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Will an ovarian cyst cause a foul smelling discharge?

Will an ovarian cyst cause a foul smelling discharge?

No: The ovaries are not connected to the uterus or vagina. An ovarian cyst is a separate issue from malodorous vaginal discharge. This is a sign of infection, such as bv, and should be evaluated and treated. This is especially important if you are having pelvic pain that you are assuming is an ovarian cyst, but might actually be a sign of a pelvic infection! ...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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When an ovarian cyst bursts do u get clear discharge?

When an ovarian cyst bursts do u get clear discharge?

Not really: Rupture of a cyst may be associated with ovulation which may cause some discharge. The rupture itself does not cause discharge. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause a greenish discharge on tampon?

Can an ovarian cyst cause a greenish discharge on tampon?

No: Ovarian cysts don't cause a vaginal discharge. A green discharge on tampon is more likely due to a vaginal or cervical infection. A woman usually needs an exam to figure out if she has a vaginal or cervical infection. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst. A week ago I started to lightly bleed and discharge. Is this from the cyst and do I need to seek medical attention?

I have an ovarian cyst.  A week ago I started to lightly bleed and discharge. Is this from the cyst and do I need to seek medical attention?

Not emergency: You do not need emergency attention for light bleeding. The six elf the cyst is important though; depending on how large it is (and how long you've had it) follow-up may certainly be needed. ...Read more

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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

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How can you tell if an ovarian cyst bursts, besides the pain eases. I found out a month ago and now have stringy brown discharge. Does that happen?

Sometimes: Hi! Sometimes it is possible to have a "functional cyst" Which means that it produces hormones. Hormones can delay your period . When the cysts Resolves the period may start. Hope that helps! Dr Brown. ...Read more

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Grey discharge,? Ovarian cyst or cancer related?

Grey discharge,? Ovarian cyst or cancer related?

Unlikely: Ovarian tumors oand cycsts do not cause any vaginal discharge as there is no direct connection. Go see a gynecologist if the discharge is excessive and bothers you. ...Read more

Foul Smelling Discharge (Definition)

Foul smelling vaginal discharge is a symptom in which the material coming from a woman's vagina has somewhat of a bad odor. This type of discharge can be due to a Trichomoniasis infection, although sometimes a woman will have more than one type of problem/infection in her vagina. A foreign object such as a forgotten tampon in the vagina can also ...Read more


Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more