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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layne Kamalu
28 years experience Family Medicine
Ovarian Cyst: Women occasionally develop cysts on their ovaries. These can rupture and when they do can cause significant pain.

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain: An ovarian cyst can delay a period. And it can also cause pain, or pain with intercourse, bloating, or pressure. If a cyst ruptures or twists on itsel ... Read More
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Dr. Nonyelu Anyichie
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
False HCG : If HCG is negative likely period pain. Problem is some home HCG test may provide false negative result. Nonetheless see your obgyn. To determine if ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need an exam: Questions regarding pain need to be addressed with an examination and testing by your individual doctor. The possibilities are endless from appendicit ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Not if it's been present for a long time. If it is new, you will need to see doc to discuss it.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be normal: ...Though a cyst on ovary is a possibility. If this goes away soon, you can probably expect it won't return.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a doctor: It is impossible to tell what pain is from without an exam and more thorough history. Pain that comes and goes as intervals is commonly intestinal cr ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Cramps: Try taking Ibuprofen a week before your period begin.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pelvic pain: The pain could be related to the ovary on the side of the pain. A transvaginal pelvic ultrasound would yield more information.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Worrisome: This is very worrisome for a possible ectopic pregnancy. You need to be seen ASAP. You could start with a pregnancy test but you could still have a tu ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Change in pain: If this is a new onset pain, have it examined. If you had it for yrs and unchanged in character and quality of pain try some aleve (naproxen) or Motri ... Read More

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