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I have a 4.3 ovarian cyst the doctor wont remove she is waiting on it to burst is this normal?

I have a 4.3 ovarian cyst the doctor wont remove she is waiting on it to burst is this normal?

Your doctor is ok: In reproductive age females ovarian cysts without malignant features my grow up to 5 cm ANS still be considered non-pathologic. ...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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Why do ovarian cysts burst?

Why do ovarian cysts burst?

Bleeding: Most cysts don't burst actually. A corpus luteum bursts as it releases an egg, which is part of normal ovulation. The "ruptured cyst" is actually bleeding into the corpus luteum after the cyst naturally ruptures, which can be quite painful for many months. But other kinds of cysts basically never burst, and in fact the ovary can stretch quite huge without rupturing. ...Read more

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I burst ovarian cyst, what to do?

I burst ovarian cyst, what to do?

There is really: nothing much to do, except maybe an analgesic for pain. Once the cyst has ruptured, it will generally resolve. ...Read more

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What happens when ovarian cysts are bursting?

What happens when ovarian cysts are bursting?

Fluid is absorbed: An ovarian cyst is simply a fluid collection that develops in an ovarian follicle. When a cyst breaks open, the fluid goes into the abdomen where it is absorbed by the body. You can sometimes have some minor discomfort if the cyst fluid is irritating to your internal organs. Your ovary is very good at healing itself when this happens and there usually are not any long-term problems. ...Read more

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I have a burst ovarian cyst, how to treat?

I have a burst ovarian cyst, how to treat?

Rest and Ibuprofen: When an ovarian cyst ruptures, the cyst fluid irritates your insides causing pain. Usually this pain lasts only a few days and then goes away on its own. It is usually treated with something like Ibuprofen to help with the pain as your body reabsorbs the fluid. If you have pain that lasts for months, its unlikely to be from a ruptured ovarian cyst. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a relatively large ovarian cyst shrinking or bursting please?

What are the symptoms of a relatively large ovarian cyst shrinking or bursting please?

Symptoms vary: An ovarian cyst can resolve on its own without symptoms. It can also rupture causing pain that requires emergency surgery. Usually surgery is not necessary and the pain is short-lived and tolerable. It is recommended that the patient avoid strenuous exercise because of the possibility of torsion of the ovary. If the ovary twists it can cut off its blood supply and die requiring surgery. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy in 2009 and I have an ovarian cyst that I have had for awhile now and it hasnt burst yet. Been over a year and its painful.

I had a hysterectomy in 2009 and  I have an ovarian cyst that I have had for awhile now and it hasnt burst yet.  Been over a year and its painful.

Time to remove it: A painful ovarian cyst that persists fro more than 6 weeks is not likely to be normal. Every women who is ovulating form an ovarian cyst with every cycle and they always go away on their own - if they persist they are not normal and usually require surgery. ...Read more

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Three nights ago I experienced sharp pain which I wrote off as a possible ovarian cyst bursting it has occurred a few nights now, dull off & on. ?

Pelvic Pain: This sounds like pelvic pain which could be from a number of etiologies. It is best to first rule out GYN etiologies via a trip to see your GYN Specialist ASAP. If the pain escalates in an incremental and unrelenting fashion, go right to the nearest emergency department for immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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What do doctors do to diagnose ovarian cysts?

What do doctors do to diagnose ovarian cysts?

Usually ultrasound.: Most ovarian cysts are diagnosed by ultrasound. This is a noninvasive radiologic test. It is safer than ct, without radiation and is both cheaper than ct and mri. Ovarian cysts, however, may be found on ct if the patient was referrred for a ct study for nonspecific abdominal or pelvic pain symptoms. ...Read more

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4 1/2 CM ovarian cyst, what will the doctors do?

Depends: At 4 1/2 cm if it's a simple cyst, then it may not need to be operated on at all. At that size, many of these cysts do resolve on their own, considering, of course, that they are simple and filled with solely fluid. Having said that, if the cyst is causing twisting of the ovary, if there's severe pain, then doctor might have other recommendations. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how doctors find an ovarian cyst?

Can you tell me how doctors find an ovarian cyst?

Exam and ultrasound: Initially a doctor may feel that an ovary is enlarged. However, in order to really see if it is a cyst or a solid or complex mass or tumor, an ultrasound is needed. MRI can also be done, but ultrasound is very good and easier to get and tolerate. ...Read more

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How do doctors test themselves for ovarian cysts?

A doctor that treats: Themself has a fool for a patient. They go to their gynecologist with symptoms, and listen to their recommendations. ...Read more

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What can doctors do for an ovarian cyst? It is 2 centimeters

What can doctors do for an ovarian cyst? It is 2 centimeters

Ovarian cyst: The best person to ask is the physician (p) who ordered the ultrasound that found the cyst. The p knows the patient the best and can give a meaningful answer to your question. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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