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Can an ovarian cyst or tumor cause you to have dark tarry blood in stools with abdominal distention and gas with pain?

Can an ovarian cyst or tumor cause you to have dark tarry blood in stools with abdominal distention and gas with pain?

Not usually.: The only way that this scenario could happen is if the tumor or ovarian cyst was connected to the digestive tract via an abnormal fistula. This would be a highly unlikely event, and if you do have black tarry stools, I would instead suspect a problem in the upper digestive tract rather than in the ovaries. If this is occurring, go to your local emergency room immediately. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Can an ovarian cyst cause my wifes bloodwork to come back with a high white blood cell count?

Can an ovarian cyst cause my wifes bloodwork to come back with a high white blood cell count?

Yes it can: A cyst in this location may produce peritoneal irritation or be the focus of a localized inflammation.Associated it can produce fever, discomfort or severe pain if ruptured.Mass effect also can be present if the cyst is large.It needs a visit to a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Will an ovarian cyst cause diarrhea and bloody stool?

Will an ovarian cyst cause diarrhea and bloody stool?

Unlikely: You need to be seen by a GI doctor and fully evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts cause your blood cell levels to mess up?

Do ovarian cysts cause your blood cell levels to mess up?

Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts can be functional or pathologic. Pathologic ovarian cysts can cause abnormal blood levels of certain tests. examples include a granulosa cell tumor can appear as a cyst and cause elevated inhibin and estrogen levels. An endometriotic cyst can cause mildly elevated CA 125 levels. Your doctor can help you sort this out. ...Read more

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What's the longest you can go w/out your period cause of an ovarian cyst? 10 days late. (-) preg. Results (blood&urine)

What's the longest you can go w/out your period cause of an ovarian cyst? 10 days late. (-) preg. Results (blood&urine)

Dif problems : Ovarian cysts don't cause irregular periods although it is certainly possible to have both problems. A sonogram can confirm resolution of the ovarian cysts. While you are at the obgyn office you can discuss irregular periods and options for cycle control. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause persistent upper back ache and bone weakness / discomfort? I also have high ESR and very low ferritin, all other blood normal.

More than one issue: Simple ovarian cysts should not cause backache. Low ferritin represents iron deficiency and you may have low blood count. High ESR is usually associated with inflammation, infectious or non-infectious. You have enough symptoms to warrant a consultation with a physician. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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


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