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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

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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

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I think I have an ovarian cyst. After sex I had some light bleeding, is that a symptom?

I think I have  an ovarian cyst. After sex I  had  some light bleeding, is that a symptom?

Not likely the cause: Typically ovarian cysts don't cause bleeding unnless they rupture or get twisted onto their own tubes etc...Light bleeding after sex is quite common for those having a male partner who is a bit on the long-side--repetitious trauma of the penis pushing/thrushing on the cervix which can bleed a bit. If u have some cervical polyps, fibroids, infections, cancer, bleeding is even more common. Good luck. ...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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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

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


Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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