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Intermittent Ovarian Pain
I am having severe intermittent bilateral ovarian pain started 2 days ago much worse today and tonight. I also WA son my period d for 6 days stopped 4 days ago and staeted spotting one day latee but today it got heavy with clots. I stated taking 500mg of
Evaluation: Most likely everything is fine. You could have an ovarian cyst. that can cause pain just by being there, or become a problem if it bursts open or twists, you could also have an infection, a fibroid or something else. So if it persists I would see you gyn to figure out what is going on ...Read more
If abdominal pain persists despite pain medications, you should see your GYN to assess ovarian size, presence of cysts etc.
Ovarian pain can be due to the ovaries or other sites such as bowel, bladder, uterus etc. A GYN ultrasound can help identify possible suspects
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Well, a few things: Can cause pain. An ovarian cyst that expands the ovary rapidly causes discomfort. Severe pain, an emergency, is called ovarian torsion where a heavy cysts twist on the blood supply causing what we call an "acute abdomen". Lower abdominal pain is more broad. Make sure not pregnant, otherwise pain may or may not be from the ovaries. Gdluc. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with a left ovarian cyst in december. I have had left ovarian pain since october, now the pain is almost constant and pulling. Is it possible the cyst is still there a fairly large?
Cyst Followup: Depending on how large the cyst was when identified in december, it may warrant follow up with an ultrasound. If >5-8cm then you'd be at risk of a condition called ovarian torsion where your ovary can twist and get stuck because of the weight of a cyst. This can be a surgical emergency if the pain is persistently sharp and severe. May consider hormonal contraception for control of cyst formation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would a dr be willing to remove one ovary due to searing pain. Endo diagnosed but none seen on my ovaries but suffer from left sided ovarian pain.
Pain: It might be possible to convince a doctor to operate. But, you can determine if the pain is ovarian in nature by hormonal manipulation first to determine if the pain is truly ovarian in nature. Continuous birth control pills or Lupron (leuprolide) can often be used to determine if the pain is female in origin, or if surgery might correct the problem. DrG ...Read more
More info needed: While left lower abdominal pain may be caused by ovarian or kidney issues, there are other possible causes. Unfortuneately your question cannot be answered without much more information from you and physical exam. Other tests might be necessary. If you have severe pain, fever, or cannot hold down fluids, go to an er. If you have unusual pain that is not going away, see a doctor asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got my menstrual cycle yesterday and woke up in the middle of the night with severe left ovarian pain?
Ovarian?: The location does not give a definite answer as to the actual source of the pain-- i, e, it may not be the ovary. If it has persisted- see md, if it went away and all else is normal, just see if this becomes recurrent. ...Read more
Consider: It may be a urinary tract infection (which could cause pain the lower pelvis that could feel like ovarian pain) or a kidney stone. Ovarian processes (cysts, etc) shouldn't cause your urine to turn dark red or orange, that sounds like there is blood in your urine. You should be seen and have your urine tested. ...Read more
I had a partial hysterectomy 8yrs. Ago (29yrs. Old). For the last 8mo. I have been experiencing sharp ovarian pain for 3-4 days after intercourse.?
Sometimes scarring bands (adhesions) form after having surgery. These are often asymptomatic, but occasionally they manifest as pain later on. They can be difficult to confirm, but recurrent symptoms would prompt further investigation.
I would begin with an exam and a sonogram to evaluate for other causes such as an ovarian cyst. If nothing is identified, and the pain persists a DX laparoscopy. ...Read more
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