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What does cramps near both ovary mean day after period? 26 to 31 day cycle..

What does cramps near both ovary mean day after period? 26 to 31 day cycle..

Cramping: That is not normal. I can't think of any reason you would have cramping near your ovaries after your periods. See a gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

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


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Had cramps in left ovary 5 days after period they started 1st day period ended. Then pain in left ovary when having sex. Negative preg tests. What could it be?

Had cramps in left ovary 5 days after period they started 1st day period ended. Then pain in left ovary when having sex. Negative preg tests. What could it be?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes pain in ovaries a day or two after period ends?

What causes pain in ovaries a day or two after period ends?

PID: Most patients with chronic pelvic inflammatory disease tend experience a flare just after their period. Consult a gynecologist for an examination and testing. ...Read more

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Every other period, I have pain where my left ovary should be. I know its not cramps - but its worrying me a bit.

Every other period, I have pain where my left ovary should be. I know its not cramps - but its worrying me a bit.

Don't worry: Some women do have left or right sided pain with periods, although this is more common mid-cycle when one ovulates. If there is a pattern of this pain every other month and then it goes away, I would not worry. Women can have unusual pain with periods. Everyone is different, and this is not a sign of anything dangerous. ...Read more

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2 days after period, painful sex and sharp pain on left side of ovary that goes back and forth from right side of ovary. Should I be concerned? I have

2 days after period, painful sex and sharp pain on left side of ovary that goes back and forth from right side of ovary. Should I be concerned? I have

Abdominal pain: Migratory abdominal pain on the "right and left" sides of the lower abdomen, at the time you have specified after a menstrual period can indicate pelvic infection. Sexual activity irritates inflamed areas and causes pain. See your healthcare provider to make certain you do not have a pelvic infection. ...Read more

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Sore ovaries after period, what could cause this?

Sore ovaries after period, what could cause this?

Cysts: Could be ovarian cysts, or simply the process by which an egg is released. During ovulation an egg bursts from the follicle; similar to popping a pimple. Some women experience pain or soreness when this happens. ...Read more

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What are the causes of ovaries cramps put no period and you are not pergnant?

What are the causes of ovaries cramps put no period and you are not pergnant?

Depends: Crampy pelvic pain can occur for many reasons. Lack of period can be related to pregnancy, but also to ovarian problems.

I recommend you see an ob/gyn to discuss your periods and concerns. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have pain in your ovaries after period? Been having them after my period for last two months. Virgin

Possible.: In the area where your ovaries are located there are a lot of reason that you can have pain. You need to see your family physician or ob-gyn physician to get an accurate answer. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower left ab ovary area, period due, had this for 3 months in a row at the same time, after period its fine. Not period pains. Any help?

Sharp pain in lower left ab ovary area, period due, had this for 3 months in a row at the same time, after period its fine. Not period pains. Any help?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had the IUD for 20 months and since my first period I've been having sharp pains/cramps more by my right ovary. What could be wrong?

I've had the IUD for 20 months and since my first period I've been having sharp pains/cramps more by my right ovary. What could be wrong?

See gynecologist: There may be a variety of reasons for this including malposition of the iud or a cyst or infection. See your gynecologist for an examination and possible ultrasound. ...Read more

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I have cramps frequently with slight pain. My period is 10 days late. I have polysytic ovaries. What to do? I want the period to start immediately!

I have cramps frequently with slight pain. My period is 10 days late. I have polysytic ovaries. What to do? I want the period to start immediately!

See doctor: If you take the Duphaston correctly, you should start to bleed 2-3 days after the last pill. If still no bleed then see doctor. You may need different medication, stronger medication, depending on your clinical picture/history. ...Read more

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I have been having pain in my lower abdoman also to the sides where my ovaries are. Like cramping but not as painful as period cramps. What could it b?

I have been having pain in my lower abdoman also to the sides where my ovaries are. Like cramping but not as painful as period cramps. What could it b?

Maybe a cyst: U need to see gyne for evaluation. This could be an ovarian cyst or some other gyne issue. An untreated std will sometimes cause chronic pelvic pain or discomfort, so if u have had unprotected sex, u should have std testing when u see the doctor. Depending on what is found during your exam, u may need a pelvic ultrasound. If no answer, see your pcp as there may be a non gyne reason 4 your symptoms. ...Read more

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I keep getting cramps without a period......And I have Polycystic Ovaries......what could be going on with me?

Anovulatory Cycle: You may not be ovulating with subsequent lack of production of progesterone to complete the cycle of estrogen followed by progesterone to induce the change in endometrial lining which will result in a normal period. You may need supplemental hormonal therapy. ...Read more

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Having sharp pains on right side by my ovary/below ribs, period I s late, having cramps for 1 week. Pregnancy tests negative. Period never late?

Lower: Your ovaries are down low in your pelvic region, not up by your ribs. Pain up that high is often related to your colon or gallbladder. If on your period is late and urine pregnancy test is negative, see your doctor and ask for a serum pregnancy test as it will turn positive a few days before the urine would. ...Read more

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Due to get my period in 5 days. But I Am getting cramps near my right ovary and center of pelvic area already is this normal?

Due to get my period in 5 days. But I Am getting cramps near my right ovary and center of pelvic area already is this normal?

Likely normal: Premenstrual cramping and pelvic pain (on one side or the other), is often normal. See if NSAIDS (ibuprofen or naproxen) helps with the cramping. The pain and cramping should resolve after your period is over. ...Read more

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I had my period14 days ago and ever since I've been having cramps where my ovaries are, I had sex on the last day of my period. What can it be?

Pregnant?: The first thing to rule out is pregnancy. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. It should turn positive when you are 1 week late. If it's negative, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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On my period, very sharp pain on right (near ovary), pain is not associated with cramps but, very uncomfortable, pain started with this period?

On my period, very sharp pain on right (near ovary), pain is not associated with cramps but, very uncomfortable, pain started with this period?

Patience is Key: Some times you have a hormonal cyst that is normal in all women that bursts when you have a period. It will cause pain. If your pain is decreasing in intensity as your period progresses then you are safe to wait it out. Take some Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) in the mean time. If you feel that the pain is unbearable or you have a fever or you have nausea and vomiting, then please see a doctor. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex a day after my period ended. And a day after that started experiencing mild cramps on the right side where my ovaries are?

I had unprotected sex a day after my period ended. And a day after that started experiencing mild cramps on the right side where my ovaries are?

Hard to tell: It is hard to tell whether your unprotected sex has anything to do with the cramps. Gonorrhea/chlamydia would take a few more days until infection becomes symptomatic, so I suspect it's a mere coincidence. ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomny only left ovary left would be due for period on the 6th of each month get cravings and bloating with weight gain and cramps?

I had a hysterectomny only left ovary left would be due for period on the 6th of each month get cravings and bloating with weight gain and cramps?

That's okay: If you still had your uterus you would be menstruating monthly, you are still ovulating so it's okay that you have these monthly symptoms. ...Read more

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Cycle is avg 35 days. Ov pains CD18 as well as EWCM, pink spotting on CD28 along with discomfort near same ovary, heavy period next day, no cramps???

Cycle is avg 35 days. Ov pains CD18 as well as EWCM, pink spotting on CD28 along with discomfort near same ovary, heavy period next day, no cramps???

What are goals?: If you are trying to get pregnant then ovulation would be around day 21 with a 35 day cycle. If you are wanting to have lighter periods then see your Obgyn to discuss options such as a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD or other birth control options. If you are concerned about pain then see an obgyn for an exam, testing and sonogram. ...Read more

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Pain after period watery wet sensation since af ended mild cramp in abdomen pinching in left ovary before during and only for 2days after af.

If this is 1st time: You think you maybe at risk for an STI ; get tested. If not and this pattern contines : consider getting evaluation for uterin/cervical pathology such as :polyp or fibroids. ...Read more

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I had anorexia and had no period for 3 years. I am now a healthy weight and get cramps near ovaries on both sides. Is this normal or is it a cyst?

No way to know w/out: imaging your ovaries, which I would request from your treating physician. If you're getting cramps mid-cycle, welcome to the world of ovulatory Mittelshmerz - a somewhat painful feeling you get in your groin when your ovaries eject an egg into the fimbria. If you are getting the cramps during your period, that's your uterus contracting to squash out the built-up bloody endometrium every month. ...Read more