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Pain during orgasm

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 22, 2006
  • 11:20 AM

This is a bit of an embarrassing problem, but one that I'm growing more concerned with. For the past few months, as I begin to climax I have a pain in my upper abdomen on the right side, right below my ribs. The spot is very tender to touch during and after. I even felt it throbbing after my orgasm.

My periods have been a bit irregular lately. And most of the time they're very heavy. As a bit of history, I've had 3 pregnancies and I'm 32 years old.

Anyone have any ideas? I've tried searching the internet, but can't find anything. I've only been able to find info on pain related to intercourse, not orgasm.

TIA

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  • ive no idea about your pain.. but your heavy and irregular periods could be a sign of polycystic ovulation syndrome, it may be worth mentioning your periods to your doctor.
    taniaaust1 2267 Replies
    • November 22, 2006
    • 11:28 PM
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  • I have the exact pain. You may want to get checked for endometriosis. I have had it in the past but have read that it can reoccur. I am not sure but it seems to be a nerve sensation that shoots from the low abdomen up toward the rib, just as you described. I have trying to do research but have not been real successful. So, the only thing I have come up with is the possibility of endometriosis.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 5, 2006
    • 10:55 PM
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  • Found additional information about our problem.Check this link:http://familydoctor.org/367.xml
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 5, 2006
    • 11:17 PM
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  • Speak to your doctor about this as i think it could be related to either your ribs or appendics. Good Luck
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 6, 2006
    • 00:34 AM
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  • I would have to agree with it possible being endometriosis. I was diagnosed with this at the age of 16. Very painful periods and heavy flow are symtoms. I also have 3 children and mine seemed to get better with no reaccurance. This disease is usually diagnosed through a scope. Good luck.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 6, 2006
    • 09:54 PM
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  • :) you should ask your doctor about PID which is Pelvic Inflammatory Disease it causes pain with intercourse and when you about to climax and also try endometrosis cause that can cause it also i had both so i ended up getting a complete hysterrectomy at the age of 26. good luck
    blazingbunny 1 Replies
    • December 7, 2006
    • 03:12 AM
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  • I believe I have found the information for the problem we both experience.The disorder is called pelvic floor myalgia.Check these links:http://www.ucihealth.com/healthcareservices/obgynwhgSarton.htmhttp://www.aboutincontinence.org/PelvicFloor.htmlHope this helps.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 12, 2006
    • 00:20 PM
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  • yes, I too am having pain at orgasms...it is truly disrupting. It is a sharp lingering pain on the onset of orgasm. usually the pain starts lower right area and is now traveling across the lower abdomen. It has been about 4 months now and have at the latest gone for a pelvic ultrasound (gyne). I havent gottne the results but my primary did notice at the first ultrasound fibroids. Let's see what the latest diagnosis will be.sincerely,missing my orgasms
    swill021 1 Replies
    • October 1, 2008
    • 11:19 PM
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  • i have been suffering from this for many years. it came on suddenly at 27 and after two years of exploratory it was diagnosed as a few things: chronic pelvic pain caused by chronic myofascial pain. i am on some medication but the best thing so far in my recovery was physical therapy. not just internal physical therapy for the pelvic floor muscles (squeamishly personal but necessary) and physical therapy for my whole body. our muscles are all interconnected and our nervous system is too (like pain in your belly may actually come from your back muscles or trigger points). stress, etc... may exacerbate this condition and i know that slowly i have been starting to feel better not only over all my body but my belly as well (esp during orgasms). it's a long road to recovery but it can be done.some additional things:-make sure its not an uterine infection (or cystitis)-make sure its not endometriosis-make sure you do not have STD's (you can get this from just one person and even if you use a condom)-check your diet (as odd as this sounds it's actually important). lower caffeine intake, sugars, salts, etc...good luck and feel better soon!
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 8, 2009
    • 04:36 AM
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  • Hi there im male 22 and when im climax i have a series of things that can happen, sometimes when i climax all the veins in my legs go tight and i can feel them for a few seconds. Also sumtimes i feel as thought my penis is numb and i dont get the full climax experience very concerned any advice. Iv also been having quite alot of ectopics and palpatations but have been scanned and tested and no heart problems apparently thankd
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  • I've been having the orgasm pain directly to the right of my belly button since December...so about 9 months. It is the worst in the middle (next to my belly button) but runs straight up and down from that point. It takes about 15 minutes for the pain to go away completely. I also have Crohn's disease and went through several tests to rule out any problems with my Gi tract. The next step was to test for Interstitial Cystitis, which I also don't have. My Primary thinks I may have fibromyalgia...does anyone know if this could be related to the pelvic pain??? I'm being treated for "pelvic floor dysfunction" by going to a physical therapist weekly since April, but I don't feel like anything has changed. I also have nipple discharge and major fatigue. I've been going through a lot of testing, but nothing has come up. I don't think pelvic floor dysfunction is the problem and am convinced something is wrong with my brain or nerves.As a newlywed, of course this is extremely ******n my marriage...i Feel like I'm at my wits end....of course my husband is helpless and it's so ******n both of us.Has anyone heard of a link to pelvic/abdominal pain, nipple discharge, and fatigue?
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 13, 2009
    • 00:27 AM
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  • I've been having the orgasm pain directly to the right of my belly button since December...so about 9 months. It is the worst in the middle (next to my belly button) but runs straight up and down from that point. It takes about 15 minutes for the pain to go away completely. I also have Crohn's disease and went through several tests to rule out any problems with my Gi tract. The next step was to test for Interstitial Cystitis, which I also don't have. My Primary thinks I may have fibromyalgia...does anyone know if this could be related to the pelvic pain??? I'm being treated for "pelvic floor dysfunction" by going to a physical therapist weekly since April, but I don't feel like anything has changed. I also have nipple discharge and major fatigue. I've been going through a lot of testing, but nothing has come up. I don't think pelvic floor dysfunction is the problem and am convinced something is wrong with my brain or nerves.As a newlywed, of course this is extremely ******n my marriage...i Feel like I'm at my wits end....of course my husband is helpless and it's so ******n both of us.Has anyone heard of a link to pelvic/abdominal pain, nipple discharge, and fatigue?In response to this, I am also having pain during orgasm only. I went to the doctor and she ran a bunch of tests. One of the things that she asked me about was nipple discharge. I replied that I did not have that, but she told me there is a condition where women can get a benign tumor on the "inner" pituitary gland in our brains. It makes us overproduce the hormone prolactin. She said major symptoms are pelvic pain, nipple discharge, fatigue, and headaches. Hope this helps
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 19, 2010
    • 00:06 AM
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  • This is a bit of an embarrassing problem, but one that I'm growing more concerned with. For the past few months, as I begin to climax I have a pain in my upper abdomen on the right side, right below my ribs. The spot is very tender to touch during and after. I even felt it throbbing after my orgasm. My periods have been a bit irregular lately. And most of the time they're very heavy. As a bit of history, I've had 3 pregnancies and I'm 32 years old.Anyone have any ideas? I've tried searching the internet, but can't find anything. I've only been able to find info on pain related to intercourse, not orgasm.TIAEWWWwwwwwwww!
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 19, 2010
    • 09:47 AM
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  • I have been experiencing pain when I have a clitoral orgasm. This has gone on for about six years. It is always on the right, close to where my ovary is. On multiple orgasm, it lingers on till I am forced to keep stimulating myself just to get rid of the pain. It rarely goes with a single orgasm.
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  • I have this. It's certainly associated with how I feel emotionally (not about my husband), and is associated with there being difficult stuff in my life that I don't want to think about.Seeing a therapist has helped me.hth x
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