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Doctor insights on: Having Sex When Having Ovarian Cyst

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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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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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I think I have an ovarian cyst. And am ovulating? Ok to have sex?

I think I have an ovarian cyst. And am ovulating? Ok to have sex?

OK unless XS pain: Small ovarian cysts are associated with ovulating. See your dr. If you have significant pelvic or lower abdominal pain. You probably won't feel like sex if you are in pain anyway. ...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?

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

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