What are the symptoms of a burst ovarian cyst?
What are the signs and symptoms of a ruptured ovarian cyst?
- Dull or sharp pain on one side of your lower abdomen.
- A feeling of fullness or heaviness in your abdomen.
- Pain that comes with a fever.
- Pain accompanied by vomiting.
- Lightheadedness or weakness.
- Breathing at a rapid rate.
- Chilly, clammy skin.
How long does ruptured ovarian cyst pain last?
Your pain should go away in a few days. Let your provider know right away if you your pain gets worse, if you feel dizzy, or have new symptoms. Follow up with your provider if you need imaging or blood tests. If you have a complex ruptured ovarian cyst, you may need to stay in the hospital for 1 or more days.
What does ovarian cyst pain feel like?
Most ovarian cysts are small and don’t cause symptoms. If a cyst does cause symptoms, you may have pressure, bloating, swelling, or pain in the lower abdomen on the side of the cyst. This pain may be sharp or dull and may come and go. If a cyst ruptures, it can cause sudden, severe pain.
How do you treat a ruptured ovarian cyst?
You may need care in the hospital if you have severe symptoms from a ruptured cyst. You may be given IV (intravenous) pain medicines through a needle inserted into your vein. You may need to have fluids or blood replaced due to internal bleeding. In rare cases, a ruptured ovarian cyst may need surgery.