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Could ovarian cyst be caused by std?

Could ovarian cyst be caused by std?

No: Sexually transmitted infections would not cause ovarian cysts. However sometimes severe pelvic infections will cause pelvic pain that may mimic some symptoms similar to ovarian cysts. An ultrasound and cervical cultures could help sort that out. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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Are there any std's that cause ovarian cysts?

Are there any std's that cause ovarian cysts?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia can cause pelvic inflamatory disease and can form abcess in the ovariies (can look like cysts possibly). ...Read more

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Can sexual intercourse cause ovarian cysts to rupture?

Can sexual intercourse cause ovarian cysts to rupture?

Possibly: If it is very vigorous, the lady is thin, and the cyst is large. Not too often, but can happen. ...Read more

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I have had 2 operations before due 2 ovarian cyst. Now my problem is I bleed all the time during sexual intercouse. What could be the cause?

I have had 2 operations before due 2 ovarian cyst. Now my problem is I bleed all the time during sexual intercouse. What could be the cause?

A vag-cervical cause: The most likely cause of your "bleeding during sexual-vaginal intercourse" is an undiagnosed lesion in your vulva, vagina or cervix. A careful Gyn evaluation, visualization of your genital tract, cervical screening (Pap test, viral and bacteriological exams...) should answer your question. ...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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Are there any sexually transmitted diseases which may cause vibrating like pain in the urinary tracts? Which are they?

Rule out STD and UTI: "Vibrating" is not a term we hear described often, but urethral and bladder pain are common. This can be caused by a urinary tract infection but can also be caused by chlamydia or gonorrhea. In males, it is more often a sexually transmitted disease. Have you been exposed to either? If you are having pain or urethral discharge you should have your doctor test you for these things. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are all forms of pelvic inflammatory disease caused by sexually transmitted diseases?

Are all forms of pelvic inflammatory disease caused by sexually transmitted diseases?

No: Most are, but one notorious cause which is probably a thing of the past (i hope) was the multi-string iud, which resulted in ordinary vaginal bacteria invading the pelvis and causing pid, sometimes very bad cases. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about an std? Are ovarian cysts serious?

Should I be worried about an std? Are ovarian cysts serious?

Maybe / depends: If you're asking, you probably have reason to worry about stds and need to go get tested. Most family doctors / internists and all ob/gyns could test, as can most urgent cares. Ovarian cysts are usually not dangerous, but they can be painful, and you need tests to be sure it's not dangerous. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst to rupture, how long should I wait to resume sexual intercourse?

I had a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst to rupture, how long should I wait to resume sexual intercourse?

When comfortable: An ovarian cyst is inside of your abdomen, the only thing that would keep you from having sex would be your comfort. You can't really hurt anything by having sex, so if you feel up to it and have the desire there is no reason not to. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst, told to wait & see if it goes away. Now having pain in right ovary area that worsens with walking & sexual intercourse. What should I do?

Ovarian cysts: Most small (physiologic) cysts go away with time. If the pain worsens, then the first step is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. If this is unable to be tolerated or taken, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst which is somewhat bleeding inside. My PCP's ordered for a 2nd test. Will sexual intercourse aggravate the situation?

I've a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst which is somewhat bleeding inside. My PCP's ordered for a 2nd test. Will sexual intercourse aggravate the situation?

It could do: It is quite possible that the thrusting could rupture a large cyst. Surprised you're not in pain if bleeding already. A rupture can be quite painful. Best get it taken care of first. Good luck! ...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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Is it possible for a baby to be born with sexually transmitted diseases?

Is it possible for a baby to be born with sexually transmitted diseases?

Absolutely: Particularly syphilis and hiv, along with herpes and several other potentially harmful organisms. ...Read more

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Where did the first sexually transmitted diseases come from, I mean since you aren't born with them where did the first cases come from?

Where did the first sexually transmitted diseases come from, I mean since you aren't born with them where did the first cases come from?

Unanswerable: That is a very good question. I do not think there is any valid answer in the history of medicine books. ...Read more

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What are the sexually transmitted diseases that can affect only gay men?

What are the sexually transmitted diseases that can affect only gay men?

None: There are no STDs specific to gay men. Stds are equal-opportunity offenders. ...Read more

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What is the best way of not getting sexually transmitted diseases when pregnant?

What is the best way of not getting sexually transmitted diseases when pregnant?

Being celibate: But if you choose to have sex during pregnancy continue protection with condoms and choose your partners carefully. ...Read more

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Statistically abstinence does not completely prevent sexually transmitted diseases, why?

Statistically abstinence does not completely prevent sexually transmitted diseases, why?

Definition of Sex: When people are asked what abstinence means, their answers range from no penetration or oral sex up to "anal is ok, just not vaginal sex". Given that the definition is in doubt, it's not unexpected that stds can still occur in abstaining people via oral sex, mutual masturbation or even anal penetration. ...Read more

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What laws are there for partner notification that has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases?

What laws are there for partner notification that has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases?

Varies: State laws on this differ, and you would have to access your lawyer or the state legal system to learn what the rules are in your area. ...Read more

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What kind of sexually transmitted diseases can be transmitted from an infected father to his son?

What kind of sexually transmitted diseases can be transmitted from an infected father to his son?

None directly: The contribution of the male in pregnancy is limited to a single healthy sperm. No infection is carried by that sperm. If the father brings the STD to mom and she develops a primary infection, dad could give it to the kid through the mother. Syphilis and Herpes are examples that come to mind. ...Read more

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What sexually transmitted diseases (std) can affect gay men?

ALL of them: There are no "freebies" in terms of stds--if you have unprotected intercourse, you are at risk for contracting the entire spectrum of sexually transmitted diseases. Use condoms for protection. ...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


Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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