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A 19-year-old female asked:

I'm worried one ovary may not be functioning properly it at all. every month before my period i feel the same pains in the general area of my ovaries but always on my left side. i've had an irregular period since i've been getting my period. i could go th

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Hard to say: Since humans are not wired with position sensors in organs, your assumption that this is ovary may be invalid. Other cycle related issues like endometriosis or unrelated bowel pain may be the origin of your discomfort. Having a good physical evaluation with testing if needed can sort this out. You only need one good ovary to be fertile. Looks like you have questions only a visit can answer.
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Problem needs MD: Your problem needs a MD exam and assessment to sort out rather that a guess in this forum.
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Last updated Apr 24, 2016


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