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A 21-year-old female asked:

Do ovarian cysts hurt or cause pain?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Not always: However, it is possible to have pain due to an ovarian cyst.
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Large ones do: Large ovarian cysts can twist and cause pain, but most produce pressure or menstrual irregularities.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

Do ovarian cysts hurt more when laying down?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Maybe: The ovary can move around inside you based your position. Different positions, such as laying down, turning side-to-side can place different stresses on the cyst causing it to hurt more or less.
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A 35-year-old member asked:

Do ovarian cysts cause sciatic pain?

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Not usually: That would be a very unusual symptom from a cyst.
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A 38-year-old member asked:

Ovarian cysts causing tailbone pain, what should I do?

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Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 41 years experience
Tail bone pain: Are you sure the pain is from ovarian cyst? You need see your ob-gyn.
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Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Don't think they are related in any way.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

Can ovarian cysts cause pain during running?

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Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
Sports Medicine 46 years experience
Yes it is possible: It could be held more if you have a rupture of the cyst.
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A 28-year-old female asked:

Can ovarian cysts cause back and side pain?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Ovarian cysts.: Ovarian cysts, especially when ruptured, can cause severe pains on one side in the pelvis and lower back. This pain typically lasts a few days and is excruciating.
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Last updated Feb 24, 2018

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