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I am having ovary pain almost 3-4 weeks after taking plan b. Is this a reason why I am having ovary pain?

I am having ovary pain almost 3-4 weeks after taking plan b. Is this a reason why I am having ovary pain?

Possibly ovulation: Plan b is 60-90% effective depending on how quickly it was taken. It does, however, tend to throw off the next menstrual cycle. So it is likely you are experiencing ovulatory pain at this time, in which case you could anticipate a period in a out two weeks. Keep close watch, if any severe pelvic pain or heavy bleeding seek medical care immediately. ...Read more

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


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Reason for severe ovary and back pain when period is over?

Reason for severe ovary and back pain when period is over?

Cyst?: Could be a cyst, endometriosis, urinary tract or intestinal issues. See your doctor for more answers. Good luck ...Read more

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What is the reason I cannnot use tampons after having my ovary removed?

What is the reason I cannnot use tampons after having my ovary removed?

Infection: For any gynecological operation the usual care is to have 2-6 weeks of vaginal rest, this is to prevent ascending infection into the uterus and vagina. See you discharge instructions or call your OB/GYN to see what their specific instructions are as the recommendations will vary depending on the specific surgery you had. ...Read more

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I have been getting very slight twinges in the area of my left ovary off and on for about a week. I am 68 - any reason for concern?

I have been getting very slight twinges in the area of my left ovary off and on for about a week.  I am 68 - any reason for concern?

YES!: Your ovaries should have stopped complaining to you by now. Please make an appointment with your gynecologist. S'he can do any necessary tests and make an appropriate referral if unable to find out what's causing these twinges. ...Read more

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I've been having really bad pains in my ovaries for a very long time now. I've been checked several times. No cyst. And then got unspecified reason. ?

I've been having really bad pains in my ovaries for a very long time now. I've been checked several times. No cyst. And then got unspecified reason. ?

Need further work up: If you have continued lower abdominal pain a thorough pelvic exam with cultures (if needed) is the first step along with a very detailed history of your pains. Ultrasound is a good first imaging, but a CT Scan of your abdomen might also be necessary. If the pains continue and this testing doesn't reveal a source you should be seen by a gynecologist who will decide on further workup/treatment. ...Read more

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What could be causing severe ovary pain?

Several things: Please see a ob-gyn md for assessment to evaluate all the possible causes of "ovarian pain". ...Read more