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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?

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

Rupture (Definition)

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


Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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