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Doctor insights on: Ovarian Eggs Ruptures

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Rupture (Definition)

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


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I was just wondering when an ovarian cyst ruptures, can it cause more harm to your eggs?

I was just wondering when an ovarian cyst ruptures, can it cause more harm to your eggs?

Generally No: If an ovarian cyst is of moderate size and ruptures, you may have some short-lived pain, but it should not harm any remaining egg cells in your ovary. ...Read more

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Is it possible for the act of ovulation to rupture an already present ovarian cyst if the normal egg were to push or rub against the cyst as it moved?

Is it possible for the act of ovulation to rupture an already present ovarian cyst if the normal egg were to push or rub against the cyst as it moved?

Not likely: An egg develops in its own follicle and is not likely to rupture an existing cyst. The ovarian follicle containing the egg does rupture at ovulation. ...Read more

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What does an ovarian egg look like?

What does an ovarian egg look like?

Microscopic: Ovarian eggs are best seen under a microscope where they look like a little round ball. You can see some pictures here: http://www.myfuturebaby.com/fertility-clock/learn-more-about-your-egg-count/ ...Read more

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Place to donate eggs for ovarian failure patient?

Place to donate eggs for ovarian failure patient?

Need OB physician: This is a question for an ob-gyn who does invitro fertilization, not an allergist. ...Read more

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If ovarian tumor is the size of a small egg, how long has it been growing?

If ovarian tumor is the size of a small egg, how long has it been growing?

Hard to say: It would depend. Benign ovarian masses can have all types go growth rates. I suspect that you mean a cancer if malignant it's growth depends on the grade. I suspect tha this is what you mean. The higher the grade the faster the growth and the shorter the time. Your doctor can fill in the blanks and describe the growth rate for you. ...Read more