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What is the cause of ruptured ovarian cyst blood clots during period?

What is the cause of ruptured ovarian cyst blood clots during period?

Normal: Each month, during an ovulatory cycle, one or more ovarian cysts are formed. One usually predominates and ruptures mid-cycle, liberating the egg. When the lining of the uterus is shed, bleeding occurs and clots form. If the uterus holds onto the clots, they will break down and the blood darken, resulting in a dark menstrual flow. If the uterus is irritable, the clots can be expelled as they form. ...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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Period was 6 months late..Found I have 2mm ovarian cyst and have been bleeding for past month+ with big sized blood clots any idea why? Thank you inad

Period was 6 months late..Found I have 2mm ovarian cyst and have been bleeding for past month+ with big sized blood clots any idea why? Thank you inad

The most likely: Reason is irregular ovulation. Without cyclic changes in hormones estrogen is steadily produces causing growth of, then falling away of, the uterine lining. A 2mm cyst is barely detectable, sure not 6 cm? In any event, look up pcos. Do not despair if this is the problem; short term consider pill to prevent anemia. There are many good tx for pcos (see metformin) if that is the case. Gd luc. ...Read more

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Why am i passing blood clots with no period, i have had two surgery's for ovarian cysts, could they be linked together?

Why am i passing blood clots with no period, i have had two surgery's  for ovarian cysts, could they be linked together?

Yes, they could be: Some women are prone to getting ovarian cysts that may or may not produce the wrong hormones at the wrong time, which may result in the uterine lining getting mixed signals. This passing of clots is not normal and you should contact your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What does dominant follicle means & will it effect me to have kids? How to cure ovarian cyst? Is it normal to have my period & have blood clot?

What does dominant follicle means & will it effect me to have kids? How to cure ovarian cyst? Is it normal to have my period  & have blood clot?

Dominant follicle: A dominant follicle is a the egg cyst most likely to ovulate from. If you're not on birth control, you should be 3-5 cyst (eggs) on each ovary with usually one dominant follicle. It has nothing to do with cancer and to have them each month is normal. This is different than a persistent cystic tumor (the majority of which are benign). Clotting can be normal depending on the size and volume. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst during pregnancy causing lots of bleeding and some blood clots. How is this treated?

Ovarian cyst during pregnancy causing lots of bleeding and some blood clots. How is this treated?

Not a cyst cause: In general, an ovarian cyst does not cause vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. The usual causes would be an issue with the placenta, a growth on the cervix, premature labor, for instance. You need to clarify with your doctor what the cause of the bleeding is to know how to treat. However avoid intercourse, heavy lifting or exercise for now would be reasonable. ...Read more

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Passing blood clots during menstruation, could it be a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Passing blood clots during menstruation, could it be a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Separate events: A typical ovarian cyst ruptures mid-cycle resulting in a change in the endometrial lining to secretory in preparation for pregnancy. If you don't get pregnant, the hormones drop and the lining sheds. Menses occurs usually 2 weeks after the rupture. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cyst cause blood clots?

Can ovarian cyst cause blood clots?

No: Every month you form ovarian cysts - these, in most cases, are totally normal. If you are having abnormal bleeding and passing blood clots, you need a visit with an ob/gyn, an exam, an endometrial biopsy and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get blood clots after an ovarian cysts busts?

Is it normal to get blood clots after an ovarian cysts busts?

Ovarian cysts: Often cysts that rupture are called corpus luteum cysts. These cysts prior to rupture produce progesterone. When Progesterone suddenly decreases, a period occurs. That is why you passed clots. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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