Even when ovarian cysts rupture and cause pain, they usually aren’t cause for concern. But watch for sudden, intense abdominal pain, sometimes with fever and nausea. Ruptured cysts that cause heavy bleeding or infection may require surgery.
If you’re having abdominal pain or discomfort that doesn’t seem quite normal, it’s possible that you have an ovarian cyst. These small fluid- or tissue-filled pouches on or in the ovary are actually very common. Here’s what Ob/Gyn Mark Dassel, MD, says you need to know. Not all ovarian cysts are the same The good … Read More