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Would a leaking/ruptured ovarian cyst that caused peritonitis likely show fluid on an ultrasound?

Would a leaking/ruptured ovarian cyst that caused peritonitis likely show fluid on an ultrasound?

Probably would: Leaking or ruptured cysts contain fluid or sometimes blood. Ultrasound is excellent for looking for that fluid. ...Read more

Dr. Jared Fialkow
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Can ovarian cyst ruptures cause people to get peritonitis?

Can ovarian cyst ruptures cause people to get peritonitis?

Yes: If the ruptured ovarian cyst contains blood or infected fluid it can cause irritation of the lining of your abdominal cavity and lead to peritonitis. ...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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How could someone get peritonitis from an ovarian cyst rupture?

How could someone get peritonitis from an ovarian cyst rupture?

Yes.: It would be uncommon but possible to get peritonitis from ovarian cyst rupture. This is particularly when there is significant amount of internal bleeding which may irritate the peritoneum. ...Read more

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Ovarian cysts ruptured 2 wk ago. Severe abdominal pain &distended abdomen, fever, sweating, nausea, free fluid in abdomen, can't pass bm. Peritonitis?

Ovarian cysts ruptured 2 wk ago. Severe abdominal pain &distended abdomen, fever, sweating, nausea, free fluid in abdomen, can't pass bm. Peritonitis?

Free blood: When ovarian cysts rupture spontaneously the process is associated with release of free blood in the peritoneal cavity. This produces pain on abdominal and pelvic exam related to amt. of blood released. Peritonitis is usually not present and can be checked by blood count and exam indicating rebound tenderness associated with peritonitis. ...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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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


Dr. Deborah Wong
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