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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

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 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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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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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 started having pain during sex & intense pain after. Ovarian cyst history. Pain has spread into entire lower abdomen. White discharge. Pregnant?

I started having pain during sex & intense pain after. Ovarian cyst history. Pain has spread into entire lower abdomen. White discharge. Pregnant?

It could: It may be your ovarian cyst but if you have discharge it could also be a vaginal infection, so you need to have pelvic evaluation by your doctor. ...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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Was diagnosed with ovarian cyst before that ruptured. The signs of a smellie discharge and pain during intercourse is back. Can cyst return?

Was diagnosed with ovarian cyst before that ruptured. The signs of a smellie discharge and pain during intercourse is back. Can  cyst return?

Yes it can: Yes cysts can return. A visit to the obgyn for an exam and sonogram would confirm. Vaginal odor can be a sign of bacterial vaginosis. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. It is a good idea to get checked out. ...Read more

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I have periods that last 3 weeks with heavy bleeding. Severe pain during intercourse and ovarian cysts. Any ideas? I can't take hormones.

Need to see your doc: Periods longer than a week need evaluation by your gynecologist, as well as pain during intercourse. Could be a female gynecologic disorder. ...Read more

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Pain During Sex (Definition)

For both men and women, pain can occur in the pelvic area during or soon after sexual intercourse. It can happen at any time during sex -- for example, at the time of penetration, erection, or ejaculation -- or after sexual activity. Eventually, ongoing pain may cause a person to lose interest in any sexual activity. The medical term ...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