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What Can Cause And Ovarian Cyst To Bust
Like a balloon: An ovarian cyst can rupture when it reaches a certain size, when the wall thins out, when the cyst ages, with change in hormones or with a minor trauma. Many times the rupture is without symptoms, however sometimes it can be very painful, can bleed, can require emergency or urgent health care. Your doc can monitor your cyst with ultrasound and exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Trauma: External?, ...Not much, other than trauma to the area. ...Read more
What causes cysts to grow on your ovaries and how serious is the issue? Also, what can it lead to?
Cysts are normal: Cysts are a normal function of the ovary. Sometimes they can get big but this is less common. If you are having symptoms (pain usually) then you need to be examined and perhaps need an ultrasound. Depending on the type of cyst it may need to be removed. Usually they are not serious and can be monitored. Talk to your doc. What did your ultrasound say? ...Read more
Delay in diagnosis: Appendicitis is medical emergency that requires prompt surgery to remove the appendix. Left untreated, an inflamed appendix will eventually burst, or perforate, spilling infectious materials into the abdominal cavity. This can lead to peritonitis, serious inflammation of the abdominal cavity's lining (the peritoneum) that can be fatal unless it is treated quickly with strong antibiotics. ...Read more
Many causes: There are many causes of a pituitary tumor. For example, you could have a prolactinoma which secretes the hormone prolactin. There are both medical and surgical treatments for it. You need to get blood work done to first evaluate it followed by an MRI to see what the size is. ...Read more
Depends: If the large ovarian cyst is physiologic or functional, it will resolve spontaneously over time. If it is not physiologic, it may need to be removed depending on the size and symptoms. Enlarged uterus may be due to a number of causes. Unless it causes symptoms nothing needs to be done. ...Read more
See below: Bleeding usually stops spontaneously. If it doesn't, your doctor will provide hormonsl medications to stop the bleeding. ...Read more
What can cause a large septated solid mass on an ovary to rupture? What options should I ask my gyn that could be available other than hysterectomy?
Tiny thyroid cysts seen on the ultrasound; what symptoms can such cysts cause ? also will this can be dangerous for me if left without treatment
Can i live normal with polycycstic ovaries? or do i need to treat them? can this lead to ovarian cancer?
There is not: complete agreement on this, but there are some studies that suggest increased ri sk of ovarian and breast cancer(lack of ovulation, which can occur in PCOS, is linked to higher rates of breast cancer) in patients with PCOS. Discuss your options with your gyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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