary heals after ovulation. Only major effect is if you have multiple cysts on the ovaries or pain from them. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do ruptured ovarian cysts hurt so much?

Fluid irritating: The fluid or blood that comes out of a ruptured cyst irritates the internal skin lining of your body, called the "peritoneum". Your body absorbs it, and then the pain goes away. ...Read more