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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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Anal bleeding and vaginal bleeding. I have hemorrhoids and ovarian cysts? Should I be worried?

Anal bleeding and vaginal bleeding. I have hemorrhoids and ovarian cysts? Should I be worried?

Why worry?: Really! Go see a MD for your symptoms as "worry" never solves any issues. Both of those issues can be treated. ...Read more

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Is dark red vaginal bleeding normal after a ruptured ovarian cyst? At around 4am on Thursday, my cyst ruptured. I had brown discharge, now it is red.

Is dark red vaginal bleeding normal after a ruptured ovarian cyst? At around 4am on Thursday, my cyst ruptured. I had brown discharge, now it is red.

Ovarian cyst:rupture: A ruptured ovarian cyst does not normally cause vaginal bleeding. Assuming the cyst was documented by ultrasound exam, and that serum HCG testing is negative for pregnancy, the bleeding may be coincident with the onset of your menses. See your gyn provider to make certain the latter is certain. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst ruptured. Not supposed to start for 2 wks, but started bleeding heavy (vaginally) and having bad pains on the side of the cyst. Go to er?

Ovarian cyst ruptured. Not supposed to start for 2 wks, but started bleeding heavy (vaginally) and having bad pains on the side of the cyst. Go to er?

Call your doc first: Why not call you doctor first? Assume you have one since you knew you had an ovarian cyst. If pain is not getting worse and bleeding not much heavier than a period an er visit may be unnecessary but use your judgement. ...Read more

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Severe low back pain that was rapid onset. I was just diagnosed with a Prolapsed cervix. I also have ovarian cysts that one time was hemorrhagic and nearly fatal. I had an ablation 3 years ago and have recently had some vaginal bleeding. Tender abs.

Severe low back pain that was rapid onset. I was just diagnosed with a Prolapsed cervix. I also have ovarian cysts that one time was hemorrhagic and nearly fatal. I had an ablation 3 years ago and have recently had some vaginal bleeding. Tender abs.

Several issues: Back pain could be due to back issues such as herniated discs, back strain, arthritis, etc. Prolapsed cervix may also contribute to back pain. If you have post ablation spotting, especially if it is painful, this may also be contributing to back pain. So see your GYN, and then a back specialist as necessary ...Read more

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Is it normal to be still bleeding 6 weeks after laparoscopic removal of ovarian cysts and both ovaries?

Is it normal to be still bleeding 6 weeks after laparoscopic removal of ovarian cysts and both ovaries?

HORMONAL SHIFTS: When the ovaries are removed, there are tremendous hormonal changes in the body. The woman's response depends on whether post operative medications are given or not. A transvaginal sonogram of the uterine lining will tell best how to manage your bleeding. If you are not feeling emotionally ok after removing the ovaries, there may be a hormonal issue that can be corrected. You are not going crazy! ...Read more

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What does it mean when an ovarian cyst is "bleeding into itself"?

What does it mean when an ovarian cyst is "bleeding into itself"?

Called hemorrhagic c: After ovulation there can be slight bleeding in cyst
endometriosis can make bleeding in cyst
unless lots of pain do not worry ...Read more

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My ovarian cyst is bleeding inside a little what does that mean?

My ovarian cyst is bleeding inside a little what does that mean?

Common: Most ovarian cysts are part of the normal functioning of your ovary, sometimes they rupture and bleed but the pain usually goes away in a few days. If you have severe pain then see your obgyn. ...Read more

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Can a Bartholin's cyst cause irregular vaginal bleeding?

Can a Bartholin's cyst cause irregular vaginal bleeding?

Not really: A bartholin's cyst will have no effect on your mentrual cycle. If it ruptures though and starts draining you will see copious pus and fluid along with some light bleeding. ...Read more

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Could rectal bleeding be caused by an ovarian cyst?

Could rectal bleeding be caused by an ovarian cyst?

No: Ovarian cysts will not lead to rectal bleeding. However severe endometriosis may lead to both ovarian 'cysts' and rectal problems. If you don't have endometriosis, ovarian cysts would not be related to rectal problems. ...Read more

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What can you do to stop bleeding from a ruptured ovarian cyst?

What can you do to stop bleeding from a ruptured ovarian cyst?

See below: Bleeding usually stops spontaneously. If it doesn't, your doctor will provide hormonsl medications to stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to have rectal bleeding with and ovarian cyst?

Is it possible for you to have rectal bleeding with and ovarian cyst?

Rare: Generally, ovarian cysts and rectal bleeding would not be related at all. The only exception might be severe endometriosis, which could cause both ovarian cysts and rectal problems including bleeding. Unless you have severe endometriosis, they would not be related. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst rupture just happened, how to determine if there is internal bleeding?

Ovarian cyst rupture just happened, how to determine if there is internal bleeding?

ONLY TIME: ULTRASOUND AND CT SCAN COULD NOT DIFFERENTIATE BLOOD FROM FLUID, ONLY TIME AND BLOOD LEVEL CAN DETERMINED IF THE BLEEDING WERE SIGNIFICANT ENOUGH TO REQUIRED A SURGICAL INTERVENTION OR NOT. SO THE AMOUNT OF ABDOMINAL PAIN, AND THE PATIENT VITAL SIGNS, AND THE CHANGES IN THE BLOOD LEVEL OVER A PERIOD OF TIME WILL ALLOWED THE SURGEON OR THE GYN TO DECIDE ON THE TREATMENT PLAN, ...Read more

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Will a ruptured cyst on an ovary cause vaginal bleeding?

No: No there is no dirct association with vaginal bleeding directly caused by ruptured ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst causing bleeding in pregnancy. How do you treat this?

Ovarian cyst causing bleeding in pregnancy. How do you treat this?

Wait it out: If you are in the first trimester, unless the bleeding is coming from a single spot on the cervix (friable) that could be treated with silver nitrate- there isn't a way to treat bleeding in pregnancy. We typically recommend pelvic rest, and if you are further along in the pregnancy due to contractions then there are treatments to try to stop contractions, but o/w no reliable way to treat the bleed. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause bleeding after intercourse?

Can ovarian cysts cause bleeding after intercourse?

Ovarian cysts: An non-ruptured ovarian cyst would not have anything to do with bleeding after intercourse. A ruptured physiologic cyst (corpus luteum) could cause your period to happen earlier than expected. You should see your gyn. ...Read more

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I have a complex ovarian cyst now heavy bleeding for 2 weeks and bad pain what should I do?

I have a complex ovarian cyst now heavy bleeding for 2 weeks and bad pain what should I do?

Need workup: Your doctor or nurse may discover a cyst during a pelvic exam, or when you have an ultrasound test for another reason.

Ultrasound may be done to diagnose a cyst. Your doctor or nurse may want to check you again in 6 weeks to make sure it is gone.

Other imaging tests that may be done when needed include:

ct scan
doppler flow studies
mri
the following blood tests may be done:

ca-125 test, to look for possible cancer if you have an abnormal ultrasound or are in menopause
hormone levels (such as lh, fsh, estradiol, and testosterone)
pregnancy test (serum hcg). ...Read more

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Had a ovarian cyst drained, and have been bleeding for 10 days straight so it cannot be a period? Slight pain, should I be concerned?

Increased bleeding: The concern with vaginal bleeding is anemia. Since you recently had a procedure on you ovary, there may be some dysregualtion. If it is not decreasing (looking like it is tailing off) -would call you doctor. Hormones like BCP may help regulate for a few months. Could also be infection/other pathology f/u with doc over next 24-48 hours. ...Read more

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I have An ovarian cyst and the doctor said it is Physiological Last march 6 I got my spot And untill now I am bleeding is it normal or not?

I have An ovarian cyst and the doctor said it is Physiological Last march 6 I got my spot And untill now I am bleeding is it normal or not?

Maybe: Ovarian physiological cysts that rupture often produce spotting and irregular menstrual type bleeding. A repeat ultrasound can help clarify your situation by the previous MD who made the diagnosis. ...Read more

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27yr old with heavy mid cycle bleeding for the past 6 months. I have a 4.5cm ovarian cyst. Doctors have said bleeding is hormonal. Other opinions?

27yr old with heavy mid cycle bleeding for the past 6 months. I have a 4.5cm ovarian cyst. Doctors have said bleeding is hormonal. Other opinions?

Maybe: Heavy midcycle bleeding may be related to hormones related to a persistent ovarian cyst. If the cyst hasn't resolved, medical therapy may be indicated to suppress the cyst and if persistent, surgical intervention may be required for resolution. Ultrasound characteristics of the cyst can be important for determining if surgery is indicated. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst with abnormal bleeding, could it be something more?

I have an ovarian cyst with abnormal bleeding, could it be something more?

Yes: Ovarian cyst can alter hormone production from the ovary and cause irregular bleeding. If the cyst is solid then there are certain tumors called granulosa cell tumors that produce estrogen and can cause a lot of bleeding. There are many other reasons that have nothing to do with the cyst that can also cause the bleeding. ...Read more

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I have a ovarian cyst that is resolving itself and bleeding into itself. The sonographer said it all looked fine, should I be concerned though?

I have a ovarian cyst that is resolving itself and bleeding into itself. The sonographer said it all looked fine, should I be concerned though?

No: These are usually corpus luteal cysts which develop subsequent to ovulation and are completely normal. You need only be concerned if it does not continue to improve and persists through a couple of cycles. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause your bleeding in your cervix?

Can an ovarian cyst cause your bleeding in your cervix?

Two problems: There are rare ovarian tumors that make estrogen, but it sounds like you have two problems. Make sure to see your gynecologist for an exam and a pap smear. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause a lot of bleeding & discharge on tampon?

Can an ovarian cyst cause a lot of bleeding & discharge on tampon?

Usually not: An ovarian cyst usually does not cause a lot of bleeding and discharge on a tampon. Vaginal bleeding usually comes from the inside of the uterus or the cervix or the vagina. Bleeding from an ovarian cyst causes bleeding in the abdomen - this almost never comes out the uterus. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst on my left side. I just started bleeding, period isent due for two weeks? What is this?

2 Things: It's possible, though unlikely, that the ovarian cyst caused your bleeding. Most cysts aren't hormonally 'active' as it were and wouldn't affect the uterus' cycling. More likely is that you are having breakthrough bleeding, due to changes in your ovaries' production of estrogen and progesterone. See a doctor if the breakthrough bleeding continues. ...Read more

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Enlarging lt ovary 4.4x3.2x2.3, with cyst in it, 2.4 CM hypoechoic ovarian cyst on same ovary 8 months. Having pain and bleeding. Is this concerning?

Enlarging lt ovary 4.4x3.2x2.3, with cyst in it, 2.4 CM hypoechoic ovarian cyst on same ovary 8 months. Having pain and bleeding. Is this concerning?

Talk to your doctor: There are many women who form cysts on their ovaries and each case is unique, so sonogram alone does not replacement clinical judgment and speaking with your doctor is very important ...Read more

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Does a ruptured ovarian cyst cause a lot of internal bleeding?

Not usually.: Typically, this type of bleeding is minimal and self-limited. A notable exception is changes related to an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. David Lipkin
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Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding (Definition)

Abnormal vaginal bleeding is a symptom in which a girl or woman has bleeding out of her vagina, but the bleeding is too little, too much, for too many days, for too few days, at the wrong age, at the wrong time ...Read more


Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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