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I have periods that last 3 weeks with heavy bleeding. Severe pain during intercourse and ovarian cysts. Any ideas? I can't take hormones.

I have periods that last 3 weeks with heavy bleeding. Severe pain during intercourse and ovarian cysts. Any ideas? I can't take hormones.

Need to see your doc: Periods longer than a week need evaluation by your gynecologist, as well as pain during intercourse. Could be a female gynecologic disorder. ...Read more

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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


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Can ovarian cysts cause bleeding after intercourse?

Can ovarian cysts cause bleeding after intercourse?

Ovarian cysts: A non-ruptured ovarian cyst would not have anything to do with bleeding after intercourse. A ruptured physiologic cyst (corpus luteum) could cause your period to happen earlier than expected. You should see your gyn. ...Read more

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I've a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst which is somewhat bleeding inside. My PCP's ordered for a 2nd test. Will sexual intercourse aggravate the situation?

I've a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst which is somewhat bleeding inside. My PCP's ordered for a 2nd test. Will sexual intercourse aggravate the situation?

It could do: It is quite possible that the thrusting could rupture a large cyst. Surprised you're not in pain if bleeding already. A rupture can be quite painful. Best get it taken care of first. Good luck! ...Read more

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After intercourse, I started bleeding. I have an ovarian cyst. Pregnancy test is negative. Does that mean the cyst is popped? No pain just blood.

After intercourse, I started bleeding. I have an ovarian cyst. Pregnancy test is negative. Does that mean the cyst is popped? No pain just blood.

Possibility: If you had a hemorrhagic cyst that popped, you may have some blood emerge from the uterus. If your cervix is friable or you weren't lubricated adequately you may also have some spotting/bleeding. One way to distinguish it is if it happens again with sex ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with ovarian cyst before that ruptured. The signs of a smellie discharge and pain during intercourse is back. Can cyst return?

Was diagnosed with ovarian cyst before that ruptured. The signs of a smellie discharge and pain during intercourse is back. Can cyst return?

Yes it can: Yes cysts can return. A visit to the obgyn for an exam and sonogram would confirm. Vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. ...Read more

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I have had 2 operations before due 2 ovarian cyst. Now my problem is I bleed all the time during sexual intercouse. What could be the cause?

I have had 2 operations before due 2 ovarian cyst. Now my problem is I bleed all the time during sexual intercouse. What could be the cause?

A vag-cervical cause: The most likely cause of your "bleeding during sexual-vaginal intercourse" is an undiagnosed lesion in your vulva, vagina or cervix. A careful Gyn evaluation, visualization of your genital tract, cervical screening (Pap test, viral and bacteriological exams...) should answer your question. ...Read more

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During sex, I bleed I have an ovarian cyst what cause that. And how do you know you have ovarian cancer?

During sex, I bleed I have an ovarian cyst what cause that. And how do you know you have ovarian cancer?

See doctor: It is not feasible to know why you bleed during sex, without examining you. You should see a gynecologist to address the issues you raised as this forum may not be appropriate for your concerns. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst during pregnancy causing lots of bleeding and some blood clots. How is this treated?

Not a cyst cause: In general, an ovarian cyst does not cause vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. The usual causes would be an issue with the placenta, a growth on the cervix, premature labor, for instance. You need to clarify with your doctor what the cause of the bleeding is to know how to treat. However, avoid intercourse, heavy lifting or exercise for now would be reasonable. ...Read more

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Can having intercourse cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Can having intercourse cause an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Possible: Intercourse with deep penetration causes the uterus to move. The ovary is attached to the uterus by the ovarian ligament, so it is possible. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts lead to painful intercourse?

Can ovarian cysts lead to painful intercourse?

Perhaps: Ovarian cysts are usually not painful alone or with intercourse. This is why ovarian cancer grows to advanced stages before it is discovered. Sometimes the location of the cyst or associated scar tissue can cause discomfort or pain, particularly an endometriosis cyst. The message is that cysts lead to a wide spectrum of symtoms but most often they are silent. ...Read more

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Can sexual intercourse cause ovarian cysts to rupture?

Can sexual intercourse cause ovarian cysts to rupture?

Possibly: If it is very vigorous, the lady is thin, and the cyst is large. Not too often, but can happen. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cyst and me a my significant other had intercourse a he had gone really deep it caused sharp pain on my left side where the cyst is an pain has worsened. Could he have ruptured my cyst if so what do I do. If helps my cyst is the size

I have ovarian cyst and me a my significant other had intercourse a he had gone really deep it caused sharp pain on my left side where the cyst is an pain has worsened. Could he have ruptured my cyst if so what do I do. If helps my cyst is the size

May need to go to ER: If your abdominal pain continues to get worse, you should go to an ER in a hospital as Surgery may be necessary to remove the cyst if your pain is severe, persistent and associated with nausea/ vomiting or Fever.
If you remain relatively well for 24 hours then you could wait to see your doctor next week. ...Read more

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I had a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst to rupture, how long should I wait to resume sexual intercourse?

I had a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst to rupture, how long should I wait to resume sexual intercourse?

When comfortable: An ovarian cyst is inside of your abdomen, the only thing that would keep you from having sex would be your comfort. You can't really hurt anything by having sex, so if you feel up to it and have the desire there is no reason not to. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst, told to wait & see if it goes away. Now having pain in right ovary area that worsens with walking & sexual intercourse. What should I do?

Ovarian cysts: Most small (physiologic) cysts go away with time. If the pain worsens, then the first step is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. If this is unable to be tolerated or taken, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst, I haven't had a period in 2 months, and after intercourse today I had sharp stabbing pains in my abdomen and rectum. Help?!

I have an ovarian cyst, I haven't had a period in 2 months, and after intercourse today I had sharp stabbing pains in my abdomen and rectum. Help?!

Seek evaluation : Important to seek evaluation with your physician or at the emergency room. If home pregnancy test suggests you are pregnant (no period in 2 months), it's even more urgent that you seek evaluation to exclude an ectopic pregnancy (nonviable pregnancy located outside the uterine cavity that is potentially life-threatening). ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more


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