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Doctor insights on: Ruptured Ovarian Cysts In Teens

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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 rupture?

How can ovarian cysts rupture?

Trauma, over-filling: An ovarian cyst (a liquid-filled lump on the surface of an ovary) that keeps growing can get to several inches in diameter. Such a cyst could rupture from continued enlargement (like over-filling a water balloon) or from blunt trauma, which would likely cause great abdominal pain with internal bleeding, plus an ambulance ride to the emergency room. ...Read more

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I think i had an ovarian cyst rupture?

I think i had an ovarian cyst rupture?

You cannot know: for sure without Ultrasound testing. If you are having Pain in right or left Lower Abdominal area, you can get examined. Even if one has ruptured Ovarian cyst, there is no treatment needed,usually. ...Read more

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What causes an ovarian cyst to rupture?

What causes an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Menstruation: Cysts are a normal part of the menstrual cycle. The ovary forms a "corpus luteum cyst" which ruptures near the time of menstruation if no fertilization occurs. It is thought that this may be one cause of benign ovarian cysts that keep growing. ...Read more

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What are signs of ovarian cyst rupture?

What are signs of ovarian cyst rupture?

Pain: Usually the abrupt onset of right or left sided abdominal pain or pelvic pain. The pain is sharp and non radiating. The pain may be improved by the use of motrin, aleve (naproxen). There may also be symptoms of nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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What happens when an ovarian cyst ruptures?

What happens when an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Fluid leaks: The egg, fluid, and a small amount of blood are released into the abdomen. Sometimes the blood is irritating to the abdomen causing pain. ...Read more

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What should u expect when a ovarian cyst ruptures.?

What should u expect when a ovarian cyst ruptures.?

Ov. cyst rupture: If you have a ruptured ovarian cyst, you may have no symptoms at all or possibly the sudden onset of lower abdominal pain on one side. It is common for the pain to begin during strenuous physical activity, such as exercise or sex. You may have some light vaginal bleeding as well. ...Read more

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How come ruptured ovarian cysts hurt?

How come ruptured ovarian cysts hurt?

Several reasons: But far-and-away the most common is that cyst rupture involves bleeding from the cyst; internal bleeding (in the peritoneal cavity) causes pain. ...Read more

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What increases my risk for ruptured ovarian cysts?

What increases my risk for ruptured ovarian cysts?

Risk of rupture: Many possible reasons for pathological cyst rupture, but significant and catastrophic ruptures are uncommon. Basically the larger the cyst the greater the risk; 2 cm cysts are unlikely, 6 cm cysts and up are very risky. Trauma is the other big risk factor; if ovaries are enlarged above about 5 cm, even intercourse and pelvic exams may risk rupture. ...Read more

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What happens if a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst ruptures?

Possible pelvic: pain and bleeding. Quite common. Use Advil or Aleve (naproxen) as needed if not allergic. ...Read more

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I am having pain and i dont know if its an ovarian cysts that ruptured?

I am having pain and i dont know if its an ovarian cysts that ruptured?

Need more info: Need to know what type of pain, where, how long, what brings it on, what relieves etc in order to answer this question. If pain is unrelenting, see your doctor or proceed to an emergency room. ...Read more

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How do you prevent ruptured ovarian cysts?

How do you prevent ruptured ovarian cysts?

OVARIAN CYSTS: It is rare for women on contraceptive pills , shots, or implants to have ruptured cysts. There is nothing else to do. ...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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Am i supposed to clot with a ruptured ovarian cyst ?

Am i supposed to clot with a ruptured ovarian cyst ?

Could be normal: You're not 'supposed to' but depending on what the cyst was (a corpus luteum?) then bleeding and clotting after rupture/collapse would be entirely normal. ...Read more

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Can having intercourse cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Can having intercourse cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Possible: Intercourse with deep penetration causes the uterus to move. The ovary is attached to the uterus by the ovarian ligament, so it is possible. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst rupture affect other organs in my abdomen ?

Can ovarian cyst rupture affect other organs in my abdomen ?

Unlikely: I've never heard of an ovarian cyst rupture causing other problems with abdominal organs. Having said that, there can always be problems with the formation of scar tissue due to ovarian rupture. If you've worried that your sister has ruptured, see your doctor for a repeat ultrasound. ...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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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