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Q. Dear Doctors,I had cyst in my left ovary and poped it off,after that I have a small pain every day. in HSG everything was OK.my Pop smir is ok and in histroscopy every thing was ok. would you please ask me why I have this pain?

A. as Ann already mentioned - this is a good place to get good advises, not diagnosis... my advise to you is to ask the gyno how long there should be pain after the surgery. i'm sure it take couple of days minimum but i would ask him about it. if there's something wrong he'll know what to do.
sorry i can't help more...

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I don't know how I can support a pope - or church- that says that God is not divine," (http://finance.
Pope Benedict did not identify in detail areas of difficulty between the two churches, but he did speak of the "the strains and difficulties besetting the Anglican Communion and consequently about the uncertainty of the communion itself.
In his book The Spirit of the Liturgy, Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, states that "Pop music .
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During 18 trips to what he called "the continent of hope" Pope John Patti filled plazas and stadiums but not the pews nor the seminaries.
In any number of ways, John Paul II will be remembered as a very great pope, and future biographies (many now in preparation) are unlikely to dissent from that point of view.
First, Pope John Paul II recognized the State of Israel as the homeland of the Jewish people.
At first I spoke about the goals of the International Communications Forum, the media thinktank which I chair, and the Pope gave us his blessing 'for our activity'.
No one can be certain what the next pope will be like--the College of Cardinals was just beginning its conclave at press time--but given that 113 of the 115 cardinals electing him were put in place by John Paul II, most agree that he will likely be conservative and not gay-friendly.
Pope Leo XIII, famous for his defense of the rights of working people, was pope for 25 years from 1878 until 1903.
An official at the Vatican, the church's headquarters in Rome, said that the Pope sought to convey the idea that "life is worth living until its natural end.
For the last five years, Pope John Paul II has presented the face of a hearty man in decline: A tongue that speaks seven languages slurred from Parkinson's disease.