Jump to content

On and Off Ovarian pain...
Anyone else experience this too?


  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 Koobie83

Posted 25 November 2012 - 07:24 AM

Hi everyone,

Since Friday my left ovary has been cramping from time to time. Friday was worse. It sometimes shifts to the right ovary which makes me feel happier thinking it's just a ligament stretch... but what concerns me is that I had an ovarian cyst on my left ovary many years ago which resolved by itself (it was fairly big - about 6.5cm long). And last month when my ovary was cramping a couple of days later I had a tiny bleed which they couldn't find a reason for.

Does anyone else get ovarian pains from time to time? I've heard you get more cramping and stretching pains in your second trimester because your uterus is growing at a really fast rate. I'm just concerned because of my past history with my ovary and that small bleed a month ago (am I ovulating??)

... Oh and my previous scans didn't show anything wrong with my ovary in terms of a new cyst etc.

#2 BJBubbles

Posted 25 November 2012 - 10:54 AM

Yep!  I had it early in this pregnancy, then by the second trimester I got it again - some times painful enough to make me stop and go ouch!  

My GP checked me out and has put it down to round ligament pain.  I find when the baby kicks me in certain spots I get the same pain, so it certainly seems like it.  I'm seeing my OB on Tuesday so will let her know and see what she says too.

I had a reasonably large corpus leutum at my 12 week scan and have PCOS so wasn't surprised.  But it does seem to be pretty normal.

If you're concerned, give you care giver a call for some reassurance, or a check.

xox

#3 Soontobegran

Posted 25 November 2012 - 11:13 AM

It really is more likely to be ligament pain rather than ovarian pain, particularly as your last scan showed no cyst activity and you can not be ovulating if you are pregnant but the pain does often feel as though it is in the same area. sad.gif
Usually a change in position , a warm shower and even some panadol if necessary will  ease it but of course if it becomes really so troublesome you should call your caregiver.
Good luck

#4 Koobie83

Posted 25 November 2012 - 04:34 PM

Cool - thank you for your advice ladies. I think it's the ligament stretching too, because when it does hurt, it only hurts for a few seconds or so. And yesterday I saw some advice about how to deal with it and something said to lie down on the side that hurts. I did that and it worked.

I'm planning on seeing my GP this week anyway so I'll ask her just to be sure.

Thanks!

#5 pinkelephant

Posted 25 November 2012 - 04:57 PM

I have the same thing and it feels just like ovulation pain or when i have a cyst- but no idea why!




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

How dare anyone accuse a mum of 'milking' a miscarriage

A heartless comment from a stranger shocked the already devastated radio host Em Rusciano.

How breast milk can help relieve your baby's teething pain

Try one mum's simple parenting hack to ease your baby's discomfort.

Top 10 common health myths busted

To help combat the misinformation and spread good health, here are the most common health myths compared to fact.

How to make flying with a toddler more bearable

After almost three years of living in Canada, it was time to pack our bags, bundle up our three children (including our two and a half year old Toddler) and pray to the heavens above, before flying to Aussie Land to see our family and friends.

Breastfeeding may help with caesarean pain, says new study

Breastfeeding after a caesarean section may help manage persistent pain, finds new research on the post-birth experience of new mothers.

Recall notice: fourth cot recalled in less than one month

A recall notice has been issued for yet another cot sold in Australia -the White New Zealand Pine 3-in-1 Baby Sleigh Cot Bed with Drawers.

A baby girl, a baffling disease - and the only way to help her is to hurt her

Every morning, Kevin Federici pulls on a head lamp, sterilises a sewing needle and prepares to prick his baby girl all over her tiny body.

If you make your own baby food you'll love this Instagram account

Tired of making carrot purée? Take a look at this mum's homemade baby food creations.

The unique baby names literally no one is choosing

After a unique baby name for your little one? Here are the monikers no one chose in 2016.

'It's such a boost': mum receives 'thanks for breastfeeding in public' card

It was the boost one mum needed at just the right time.

Sharing makes young children happy - just don't force them

There are many emotional benefits to sharing, but only if it's voluntary.

5 ways to a healthy pregnancy

An easy pregnancy that results in a healthy baby: that's the dream.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

From our network

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

Mum tips to keep your pre-baby budget in check

Money might be funny in a rich man's world (or so ABBA told us), but for the rest of us it's a major consideration – particularly before having a baby.

5 easy ways to make your maternity leave last longer

Maternity leave is a special time for you, your partner and your new little bundle. The last thing you want is for financial worries to stand in the way of that joy.

10 ways to keep your 'buying for baby' costs down

Becoming a parent is full of surprises – not least of all finding out that, for such small beings, babies cause a lot of chaos and expense.

5 ways to prepare to go from two incomes to one

Here are some ideas for getting that budget in shape, ready for being a one income family.

 

Baby Names

Need some ideas?

See what names are trending this year.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.