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When can have sex or get pregnant after ovarian cyst surgery?

When can have sex or get pregnant after ovarian cyst surgery?

Depends: You would be safe to resume relations by 4 weeks after surgery and maybe even sooner depending on what the surgery involved and how it was done. It could be ok to have sex much sooner - you can ask your doctor. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Is sex safe after ovarian cyst surgery?

Is sex safe after ovarian cyst surgery?

Yes but: After a healing period from the surgery.

Check with your surgeon for a time table. ...Read more

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Hi I had lapascopic surgery to remove an ovarian cyst they also removed my ovary with it about a week ago I recently had sex will that affect me?

Hi I had lapascopic surgery to remove an ovarian cyst they also removed my ovary with it about a week ago I recently had sex will that affect me?

Depends: If you have one functional ovary, you could get pregnant if you do not use contraception.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Why must you wait 1-2 months after ovarian cyst removal surgery to have sex?

Why must you wait 1-2 months after ovarian cyst removal surgery to have sex?

What did you surg: Say, he is the one who oid the surg, and knows what you had, and how the surgery went, you should ask this? To your doc, that is part of your post op care. ...Read more

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Pain under belly button after sex? Had keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst one week ago

Pain under belly button after sex? Had keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst one week ago

CALL YOUR surgeon!!: U are still in the post op period and were you cleared to have sex yet, as if u were my pt I would not let you let as you could cause a problem with the incision or incisions and u could get bleeding form where the cyst is but go by what your surgeon says so please call him or her. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to have sex after an ovarian cyst removal?

How long do I have to wait to have sex after an ovarian cyst removal?

Not long: I tell most patients, as soon as they feel like it. Usually 7-14 days or so. Depends though on your surgery type and would go on the recommendations of your physician. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to have sex after having an ovarian cyst rupture?

How long should I wait to have sex after having an ovarian cyst rupture?

It shouldn't matter: You will not cause injury by having sex, so it depends purely on your level of discomfort. ...Read more

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When is it safe to have sex after a ruptured ovarian cyst?

When is it safe to have sex after a ruptured ovarian cyst?

WHEN your gyn says: You can so u need to be asking him or her that or if u haven't seen a gyn, (meaning u had it diagnosed in the er) u need to see a gyn so the gyn can do a follow-up ultrasound to make sure the cyst has not returned and the fluid has been resorbed. ...Read more

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I think I have an ovarian cyst. And am ovulating? Ok to have sex?

I think I have an ovarian cyst. And am ovulating? Ok to have sex?

OK unless XS pain: Small ovarian cysts are associated with ovulating. See your dr. If you have significant pelvic or lower abdominal pain. You probably won't feel like sex if you are in pain anyway. ...Read more

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I had an ovarian cyst rupture back in oct. I still am unable to have sex like I use to sometimes it so painful we have to stop? Why?

Probably not cyst: Cysts are just a "collection of fluid" and are typically not painful. The actual rupturing of a cyst can cause pain due to the inflammation involved but is will not last more than a couple of weeks at the most. Pain that persists for multiple weeks or months is not related to a prior cyst. See a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm a virgin with a 3cm ovarian cyst that never hurts. When I decide to have sex in the future, would it be painful & can it cause it to rupture?

I'm a virgin with a 3cm ovarian cyst that never hurts. When I decide to have sex in the future, would it be painful & can it cause it to rupture?

No: Having intercourse will not play any role physically on an ovarian cyst that you might have. However you should have the cyst evaluated every so often to make sure it does not cause problems for you. ...Read more

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Can somebody be on their period and have an ovarian cyst at the same time? And is it safe to have sex?

Can somebody be on their period and have an ovarian cyst at the same time? And is it safe to have sex?

Yes: Yes. Most ovarian cysts probably have no correlation with having a period. Most cysts are follicular cysts and develop from a mature follicle that failed to expell the egg. There are other types of ovarian cysts, including dermoid cyst, cystadenoma or endometrioma. It likely has no bearing to sexual activity, unless the cyst cause significant pain. ...Read more

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What's causing me to bleed every time I have sex? I have ovarian cyst. It's very disturbing n uncomfortable. It also stresses me out to C blood after sex

What's causing me to bleed every time I have sex? I have ovarian cyst. It's very disturbing n uncomfortable. It also stresses me out to C blood after sex

Maybe cervicitis?: Bleeding after sex is often due to cervicitis, i.e. inflammation of the cervix; penile contact can make fragile tissues bleed. Some cervicitis is due to chlamydia or gonorrhea, but many cases are not related to STDs. See your gynecologist; it should be pretty easy to find the cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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Am I allowed to have sex if I had a surgery where the removed my ovarian cyst and all bleeding and discharge has stopped?

Am I allowed to have sex if I had a surgery where the removed my ovarian cyst and all bleeding and discharge has stopped?

Depends on surgery: The answer depends on how long ago your surgery was and what surgical approach was used. Typically laparoscopic surgery has a faster recovery than open abdominal surgery. Your surgeon should be able to provide an individual plan for when you can return to your usual activities. ...Read more

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I had sex 14 days after ovarian cyst open surgery, now am bleeding from the vagina 2days before my period. Could it be my period or an effect of sex?

I had sex 14 days after ovarian cyst open surgery, now am bleeding from the vagina 2days before my period. Could it be my period or an effect of sex?

Tough to say: Could be either. May be the period being early, or sex caused some irritation and bleeding especially with your surgical history. Good luck. ...Read more

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After ovarian cyst surgery, if infected, what can happen? More surgery? What could have gone wrong?

After ovarian cyst surgery, if infected, what can happen? More surgery? What could have gone wrong?

Post op infection: Post operative infection anywhere in the abdomen is treated with initial antibiotics to lower the risk of a blood infection (septicemia). If an abscess forms, surgery is a possibility to drain. The best treatment is the avoidance of infection in the first place with prophylaxis by the O.R. crew and surgeon. ...Read more

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Hi. I want to ask, what the best food to eat after ovarian cyst surgery for speed recovery my internal after my OP?

Hi. I want to ask, what the best food to eat after ovarian cyst surgery for speed recovery my internal after my OP?

No specific food: There are not specific foods that need to be eaten after surgery. In the first few hours you will likely be instructed not to eat and then slowly advance your diet back to your usual routine ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more