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

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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Mild Pain Or Pressure In Pelvis (Lower Abdomen) (Definition)

Mild pain or pressure in pelvis (lower abdomen) is a symptom that can be due to a variety of causes, including issues with the gut, bladder, and for females, organs such as ...Read more


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

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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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 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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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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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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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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Does it mean your pregnant when your ovaries hurt?

Does it mean your pregnant when your ovaries hurt?

Not likely: Not likely. However if you are having pain near your ovary and there is the chance you are pregnant, then you need to take a pregnancy test. If you are pregnant then you need to be seen immediately, as this could be a tubal pregnancy. ...Read more

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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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If a girl's ovaries hurt does that mean she's pregnant?

Pain specific to: The general area of the ovaries is not a pregnancy indicator. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia. ...Read more

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Why do ovaries hurt?

Usually because: Ovulation involves an egg being released from the surface of the ovary. ...Read more

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Can your ovaries hurt?

Ovarian pain: The most common reason for pain coming from your ovaries is an enlarging cyst. The ovaries are predisposed to cyst formation since that is a part of normal ovulation. Certain sexually transmitted diseases will cause pain in your fallopian tubes right next to the ovaries. You would not be able to tell the difference between tubal pain or ovarian pain. It needs to be checked out. ...Read more

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Why do my ovaries hurt so much?

Why do my ovaries hurt so much?

Several reasons: Pain in your lower abdomen, or pelvis, could be from your ovaries; but it could also be from other parts of your body (uterus, bladder, intestines etc.) or other conditions. Finding out why you are having pain really requires evaluation by your doctor. ...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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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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My ovaries hurt a lot but the pain comes and goes what could it be?

My ovaries hurt a lot but the pain comes and goes what could it be?

Cysts or ovulation: You may have cysts on your ovaries or you're experiencing the pain that may accompany ovulation. Both can be managed in several ways. I would get a sonogram and see your md. ...Read more

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Last night I drank liquor and today my ovaries hurt why?

Last night I drank liquor and today my ovaries hurt why?

Unknown: Perhaps consuming alcohol worries you and makes you pay closer attention to your body and you start noticing things. However, alcohol use does not cause ovarian pain. ...Read more

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Why do my ovaries hurt after running?

It may not be ovary.: Any motion of your extremities can aggravate pelvic disease, but your problem could be your abdominal wall. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend, but he pulled out and my ovaries hurt 2 days after, what could that b?

Different Reasons: Check with your doctor. Reasons range from STD, to ovulation/ menstrual cycle, to cramps. Ovaries hurt is a 'general' location of pain in the abdominal area, not necessarily your ovaries' See your doctor for an evaluation if pain persists or does not improve. ...Read more

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Why do my ovaries hurt after a pap smear?

Why do my ovaries hurt after a pap smear?

Was the dr too rough: Some doctor try to fell the ovaries during a pelvic exam and in the process they apply too much pressure. ...Read more

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I was given HCG trigger to soon by mistake my RE will not respond back to me, my ovaries hurt please help!

I was given HCG trigger to soon by mistake my RE will not respond back to me, my ovaries hurt please help!

No harm done: This is a very important question, but I recommend strongly you address it only with your doctor. You do not need a bunch of armchair quarterbacks who were not involved giving their versions of the game. ...Read more

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Peeing small dots of blood and my ovaries hurt. What are these symptoms?

Possible UTI: Blood when voiding is most commonly due to a UTI - urinary tract infection, and it is also associated with pain in the lower abdomen.
A simple urine test in a doctor's office can help with the diagnosis. Treatment of a simple uncomplicated infection consists of a 3-5 day course of oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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Why do my ovaries hurt after I drink alcohol?

Why do my ovaries hurt after I drink alcohol?

Are you sure?: There is no physiologic explanation for ovarian pain related to consumption of alcohol. My best guess is that this related to some other source of pain (such as your bowels) that is confused with pain from your ovaries. ...Read more

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Why do my ovaries hurt after alcohol consumption?

Why do my ovaries hurt after alcohol consumption?

No good answer: I don't have good answer for this question. But since alcohol is not essential for life I would recommend abstaining. I get excessively sleepy when I drink even a small quantity; so I just don't drink any. ...Read more

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I have a tan snotty vaginal discharge and both ovaries hurt?

I have a tan snotty vaginal discharge and both ovaries hurt?

Mid cycle pain: There is a normal increase in vaginal discharge mid cycle at ovulation which may be present together with a mild pain in the pelvis. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

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