Ovarian cysts & pain during sex

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  1. CruelTease

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    I've just been told I have a 4cm cyst on one of my ovaries, which they tell me is normal and nothing to worry about. I now know the pain I've been feeling during sex is that cyst, as the sharp pain I've had all week is the very same pain I feel during sex.

    Has anyone else had this problem? Should I request it be removed? (Not on the NHS, using Bupa) or just carry on and hope it goes away?
     
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    Some go away some stay. Honestly if you're having an issue with pain, you SHOULD have it removed.

    Should it grow larger or rupture, they can sometimes set up infection which isn't something you want to deal with.

    I don't have cysts on my ovaries (my cousin does however and has had them removed) I have them on my kidneys, so I know what you're dealing with as far as internal cysts and such.
     
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    I had one burst 12 years ago. It was excruciating at the time but the fluid drained away without complications. A 4cm crater showed up on ultrasound afterwards as prove of what had happened. The doctors and x-ray technicians were puzzled because I was on the Pill and taking it properly. Normally functional ovarian cysts will either shrink or burst on their own without medical intervention.

    Last year I started to get ovarian pain on the same ovary around mid cycle. I've always had ovulation pain when I'm not on the Pill but this feels like the cysts is back. Ultrasounds haven't shown anything and the Doctor believes it could be a sign that I'm peri-menopausal. Thankfully it doesn't occur every cycle and when it does it goes away when my period starts.
     
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    Wife had a couple, removed with outpatient surgury, laproscopicly. Did have to wait 2 weeks for sex again though. She felt MUCH better after they were removed though.
     
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    I have another appointment in 2 weeks but if this constant pain persists I'll see someone before that.

    Thanks for the advice, peeps.
     
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    well, i suppose this is a mute response now, but get it check and removed. plan for the worst, hope for the best. good luck
     
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    Thanks :)

    I just got a pretty big scare when I saw it on the ultrasound, went into panic mode. I appreciate all the replies. x
     
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    I am not an expert but I suggest removal so you can function again, withot the sharp pain. I don't know if that can affect your drive after though.
    I wish you well CT.
     
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    yea you should remove it, any possible medications to help remove it?
     
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    So,is it PCOS then? My aunts and mom all had that and had to have surgery it was so bad.Definitely look into it if it is causing you pain.I know it hurts like hell when they rupture
     
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    I don;t know, she was very vague. She just said a 4cm cyst.
     
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    Just an update if anyone cares, I've been referred to gyno by my doctor after she had a poke about at my tummy. Nice lady this time, felt like my concerns were being taken seriously.
     
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    A gyn sould get to the bottom of it (no pun intended). My wifes docter refered her to a gyn right away when she was having problems, of course her working in a medical faclity doesn't hurt when it comes to care.

    Good luck, hope they get you back to normal Cruel.
     
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    Thanks backcheck.

    'cause we have private healthcare things should be speedier, it will be so nice to feel normal again!
     
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    Your more than welcome my dear. My wife didnt realize how much it had affected her until after the proceedure removed them. Wishing you the best.
     
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    good luck! *fingers crossed*
     
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    Another update, my gyno consultation is tomorrow :D
     
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    you seem very excited
     
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    Let us know, we do care ya know.
     
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    Excited? I wouldn't go that far. Eager to get rid of this pain, very. Being able to enjoy sex again with hubby would be amazing.

    My surgery is scheduled for tomorrow morning as a new scan showed it has increased in size by 1.5 cm since the last scan. Short notice, so I have a lot of stuff to sort out today. xx