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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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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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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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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, You need to consult with your gyne; what did 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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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

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Is there any relation between ovarian cyst and constipation? (i'm taking medicines as per my doc.). Thank you.

Is there any relation between ovarian cyst and constipation? (i'm taking medicines as per my doc.). Thank you.

Medicine related?: Your symptoms could be related to the medicine you are taking. See you doctor. ...Read more

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Why am I still having dull pain and pressure from ovarian cyst that was found 2-2-15? Why am I having constipation?

Why am I still having dull pain and pressure from ovarian cyst that was found 2-2-15? Why am I having constipation?

Pain and pressure: It is likely that the ovarian cyst has not yet resolved if it was the cause of your full pain, pressure, and constipation. It is also possible throat the constipation is causing the other symptoms and not the ovarian cyst. Try increasing your fiber and fluid intake to help with the constipation (exercise helps too) and follow up with your doctor as recommended. Good luck. Hoe this helps some. ...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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Will excersis make me feel better after ovarian cyst rupture & constipation I've been like this for 3 weeks! Abdonminal pain, pelvic pain : (?

Listen to your body: Movement is always beneficial since it improves blood flow to all organs which helps healing. Keep it light and fun like walking. Constipation needs to be dealt with. Magnesium is generally helpful both for pain and as an osmotic laxative. Eating raw vegetables, radishes, leafy green vegetables and avoiding dairy, wheat, and sugar which grow bacteria that are inflammatory generally helps. ...Read more

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I've been ttc after a mc in june. Ovarian cyst was discovered. I'm 2 days late mild cramps on the left side, slight breast pain &constipated. Help?

I've been ttc after a mc in june. Ovarian cyst was discovered. I'm 2 days late mild cramps on the left side, slight breast pain &constipated. Help?

Ovarian cyst?: If your cycles are regular, and "two days late" is unusual, but the "mild cramps and breast pain" may just be an oncoming period. Obtain a serum HCG pregnancy test (accurate) if no period in the next few days. ...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.

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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Sausage shaped lump lower left quadrant above hip. Some period like cramps also. History of constipation and ovarian cysts. What could this lump be???

Sausage shaped lump lower left quadrant above hip. Some period like cramps also. History of constipation and ovarian cysts. What could this lump be???

Lump: This lump is possibly a loop of distended colon filled with constipated stool. You might want to see if it goes away after completely evacuating. ...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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I have a history of ovarian cyst on my left side some they rapture n some they taking them out what I'm upset is I don't have a normal sex life with my partner cause of the pain I get I wanna know what can I do about this please help me n now also I'm get

I have a history of ovarian cyst on my left side some they rapture n some they taking them out what I'm upset is I don't have a normal sex life with my partner cause of the pain I get I wanna know what can I do about this please help me n now also I'm get

You should be disc: Discussing this with your gyn doc, depends on what kind of cysts you have, you may need to get on continuous bc pills to prevent the cysts, if you have endometriosis you may need depo- Lupron (leuprolide) or further surgery so without knowing more details cannot provide other advice so you should make an appt with your gyn or go for a 2nd opinion, but if u go for a 2nd opinion make sure u bring your records. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts hurt or cause pain?

Large ones do: Large ovarian cysts can twist and cause pain, but most produce pressure or menstrual irregularities. ...Read more

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What symtoms can a ovarian cyst cause?

What symtoms can a ovarian cyst cause?

Pelvic pain: The pain is usually on one side and feels as if is in the lower abdomen. Fever, vomiting and diarrhea are not concomitant symptoms. An ultrasound and pelvic exam can discover. The best diagnostician and advisor is a gynecologist. ...Read more

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What can cause having an ovarian cyst?

Very common: A cyst is a fluid filled sac. Every month, your ovary makes several of these called follicles. The dominant follicle breaks open and releases an egg. If one does not burst, and grows to over 3 cm, we call it a cyst. ...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 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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Does hormonal disbalans cause ovarian cysts?

Yes: In the setting of "hormonal imbalance" you can have formation of ovarian cysts. This is common in a condition called pcos. ...Read more

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Would a 1.5cm ovarian cyst cause a lot of pain?

Not usually: 1.5 cm is very small for an ovarian cyst. This is an unlikely cause of severe pain. Other causes should be considered ...Read more

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Is it possible that abortion cause ovarian cysts?

Is it possible that abortion cause ovarian cysts?

No: Miscarriage or elective abortion should not cause an ovarian cyst. Either will disrupt hormones and cycles temporarily. ...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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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more