Why Do My Ovaries Hurt?


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Neha Agrawal Profile
Neha Agrawal answered
If you are feeling pain in your ovaries then it is possible that you are suffering from an ovarian cyst. Don't worry though because the majority are benign and non-cancerous. However, in some cases they may continue to grow and develop into cancer which will feel extremely painful. If you have any concerns then you should consult your doctor as they will be able to put your mind at rest.

The symptoms that are linked with ovarian cysts include pain in the pelvic area, fullness, nausea, vaginal discharge and irregular periods. If you are experiencing these problems constantly then you should consult your doctor as soon as you can. If it does prove to be a cyst then your doctor will probably advise you to return after a few months to get it re-examined. If a woman has gone through menopause, or is currently in her reproductive years, then the doctor may suggest waiting so an invasive procedure doesn't have to be carried out if it can be helped. This is important if you want to have children in the future, so make sure you discuss this with your doctor because invasive surgery may remove your ability to reproduce. You may want to consider taking birth control pills because signs have indicated that they reduce the chances of developing new cysts as well as ovarian cancer.

You will need to have the cyst removed if it is large with continuing growth  if it is causing you pain. The process of removal is known as an oophorectomy which is a procedure that removes an ovary while leaving one functioning. In addition, if you have had children or gone past the menopause stage you may want to have a hysterectomy carried out which will remove the organs that can develop harmful cysts.
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Anonymous answered

You May Have To See Your Doctor.... I have the same issue & I was told I have Polycystic ovary Syndrome (PCOS)..... Those are cysts in my ovaries and they hurt like hell.... I'm just telling you this so you can Go Check it out its better to know than not to know!!! If you want to read More About It Google Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Hope I Help!!!
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Anonymous answered
It is less likely that it is your ovaries hurting during sex... Rather your partner is more likely to be poking you in the cervix during intercourse.. It is really uncomfortable, but all you have to do is to tell your partner to not go so deep//rough..
Nicole Miller Profile
Nicole Miller answered
There is a chance that you may have ovarian cysts or an infection. You should see your doctor.
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Anonymous answered
You could be ovulating, it depends how much it hurts
just go and get checked, I knows its easier said than done, but it'll be worth it just to know :)
Roberta Profile
Roberta answered

Pain can indicate cysts, tumors, cancer or a number of other things. It can be something simple such as an egg ripening and being released which is rare, and it has a name. On this last website I gave you to look at it calls this condition  ‘mittelschmerz’ – which is a
      German word translating as ‘middle pain’. There is actually another term for this condition, but I cannot remember what it is.
This is a condition that I have and most people think I make up the fact that I can feel the egg rupturing thru the ovary. You can tell if it is this condition because the pain is only once a month usually just one time as the egg is released. It is also only on the side that the egg is being released from. I have never had it do it on both side during a month. (It would be possible, but rare because it is rare to release eggs from both ovaries during a month, unless you are on hormones to make your eggs ripen faster than normal so they can be harvested for IVF or something.) If your pain is longer and over days at a time, you should see your doctor to find out what it may be.
Zina Marsh Profile
Zina Marsh answered
I'm not sure why my ovaries hurt but I'm on my cycle and I some times notice pain after sex.
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Anonymous answered
Question for anyone.... When I'm in te middle of having sex I noticed both of my ovaries hurt not bad but a low hurt.... Why is that?????
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Anonymous answered
I had an ultrasound today and they found cyst on my right ovary but said they could not see my left ovary. What could that mean? I have constant pain on my left side from this.

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