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Ruptured Ovarian Cyst
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
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
Many: Symptoms of ruptured ovarian cysts are numerous and range anywhere from severe pain to no symptoms at all. Most commonly, women can experience pain on one or even both sides of their lower abdomen. Nausea, vomiting, bloating, irregular bleeding or spotting, and painful intercourse are just a few of the symptoms. You should see your doctor to confirm your suspicions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: A rupture cyst most commonly presents as sharp pain in the pelvis or abdomen. Sometimes patients report nausea with this pain as well. The fluid from the cyst can cause irritation to the pelvic lining and then this can cause diffuse pain and even some swelling/bloating. Sometimes, however, women have ruptured cysts and don't even know it, so it's not a given that a woman will have pain. ...Read more
Time: Every time you ovulate, that is a "ruptured ovarian cyst" and it is usually not painful. The only way to confirm a ruptured cyst is to look surgically (which is not usually practical). It can be suspected based on cycle timing and "free fluid" seen on pelvic ultrasound. Pain from a ruptured cyst wold resolve on its own within a few days of a week, especially with NSAID use. ...Read more
Varies: It varies from person to person. Some people don't have pain when the cyst ruptures while others have excruciating pain. You should see a doctor if pain is severe or persistent. ...Read more
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