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What Does It Feel Like When An Ovarian Cyst Leaks
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
Most of the time, no: The eggs in your ovaries develop each month from puberty to menopause. The release of the egg is usually not noticed by women. Some times there may be a slight discomfort, and rarely there can be bleeding when the egg is released. The small amount of fluid released at ovuation is quickly absorbed by your body. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with an ovarian cyst and they said its starting to leak if I get surgery what are the chances in having a child?
Likely very good: At the time of ovulation, there will always be a cyst about an inch in diameter. That cyst will rupture (and leak) to release the egg, which could be fertilized if you are sexually active and without protection. After ovulation the cyst may enlarge up to 3 or 4 inches, and still be normal. Before having surgery for an ovarian cyst, see your gynecologist, most ovarian cysts do not require surgery. ...Read more
No. Other causes: An ovarian cyst may form naturally as part of a functioning menstrual cycle. If it leaks/ruptures, cyst fluid is released into the pelvic cavity. No ovarian cyst causes leakage from the vagina. Discharge from the vagina could be caused by a variety of things. Some are infections, others are bacterial overgrowth (Bacterial Vaginosis). Vaginal douching is not recommended. Seek an MD visit for exam. ...Read more
Is it possible for an ovarian cyst to leak watery discharge? How long does it take for an ovarian cyst to disappear?
Depends: Ovarian cysts are fluid filled sacs close to the ovaries. Some contain watery fluid while others can contain blood/debris. Most small cysts disappear within a short period of time; however, the larger the cyst, the more likely it is to persist and potentially cause problems. You should be evaluated by your doctor, who can perform an ultrasound to better counsel you based on its appearance. ...Read more
Ccan ovarian cysts leaking exit the body and the fluid be mistaken for odd or unusual vaginal discharge?
No: This is not a physiologic process. Please see your doctor to have the discharge tested. ...Read more
How can you tell if you have an ovarian cyst. Does it rupture and leak fluid during your ovulation times? Will there be blood in mucus also?
Ultrasound: To see a cyst you need to take a look on ultrasound. Sometime you see it and sometimes you might see a lot of fluid around that shows the cyst already burst open. It is possible to bleed but that is not common ...Read more
When an ovarian cyst ruptures, do we excrete the fluid in our urine or is it reabsorbed by our body? Will the leaking fluid affect a pregnancy test?
Reabsorbed in body: When a cyst ruptures. The fluid spills into your pelvis. It gets reabsorbed into your body. It will not effect a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Should I be worried I'm leeking orange jelly from bum is this linked to my ovarian cysts or something more sinister?
Hard pregnant like belly&leaking breasts along w/other pregnancy like symptoms. Not pregnant. No ovarian cysts or fibroids&thyroids fine. What's wrong?
Discomfort in pelvis:
Most ovarian cysts have no symptoms as they are a normal part of the egg developing in the ovary.
For some ovarian problems, a sense of discomfort or pain in the pelvis may be the symptom. Other problems can be irregular menstrual bleeding or pain with sex. In some cases, urination and stool patterns can change too. ...Read more
Highly variable: Most feel like nothing, no symptoms at all. Large cysts may cause pressure, ruptured cysts are usually painful, but there is no one rule. If you are 1) in pain or 2) worried about cysts you need an exam with a doctor who can assess female pelvic pain. Good wishes. ...Read more
Painful: It could be painful at times.Get a more detailed answer ›
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. ...Read more
What is recovery from having an ovarian cyst and ovary removed like? Will I be able to travel a week later?
What to do if I go to the bathroom a lot more frequently. Never had anything like this before; could this be ovarian cysts?
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