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I had an ovarian cyst rupture 3 weeks ago how long will the pain & discharge last untill back to normal !? & the fluid when will it go away ?

I had an ovarian cyst rupture 3 weeks ago how long will the pain & discharge last untill back to normal !? & the fluid when will it go away ?

So sorry : I'm so sorry you had to go through that. Those can be very very painful. If you're 3w post rupture, the pain should be getting better by now. You may want to give it another 7 to 10 days, and if the pain is still severe consider seeing your doctor for a repeat ultrasound to make sure everything looks normal. I don't know if the discharge is related to the rapture at all. They could be separate issues. ...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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How do I know when fluid has leaked into my abdomen from an ovarian cyst rupture?

How do I know when fluid has leaked into my abdomen from an ovarian cyst rupture?

Hard to say: If the fluid leak is small, you may not feel anything. If large, can cause abdominal pain which gradually eases over the next 24-48 hours. ...Read more

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Why does my belly button hurt everytime I have to pee ? I had an ovarian cyst rupture & still have fluid .

Why does my belly button hurt everytime I have to pee ? I had an ovarian cyst rupture & still have fluid  .

Urachus: The urachus is the remnant of your yolk sac and umbilicus connecting you to your mother. It is attached to the dome of your bladder, and when irritated may cause symptoms related to voiding and your bladder. If it is happening frequently, you may need to be evaluated radio graphically or endoscopically to identify any relationship. ...Read more

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Past of ruptured ovarian cysts. Ruptured 1.5 yrs ago + lower right ab pain since. Laparoscopy removed endometriosis and fibroids. Mre free fluid. Pain?

Pelvic pain: You could have recurrent cysts, recurrent endometriosis, adhesions, hernia, etc...Causing pain. I would recommend following up with your physician for a complete history and physical examination. ...Read more

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After an ovarian cyst ruptures, what happens to the fluid or blood? Is any action or treatment required?

After an ovarian cyst ruptures, what happens to the fluid or blood? Is any action or treatment required?

Ovarian fluid: Usually the body just absorbs the fluid or blood back into the blood stream. Rarely any intervention is needed. Only if there is such bad luck that a blood vessels ruptures and keeps bleeding. In that case, we'd need to do a surgery to get the blood vessel controlled. ...Read more

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Can remaining fluids from an ovarian cyst rupture affect my pregnancy ?

Can remaining  fluids from an ovarian cyst rupture affect my pregnancy ?

Very unlikely.: Once an ovarian cyst has ruptured, while it can briefly cause abdominal irritation, the fluid is rapidly reabsorbed into the circulatory system. There is some association between recurrent ovarian cysts and difficulty conceiving, but, if you're pregnant, then you're just as likely as a woman who hasn't had this prior condition to have a healthy baby. Congrats! ...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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What happens when an ovarian cyst ruptures?

What happens when an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Fluid leaks: The egg, fluid, and a small amount of blood are released into the abdomen. Sometimes the blood is irritating to the abdomen causing pain. ...Read more

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What should I do after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

See your doctor: There are many kinds of ovarian cysts and t the consequences of rupture vary with the type. See your gynecologist asap for diagnosis and follow-up. You might need surgery, and if it is a cystic cancer you may need other therapy. Don't delay! ...Read more

Rupture (Definition)

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


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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