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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

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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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4/1 went to ER ovarian cyst rupture still sore to touch and now brown discharge can I have sex or is something still wrong?

4/1 went to ER ovarian cyst rupture still sore to touch and now brown discharge can I have sex or is something still wrong?

Better wait: Pain will go away later. The discharge should be resolved later too. It is better to wait until the discharge resolves. ...Read more

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How long after an ovarian cyst ruptures are you able to become pregnant. I had unprotected sex 2 days after and I am 6 days late.

How long after an ovarian cyst ruptures are you able to become pregnant. I had unprotected sex 2 days after and I am 6 days late.

Pregnancy test: Do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Could I have a higher risk of getting pregnant if I had sex just 2 to 3 hours b4 a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Could I have a higher risk of getting pregnant if I had sex just 2 to 3 hours b4 a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Yes: Some women can feel the rupture of the ovarian cyst (association with ovulation) — called mittleschmerz. However, most cannot. So sex a couple of (hrs) before it can result in conception. ...Read more

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How can ovarian cysts rupture?

Trauma, over-filling: An ovarian cyst (a liquid-filled lump on the surface of an ovary) that keeps growing can get to several inches in diameter. Such a cyst could rupture from continued enlargement (like over-filling a water balloon) or from blunt trauma, which would likely cause great abdominal pain with internal bleeding, plus an ambulance ride to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Can small ovarian cyst rupture?

Can small ovarian cyst rupture?

Yes: This happens during every cycle during ovulation. Follicular cysts rupture and most often cause little it if any pain. Any severe pain should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Are ruptures ovarian cysts dangerous?

Are ruptures ovarian cysts dangerous?

Ovarian cysts: Surprisingly, most of the time when an ovarin cyst ruptures they are little consequence. There can be 1 or 2 days of discomfort. Sometimes, however, a cyst may bleed internally. Occasionally, I will need to operative on a patient with a bleeding cyst to relieve pain or stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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I think I had an ovarian cyst rupture?

I think I had an ovarian cyst rupture?

You cannot know: For sure without Ultrasound testing. If you are having Pain in right or left Lower Abdominal area, you can get examined.
Even if one has ruptured Ovarian cyst, there is no treatment needed, usually. ...Read more

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What causes an ovarian cyst to rupture?

What causes an ovarian cyst to rupture?

Menstruation: Cysts are a normal part of the menstrual cycle. The ovary forms a "corpus luteum cyst" which ruptures near the time of menstruation if no fertilization occurs. It is thought that this may be one cause of benign ovarian cysts that keep growing. ...Read more

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What are signs of ovarian cyst rupture?

Pain: Usually the abrupt onset of right or left sided abdominal pain or pelvic pain. The pain is sharp and non radiating. The pain may be improved by the use of motrin, aleve (naproxen). There may also be symptoms of nausea and vomiting. ...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