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Sneezed and stomach hurt, 4 days post op keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, are there any risks?

Sneezed and stomach hurt, 4 days post op keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, are there any risks?

Probably OK: As long as your incisions look like they are still closed, then you are fine. There will be some deep bruising inside that you may not see that can cause some pain with sneezing, coughing, laughing, etc. ...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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8 weeks postpartum, 1st period is black, sometimes pelvic pain when sneezing, and painful intercourse, could it be ovarian cysts or is it normal?

8 weeks postpartum, 1st period is black, sometimes pelvic pain when sneezing, and painful intercourse, could it be ovarian cysts or is it normal?

Still healing.: The first period after birth may be abnormal, but usually corrects the next time. Your other symptoms way reflect your body still healing, so give it some more time. If you are concerned, go see your GYN. ...Read more

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Can small ovarian cyst rupture?

Can small ovarian cyst rupture?

Yes: This happens during every cycle during ovulation. Follicular cysts rupture and most often cause little it if any pain. Any severe pain should be evaluated. ...Read more

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What can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

What can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Like a balloon: An ovarian cyst can rupture when it reaches a certain size, when the wall thins out, when the cyst ages, with change in hormones or with a minor trauma. Many times the rupture is without symptoms, however sometimes it can be very painful, can bleed, can require emergency or urgent health care. Your doc can monitor your cyst with ultrasound and exam. ...Read more

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How do you rupture a ovarian cyst by yourself?

How do you rupture a ovarian cyst by yourself?

You don't: Most ovarian cysts are functional type cysts which will go away on their own in 1-2 months, though sometimes going on birth control pills will help them to resolve faster. A cyst that is a benign growth needs to be removed surgically to go away. Occasionally cysts will rupture but that is quite painful. It is not necessary to rupture a functional cyst to make it go away. ...Read more

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Can you feel or know when an ovarian cyst ruptures?

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

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How long should you have pain after ovarian cyst ruptures?

A week or 2: Functional cysts that are not huge can rupture and cause pelvic pain. If there is no bleeding from the ovary and if healing is normal, most patients report thier pain going away over a week or so. Please see your gyn doctor to be followed. ...Read more

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Ruptured ovarian cyst pain lasts how long?

Ruptured ovarian cyst pain lasts how long?

Cyst: It is variable but usually it is greatest at the time of rupture and eases over the next 48 hours. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of ruptured ovarian cyst?

What are the main symptoms of ruptured ovarian cyst?

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

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How do you know if a dermoid ovarian cyst ruptures?

How do you know if a dermoid ovarian cyst ruptures?

Pain: The contents of a dermoid ovarian cyst can contain hair, teeth, and irritating fluid which will translate into pain when it hits the lining of the body cavity. (peritoneum). Some dermoid cysts leak but don't usuallyrupture. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a possibly ruptured ovarian cyst?

What are the symptoms of a possibly ruptured ovarian cyst?

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 more

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How to tell if I have possible ruptured ovarian cyst and pain?

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

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Is it normal to bleed after you've had an ovarian cyst rupture?

Is it normal to bleed after you've had an ovarian cyst rupture?

Depends type of cyst: You mean bleed inside peritoneal cavity very small amount yes. Follicular cysts do repture all the time barely noticeable may bleed insignificant of blood, leuteal cyst will bleed more, pathological tumor cysts will bleed significant amount if they rupture, especially dermoid cysts will also cause peritonitis. (chemical). ...Read more

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I have a large ovarian cyst 21cmx10cm. What will happen if it ruptures?

I have a large ovarian cyst 21cmx10cm. What will happen if it ruptures?

Abdominal: Pain....seems to me this should be treated before this happens!
Why is this not being considered??

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts rupture cause constipation?

Can ovarian cysts rupture cause constipation?

Yes: If an ovarian cyst "ruptured" and the contents of this cyst (sometimes blood) get into the abdomen, it can cause a "slowing" of your bowels and constipation. Check a pregnancy test and call your doctor tomorrow. ...Read more

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When an ovarian cyst ruptures do you feel leaking?

When an ovarian cyst ruptures do you feel leaking?

Most of the time, no: The eggs in your ovaries develop each month from puberty to menopause. The release of the egg is usually not noticed by women. Some times there may be a slight discomfort, and rarely there can be bleeding when the egg is released. The small amount of fluid released at ovuation is quickly absorbed by your body. ...Read more

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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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What would the symptoms of a ruptured dermoid ovarian cyst be?

What would the symptoms of a ruptured dermoid ovarian cyst be?

If you have symptoms: From ruptured cysts it would almost certainly be pain; BUT, it could range from severe pain to absolutely nothing at all - and everything in between. There are no other symptoms that are specific to cyst rupture. Ultrasound is the very best way to find out, good wishes! ...Read more

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Can having sex rupture an ovarian cyst?

Can having sex rupture an ovarian cyst?

Yes, potentially: It can, but it is an unusual occurrence. Typically for sex to cause a cyst to rupture, the cyst would be a little larger than a normal, follicular cyst. ...Read more

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Does your period still come if an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Does your period still come if an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Yes.: Yes, you should still get your period. Your period is a result of no implantation of an fertilized egg in your uterus. This is not related to an ovarian cyst rupturing. ...Read more

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Peritonitis from an ovarian cyst rupture. What should I do?

Peritonitis from an ovarian cyst rupture. What should I do?

Check with your OBGY: Peritonitis, may be the result of leaked ovarian cystic fluid. Typically the peritonitis is localized to the immediate area of ovaries and fallopian tubes. If the cyst is small most likely need minor treatment and observation (advil), if it is big you have to be careful. Follow doctor instruction. ...Read more

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What are the usual indicators that an ovarian cyst ruptured?

Pain: Usually rupt cysts cause pain, bloating, and worsens with sex and excercises. You should also see cervical mucous when you are ovulating. ...Read more

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How could someone get peritonitis from an ovarian cyst rupture?

Any irritation: Of the peritoneal lining of the abdominal cavity is peritonitis. An ovarian cyst can bleed when it ruptures, and blood can cause a local peritonitis. But this is way different from bacterial peritonitis, which is what results from perforated GI organ, like appendix. These are much worse, and can actually be fatal. So seriousness depends on the source and type of peritonitis. ...Read more

Rupture (Definition)

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


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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