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is it possible to have a cyst rupture and it feel like something exploded inside of you?

By Anonymous December 18, 2014 - 3:46pm
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The pain was localized in the lower rigt abdominal area and felt like a small sharp explosion and burning right after for about 2 minutes. Now after an hour i am having cramps. I am not do for my menstrual cycle for another 2 weeks.

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Hi Anon,

Sorry to hear about your pain. When an ovarian cyst ruptures, it usually causes a sharp pain on one side of the abdomen. This matches your description, so it's quite possible that a cyst ruptured.

Since you're 2 weeks away from your period, another possibility may be ovulation. However, the cramping and pain from ovulation is usually not severe or "explosion"-like.

The good news is that ovarian cysts aren't usually serious. However, you should consult your gynecologist as soon as possible to rule out any other conditions, such as cancer.

Good luck, and let us know when you feel better! 

Also, check out this article on ovarian cysts if you want more information: https://www.empowher.com/ovarian-cysts/content/what-do-when-ovarian-cyst-ruptures



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