Busy Philipps reveals she was hospitalized: 'Don't be a hero, go to the doctor'

Busy Philipps had a semi-scary Saturday night.

The 38-year-old actress revealed via Instagram that she spent the night at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston for ovarian torsion.

Philipps posted a photo of herself lying on a hospital bed, hooked up to IVs.

"Last night ended super weird," she wrote on Sunday. "But if you listen to my podcast, you know our advice is always, don't be a hero, go to the doctor. Anyway, I had a crazy excruciating pain in my lower right side and after a long time at Mass Gen, it was determined my ovary had flipped over -- it's called torsion. Mine flipped back by itself and I'm OK but sometimes if it doesn't you have to get surgery or you can lose your ovary (which actually happened to a really good friend of mine)."

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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 20: Busy Philipps teams up with Well Yes!, a new line of ready-to-serve soup from CampbellÂs to kick off the #WellYesMoment campaign, encouraging everyone to embrace small, positive moments each day by saying Âyes to the things that make life awesome at The Kitchen Table NYC on December 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Campbell's Soup)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 18: Actress Busy Philipps attends Louis Vuitton presents A Special Screening Of 'Manchester By The Sea' at Crosby Street Hotel on December 18, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Louis Vuitton)
SANTA MONICA, CA - DECEMBER 11: Actress Busy Philipps and actress Michelle Williams arrive at The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 11, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images for Fashion Media)
SANTA MONICA, CA - DECEMBER 11: Actors Michelle Williams (L) and Busy Philipps attend The 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on December 11, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for The Critics' Choice Awards )
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 14: Actress Busy Philipps attends the premiere of 'Manchester by the Sea' at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on November 14, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
CULVER CITY, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Actress Busy Philipps attends the Fifth Annual Baby2Baby Gala, Presented By John Paul Mitchell Systems at 3LABS on November 12, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Baby2Baby)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 31: Actress Busy Philipps, WWE superstars Nikki Bella and Brie Bella behind the scenes of Making with Michaels on October 31, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Michaels)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 20: Actress Busy Philipps attends the Young Storytellers' 13th Annual Signature Event at The Novo by Microsoft on October 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage,)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 01: Busy Philipps joins Purina Cat Chow to help deliver a portion of the 5 Million meal food donation to Rescue Bank on September 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 14: Kelly Oxford (L) and actress Busy Philipps attend the DL1961 x Jessica Alba Collection Event at the REVOLVE Social Club on October 14, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for DL1961)
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WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE -- Pictured (l-r): Andy Cohen and Busy Philipps -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11: Busy Philipps seen out in Soho on July 11, 2016 in New York, NY. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 07: (L-R) Danny McBride, Busy Philipps and Walton Goggins attend the premiere of 'Vice Principals' at Avalon Hollywood on July 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 28: Actress Busy Philipps visits AOL Build to discuss 'Vice Principals' at AOL Studios In New York on June 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 28: Actress Busy Philipps discusses her new New HBO Show 'Vice Principals' at AOL Build at AOL Studios In New York on June 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Zak Photography/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 20: Actress Busy Philipps attends the Norma Jean Gala Benefiting Hollygrove at Taglyan Complex on April 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Redmond/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 07: Actress Busy Philipps attends the Women In Comedy event with July cover stars Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Kristen Wiig hosted by ELLE at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on June 7, 2016 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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"Anyway, my point of posting this was I felt like an idiot for going to the hospital but ultimately, going was the right move!" she continued. "It always is! Even if they say you're fine and send you on your way! And a huge thank you to the amazing doctors and nurses who took care of me!"

Earlier in the night, Philipps was celebrating pal Michelle Williams' birthday.

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