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Do people ever get ovarian cyst if you haven't ever had sex before?

Do people ever get ovarian cyst if you haven't ever had sex before?

An ovarian cyst: Has absolutely nothing to do with sex, u need to see your gyn to see wht type and how big it is, certain types and sizes can resolve on their own, others will need surgery. ...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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I have a history of ovarian cyst on my left side some they rapture n some they taking them out what I'm upset is I don't have a normal sex life with my partner cause of the pain I get I wanna know what can I do about this please help me n now also I'm get

I have a history of ovarian cyst on my left side some they rapture n some they taking them out what I'm upset is I don't have a normal sex life with my partner cause of the pain I get I wanna know what can I do about this please help me n now also I'm get

You should be disc: Discussing this with your gyn doc, depends on what kind of cysts you have, you may need to get on continuous bc pills to prevent the cysts, if you have endometriosis you may need depo- Lupron (leuprolide) or further surgery so without knowing more details cannot provide other advice so you should make an appt with your gyn or go for a 2nd opinion, but if u go for a 2nd opinion make sure u bring your records. ...Read more

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When can have sex or get pregnant after ovarian cyst surgery?

When can have sex or get pregnant after ovarian cyst surgery?

Depends: You would be safe to resume relations by 4 weeks after surgery and maybe even sooner depending on what the surgery involved and how it was done. It could be ok to have sex much sooner - you can ask your doctor. ...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 have sizeable ovarian cysts. I have unprotected sex with my boyfriend all the time and I have never gotten pregnant. Can I even get pregnant?

I have sizeable ovarian cysts. I have unprotected sex with my boyfriend all the time and I have never gotten pregnant. Can I even get pregnant?

Maybe: Do you mean you have polycystic ovaries (PCOS)? Typically those cysts are multiple but small. Or do you mean multiple large cysts? PCOS is associated with irregular cycles and failure to ovulate. Many times you will need fertility medications in that case. If you have regular cycles then it's definitely possible to get pregnant. There are other possibilities (tubal or male factor) for infertility ...Read more

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If you get ovarian cysts, how do you feel?

Maybe no symptoms: Those who get ovarian cysts are usually young menstruating women. Typically, it is in the mid cycle. Many have absolutely no symptoms though they form small cysts. Some have symptoms of sudden acute pain on the left or right sides, low in the pelvis. Some have an achy feeling, almost like a cramp. There are more symptoms as the cysts get bigger. When big enough they can distend your abdomen. ...Read more

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Can you get ovarian cysts as a teenager?

Can you get ovarian cysts as a teenager?

Yes: This is not an uncommon issue for teens though it commonly goes unnoticed. Random ultrasounds preformed for other reasons will often pick up asymptomatic cysts. ...Read more

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Can you get ovarian cysts after a tubal ligation?

Can you get ovarian cysts after a tubal ligation?

Yes, but: Yes you can although they are almost never related to each other. ...Read more

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Can you get ovarian cysts after you have a uterine ablation?

Can you get ovarian cysts after you have a uterine ablation?

Yes: Ablation can help with abnormal bleeding but doesn't help with ovarian issues like cysts. ...Read more

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Can you get ovarian cysts and fibroids without ever being sexually active? I heard fibroids cause heavy periods and mine are extremely heavy with clots

Can you get ovarian cysts and fibroids without ever being sexually active? I heard fibroids cause heavy periods and mine are extremely heavy with clots

Yes but: Ovarian cysts & fibroid are both possible without ever being sexually active. But neither are the likely cause of having heavy periods are age 16. At age 16, the far most likely cause is imbalance in hormone levels or a genetic tendency to having heavy periods. A gynecologist can help you figure out the best option for treatment. This can include high-dose ibuprofen, birth control pills or others. ...Read more

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How do ovarian cysts get diagnosed?

How do ovarian cysts get diagnosed?

Exam & imaging: If an ovarian cyst is big enough it may be felt by your doctor during the pelvic exam. A pelvic ultrasound will then confirm the presence of a cyst. Other forms of imaging, like ct scan or MRI will also show ovarian cysts ...Read more

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If no pain is felt, how do ovarian cysts get treated?

If no pain is felt, how do ovarian cysts get treated?

Progestin: We either "watch and wait" on simple cysts or sometimes use progestin therapy for 10-14 days. ...Read more

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How to make sex less painful when having an ovarian cyst?

Slow: Slower penetration with less power on thrusts, plus you may find doggie style less painful. ...Read more

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Can you get another ovarian cyst after getting one removed?

Can you get another ovarian cyst after getting one removed?

Yes if the ovary: Has not been totally removed or in the other ovary. Low dose birth control pills can prevent the most common type of cysts, the ovulatory cyst. I use a 10mcg estrogen pill loloestrin, esp in my over 40 yo pts. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cyst and sex is really painful. What can I do?

I have ovarian cyst and sex is really painful. What can I do?

Gyn consult: Time to see a gyn. It might just be that you need a birth control pill, but it is also possible that you need surgery. Only way to know for sure is to get a work up including evaluation for infection and pelvic ultrasound. If you don't have a gyn, have your family physician make the referral. ...Read more

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What is an ovarian cyst and how can I treat it? I get them regularly.

What is an ovarian cyst and how can I treat it? I get them regularly.

Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts can occur spontaneously in women, and will usually regress. If you have a persistent cyst for 3 months it should be checked out especially if a sonogram shows a solid component to the cyst. Persistent non malignant cysts can be drained either under sedation or general anesthesia using a transvaginal approach. Using bcp's will prevent cysts if you're prone to them. ...Read more

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How big does an ovarian cyst have to get before it becomes bothersome?

Depends on the patie: Normal ovarian cysts get to 2cm for a good ovualtion. Patient usually doesn't have much pains with these. But you may have several cysts at once and that causes pain. Large cysts around 4 and above usually cause pains. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is there anyway I can get help to get an ovarian cyst remove because I have no insurance?

Is there anyway I can get help to get an ovarian cyst remove because I have no insurance?

Is sorry for U: If u qualify for disability, u may be able to get medicaid. I don't do surgery, u may want to find out who is doing it close by and ask him for his help, he may agree to do it at reduced rate. ...Read more

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I've had ovarian cysts, and I know what it feels like. Will these same symptoms occur if I get one again?

I've had ovarian cysts, and I know what it feels like. Will these same symptoms occur if I get one again?

They may or may not: Many women have ovarian cysts with no pain. Other cysts can cause pain. It depends on the type of cyst, its size, and whether there is any bleeding. ...Read more

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I have just been told I have a 6cm internal septation ovarian cyst do I need to get it surgically removed?

I have just been told I have a 6cm internal septation ovarian cyst do I need to get it surgically removed?

Follow doc advice: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and may be a single cyst or many cysts. Most cysts are benign and only require monitoring. Most are cysts which develops from tissue that changes in the normal process of ovulation. They usually disappear within 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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Why does a person commonly get ovarian cysts? Every few months I get another ovarian cyst. What causes me to persistently get them?

Why does a person commonly get ovarian cysts? Every few months I get another ovarian cyst. What causes me to persistently get them?

Normal: People not a hormonal contraceptive will usually get a cyst once a month when they ovulate. Normally the resolve on their own. But ocassionally they persist and get larger and take longer to go away. ...Read more

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If I have an ovarian cyst at 5cm should I get surgery?

Possibly: gynecologist often use 5 centimeters as a cutoff for taking somebody to surgery or not it really also depends on the appearance of the cyst meaning is it a simple appearing cyst with just fluid is it a dermoid cyst is it a complex cyst all these plus the patience symptoms Ie. Pain, determine need for surgeryyou also include the risk of torsion as well ...Read more

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Could I get pregnant if I have ovarian cyst?

Could I get pregnant if I have ovarian cyst?

Usually yes: As long as the cyst is benign like a functional cyst. If it's consistent with endometriosis or another type of benign tumor then the chances may be decreased. ...Read more

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Is sex safe after ovarian cyst surgery?

Is sex safe after ovarian cyst surgery?

Yes but: After a healing period from the surgery.

Check with your surgeon for a time table. ...Read more

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