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Can ovarian cysts cause constipation?

Can ovarian cysts cause constipation?

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

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Is constipation a sign of ovarian cyst?

Is constipation a sign of ovarian cyst?

Let me explain: Those are the effect of the ovrian cyst on the bowels. Pain during bowel movements or pressure on your bowels fullness or heaviness in your abdomen pressure on your rectum or bladder that causes a need to urinate more frequently or difficulty emptying your bladder completel. ...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 bad leg pains with bilateral ovarian cysts with constipation, what could it be ?

These may: All be separate problems. Need details of history to help. I would make appointment to see your doctor to sort things out. You can take Motrin or alleve for leg pain and stool softeners or laxatives for constipation. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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


Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more