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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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How to deal with gas and constipation from ovarian cyst?

How to deal with gas and constipation from ovarian cyst?

Ovarian cyst is not: Causing your gas and constipation both of which are related to your fluid and fiber intake. Eat a high fiber diet not exceeding 25 gms of fiber and drink 80-100 ounces of caffeine free/alcohol free fluid daily and the gas and constipation should resolve in 2 weeks, otherwise you need a colonoscopy! ...Read more

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I have a very sharp pain on the side of my stomach that could be due to gas or constipation? There is also a history of ovarian cysts in my family.

I have a very sharp pain on the side of my stomach that could be due to gas or constipation? There is also a history of ovarian cysts in my family.

Stomach pain: Both gas and constipation can cause stomach discomfort. Ovarian cysts usually don't hurt unless ruptured. In your case, more history and physical exam is needed to further help you arrive to the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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History of ovarian cysts. I have 6cm one now - seeing dr in 2 days - but is it normal to have severe bloating, stomach pain, gas, constipation?

History of ovarian cysts. I have 6cm one now - seeing dr in 2 days - but is it normal to have severe bloating, stomach pain, gas, constipation?

No: The stomach pain, cramping & gas can be related to constipation, but if you're really in pain, you should go to the er to make sure the current cyst didn't rupture. Did your gyn say you have polycystic ovarian syndrome? ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts rupture cause constipation?

Can ovarian cysts rupture cause constipation?

Yes: If an ovarian cyst "ruptured" and the contents of this cyst (sometimes blood) get into the abdomen, it can cause a "slowing" of your bowels and constipation. Check a pregnancy test and call your doctor tomorrow. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause constipation?

Yes: I have seen cysts grow and press on the colon causing constipation. ...Read more

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By me rupturing my ovarian cyst could that cause me to have constipation?

By me rupturing my ovarian cyst could that cause me to have constipation?

Not really: Pain associated with the ruptured ovarian cyst may warrant strong pain medications that may in turn make you constipated. ...Read more

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I have an 8 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary. Could this be the cause of my constipation and fatigue? Should i get it removed or can I wait it out?

I have an 8 CM ovarian cyst on my right ovary. Could this be the cause of my constipation and fatigue? Should i get it removed or can I wait it out?

2 different question: NO not the cause of your bowel problems. Secondly a cyst that size is usually removed to rule out malignancy, but you need to consult with your gyne what the u/s said about the morphology ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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