Doctor insights on: Bloating ovarian cyst

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How long could bloating from an ovarian cyst take to go away?

How long could bloating from an ovarian cyst take to go away?

Quickly: Usually within 48-72 hours depending upon the size of the cyst, use of anti-inflammatories, and whether or not a procedure was performed. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Wjat causes gas and bloating from fibroids and ovarian cysts?

Wjat causes gas and bloating from fibroids and ovarian cysts?

Any enlarged masses: In abdomen can cuase bloating and fullness simply from the mass effect and irritation of surrounding bowel. ...Read more

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What causes gas and bloating from fibroids and ovarian cysts?

What causes gas and bloating from fibroids and ovarian cysts?

Pressure: The intestines are located all around the uterus and ovaries. So it's possible if there are fibroids or ovarian cysts, there can be pressure on the bowels interfering with digestion. ...Read more

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Post menopause bleeding. D&c clear, tvu show hyperplasia (6mm). Pap smear clear. Sometimes pelvic pain & bloating. 1.3cm ovarian cyst. Ovarian cancer?

Post menopause bleeding. D&c clear, tvu show hyperplasia (6mm). Pap smear clear. Sometimes pelvic pain & bloating. 1.3cm ovarian cyst. Ovarian cancer?

Need work up: You had ultrasound and d&c; the uterus should be clear. Bloating and pain is probably unrelated to your gynecology issues. The ovarian cyst however, is worth a follow up by ultrasound and blood test. ...Read more

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I had a perforated appendix removed 2 years ago - was quite sick - have since suffered irregular painful periods, recurring ovarian cysts, bloating, abdominal pain and discomfort, indigestion and full feeling, flatulence - any connection?

I had a perforated appendix removed 2 years ago - was quite sick - have since suffered irregular painful periods, recurring ovarian cysts, bloating, abdominal pain and discomfort, indigestion and full feeling, flatulence - any connection?

It might: A gynecology condition like endometriosis can sometimes be found on an appendix. Check with surgical pathology report if endometriosis was found in the specimen.
Endometriosis can be associated with some of your symptoms. However, given that are 50, you may be better served with a multidisciplinary approach--seeing your gyn, pcp and GI docs for counseling. Make sure you had a colonoscopy also. ...Read more

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Why do ovarian cysts cause bloating?

Why do ovarian cysts cause bloating?

Inflammation: Ovarian cysts may cause the feeling of bloating. This may be due to fluid leaking from the cysts and pelvic inflammation as a result of the cysts. Inflammation will cause swelling and fluid accumulation.
Should have a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate the size/quality of the cysts. ...Read more

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When does bloating go away from having an ovarian cyst?

When does bloating go away from having an ovarian cyst?

When removed: If ovarian cyst is causing bloating as a symptom.
Only way the bloating will go away is if the cyst is removed.
Bloating with ovarian cyst happens if the cyst is rather large in size and there may be other symptoms like pelvic pain, pain during bowel movements, pain during sexual intercourse and before/after periods. ...Read more

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I have a 3.8cm ovarian cyst left side for a year. Am experiencing bloating to my left side and pressure a little pain and feeling of a heaviness.?

I have a 3.8cm ovarian cyst left side for a year. Am experiencing bloating to my left side and pressure a little pain and feeling of a heaviness.?

Ovarian cyst: Presence of simple ovarian cyst can give a sensation of pressure and heaviness.
If your pregnancy test is negative, the best approach will include;
1. A trial of birth control pill.
2. Treat your discomfort with mortrin as needed.
3. Repeat pelvic ultrasound in three months.
Conservative management is best if the simple cyst is less than 5cm and your symptoms are getting better. ...Read more

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I have a left ovarian cyst. Can it cause right side pain, nauseau, and severe bloating?

I have a left ovarian cyst. Can it cause right side pain, nauseau, and severe bloating?

Yes: A left ovary can "swing behind the uterus" and cause right sided symptoms especially if large. ...Read more

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I have a huge ovarian cyst on my left ovary, could that be the cause of my chronic bloating?

I have a huge ovarian cyst on my left ovary, could that be the cause of my chronic bloating?

Yes, but it would: Depend on its size. Cysts on the ovary can become very large before it becomes symptomatic. Because there is concern of enlargement or malignancy, please consult with your gyn, ...Read more

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How long should bloating last for following keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst? And are there any ways to reduce the bloating?

How long should bloating last for following keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst? And are there any ways to reduce the bloating?

No: Your "bloating" most likely is due to retained gas inside the intra-abdominal cavity and not due to typical "gas pains". This retained gas should be expected to get reabsorbed within the next 24-48 hours following surgery. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst of over 9cm and I look 6 months pregnant. Since december the cyst has tripled and I have gained over 20# could this bloating be due to the cyst?

I have an ovarian cyst of over 9cm and I look 6 months pregnant. Since december the cyst has tripled and I have gained over 20# could this bloating be due to the cyst?

Yes,: Yes, this could be from the cyst. Please consult your gynecologist immediately and clarify the plan. You may need to have definitive treatment of this cyst. It is very important that you be seen and have this re-assessed. ...Read more

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If an ovarian cyst twists can they save your ovary? I've been having bad pain, bloating & vaginal cramps.

If an ovarian cyst twists can they save your ovary? I've been having bad pain, bloating & vaginal cramps.

YES, very often: "Twisting" can be partial or complete; intermittent or persistent. If surgery by laparoscopy or laparotomy has to be performed, there is a very good chance that your ovary can be saved. The recommendation now is not to remove the ovary even if it does not look very "viable"; it will frequently retain good ovarian tissue and remain functional. ...Read more

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Why does my 3.6 CM ovarian cyst hurt? Went to ER & they said to come back if having severe pain (meaning torsion) is bloating/pain really that normal?

Why does my 3.6 CM ovarian cyst hurt? Went to ER & they said to come back if having severe pain (meaning torsion) is bloating/pain really that normal?

Many possiblities: An ovarian cyst hurts due to the pressure of the fluid and the inflammation on the lining of the ovary. This will persist till the body resorbs the fluid. Bloating and sharp pain are normal for a cyst. Sever pain means a significant increase from the pain that took you to the ER in the first place. If your pain has worsened then see a doctor. If it is the same then give it time. ...Read more

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I have had ovarian cysts before --but along with the pain this time I have bloating & cramping. Do I need to see my OB or can I let it run its course?

I have had ovarian cysts before --but along with the pain this time I have bloating & cramping. Do I need to see my OB or can I let it run its course?

See your Ob,: If the cyst is leaking blood and starts bleeding more profusely, it may require surgical intervention. Once you have symptoms, it's time to check in. ...Read more

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How long will ovarian cyst pain last? 3.6 CM cyst diagnosed @ ER w/ CT, had pain/bloating for 3 days, gyno did no further tests but said should goaway

How long will ovarian cyst pain last? 3.6 CM cyst diagnosed @ ER w/ CT, had pain/bloating for 3 days, gyno did no further tests but said should goaway

Very differently: If it is functional (follicular) cyst, really should go away.
If not, it might stay.
In any case should be followed up.
The symptoms described may not be related to the cyst. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more