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can ovarian cysts be caused by stds

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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
None: Chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause tubo-ovarian abscesses, which are collections of pus involving the fallopian tubes and ovaries. These may appear cy ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chlamydia: Chlamydia can cause pelvic inflamatory disease and can form abcess in the ovariies ( can look like cysts possibly).
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Sexually transmitted infections would not cause ovarian cysts. However sometimes severe pelvic infections will cause pelvic pain that may mimic some s ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
The cyst...: ...is a possible cause, but if it's less than 3 cm, it's not likely. Painful intercourse can be due to adhesions, endometriosis, muscle spasms, derma ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
No,...: Ovarian cysts are caused by the inherent nature of ovarian and not connected with STI. But Theoretically, a healed STI-related abscess may leave behin ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Healthy diet: A healthy diet is likely to prevent ovarian systs, though there is little research to support it. Common advice is to avoid sugar and simple carbs, em ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
No: There is no evidence to suggest that abortions cause any type of cancer including ovarian cancer.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Maklansky
23 years experience Radiology
Ovarian follicles: Many ovarian follicles or cysts are normal. This is where a egg is released from during ovulation. A follicle needs to grow to about 2 CM for a mature ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
34 years experience Phlebology
Yes: It may be difficult to identify the ovaries on imaging (ultrasound, mri, or ct) if cysts, fibroids, or other pelvic masses are seen. That said, if the ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
sometimes: Subcutaneous cysts cannot. Cysts arising in or near the spine or joints can cause nerve compression.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
31 years experience Pathology
If it is huge cyst: If it is huge ovarian cyst , it could press on surrounding organs including intestine and lead to discompfort, and destroy digestion ( exactly like l ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Not likely : If you're worried about cystic acne, see a dermatologist. If your worried that you may have testicular cancer based on an abnormal testis self exam, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Ovarian cysts will not lead to rectal bleeding. However severe endometriosis may lead to both ovarian 'cysts' and rectal problems. If you don't have e ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
37 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Chronic cervicitis is an inflammation that can obstruct the cervix, blocking sperm. It can be treated with antibiotics. Insemination is often useful ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
45 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: yes
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: We do not know the precise answer to this question. However, it is reasonable to suspect that there may be a relationship in some cases at least. Fo ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: In PCO, multiple tiny follicles/cysts form. They produce high levels of estrogen which then inhibit ovulation, which then cause the process to go on, ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Schmidt
34 years experience Radiology
No.: Radiographs can distinguish only air, fat, soft-tissue and bone densities. Ovarian cyst is approximately same density as surrounding soft tissue, and ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
NO: Vigorous sex does not cause ovarian cysts.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PCOS: There is a condition called polycystic ovary syndrome where multiple cysts are seen in the ovary. Women who have this condition will typically have n ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Decreased blood flow to the breast and nipples could result in atrophy and dryness causing skin irritation.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scot Lewey
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Not related : Uterine fibroids would not be a cause of bloating per se. See gynecologist for fibroids. See GI for bloating evaluation.

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