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I've had multiple ovarian cysts rupture over 4 months.Nothing helps the pain! I have sharp stabbing pain and feel like vomiting. What should I do?!

I've had multiple ovarian cysts rupture over 4 months.Nothing helps the pain! I have sharp stabbing pain and feel like vomiting. What should I do?!

Call your OB NOW: U need evaluation, as you may need a laparoscopy to see if anything else is going on like endometriosis, and you need appropriate pain meds for now and then if it is really from cysts you need to get on suppressive therapy like contiuous birth control pills , depo- Provera (medroxyprogesterone) , etc, there are differnet preventative options for u. ...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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Diagnosed ovarian cyst a month ago & now having full-length periods every 2 weeks. Localized stabbing pain still. Can't see OBGYN (bc $).Will ER help?

ER will cost: The ER will be much more expensive than seeing a doctor in their office. Most likely the ER will refer you back to your Obgyn after treating you. Considering scheduling a follow up with the doctor who diagnosed your cyst. They can repeat the exam due to your worsening pain and determine if further treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Could a ruptured ovarian cyst cause light spotting followed by sharp stabbing pains the following day.. ?

Could a ruptured ovarian cyst cause light spotting followed by sharp stabbing pains the following day.. 


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Yes, although: Usually ovarian follicles (small cysts formed every month) rupture 12-16 days after your menstrual period. When women feel pain from this it is call middleschmertz. Sometimes cysts will persist and rupture at larger sizes. You do not need to worry about this pain unless it persists or is accompanied by fever, nausea, or vomiting. Your gynecologist can help you with an exam an may be ultrasound. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with dilated pelvic veins and right ovarian cyst. I have sharp stabbing pains where my ovary is . Should I worry?

Yes: if the cyst is causing pain your doctor needs to know and consider taking it out. Also you should ask whether this is the reason for the dilated pelvic veins or whether something else is causing them. ...Read more

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Had surgery 2 months ago because ovarian cyst but 3 weeks ago I've been getting stabbing pains last 2-3 min on my right side . Is it back?

Had surgery 2 months ago because ovarian cyst but 3 weeks ago I've been getting stabbing pains last 2-3 min on my right side . Is it back?

Ovarian cyst: A follicle (cyst) that contains the egg that you should ovulate grows bigger and the egg inside stops developing. That is what cause the cyst that was removed. You could have another cyst that cause pain or discomfort. Using birth control pills will prevent the cysts and the pain or you can use ibuprofen, naproxen, or some type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent. ...Read more

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I am having pain that is persistent in my lower left side of my abdomin. It is not an ovarian cyst. Pain is persistent sometimes stabbing. Any ideas?

I am having pain that is persistent in my lower left side of my abdomin.  It is not an ovarian cyst. Pain is persistent sometimes stabbing. Any ideas?

Constipation: There are not a lot of things that cause pain in the left lower abdomen (LLQ). It is interesting that you have ruled out an ovarian cyst as this would be a common cause in a young woman. The large intestine (colon) is in the LLQ, and constipation is often the cause of pain in this region. The amount of pain that can be caused by constipation is usually overestimated. ...Read more

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Have small ovarian cysts. I'm on BC for pain. Recently, have random pencil stabbing like pains in either ovary. No STDs. No infections. Any ideas?

Have small ovarian cysts. I'm on BC for pain. Recently, have random pencil stabbing like pains in either ovary. No STDs. No infections. Any ideas?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Three nights ago I experienced sharp pain which I wrote off as a possible ovarian cyst bursting it has occurred a few nights now, dull off & on. ?

Three nights ago I experienced sharp pain which I wrote off as a possible ovarian cyst bursting it has occurred a few nights now, dull off & on. ?

Pelvic Pain: This sounds like pelvic pain which could be from a number of etiologies. It is best to first rule out GYN etiologies via a trip to see your GYN Specialist ASAP. If the pain escalates in an incremental and unrelenting fashion, go right to the nearest emergency department for immediate evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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