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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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ERI was told I have an ovarian cyst. Cannot get appt to Gyno yet. Feeling back pain and worried about internal bleeding from cyst popping. Any advice?

ERI was told I have an ovarian cyst. Cannot get appt to Gyno yet. Feeling back pain and worried about internal bleeding from cyst popping. Any advice?

Family Doctor: One should always turn to their family doctor for these PRIMARY kinds of problems. You need to be seen urgently but not at the ER but at the primary care or family medical clinic. ...Read more

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Can a hit to the belly pop an ovarian cyst?

Can a hit to the belly pop an ovarian cyst?

Unlikely: The cyst would have to be very large, or the hit to the belly have a lot of force to cause cyst rupture. ...Read more

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Is it ok to try to pop ovarian cyst?

Is it ok to try to pop ovarian cyst?

Don't know how: You would do that. Please don't attempt any self- surgery. Seek medical treatment. ...Read more

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What are my chances of having ovarian cysts pop?

What are my chances of having ovarian cysts pop?

Unlikely: Most ovarian cysts resolve on their own or with treatment. Occasionally, they leak the cyst fluid within (ruptured cyst) or twist (ovarian torsion). When that happens there is usually some degree of pain. ...Read more

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

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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How does functional ovarian cysts affect my body if they pop?

How does functional ovarian cysts affect my body if they pop?

Cyst rupture: 'functional cysts' is a term that nearly always refers to follicular cysts or copora lutea. Follicles naturally 'pop' when ovulation occurs. Small follicles can rupture for many reasons, which women usually describe as painful, but rarely damage occurs. Internal bleeding happens with rupture, and though its not common ruptured large cysts may require surgery if bleeding is heavy. ...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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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

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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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What do you know about the effect of sex after ovarian cyst removal?

No effect: We usually tell patients to have sex when they feel like it. The laparoscopic route might requires 3-5 days while laparotomy or open surgery might require 7-14 days. There is no real required limitation. Would check with your surgeon for their specific recommendation based on your particular surgery. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst and my boyfriend & I was having sex and he said he felt something while having sex was he touching the cyst?

I have an ovarian cyst and my boyfriend & I was having sex and he said he felt something while having sex was he touching the cyst?

Possible/unlikely: While an adnexal mass caused a large ovarian cyst can be felt with Hands on exam and in theory during intercourse, it's very unlikely that's what was felt. More likely he felt your cervix. Besides the pain we that large of an ovarian cyst might have precluded intercourse in first place or would have reminded you it was there. May be worth non-urgent follow up with your gynecologist if no pain ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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