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Hemorrhagic Cyst in Corpus Luteum

Holy crap. I have never been in so much pain in my life. I had one and it burst on Thursday. The pain was bad. Not double over pain bad, just what the heck is that bad (like a 3/4 on the pain scale)Friday morning I saw my doctor. They got me in quick thinking it was an UTI because I told them I had to pee a lot and in a bit of pain (6/7 at this point). But wasn’t having UTI symptoms otherwise. Urine test confirmed no UTI. X-ray showed nothing. Then I had my first ever ultrasound both tummy and internal. It showed a hemorrhagic cyst in my ovary. Specifically the corpus luteum. Doc said 800mg ibuprofen every 6 until the pain is gone. Cool.

Fast forward to Tuesday at about 4pm. I suddenly get horrible pain (pain level 6/7) the same area. My boyfriend coaxes me to go to the emergency room. So we get there about 830pm. They took about 3hrs to get me into the back. By this time I was at a solid 9 on the pain scale. I was crying. I never cry from pain. Dilaudid (spelling?) held me together just long enough for them to get me my ultrasounds. The technician was so kind and tried to not hurt me as much as possible trying to get images. They roll me back to my room. I’m in horrible pain again. I press the button to call for a nurse. She doesn’t come. I spend about 30minutes crying in agony and in the fetal position. Eventually my nurse comes in and sees me. Grabs another nurse and they instantly throw a hot towel on me and put more dilaudid into my IV. It didn’t work for more than two minutes. So they put me on toradol (spelling). That helped. Could still feel it but it was a 3/4 so bearable. Doctor said I was fine. Ovary is just inflamed and not happy. They discharged me and my medications are Norco 5-325 x 2 every 6 hours along with ibuprofen 800mg every 6 hours and an anti nausea medication I can’t remember the name of.

I guess what I’m getting at is… are cysts like this for everyone? Why the heck would it be okay one day and come back with a vengeance the next? And if anyone knows, is this gonna mess up my cycle? I’m past due for my period by about 4 days now. And usually I’m like clock work.

TLDR felt like death from cyst. Is it normal? Why did the pain come back? Is my cycle going to be messed up??

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