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Is It Dangerous If An Ovarian Cyst Ruptures
I know it's dangerous for an ovarian cyst to rupture when pregnant. Can anything be done to prevent it or reduce the risk?
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
Ovarian cysts: Surprisingly, most of the time when an ovarin cyst ruptures they is little consequence. There can be 1 or 2 days of discomfort. Sometimes, however, a cyst may bleed internally. Occasionally, i will need to operative on a patient with a bleeding cyst to relieve pain or stop the bleeding. ...Read more
Sometimes: Some women are more sensitive to that pain, and experience a pain in the mid-point of their menstrual cycle when an egg is released. Usually if they do note something it is mild. Occasionally, a cyst can rupture through a more vascularized area and cause internal bleeding, and this does result in severe pain. ...Read more
It varies: But sometimes a number of weeks. Make sure you are under the care of a physician. ...Read more
Usually nothing: Ovarian cysts are normal; we only become concerned if you have too few, too many, or if they are large and/or solid depending on the age. Cysts need to rupture each month in order to release an egg (ovulation). Depending of the quality of the cyst, you may experience bleeding and or pain. Sometimes, you will not notice it unless an ultrasound reveals suggestive findings. ...Read more
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