Ovarian cyst bursting symptoms


Ovarian cyst bursting symptoms

Yes ladies we definitely understand that whenever you hear ovarian cysts bursting, these words can definitely make you cringe because they honestly sound like something terrible which you might have to go through. The Symptoms and signs of ovarian cysts bursting are usually different for different persons and it is very important to identify them. As, the earlier you identify them, the better treatment you get.

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Why do the symptoms of ovarian cyst bursting show up? 

Usually the ovarian cysts are some sacs that are filled with fluids or are pockets that are located either in the ovary or on the surface. The size of each ovary is just like an almond and even the shape is the same.  It is present on each side of their uterus. Generally the eggs which are also known as ovas develop and mature in the ovaries and then they get released in the monthly cycles at the time of the childbearing years. 3 out of 10 women can grow the ovarian cyst at some point of time in their life.

 And due to various reasons the ovarian cyst can get ruptured. Most of the women having ovarian cysts have little or almost no discomfort and are more or less harmless. Maximum of the ovarian cyst gets disappeared without any treatment and that too within a couple of months. But the ovarian cysts, especially the ones which get ruptured, and can possess some serious symptoms. Generally, as the ovarian cyst starts bursting then the fluid inside it which is typically made of benign mass that gates broken or open from the ovary. At that time some bodily changes occur are considered as per symptoms appear and when identified correctly they help in the proper treatment. Keep reading this article in order to learn about the symptoms which acts as a signal for a potentially serious problem.

Some common symptoms of ovarian cyst bursting

As the ovarian cyst ruptures the fluid present inside it comes out of it and ends up inside the pelvic cavity where again it gets reabsorbed with time. The first major and the most common symptom of an ovarian cyst burst is feeling a sudden pain in and around the pelvic region. The usual pain severity is sharp and rises slowly and it is most often only present on the lower right side of your pelvic area. However for some of the cases like that of endometriomas the pain can be present on the either side as well. The pain which gets generated from a bursting ovary usually begins from the midpoint of the menstrual cycle.  You can also feel the pain of your ovarian cyst burst post your daily exercise routine. So whenever you feel a strong pain after or during your exercises which you can identify as unusual and it stays for a couple of days then it can be one of the probable symptoms of ruptured ovarian cyst. An unusual pain while having sexual intercourse or after it shows that it is a symptom of ruptured ovarian cyst.

 But 43.2 % of the woman does not feel when a cyst bursts but the other woman have reported the feelings of a ruptured ovarian cyst and they are as follows:

  1. Feeling of pain in the pelvic region which is accompanied with fever

  2. A pain which slowly spreads and is accompanied with vomiting

  3. The abdomen region shows a feeling of heaviness or fullness

  4. Feeling sudden weakness or lightheadedness. You can feel that you are becoming so weak suddenly that you are unable to do some regular work even. 

  5. The rate of breathing becomes high and rapid

  6. There is the full or heavy feeling inside the pelvic region. Also after having a snack or half meal you start feeling full.

  7. There is a sharp or dull pain in either side of the lower abdomen region

  8. Experiencing a sudden bleeding from vagina which is not your menstrual cycle and the texture of the blood is also usually different than that of the blood which flows during the time of periods.

  9. Having a feeling of bloating or nausea, or even both. Some of the women also feel like fainting or actually faints at times.

  10. The skin of the patient becomes clammy and chilly.

Apart from all these symptoms you can also face shoulder pain which is accompanied with a lot of bleeding. Also the pain inside the pelvic region will be increasing mainly when you are sitting.

Risk factors associated with ovarian cyst bursting

You might have already known from our other articles that most of the functional ovarian cysts are usually a normal part of every woman's menstrual cycle and most of them are non malignant. Types of cysts like that of endometriomas are possibly not normal. However  the exact reason of ovarian cyst bursts are not known but some of the possible risk factors are: 

  • If you already have a history of having an ovarian cyst or a ruptured ovarian cyst then you are more likely for having another ruptured ovarian cyst.

  • If you possess some hormonal problems that include consuming the fertility drug that has been used for helping you to ovulate.

  • Many times pregnancy, mostly unplanned pregnancy, acts as risk factors that may cause your ovarian cyst to burst because with your ovulation it keeps on staying in your ovary and it continues to grow throughout the pregnancy period. And as the placenta grows and there is a lack of space or pressure over the ovarian cyst then it is forced to burst.

  • Sometimes a severe pelvic infection which still spreads to the ovaries results in the developing of the ovarian cysts and as the infection keeps on spreading and becoming serious it may result in the cyst getting worse.

  • If you are having some excessive level of sexual intercourse that too a speedy one then the ovarian cyst can burst.

  • An ovarian cyst can also burst after performing some strenuous or intensive exercises.

  • When the cyst becomes larger they tend to burst more easily.

The burst ovarian cysts can either be complicated or uncomplicated

In maximum of the cases the burst ovarian cysts are mostly without complications and are usually treated in an conservative way which includes the pain medication and observation. But if your ruptured cyst is complicated like it includes some constant or heavy blood loss then you might have to be admitted for hospital observation purposes. Sometimes the cyst which gets enlarged can even force the ovary in moving and it increases the chances of the ovary getting painful twisting. During this time the risk of rupture increases and the situation may get more complicated.

However, there is not an exact way which can be helpful in preventing the bursts of ovarian cysts or the formation of the bursting of ovarian cysts. But carrying out the regular pelvic exams will be helpful for ensuring that all the changes of your ovaries get diagnosed as soon as possible. So, ladies always be alert with your monthly menstruation cycle and do not ignore if there are any unusual symptoms of menstrual, mainly the ones which persist for more than a couple of cycles. Don't hesitate to talk to your doctor regarding the sudden changes for which you are concerned.





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