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I was never treated after my ovarian cyst ruptured I have PCOS how bad do untreated ruptures get. My cycle has changed so has my energy.

I was never treated after my ovarian cyst ruptured  I have PCOS how bad do untreated ruptures get. My cycle has changed so has my energy.

Obgyn evaluation: Most cyst resolve on their own without treatment. Only rarely is surgery needed for ovarian cysts. PCOS leads to irregular periods. A now resolved cyst will not affect your menstrual cycle now. See an Obgyn to help sort this all out. ...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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If ovarian cyst ruptured mo's ago & left untreated-pain & bloated stomach-could it become life threatening? Or should I be okay? Felt okay hrs later

If ovarian cyst ruptured mo's ago & left untreated-pain & bloated stomach-could it become life threatening? Or should I be okay? Felt okay hrs later

No: A ruptured cyst resolves in a week or less typically. If months have passed the ruptured cyst will have completely resolved and not cause any issue

On rare occasion the cyst can rupture and bleed into your abdomen which occasionally requires surgery. This happens the day of rupture. ...Read more

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What do you do when a ovarian cyst ruptures?

What do you do when a ovarian cyst ruptures?

Depends: Small ovarian cysts are very common and they can resolve by rupturing. In the majority of cases no treatment is needed. If you are in severe pain then prompt evaluation is needed to see if surgery may be needed. Typically it is not but occasionally a large cyst can cause internal bleeding ...Read more

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What should I do after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

What should I do after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

See your doctor: There are many kinds of ovarian cysts and t the consequences of rupture vary with the type. See your gynecologist asap for diagnosis and follow-up. You might need surgery, and if it is a cystic cancer you may need other therapy. Don't delay! ...Read more

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What is effect of the rupture of an ovarian cyst?

What is effect of the rupture of an ovarian cyst?

Depends: If a benign cyst raptures will have pain for few days , at the most will develop adhesion s on the contrary a malignant ovarian cyst ruptures spreads in the peritoneum becomes stage iii will not have good out come soon will be stage IV ...Read more

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What does an ovarian cyst feel like when it ruptures in you?

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What does an ovarian cyst feel like when it ruptures in you?

Pain: Typically, it is associated with sudden onset of pain on one side of the abdomen. It will subside over a matter of hours. However, it does not always follow this classic pattern. You should see a doctor if pain persists. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Could you tell me what happens after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Usually nothing: Ovarian cysts are normal; we only become concerned if you have too few, too many, or if they are large and/or solid depending on the age. Cysts need to rupture each month in order to release an egg (ovulation). Depending of the quality of the cyst, you may experience bleeding and or pain. Sometimes, you will not notice it unless an ultrasound reveals suggestive findings. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of ovarian cyst rupture and what is risk and tx?

Common problem: Ovarian cysts common, the bigger they get, the more stretch in the capsule of cyst the more discomfort . Once cyst ruptures there is usually relief of pain but the fluid released may cause irritation to surrounding abdominal structures causing an ache. Risk:once you have one, likely for others.No correlation with direct infertility, tx: bcp can help prevent cyst formation, tx depends on severity. ...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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Ruptured ovarian cyst pain lasts how long?

Ruptured ovarian cyst pain lasts how long?

Cyst: It is variable but usually it is greatest at the time of rupture and eases over the next 48 hours. ...Read more

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Why do ruptured ovarian cysts hurt so much?

Why do ruptured ovarian cysts hurt so much?

Fluid irritating: The fluid or blood that comes out of a ruptured cyst irritates the internal skin lining of your body, called the "peritoneum". Your body absorbs it, and then the pain goes away. ...Read more

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Can you bleed after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Can you bleed after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Sometimes: Usually not a significant amount, though it can be higher sometimes. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a ruptured ovarian cyst?

What are symptoms of a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Many: Symptoms can be as mild as menstrual cramps to nausea, vomiting, severe pelvic pain and abdominal pain. The diagnosis can only be confirmed by your gyn doctor using ultrasound or surgery if needed. ...Read more

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If an ovarian cysts ruptures, will you bleed?

If an ovarian cysts ruptures, will you bleed?

yes: But usually the bleeding from a ruptured cyst is minimal and is unlikely to be clinically significant. ...Read more

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If ovarian cyst rupture do I still need surgery?

If ovarian cyst rupture do I still need surgery?

Maybe: The ruptured cyst can be painful or cause bleeding internally. It can also regrow. Most cysts would simply heal whether or not they rupture. ...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 are the symptoms of a ruptured ovarian cyst?

What are the  symptoms  of a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cyst: Usually a ruptured cyst causes pain. It can also bloating. Other symptoms are less common. ...Read more

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What happens if a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst ruptures?

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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What are the main symptoms of ruptured ovarian cyst?

What are the main symptoms of ruptured ovarian cyst?

Pain: A rupture cyst most commonly presents as sharp pain in the pelvis or abdomen. Sometimes patients report nausea with this pain as well. The fluid from the cyst can cause irritation to the pelvic lining and then this can cause diffuse pain and even some swelling/bloating. Sometimes, however, women have ruptured cysts and don't even know it, so it's not a given that a woman will have pain. ...Read more

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How do you know if a dermoid ovarian cyst ruptures?

How do you know if a dermoid ovarian cyst ruptures?

Pain: The contents of a dermoid ovarian cyst can contain hair, teeth, and irritating fluid which will translate into pain when it hits the lining of the body cavity.(peritoneum). Some dermoid cysts leak but don't usuallyrupture. ...Read more

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Why does a ruptured ovarian cyst pain come and goes?

Why does a ruptured ovarian cyst pain come and goes?

Maybe something else: Every month a woman who ovulates will essentially have a ruptured cyst - as the egg is released. Not infrequently, ovarian cysts persist - and may become uncomfortable until it ruptures. Consider the pill if you have persistent uncomfortable ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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How long does pain from a ruptured ovarian cyst last?

Varies: It varies from person to person. Some people don't have pain when the cyst ruptures while others have excruciating pain. You should see a doctor if pain is severe or persistent. ...Read more

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What should I expect after an ovarian cyst has ruptured ?

What should I expect after an ovarian cyst has ruptured ?

Hopefully nothing.: When a cyst ruptures, you may not notice anything. Some people have pain from a cyst and then it goes away when the cyst ruptures. Others have pain at the time the cyst ruptures. So it depends on the person. ...Read more

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