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Doctor insights on: Ruptured Infected Ovarian Cyst

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How potentially harmful is an infected ruptured ovarian cyst?

How potentially harmful is an infected ruptured ovarian cyst?

See below: A ruptured ovarian cyst can cause pain which may be significant. There may be associated internal bleeding which can be significant in rare cases. An ovarian infection can cause an abscess in the pelvis which may require drainage or surgical evacuation. Your doctor or a gyn specialist would be able to help. ...Read more

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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 can ovarian cysts become infected?

How can ovarian cysts become infected?

Unlikely: Ovarian cysts are unlikely to become infected unless you have an infection in the uterus and tubes. They form in the sterile environment of the ovary and are usually not exposed to germs. If you do get a bad infection in the uterus or fallopian tubes, the infection can spread to the ovary and create a tubo-ovarian abcess. On ultrsound this looks like a large ovarian cyst that is infected. ...Read more

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What do you do when a ovarian cyst ruptures?

What do you do when a ovarian cyst ruptures?

Depends: Small ovarian cysts are very common and they can resolve by rupturing. In the majority of cases no treatment is needed. If you are in severe pain then prompt evaluation is needed to see if surgery may be needed. Typically it is not but occasionally a large cyst can cause internal bleeding ...Read more

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What should I do after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

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

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What is effect of the rupture of an ovarian cyst?

What is effect of the rupture of an ovarian cyst?

Depends: If a benign cyst raptures will have pain for few days , at the most will develop adhesion s on the contrary a malignant ovarian cyst ruptures spreads in the peritoneum becomes stage iii will not have good out come soon will be stage IV ...Read more

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What does an ovarian cyst feel like when it ruptures in you?

What does an ovarian cyst feel like when it ruptures in you?

Pain: Typically, it is associated with sudden onset of pain on one side of the abdomen. It will subside over a matter of hours. However, it does not always follow this classic pattern. You should see a doctor if pain persists. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Could you tell me what happens after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

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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Why do ruptured ovarian cysts hurt so much?

Why do ruptured ovarian cysts hurt so much?

Fluid irritating: The fluid or blood that comes out of a ruptured cyst irritates the internal skin lining of your body, called the "peritoneum". Your body absorbs it, and then the pain goes away. ...Read more

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Can you bleed after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Can you bleed after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Sometimes: Usually not a significant amount, though it can be higher sometimes. ...Read more

Rupture (Definition)

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


Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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