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I have severe abdominal pain during intercourse and on the first day of every cycle I start. My tubes were tied in jan.. Had issues ever since! help!?

I have severe abdominal pain during intercourse and on the first day of every cycle I start. My tubes were tied in jan.. Had issues ever since! help!?

Post-op check: If a post-op visit was done, was there pain during the pelivc exam? Did the physician give advice? If it was not done or the surgeon who performed the tubal ligation was not seen, may be time to go back. Obtain records of the operation (op note, in particular). If the physician cannot duplicate the pain on exam or does not have explanation for it, take the records to another physician to evaluate. ...Read more

Belly Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more


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I sometimes have abdominal pain during intercourse at different times of my menstrual cycle, for as long as i can remember?

I sometimes have abdominal pain during intercourse at different times of my menstrual cycle, for as long as i can remember?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Bilateral pelvic pain, abdominal pain during intercourse, acne, and family history of PCOS. Normal pelvic exam and thyroid. Is PCOS a likely cause?

Bilateral pelvic pain, abdominal pain during intercourse, acne, and family history of PCOS. Normal pelvic exam and thyroid. Is PCOS a likely cause?

Maybe: Your workup is incomplete. This could be endometriosis as well. You need much more blood work and likely a pelvic US to help determine if PCOs or something else. If sexually active an STD and infection check may be warranted. The acne of PCOs is usually fairly severe and over a large portion of the body, so yours may or may not be related. ...Read more

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I have painful urination, a sudden urgency to urinate, lower abdominal pain, pain during intercourse, feel bloated, tired and depressed. What is this?

I have painful urination, a sudden urgency to urinate, lower abdominal pain, pain during intercourse, feel bloated, tired and depressed. What is this?

UTI: Sounds like cystitis (bladder infection), but without obtaining full history, exam and labs, it is not possible to diagnose. See a doctor. Answers on healthtap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have severe abdominal cramps/pain during intercourse and the first day of every period. What could be causing this?

I have severe abdominal cramps/pain during intercourse and the first day of every period.  What could be causing this?

Uterine cramps: This sounds suspiciously like uterine cramping rather than abdominal muscle cramping. If it persists, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Monogamous relationship. 1 time severe lower abdominal/pelvic pain during intercourse. Almost sharp gas like pains. A little sore still this morning?

Monogamous relationship. 1 time severe lower abdominal/pelvic pain during intercourse. Almost sharp gas like pains. A little sore still this morning?

Hard to say: It is hard to identify very specific causes of intercourse pain in an individual. The next step is to see an Obgyn who can do an examination and see if anything abnormal is noted. Then if needed a sonogram can be done evaluating for ovarian cysts and other common problems. ...Read more

Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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Pain During Sex (Definition)

For both men and women, pain can occur in the pelvic area during or soon after sexual intercourse. It can happen at any time during sex -- for example, at the time of penetration, erection, or ejaculation -- or after sexual activity. Eventually, ongoing pain may cause a person to lose interest in any sexual activity. The medical term ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more