A 28-year-old female asked:
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can bilateral ovarian cysts cause hard, dry stool and other gi/digestion issues? (cysts 2.9 - 3.4 cm)

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Dr. Carrie Giordano
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Perhaps: The small size of the ovarian cysts are unlikely to be causing such changes to your digestion, although endometriosis can certainly cause GI disturbances. Hard stool may be a sign of need to increase your water intake as well.
Answered on Aug 2, 2014
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Ovarian cysts: Probably not
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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