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Why have my ovaries have been hurting ever since I started running?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Ovarian suspension

The ovaries are "suspended" in space and attached to the uterus and pelvic side wall with a ligament( "guide wire").
Gravity can have painful consequences when running, as "bouncing the ovaries are similar to testicular "bouncing"- not a good feeling.That is why men wear athletic supporters, and athletic women can use some abdominal "support".

In brief: Ovarian suspension

The ovaries are "suspended" in space and attached to the uterus and pelvic side wall with a ligament( "guide wire").
Gravity can have painful consequences when running, as "bouncing the ovaries are similar to testicular "bouncing"- not a good feeling.That is why men wear athletic supporters, and athletic women can use some abdominal "support".
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