Painful Sex »

… system, these can include spontaneous abortion (miscarriage), ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cysts or ovarian torsion.

You should go directly to your local Accident & Emergency department if you have abdominal pain which is:


does not go away within a short time period

is accompained with fever and/or confusion or any other significant changes in your health/behaviour

occurring during pregnancy.

Chronic pain is associated with conditions which are …

Ovarian Cancer »

ovarian cysts are nearly always benign, but rarely they are malignant.

Signs/ Symptoms

There are no detectable early signs of ovarian cancer. The growth has to become quite large before it is detected, by which point the cancer is advanced. Later there may be abdominal pain, swelling or the presence of a hard lump. There may be frequent urination, occasional breathlessness, weight loss, …