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Doctor insights on: Where Does Fluid Go When Ovarian Cyst Bursts

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How long till fluid goes away after burst ovarian cyst i look like a ballon my legs full of fluid to?

How long till fluid goes away after burst ovarian cyst i look like a ballon my legs full of fluid to?

Very concerning : A ruptured ovarian cyst would definitely not cause anything like what you are describing. If you are really swelling in your legs, abdomen and have been diagnosed with an ovarian mass please see your doctor asap. These are concerning symptoms for more serious conditions than an ovarian cyst. The kidneys and heart need evaluation too. ...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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5cm septated ovarian cyst burst 3 d ago. Hospital did not treat due to galbladder findings. Free fluid found too. Still have BAD lrq pain.Suggestions?

5cm septated ovarian cyst burst 3 d ago. Hospital did not treat due to galbladder findings. Free fluid found too. Still have BAD lrq pain.Suggestions?

Pain control/US: Get an ultrasound to make sure there is no ovarian torsion. Finding a balance between pain and daily life is sometimes difficult. Expecting to be pain free is not possible because there is a ruptured cyst. Try acetaminophen and/or NSAID such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Make sure blood counts are okay. Speak with your gynecologist to see if surgery is the appropriate treatment. ...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 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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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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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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