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I am not on my monthly but I am bleeding really bad and passing cloths really bad as well and I also have ovarian cyst could on have burst?

I am not on my monthly but I am bleeding really bad and passing cloths really bad as well and I also have ovarian cyst could on have burst?

Not ovarian cyst: Is there any chance that you could be pregnant? This could be a miscarriage, or more concerning would be an ectopic pregnancy. Are you having pain and cramping? Or just bleeding? If you're also having pain and there's any chance you can be pregnant you should go to the emergency room immediately ...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 have what feels like a ovarian cyst over a year now. I thought it already burst due to some bleeding last year. Still there and I still have bleeding from time to time. I can feel it with my hands to the right of my left pelvic bone. I am scared?

I have what feels like a ovarian cyst over a year now. I thought it already burst due to some bleeding last year. Still there and I still have bleeding from time to time. I can feel it with my hands to the right of my left pelvic bone. I am scared?

Ovarian cyst: A female who is 24 yo present with what sounds like cyst. It is important to know your last pelvic ultrasound, menses and also if you are on any birth control pills. It is prudent to follow the following evaluation:
1. Please get a pregnancy test
2. Get a pelvic ultrasound
3. Review the above result with your gynecologist for definite diagnosis and management options.
Good luck ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with ovarian cysts 3 weeks ago.1 burst. I'm still having bad pains, lots of discharge & a little. Bleeding along with shoulder pain?

Was diagnosed with ovarian cysts 3 weeks ago.1 burst. I'm still having bad pains, lots of discharge & a little. Bleeding along with shoulder pain?

See your doctor: If you are still in pain, you should see your doctor. Not knowing the size of your cysts, I can't say whether they are causing the pain. But, with pain, discharge and bleeding, you may also have an infection that needs to be treated with antibiotics. ...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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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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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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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 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

Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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


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