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Doctor insights on: Parasites And Ovarian Tumors

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Can endometriosis cause cancer?

Can endometriosis cause cancer?

No: Endometriosis is not a precancerous condition, although, it does act like a cancer would, though. It may spread around the abdominal cavity, but it doesn't cause death or intoxication like cancer would. It is one of the major causes of infertility and chronic abdominal and/or pelvic pain. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause bladder infections?

Can ovarian cysts cause bladder infections?

No: There should not be any correlation. Bladder infections usually occur as bacteria enter the urethra and ascend into the bladder. There should not be an association with ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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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

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Can parasites cause pancreatitis?

Can parasites cause pancreatitis?

Yes: There are numerous organisms that have this potential, perhaps one of the more common ones being Ascaris lumbricoides, although Strongyloides stercoralis, Clonorchis senensis and Echinococcus granulosis have also been reported, among other rare cases. It is not a common cause of pancreatitis, particularly in the USA. ...Read more

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Can ovarin cysts cause blood in feces?

Can ovarin cysts cause blood in feces?

No: This would be unlikely. Ovarian cysts are their own thing. One caveat, some women with severe endometriosis (uterine tissue that is not in the uterus but still cycles and bleeds each month) can have tissue in the rectum that bleeds too. That is not something to guess about though. You may need a colonoscopy to sort this out. Don't wait to go in and get checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhagic cyst cause ovarian cancer?

Can hemorrhagic cyst cause ovarian cancer?

Unlikely: Hemorrhage occurs routinely in the cyst formed at ovulation. While a hemorrhagic cyst can be the result of a cancer, hemorrhagic cyst, per se, does not cause cancer. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause headaches?

Can ovarian cysts cause headaches?

No, : Usually not as I do not see any causal correlation between the two...Just coincidental! ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause bloating and a bladder infection?

Can ovarian cysts cause bloating and a bladder infection?

Yes: All in the same neighborhood. Ovaries can cause bbc vague, nonspecific symptoms, like bloating; can press on the urinary bladder and give similar symptoms, but not likely to cause infected urine. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cysts cause discharge?

Can ovarian cysts cause discharge?

Should not: Cysts may be uncomfortable but should not cause discharge. If you have endometrioma/endometriosis you may have some increased pain or bleeding. ...Read more

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What STDs can cause ovarian cysts?

What STDs can cause ovarian cysts?

None: Chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause tubo-ovarian abscesses, which are collections of pus involving the fallopian tubes and ovaries. These may appear cystic on imaging studies (ultrasound or ct scan), but are not truly ovarian cysts. ...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 pituitary tumors cause cataracts?

Can pituitary tumors cause cataracts?

Cataract: There is no clear association between pituitary tumor and cataract formation. A pituitary tumor may affect several hormone levels, which may in turn have adverse effects on different areas of the body. ...Read more

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Can colon cancer cause cholecystitis?

Can colon cancer cause cholecystitis?

Yes, but...: Colon cancer can very rarely cause obstruction of the duct draining the gall bladder(cystic duct) or liver(common bile duct) by growing directly into these structures and causing an obstruction. This can lead to cholecystitis just like that caused when the obstruction is caused by a gall stone. It is a more serious situation but i believe that I have seen it only once in my 36 year career! ...Read more

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Can recurrent UTI cause by colon tumor?

Can recurrent UTI cause by colon tumor?

No: Unrelated. Need to consult with GI dr or surgeon if you pass blood or black tarry stool perrectum. Also if there has bee an appreciable change in texture of bowel movements. This would be related to ruling out bowel tumor & not to recurrent utis. ...Read more

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Can parasites contribute to cancer?

I know of one: Example. Schistosoma hematobium endemic in the nile infests the bladder, chronically irritates it leading to the unusual squamous cell type. It's the chronicity of the infection more than the parasite itself. ...Read more

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Can griseofulvin cause tumors?

Can griseofulvin cause tumors?

No: Greseofulvin has a lot of potential side effects including headache, nausia, vomitting, abdominal pain, hives, diarrhea and sun sensitivity. It can prepipitate attacks of porphyuria and sle in affected persons. It is not known to be carcinogenic or cause tumors. ...Read more