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My left ovary hurts when I cough?

My left ovary hurts when I cough?

Scar tissue/hernia: If the area of your body where the ovary is located hurts when you cough it may mean that you have internal scar tissue. This is especially true if you have had previous surgery in the pelvis including a cesarean section. It may also suggest a heavier ovarian cyst on the affected side. A hernia of the bowel may also be the culprit. Get it checked out! ...Read more

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Cough (Definition)

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I seem to have thrush but i also have lower tummy pain, blood stained discharge and my left ovary is hurting especially when i cough?

I seem to have thrush but i also have lower tummy pain, blood stained discharge and my left ovary is hurting especially when i cough?

Go for major dx: A UTI can cause lower and discomfort and may be part of the picture. The discharge may be incidental but there is a chance you have an infection of the uterus. Thrush is an oral candida infection and likely not related to this but i think u need to get seen. I place my bet on a uti, but not there to examine so don't give it too much weight. Also, do a upt. ...Read more

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When I cough, my left ovary hurts. I feel a sharp pain every time. Why? How can I treat it?

When I cough, my left ovary hurts. I feel a sharp pain every time. Why? How can I treat it?

Unsure why: If this is a new development and only lasts a few days, it may be related to a normal ovarian cyst. Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok to take in the short term. If the pain is severe or if this has been going on for more than a few weeks, then you should be seen by your gynecologist for an exam. ...Read more

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What could possibly cause my left ovary to hurt? I could feel my lymph node on my vagina when it swells. Even when i laugh or cough, it hurts bad.

What could possibly cause my left ovary to hurt? I could feel my lymph node on my vagina when it swells. Even when i laugh or cough, it hurts bad.

Possibilities..: How can you be certain it is the ovary? Also you should be evaluated for an inguinal hernia which is not common in women but still a possibility. If both pains on the left you might be mistaking lymph nodes and ovary for a hernia. ...Read more

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I have bad pain in my lower left side. Occasional nausea and bad headaches. Pain in side worsens when I cough. Been told have a 3cm cyst on left ovary?

I have bad pain in my lower left side. Occasional nausea and bad headaches. Pain in side worsens when I cough. Been told have a 3cm cyst on left ovary?

Need to see a Dr: If you are known to have a cyst on your ovary and your pain has suddenly worsened, this could mean that the cyst has twisted. This is called ovarian torsion and can be a medical emergency. There could also be an abscess developing in the ovaries or fallopian tubes as well. You need to either go to ER or see your family physician to get blood tests and an ultrasound scan done ...Read more

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My left ovary hurts all the time?

My left ovary hurts all the time?

Pelvic Pain: It may not be the ovary that is hurting. The belly does not always tell the body directly where the pain is coming from. Thus, left pain can have its source somewhere else. It can seem like your ovary is the source but it may be something else. Common other things can be GI pain, back pain, other pelvic organs, etc. An evaluation with a doctor may help determine the source. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your left ovary hurts ?

What does it mean when your left ovary hurts ?

Probable ovary cyst.: If we assume the pain on your left lower abdomen is from your ovary, it's usually caused by an enlarged ovarian cyst, usually more prominent during mid cycle of your ovulation. Sometimes few advils (ibuprofen) help, but if it persists you should see your doctor to evaluate. It may not be related to your ovary ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more