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What does it mean when the ovary on the right side of a woman hurts?

What does it mean when the ovary on the right side of a woman hurts?

When?: Ovaries produce cysts each month so this normal and not usually source of pain. If its just one spot on left or right that she points to with one finger then maybe, if its an area any larger then likely bladder, intestine, endometriosis or uterine.
If the pain is a small spot and only 1-2 days a week or so after her cycle, then its ovulation pain. ...Read more

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


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What does it mean when your right side or ovary hurts?

What does it mean when your right side or ovary hurts?

Several things.: Ovaries might be naturally large, or they might be enlarged because of like ovarian cysts, or conditions like polycystic ovaries. Cancer should be ruled out, especially in older patients with pain, bloating, and weight gain. It can also be appendicitis if right sided, lower abdominal pain, with fever and high white count. If this is the case, a visit to your doctor, or hospital is imperative. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my ovaries hurt in the right side could it mean I'm pregnant?

What does it mean if my ovaries hurt in the right side could it mean I'm pregnant?

No: No one will tell you that you are not pregnant. Get a pregnancy test, it could be a lot of things but generally not a sign of pregnancy. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if a woman has large ovaries?

Depends: If there is not a specific cyst or lesion on the ovaries, and they are just 'larger' than normal- it can be due to polycystic ovaries (which tend to be larger than 'normal'). But it doesn't necessarily suggest anything dangerous, like ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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If a woman has streaked ovaries does that mean they have to be removed? Why?

If a woman has streaked ovaries does that mean they have to be removed? Why?

Streak ovaries: The term "streak ovary" refers to an ovary that is undeveloped and usually not functional, typically because of a genetic disorder.
Some do need to be removed, but it depends on the underlying genetic issues. ...Read more

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Which side is the ovary in woman's abdomen?

Both: A normal woman's anatomy will have an ovary on each side of the pelvis. ...Read more

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How could a woman concieve with one ovary and one uterine tube which are on opposite sides?

Poor chance: The odds are not likely but it is possible and it does occur. The fallopian tubes attract the egg to it. So an egg from one side can pass behind the uterus and get picked up by the opposite tube. This is true if the tubes are anatomically low in the pelvis. Imagine passing a ball from your right hand to the left behind your back. ...Read more

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How does a woman concieve with one ovary and one uterine tube than are on opposite sides?

It can happen: Apparently, the fallopian tube is able to pick up an egg from the ovary located on the opposite side. It is probably not as efficient process as it may be when the ovary is on the same side and the tube must be of sufficient length to be in the physical proximity to the ovary. ...Read more

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I'm a 32 year old woman and I've had a hysterectomy 5 years ago. Resently I had a cyst on my last remaining ovary and it popped. Now I'm having burning pain in that area and it hurts extremely bad to touch it where as when I had the cyst it was a stabbin

I'm a 32 year old woman and I've had a hysterectomy 5 years ago. Resently I had a cyst on my last remaining ovary and it popped. Now I'm having burning pain in that area and it hurts extremely bad to touch it where as when I had the cyst it was a stabbin

Pelvic pain=get seen: First I am sorry you are hurting.
Lower abdomen pain can be due to several sources including kidney stones, appendicitis (is your pelvic pain on the right?) or ovary cyst rupture. All are very painful. Usually with a confirmed ruptured cyst, time will heal and you can take pain meds (otc tylenol/aleve) or get a prescription. A long term solution could be surgery (i don't recommend @ this time). ...Read more

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What does it mean when your ovary hurts for over a week?

What does it mean when your ovary hurts for over a week?

Hard to determine.: Please consider a consultation and providing more information about your current condition. Has this ever happened before? Do you have regular periods? Do you have any family history of cancer or any personal history of sexually transmitted infections? Without an exam, it might even be unclear whether or not this is from the ovary vs. Your intestines/bladder. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my ovary measure over 40mls? It seems to be a little on the large side? It used to measure 14.1mls. All very confusing.

What does it mean if my ovary measure over 40mls? It seems to be a little on the large side? It used to measure 14.1mls. All very confusing.

Depends: That is a little enlarged for an ovary. Their are many potential causes for an enlarged ovary. Typically the cause will be an ovarian cyst or mass. Their can be multiple smaller cysts. Your doctor should be able to help clarify the cause and significance of the enlarged ovary and determine what should be done next. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My right ovary hurts. Could this mean I'm pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I think I have accidentally ingested a bit of mold now my sides killing ne and ovaries hurt but not on period!?

Not related: I doubt your ingestion of a bit of mold would have caused abdominal and ovarian pain. You may want to discuss your pain with your doctor to see if perhaps OCP might help your ovarian pain. ...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

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My left lower side near my ovaries hurts alot?

OVARY PAIN: I recommend scheduling an appointment with your gynocologist asap. Write the frequency of the pain, duration, what activities you are engaging in when experiencing the pain, and any other pertinent information. The pain may be associated with a tumor, cancer, or other surrounding reproductive organs malfunctionings. ...Read more

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My left side by my ovary hurts when I cough, what could be wrong?

My left side by my ovary hurts when I cough, what could be wrong?

Neuritis: Pain in the lower abdomen that is exacerbated by coughing or lifting is commonly an abdominal wall neuritis and not usually the ovary (unless it is quite enlarged). Try a heating pad and if the pain improves even a little while the heat is on this means it is fairly superficial pain and not deep down in the area of your bowels or ovary. Neuritis pain will resume after heat pad removed ...Read more

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What does it mean when your right ovary hurts more so when u stand up?

Not sure: You could have a cyst on the right ovary. Or if you've ever had abdominal surgery, there's a chance you have adhesions, or scar tissue, on that side and that can cause pain. But more likely, the pain is from something else on the right, like a muscle that's strained. A gyn doctor might be able to sort that out! ...Read more

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Why does the the right and left side of my ovaries hurt?

Why does the the right and left side of my ovaries hurt?

Ovarian pain: Radiates to both sides of the lower abdomen - shares nerve supply with this area but there are a variety of other possibilites -some potentially serious eg urine or pelvic infection, pregnancy related problem if sexually aticve, or less serious such as muscle/spine. If not already assessed please see a doctor to sor t this out, urgently if severe pain ...Read more

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Everytime I cough my ovaries hurt what does that mean?

Everytime I cough my ovaries hurt what does that mean?

Go see your doctor: I'm not sure why/how you know it's your ovaries that are hurting when you cough (as opposed to just saying that your lower abdomen bothers you). Therefore, it's best to go see your family doc for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your ovaries hurt while your urinating?

Possible UTI: This sounds more like a urinary tract infection (UTI) than an actual problem with your ovaries. You ought to be checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your ovaries hurt and you bleed when you pee?

UTI or gyn infection: I would suggest going to get a urinalysis to exclude a urinary tract infection. If this is negative, you may need a gynecologic exam to exclude pelvic inflammatory disease. ...Read more

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Why do my ovaries hurt and it both sides?

Why do my ovaries hurt and it both sides?

Need an exam: Would like to give you specific advice but there are many different pelvic conditions that can cause pain. You need to see a gynecologist for an examination. You may also need a pelvic ultrasound. Please don't try to self diagnose your problem, you won't be able to. ...Read more

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I have had bronchitis for over a week and now when I cough my left side where my ovary is hurts?

I have had bronchitis for over a week and now when I cough my left side where my ovary is hurts?

See a doctor: You may have strained a muscle by coughing, and now when you cough it will tweak that muscle. If you have an ovarian cyst it is possible that you are tugging on that area, but the only way to find out what this is would be to see a professional and get examined. ...Read more

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Hi, what does it mean to have sharp, stabbing pain on right side of ovary? Cycle is to come next week

Ovary, pain: This pain may originate from a in the left ovary. If it becomes persistent and worsening please get a check up. ...Read more