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can sex rupture an ovarian cyst

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, potentially: It can, but it is an unusual occurrence. Typically for sex to cause a cyst to rupture, the cyst would be a little larger than a normal, follicular cys ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hayworth
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes-it has been known to happen.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Trauma: External?, ...Not much, other than trauma to the area.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
When pain free: You cannot reliably diagnose if you have a ruptured ovarian cyst. You should be able to resume intercourse when you are not having any pain.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
46 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Intercourse with deep penetration causes the uterus to move. The ovary is attached to the uterus by the ovarian ligament, so it is possible.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Ok unless ur in pain.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sometimes: Usually not a significant amount, though it can be higher sometimes.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
21 years experience in Gynecology
See below: Each month ovulation is the rupture of a small cyst or follicle (most of the time mature follicles are at least 2-3 cm). Sometimes larger cyst grows a ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mayank Pandya
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes possible: Yes it can.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Unlikely: I depends on how the non penetrating orgasm was achieved but unlikely to cause an ovarian cyst rupture unless there was activity on the abdomen over t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Cheng
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes : Sexual intercourse is a common cause for ovarian cyst rupture and sudden onset of pelvic pain.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No: Sex leads to pregnancy. Ovarian cysts can make it more difficulty and can cause pain, but a penis in a vagina is the #1 cause of pregnancy.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Rupture of cyst: Absolutely and can be associated with cramps and slight bleeding
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: If it is very vigorous, the lady is thin, and the cyst is large. Not too often, but can happen.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not usually: Because a period will have been missed and it is incredibly more painful and it bleeds.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience in General Surgery
Ruptured cyst: Absolutely a ruptured cyst can cause internal bleeeding.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience in General Surgery
Menstruation: Cysts are a normal part of the menstrual cycle. The ovary forms a "corpus luteum cyst" which ruptures near the time of menstruation if no fertilizatio ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience in Radiology
yes: But usually the bleeding from a ruptured cyst is minimal and is unlikely to be clinically significant.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience in Radiology
no: Cysts do not contain eggs. Follicles do.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Nature or injury etc: Most common follicular cysts of menstrual cycle, constantly formed and disappear (rupture) , carpus luteal cysts may be associated with small bleeding ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Any irritation : Of the peritoneal lining of the abdominal cavity is peritonitis. An ovarian cyst can bleed when it ruptures, and blood can cause a local peritonitis. ... Read More
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