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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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Does an ovarian cyst causes pain during sex have to be a large one or can it be small in size? And is it necessarily cancerous?

Does an ovarian cyst causes pain during sex have to be a large one or can it be small in size? And is it necessarily cancerous?

See details: An ovarian cyst might cause pain during sex regardless of size. Most cysts do not cause pain. Pain does not imply that it is cancerous. Cysts are very common in your age group and the great majority are benign. ...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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I had intense pelvic pain during sex. I had an ultrasound. my left ovarian cyst had ruptured and the blood was causing the pain. Is there a treatment?

I had intense pelvic pain during sex. I had an ultrasound. my left ovarian cyst had ruptured and the blood was causing the pain. Is there a treatment?

Rest: If this Ultrasound was recent and they made sure you are not pregnant, rest from sexual activity, Naprosyn (naproxen) for pain should allow the cyst to calm down. Should more severe pain occur a recheck at the emergency room would be indicated. ...Read more

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I get lower left pelvic pain during sex, Clear of STD and STI- Ovarian Cyst on left side but Doc says its harmless. what could cause pelvic pain then?

I get lower left pelvic pain  during sex, Clear of STD and STI- Ovarian Cyst on left side but Doc says its harmless. what could cause pelvic pain then?

Sacoiliac Joint: Subluxation of a unilateral sacroiliac joint can cause these symptoms. An Osteopath can usually diagnose. Injury, childbirth and Joint Hypermobility Syndrome can potentiate. At BOA.com the bio mechanism is discussed. A SIJ belt might help. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst pain recurs every month during period week and then disappears (bloating, dull ache, pain during sex, full quickly) - should I see doctor?

Ovarian cyst pain recurs every month during period week and then disappears (bloating, dull ache, pain during sex, full quickly) - should I see doctor?

Painful periods: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. An evaluation for endometriosis, ovarian cysts and other issues needs to be done first. ...Read more

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I get a lower stomach pain during sex- in some positions- no STD or endometriosis have already been checked. Had a ovarian cyst- waiting for check up.

I get a lower stomach pain during sex- in some positions- no STD or endometriosis have already been checked. Had a ovarian cyst- waiting for check up.

Pain with Sex: This could be totally normal. It is probably al's a good idea to avoid the position so as not to replicate the pain. If you are not pained in other positions, you may have solved the problem. ...Read more

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I had a ovarian cyst burst during the night with some spotting & severe pain. Now pain has decreased. No spotting now. How long until there is no pain?

Until fluid is gone: The pain is a result of the ovarian cystic fluid irritating the lining of the body cavity(peritoneum) . the pain will go when the fluid is totally resorbed by the body. ...Read more

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Does having sex burst an ovarian cyst?

Does having sex burst an ovarian cyst?

Very rarely: If at all. Remember every egg developing in your ovary is in a tiny cyst. Cyst bursts when you ovulate freeing ovum to reach your fallopian tube. ...Read more

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Can you burst an ovarian cyst while having sex?

Can you burst an ovarian cyst while having sex?

Yes: That probably happens more often that most people would think. The ovaries are located near the top of the vagina and ovarian cysts are very common. It may not take very much pressure to rupture some ovarian cysts - it is unlikely that a women or her partner would know that it has happened. ...Read more

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Can the morning after pill cause an ovarian cyst and cause it to burst? Took it 5 days ago, and after sex I got a really sharp ovarian pain and nausea

Have an exam: The pill would not cause a cyst or burst one, but your pain needs attention. While there, get good info on this entire issue. Don't use that pill as birth control. Do use protection for STDs as well as pregnancy. Do learn how to take good care of yourself - it will pay off for decades to come. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I burst ovarian cyst, what to do?

I burst ovarian cyst, what to do?

There is really: nothing much to do, except maybe an analgesic for pain. Once the cyst has ruptured, it will generally resolve. ...Read more

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I have a burst ovarian cyst, how to treat?

I have a burst ovarian cyst, how to treat?

Rest and Ibuprofen: When an ovarian cyst ruptures, the cyst fluid irritates your insides causing pain. Usually this pain lasts only a few days and then goes away on its own. It is usually treated with something like Ibuprofen to help with the pain as your body reabsorbs the fluid. If you have pain that lasts for months, its unlikely to be from a ruptured ovarian cyst. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a relatively large ovarian cyst shrinking or bursting please?

What are the symptoms of a relatively large ovarian cyst shrinking or bursting please?

Symptoms vary: An ovarian cyst can resolve on its own without symptoms. It can also rupture causing pain that requires emergency surgery. Usually surgery is not necessary and the pain is short-lived and tolerable. It is recommended that the patient avoid strenuous exercise because of the possibility of torsion of the ovary. If the ovary twists it can cut off its blood supply and die requiring surgery. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy in 2009 and I have an ovarian cyst that I have had for awhile now and it hasnt burst yet. Been over a year and its painful.

I had a hysterectomy in 2009 and  I have an ovarian cyst that I have had for awhile now and it hasnt burst yet.  Been over a year and its painful.

Time to remove it: A painful ovarian cyst that persists fro more than 6 weeks is not likely to be normal. Every women who is ovulating form an ovarian cyst with every cycle and they always go away on their own - if they persist they are not normal and usually require surgery. ...Read more

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Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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