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What can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

What can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

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 more

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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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By me rupturing my ovarian cyst could that cause me to have constipation?

By me rupturing my ovarian cyst could that cause me to have constipation?

Not really: Pain associated with the ruptured ovarian cyst may warrant strong pain medications that may in turn make you constipated. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause your abdomen to swell?

Can an ovarian cyst cause your abdomen to swell?

Yes definetly: Depends on how big it is, many other causes can make the abdomen swell also so u need to see your gyn to start out with. ...Read more

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Is jogging dangeours is you have nabothian and ovarian cysts? Can it cause them to rupture?

Is jogging dangeours is you have nabothian and ovarian cysts? Can it cause them to rupture?

It is possible: It is possible to rupture a ovarian cyst when you jogging. However, it is very unlikely to rupture a nabothian cyst due to the anatomic cyst posistion. But remember, anything is possible! ...Read more

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What external factors can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

What external factors can cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Sex: It is not easy to force a cyst to rupture. It often just happens spontaneously when the cyst reaches a size and pressure that the cyst wall cannot hold. But i would have to say that intercourse is the most common external cause of cyst rupture. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent ovarian cysts?

What can I do to prevent ovarian cysts?

Birth control pills: Oral contraceptives prevent ovulation therefore they prevent cyst formation. It does not, however, make the cysts already present go away. Those cysts will resolve on their own. ...Read more

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What causes cysts to grow on your ovaries and how serious is the issue? Also, what can it lead to?

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

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Can an ovarian cyst cause vagina to swell?

Dr. Raj Syal Dr. Syal
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Can an ovarian cyst cause vagina to swell?

No: I would look for other causes, unless the cyst is very large. A very large cyst can affect the flow of blood, which may cause swelling. ...Read more

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What can cause your appendix to burst?

What can cause your appendix to burst?

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

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What can cause a pituarity gland tumour and how can you prevent it?

What can cause a pituarity gland tumour and how can you prevent it?

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

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What can cause cysts in breasts?

What can cause cysts in breasts?

Cysts: The cause of cysts in the breast are unknon. Some doctors believe it might bebduebto increased estrogen levels. ...Read more

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What can I do for a large ovarian cyst and an enlarged uterus?

What can I do for a large ovarian cyst and an enlarged uterus?

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

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What can I do for these painful ovarian cysts?

What can I do for these painful ovarian cysts?

Depends: If the cysts are benign and functional they can be suppressed with medication that suppresses ovulation, like birth control pills. Try Ibuprofen for the pain. ...Read more

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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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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

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

Endocrinologist: A Thyroidologist or endocrinologist is best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you. In my experience, multiple thyroid cysts are usually a benign finding and require no treatment if your thyroid function is normal. ...Read more

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Can i take hormones to get rid of an ovaryan cyst and also enlarge my breasts?

Can i take hormones to get rid of an ovaryan cyst and also enlarge my breasts?

Not related: Ovarian and breast cysts are not caused by hormone imbalance. Ovarian cysts are left each month when you ovulate; breast cysts are common, but need to be evaluated when they occur. There is no hormonal balancing required. ...Read more

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Can i live normal with polycycstic ovaries? or do i need to treat them? can this lead to ovarian cancer?

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 more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A condition in which a growth (often balloon-like, thin-walled, and filled with fluid) arises on an ovary (the female ...Read more