Will an ovarian cyst cause a foul smelling discharge?

No. The ovaries are not connected to the uterus or vagina. An ovarian cyst is a separate issue from malodorous vaginal discharge. This is a sign of infection, such as bv, and should be evaluated and treated. This is especially important if you are having pelvic pain that you are assuming is an ovarian cyst, but might actually be a sign of a pelvic infection!

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Can an ovarian cyst cause a greenish discharge on tampon?

No. Ovarian cysts don't cause a vaginal discharge. A green discharge on tampon is more likely due to a vaginal or cervical infection. A woman usually needs an exam to figure out if she has a vaginal or cervical infection. Read more...

Do ovarian cysts cause a foul vaginal discharge?

Usually not. A foul vaginal discharge is most likely from a vaginal infection, an infection in the cervix or bleeding from the vagina or cervix. It is not caused by an ovarian cyst. See your doctor to find out what is causing the foul discharge. Read more...

Can ovarian cysts cause discharge?

Should not. Cysts may be uncomfortable but should not cause discharge. If you have endometrioma/endometriosis you may have some increased pain or bleeding. Read more...

Is a ovarian cyst suppose to hurt really bad? And is the cyst what's cause this almost clear whiteish discharge?

Possibly. An ovarian cyst can hurt a lot especially if it is leaking and hormonal changes can cause a discharge. However, anytime you are in severe pain you need to be seen to be certain that nothing serious is the matter. Call your doctor or go to the ER now. Read more...
Yes&No. Yes, Ovarian Cysts can hurt really bad. The clear white discharge is unlikely from the ovarian cyst. Likely either vaginal juices or infection. Clear white discharge could be yeast-but that is usually thicker and curd like-Cheese like. Bacterial infections also-but they usually smell pretty foul. Other consideration isPelvic Inflammatory Disease. Should see a Gyn Doctor. Read more...

Can an ovarian cyst cause a lot of bleeding & discharge on tampon?

Usually not. An ovarian cyst usually does not cause a lot of bleeding and discharge on a tampon. Vaginal bleeding usually comes from the inside of the uterus or the cervix or the vagina. Bleeding from an ovarian cyst causes bleeding in the abdomen - this almost never comes out the uterus. Read more...

Could an ovarian cyst cause you to have black discharge during the next period?

Not per se. An ovarian cyst by itself should not alter the menstrual bleeding. However, depending on the type of cyst, it may be associated with hormonal disturbance. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. Read more...