• Jessm219 Jessm219
    July 20, 2009
    Why do I have a sharp pain in my ovary and irregular bleeding?
    Jessm219 Jessm219
    July 20, 2009

    I got my normal period in the middle of June. Two weeks after it stopped I started bleeding lightly and bled for 2.5 weeks. That bleeding stopped, and four days later I woke up with excruciating pain in my right ovary and am now spotting dark brown. I have been on a progesterone only birth control for six years. I have never missed or been late taking it, and it does not come with sugar pills. My doctor cannot see me for a month. Any idea what is going on? :(

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  • Paul July 23, 2009
    Paul
    July 23, 2009

    You may have a cyst. Did you make the doctor appointment after you woke up with pain, or before? You want to make sure they understand what you are experiencing. I'm not a doctor, but it seems like if it is a cyst it may have ruptured and is bleeding, which dark brown blood is old blood.

     

    It's a little late for advice and I hope in the past few days you have not had more pain, but I also hope you've made clear to the doctor's office all of your symptoms you have. Perhaps they can get you in sooner.

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  • James Leary August 13, 2014
    James Leary
    August 13, 2014

    Jessm219,

     

    I see that it has been a while since you posted, and I wondered how you are doing.  Was Paul's suggestion of a cyst correct?  I am not a doctor and can't diagnose you, but the sharp pain is worrisome.  I hope all is well with you, and please let us know how you are doing.  I'm sure your experience could be a great benefit to others in the community.

     

    Best of luck,

    James

     

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