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Doctor insights on: Can Ovarian Cyst Cause Problems With The Intestines

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Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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Had CT w/o cont of kidneys to check for stones and only ovarian cyst was found.Wld CT such as that also have shown organs such as my colon/intestines?

Had CT w/o cont of kidneys to check for stones and only ovarian cyst was found.Wld CT such as that also have shown organs such as my colon/intestines?

Yes: but unless the radiologist reading the film as asked to turn his/her attention to a specific organ yoy cannot "count on" the test" picking up"everything in your abdominal cavity! What are you concerned about? Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Isolated pain in one spot of i believe small intestine. Thought ovarian cyst, ultrasound neg. Very intense pain at times, on and off. 4 yrs now. Ideas?

Possibly: Intermittent obstruction of the bowel by an adhesion, internal hernia, or intussusception. Figuring this out can be hard and there is no guarantee the cause will ever be found. You have to decide whether this is an issue worth pursuing. If so, a ct scan when you are having the pain may be useful. ...Read more

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Im sorryi was told I had ovarian cyst but my stomach is large and bowel is not much and cramps pains everywhere I was wondering if I had endemtrosis?

Im sorryi was told I had ovarian cyst but my stomach is large and bowel is not much and cramps pains everywhere I was wondering if I had endemtrosis?

Evaluation: It could be endometriosis with scarring and endometriosis cysts called an endometrioma. It could also be a fibroid. Sounds like you need a proper diagnosis and likely a procedure to confirm that diagnosis as well as to improve your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a 6cm simple functional ovarian cyst that is possibly causing bowel obstruction, heartburn, nausea, and moderate pain. Will surgery solve it?

I have a 6cm simple functional ovarian cyst that is possibly causing bowel obstruction, heartburn, nausea, and moderate pain. Will surgery solve it?

I think: that the number of symptoms/conditions assigned to this 6 cm single ovarian cyst are just too many and , in my opinion, it is VERY unlikely that all your rpoblems will be solved by removing it! My opinion only Good Luck Dr Z ...Read more

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I went to the ER where I was diagnosed with colitis and an ovarian cyst on the right side. I do not have frequent bowel movement but pain Is awful. ?

 I went to the ER where I was diagnosed with colitis and an ovarian cyst on the right side. I do not have frequent bowel movement but pain Is awful. ?

Colitis: I assume the diagnosis of colitis was made after a CT scan was done to make the diagnosis of your pain. However it does not sound like you have symtoms of colitis, which is diarrhea. So the imaging study that showed colitis is likely an incidental finding mimicing the radiographic characteristics of colitis ...Read more

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4cm complex ovarian cyst. Mri can't ruleout neoplasm. Hysterectomy in apr. Age 37. Horrible pain, bloating, urinary incont. Bowel changes. Surgery?

May have to remove i: Complex ovarian cysts require closer monitoring and consideration of removal if they grow in size. The size is still not big enough to chase it and remove it right now. But an interval re-evaluation in 2-3 months will help to determine if it is increasing in size or not. If it grows over 6 months and the size is bigger than 6-7 cm, i would recommend surgical removal. But also get a ca125 level do. ...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


Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more