Why do ovarian cyst cause vaginal cramps?

Ov. cysts should not. An ovarian cyst may cause pelvic or lower abdominal pains but not "vaginal cramps". Most ovarian cysts are transient, functional and silent ... and resolve spontaneously. Pain may be caused by cyst enlargement, bleeding within the cyst , twisting... and other factors which depend on the size, type, nature ...of the cyst. Consult your gynecologist if you are concerned or your symptoms persist.

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If an ovarian cyst twists can they save your ovary? I've been having bad pain, bloating & vaginal cramps.

YES, very often. "Twisting" can be partial or complete; intermittent or persistent. If surgery by laparoscopy or laparotomy has to be performed, there is a very good chance that your ovary can be saved. The recommendation now is not to remove the ovary even if it does not look very "viable"; it will frequently retain good ovarian tissue and remain functional. Read more...

Can an busted ovarian cyst cause vaginal odor?

No. The ovary is not connected to your vagina. There is no relationship between an ovarian cyst and vaginal odor. Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Read more...

Can an ovarian cyst cause vaginal pain? Also, if the pain is getting worse does that mean it is rupturing?

Radiating pain. An ovarian cyst that is about to ovulate, or rupture or if it is getting twisted (torsed) can cause pain to radiate anywhere including your vagina if it worsens or doesnt improve by your next cycle you might want to see your pediatrician gynecologist. Read more...