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Doctor insights on: What Does A Ruptured Ovarian Cyst Feel Like

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Does a ruptured ovarian cyst feel like bad cramps?

Does a ruptured ovarian cyst feel like bad cramps?

Yes!: Some women have pain and some do not. If the cyst is large or contains blood, it may cause pain when it ruptures.

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 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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Are you allowed to do normal activities after a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cyst: Once the pain is gone you are free to do all normal activities.

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How long should one abstain from intense exercise (prof athlete caliber) while recovering from a ruptured ovarian cyst?

How long should one abstain from intense exercise (prof athlete caliber) while recovering from a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Depends: Depends on laparoscopic approach versus laparotomy. Usually recommend two to four weeks pending the procedure laproscopically versus for to six weeks of open incision.You should ask the doctor that did the procedure. Obviously start slow and build up. Stop of any discomfort

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I have a ruptured ovarian cyst, there is white mucous like discharge is that normal?

I have a ruptured ovarian cyst, there is white mucous like discharge is that normal?

Not related: A ruptured ovarian cyst and vaginal discuarge are not likely to be related. White mucous discharge might be the result of hormones the cyst was making prior to rupturing.

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Had cystectomy in july and keep getting cysts. Is it normal to have blood and tissue like substance coming out after a ruptured ovarian cyst?

More info needed: If you mean blood and tissue coming from the vagina, no that is not normal, and needs prompt evaluation. If you mean blood and tissue coming out of your incisions, that is also not normal, and needs emergent evaluation. Recurrent ovarian cysts can be prevented with medicine--depending on your pregnancy goals.

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Am I supposed to clot with a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Am I supposed to clot with a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Could be normal: You're not 'supposed to' but depending on what the cyst was (a corpus luteum?) then bleeding and clotting after rupture/collapse would be entirely normal.

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Is it common to have itching after a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Depends: Where are you itchy? No fluid is expelled from the vagina so if you are itchy there then no. If it is a generalized itchiness than maybe since the fluid from within the cyst can be irritating causing an immune reaction.

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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.

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Is it normal to have brownish discharge a week after a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Yes: Ovarian cysts often produce hormones such as estrogen or progesterone. When a cyst ruptures, those levels can drop and cause you to bleed. It may be a some spotting or even a full blown period. If it persists, you should see your doctor.

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My dr gave me antib's and pain pills for a ruptured ovarian cyst. Is that normal?

My dr gave me antib's and pain pills for a ruptured ovarian cyst. Is that normal?

Yes and no: Yes for the pain pills, no for the abx. There may be another reason for the abx. Please ask your doctor.

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Can I consume alcohol with a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Can I consume alcohol with a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Yes: Not to excess, of course, or if you're to have surgery within a few days. Best wishes.

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)

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