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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?

Any irritation: Of the peritoneal lining of the abdominal cavity is peritonitis. An ovarian cyst can bleed when it ruptures, and blood can cause a local peritonitis. But this is way different from bacterial peritonitis, which is what results from perforated GI organ, like appendix. These are much worse, and can actually be fatal. So seriousness depends on the source and type of peritonitis. ...Read more

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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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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

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What is the treatment for a partial rupture of ovarian cyst without hemorrhagic component?

What is the treatment for a partial rupture of ovarian cyst without hemorrhagic component?

Observation: Ovarian cysts commonly rupture causing a sudden onset of pain but typically resolves on its own. If there is no bleeding and the cyst has ruptured try taking NSAIDs (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc) for the pain and discomfort. If you continue to have discomfort follow up with your GYN or family doctor is recommended. ...Read more

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I had intense pelvic pain during sex. I had an ultrasound. My left ovarian cyst had ruptured and the blood was causing the pain. Is there a treatment?

I had intense pelvic pain during sex. I had an ultrasound. My left ovarian cyst had ruptured and the blood was causing the pain. Is there a treatment?

Rest: If this Ultrasound was recent and they made sure you are not pregnant, rest from sexual activity, Naprosyn (naproxen) for pain should allow the cyst to calm down. Should more severe pain occur a recheck at the emergency room would be indicated. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for frequent ovarian cyst ruptures? My obgyn prescribed me vicodin for the pain but I don't want to keep taking them. Options?

What is best treatment for frequent ovarian cyst ruptures? My obgyn prescribed me vicodin for the pain but I don't want to keep taking them. Options?

Prevention: Once you have cysts you can't really make them go away faster. Best way is to prevent them, with ocps (birth control pills) or similar, like depotprovera. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery process for a ruputured ovarian cyst? What is the treatment?

How long is the recovery process for a ruputured ovarian cyst? What is the treatment?

It varies: Some ruptured cysts resolve quickly, others can take a few months. Treatment depends on severity of symptoms. Usually just watch and wait is enough, sometimes surgery (minimally invasive) is necessary. See your doctor to discuss options. ...Read more

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After an ovarian cyst ruptures, what happens to the fluid or blood? Is any action or treatment required?

After an ovarian cyst ruptures, what happens to the fluid or blood? Is any action or treatment required?

Ovarian fluid: Usually the body just absorbs the fluid or blood back into the blood stream. Rarely any intervention is needed. Only if there is such bad luck that a blood vessels ruptures and keeps bleeding. In that case, we'd need to do a surgery to get the blood vessel controlled. ...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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How long does it take for ovarian cyst rupture to cure? Had pelvic ultrasound everything okay I have anxiety I keep thinking chronic appendix

How long does it take for ovarian cyst rupture to cure? Had pelvic ultrasound everything okay I have anxiety I keep thinking chronic appendix

Trust pelvic US: Every woman differs, but usually 6-8 weeks. You might want to temporarily ease off sexual activity until you are pain free. If pain worsens or fever, seek medical attention. Doubt it has connection to appendix even though pain is in same general area. Good luck, heal soon. ...Read more

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If I haven't gat my period for more than a month what can I do? I need to start treatment to remove ovarian cyst

If I haven't gat my period for more than a month what can I do? I need to start treatment to remove ovarian cyst

Talk to doc: I would refer you back to your doc as he may be able to sit down and discuss available options at this time. Sometimes hormonal treatment can be effective in such cases and surgery may be avoided. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for an ovarian cyst?

What are the treatment options for an ovarian cyst?

Depends: There are many ovarian cysts that do not need to be treated as they are normal or physiologic. Most of these will resolve spontaneously. Using hormones to try to facilitate resolution is totally unnecessary and is not helpful. Nonphysiologic cysts may need to be removed surgically. It depends on appearance, size, and symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the normal course of treatment for a 6cm ovarian cyst?

What is the normal course of treatment for a 6cm ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cyst: If it is a simple cyst, the ultrasound will be repeated in 2-3 months. If it is a complex (extra walls, growths, solid areas) cyst or a solid cyst, then there is a different plan. Tumor markers need to be drawn to see if a gynecologist or gynecologic oncologist should remove the cyst. ...Read more

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Is wild yam effictive treatment of ovarian cyst?

No: You need a visit to your gyn doctor & ultrasound to decide the nature of the ovarian cyst.Some cysts have to be removed.
Wild yam has no action on it. ...Read more

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What is the non surgical treatment of ovarian cyst of size 7×7×7?

What is the non surgical treatment of ovarian cyst of size 7×7×7?

Units please.: There is a big difference in management if the cyst is 7mm versus 7 cm. A 7mm cyst wouldn't require any treatment. With a 7 cm cyst, treatment options would depend partly on the description of the cyst (for example simple versus complex). But a cyst larger than about 4 cm is at risk of ovarian torsion (twisting on it's stalk) which may cause loss of the ovary and a surgical emergency. ...Read more

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What is the treatment about ovarian cyst?

What is the treatment about ovarian cyst?

No treatment: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for ovarian cyst?

What is the best treatment for ovarian cyst?

Patience: It is normal for the ovaries to form cysts. Every woman has an ovarian cyst about 2 centimeters in diameter at the time of ovulation. That cyst may enlarge to as much a 6 or 8 centimeters before gradually going away. On rare occasion one of these cysts may cause enough pain to require treatment (medical or surgical). For the majority of these cysts - time /patience is the only treatment needed. ...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


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Infection Of Abdominal Lining (Definition)

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