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Can having sex rupture an ovarian cyst?

Can having sex rupture an ovarian cyst?

Yes, potentially: It can, but it is an unusual occurrence. Typically, for sex to cause a cyst to rupture, the cyst would be a little larger than a normal, follicular cyst. ...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


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How long to wait for sex after ovarian cyst rupture?

When pain free: You cannot reliably diagnose if you have a ruptured ovarian cyst. You should be able to resume intercourse when you are not having any pain. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to have sex after having an ovarian cyst rupture?

How long should I wait to have sex after having an ovarian cyst rupture?

It shouldnt matter: You will not cause injury by having sex, so it depends purely on your level of discomfort. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait before having sex after an ovarian cyst ruptures?

Ovarian cyst: Once the pain is gone you are free to do all normal activities including sex. ...Read more

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I had an ovarian cyst rupture back in oct. I still am unable to have sex like I use to sometimes it so painful we have to stop? Why?

I had an ovarian cyst rupture back in oct. I still am unable to have sex like I use to sometimes it so painful we have to stop? Why?

Probably not cyst: Cysts are just a "collection of fluid" and are typically not painful. The actual rupturing of a cyst can cause pain due to the inflammation involved but is will not last more than a couple of weeks at the most. Pain that persists for multiple weeks or months is not related to a prior cyst. See a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm a virgin with a 3cm ovarian cyst that never hurts. When I decide to have sex in the future, would it be painful & can it cause it to rupture?

I'm a virgin with a 3cm ovarian cyst that never hurts. When I decide to have sex in the future, would it be painful & can it cause it to rupture?

No: Having intercourse will not play any role physically on an ovarian cyst that you might have. However, you should have the cyst evaluated every so often to make sure it does not cause problems for you. ...Read more

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Have small ovarian cysts. Cause some pain but not cutting sex. Now after sex am experiencing a lot of non-stop thin bleeding. Could the cyst of ruptured?

Have small ovarian cysts. Cause some pain but not cutting sex. Now after sex am experiencing a lot of non-stop thin bleeding. Could the cyst of ruptured?

Cyst and bleeding: Except for a few very specific circumstances, a ruptured cyst does not usually lead to uterine bleeding. Other causes need to be addressed. ...Read more

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When is it safe to have sex after a ruptured ovarian cyst?

WHEN your gyn says : You can so u need to be asking him or her that or if u haven't seen a gyn, (meaning u had it diagnosed in the er) u need to see a gyn so the gyn can do a follow-up ultrasound to make sure the cyst has not returned and the fluid has been resorbed. ...Read more

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I had an ovarian cyst rupture on the 6th of this month. The ER DR said the healing process would take up to a week. It’s now been two weeks and sex is extremely painful for me. It wasn’t painful like this before the cyst ruptured. What could be wrong?

I had an ovarian cyst rupture on the 6th of this month. The ER DR said the healing process would take up to a week. It’s now been two weeks and sex is extremely painful for me. It wasn’t painful like this before the cyst ruptured. What could be wrong?

Could be scarring: Knowing what type of cyst is very critical to predict future symptoms.
What they told you is only true if it was clear cyst.
But if it contained blood it could cause scarring and take long time to heal like 3-4 months.
If it is endometriosis this could spread disease and will need surgery to resolve it
follow up ultrasounds is important and possible diagnostic laparoscopy is recommended if no rest ...Read more

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Last 2 nights after sex have increased pelvic pain 4 30min I have multi ovarian cyst, no stds or other symptoms. Could i have ruptured a small cyst?

Last 2 nights after sex have increased pelvic pain 4 30min I have multi ovarian cyst, no stds or other symptoms. Could i have ruptured a small cyst?

Pain/Pregnancy: 31 yo woman at 38 weeks of gestation past medical history significant for ovarian cysts c/o pain after sex of 2 nights duration. Please consult your treating OB physician if you are indeed 38 weeks pregnant you need to be evaluated asap. Good luck. ...Read more

Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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