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Doctor insights on: Can Gonorrhea Or Chlamydia Cause Ovarian Cysts

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Would the docto. Have seen that i had gonorrhea prior to an ovarian cyst surgery?

Would the docto. Have seen that i had gonorrhea prior to an ovarian cyst surgery?

2 diff issues: Gonorrhea is diagnosed by a culture, it does not cause an ovarian cyst, if gon is undiagnosed it can cause pid and an adnexal mass that involves the ovary and tube, that would look different on ultrasound than an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Gonorrhea (Definition)

Gonorrhea is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhea. Anyone who has any type of sex can catch gonorrhea. The infection can be spread by contact with the mouth, vagina, penis, or anus. The bacteria grow in warm, moist areas of the body, including the tube that carries urine out of the body (urethra). In women, the bacteria may be found in the reproductive tract (which includes the fallopian tubes, uterus, and cervix). The bacteria can even ...Read more


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Can chlamydia couse an ovarian cyst?

Can chlamydia  couse  an ovarian cyst?

No: Ovarian cysts are the result of preparing and shedding an egg. They can occur due to hormonal irregularities. Rarely, there can be a growth such as dermoid cyst in the ovary. Cysts are not the result of an infection. See http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/ovarian-cysts/ds00129/d. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with chlamydia in June.as well as ovarian cyst rupture.Took dissolvable packet. July- Still there.Took the 2 pills.now- still there. Why????

Diagnosed with chlamydia in June.as well as ovarian cyst rupture.Took dissolvable packet. July- Still there.Took the 2 pills.now- still there. Why????

PID? More Rx needed: Does "still there" mean the symptoms you had with ruptured ovarian cyst? Maybe that wasn't the problem, but pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), i.e. fallopian tube infection due to chlamydia. The symptoms are the same. PID requires more than single dose treatment with azitrhomycin, which you had twice. Return to your doctor. You should be avoiding sex, and make sure partner(s) treated. ...Read more

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Cramping, no period 5 months, urinary urgency, thyroid checked (normal), pre-diabetic, have had chlamydia, history of chronic ovarian cysts. No ins?

Cramping, no period 5 months, urinary urgency, thyroid checked (normal), pre-diabetic, have had chlamydia, history of chronic ovarian cysts. No ins?

OCP's: If you are not pregnant, starting birth control pills would be an easy way to help with this. Not having a cycle for 5 months, especially if you are overweight raises your risk of endometrial cancer development later in life. Try the health dept. In your area. They can help you with this and do your pap smear also. It is a government service. Look under the county services are in the phone book. ...Read more

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Can a STD such as gonorrhea or chlamydia cause a dry orgasm or blockage?

No: Is your anejaculation lifelong or recent event? If recently, it is usually caused by drugs, e.g., alpha-blockers, diseases,e.g., diabetes, surgery, e.g., TURP/PVP. Clinically, STD would very unlikely cause complete obstruction in ejaculatory ducts of both sides. So, I gave "no" to your question. Of course, see experts for detailing timely. ...Read more

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Gonorrhea and chlamydia can cause epidymitis, this can occur right after being infected or is a long term effect?

Gonorrhea and chlamydia can cause epidymitis, this can occur right after being infected or is a long term effect?

RIGHT AFTER INFECTIO: You can get epidydmitis if not treated properly with antibiotics for both infections as they co exist timely treatment will prevent this complication and others. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more


Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more