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ovarian cysts and rectal bleeding

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Ovarian cysts will not lead to rectal bleeding. However severe endometriosis may lead to both ovarian 'cysts' and rectal problems. If you don't have e ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rare: Generally, ovarian cysts and rectal bleeding would not be related at all. The only exception might be severe endometriosis, which could cause both ova ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clare Wilmot
Specializes in General Surgery
What was the cyst: Sounds inflammatory.. Could be an abscess somewhere... Needs ultra sound and careful evaluation ... May need a laparoscopy.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Daily rectal bleeds?: ...may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Why worry?: Really! go see a MD for your symptoms as "worry" never solves any issues. Both of those issues can be treated.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
No: There is no communication between the reproductive system or the GI system unless you have concurrent inflammatory bowel disease with abnormal fistuli ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No!!: A ruptured ovarian cyst will not give bloody stool. You have another problem and this my be more serious than the ovarian problem. See and discuss wit ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually not: Most ovarian cysts don't cause the cervix or uterus to bleed, since most ovarian cysts are not hormonally active.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Holtz
22 years experience in Gynecologic Oncology
Two problems: There are rare ovarian tumors that make estrogen, but it sounds like you have two problems. Make sure to see your gynecologist for an exam and a pap s ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wait it out: If you are in the first trimester, unless the bleeding is coming from a single spot on the cervix (friable) that could be treated with silver nitrate- ... Read More

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