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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

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 amenorrhea be a main symptom of ovary cancer?

Can amenorrhea be a main symptom of ovary cancer?

Not likely: Ovarian cancer does not have specific symptoms. Please consult this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-cancer/basics/symptoms/con-20028096 ...Read more

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Dizziness a common symptom of polycystic ovary syndrome?

Dizziness a common symptom of polycystic ovary syndrome?

No: Dizziness is not a symptom of pcos. However, hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) can occur with pcos and this can cause dizziness. ...Read more

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Is amenorrhea a common sign of ovarian dysfunction?

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Is amenorrhea a common sign of ovarian dysfunction?

Lack of periods: Amenorrhea refers to the condition of 'lacking menstrual periods'. The causes of amenorrhea can be broadly categorized into either 1. Ovarian/reproductive tract dysfunction (anatomic obstruction, pregnancy, menopause, pcos, androgen excess, or others) or 2. Pituitary/hypothalamic gland problems in brain (high prolactin, athletic amenorrhea, pituitary mass, traumatic injury to brain, etc). ...Read more

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Is severe cramping a sign of ovarian cancer?

Is severe cramping a sign of ovarian cancer?

most of the time: In the initial stages ovarian cancers will not have any symptoms, rare occasions possible to have ' severe craping ' but this is not usual presenting symptoms .Regular examination by your gynecologist is important for early diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is there a difference in symptoms associated with ovarian cysts and ovarian cancer?

Is there a difference in symptoms associated with ovarian cysts and ovarian cancer?

Difficult : Difficult to discern just by symptoms, needs an evaluation by a physician to work up in detail. ...Read more

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Can chronic vomiting be a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Can chronic vomiting be a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Many causes: Sorry to hear you are having this trouble. There are many reasons for chronic vomiting including ovarian cancer, this should be evaluated by a physician to determine the cause of your vomiting. ...Read more

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Is bad ovulation pain a sign of ovarian cancer?

Is bad ovulation pain a sign of ovarian cancer?

No: Symptoms of ovarian cancer are non-specific and pain would be a late symptom. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cancer/ds00293. ...Read more

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Help please! is aching ovaries a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Help please! is aching ovaries a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Not usually: There are few symptoms of ovarian cancer which accounts for why it is rarely diagnosed at an early stage. The known symptoms are bloating, pelvic or back pain, feeling full quickly when eating, changes in bowel and bladder function and new unusual vaginal bleeding or discharge. ...Read more

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Is a shallow cough a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Is a shallow cough a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Very unlikely: A shallow cough has many more likely causes than ovarian cancer. The most common symptom of ovarian cancer is increased abdominal fullness, and unfortunately it is a late sign. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in cervical cancer vs signs of a ovarian cyst?

What symptoms are common in cervical cancer vs signs of a ovarian cyst?

Vaginal bleeding: Ovarian cysts are rarely symptomatic and do not cause vaginal bleeding. Cervix cancer will cause abnormal vaginal bleeding as the main feature/symptom. ...Read more

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Is fatigue normally a late symptom of cancer?

Is fatigue normally a late symptom of cancer?

Yes and no: Fatigue can be caused my many things. As cancer progresses, you may indeed become more fatigued. Having a lot of fatigue does not necessarily mean you have a late sign of cancer. ...Read more

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Is sacrolic joint pain a sign of ovarian cancer?

No: There are a lot of causes of sick really act pain and it would be unusual to consider ovarian cancer as a cause. There could be Musculoskeletal causes there could be pulled muscle or arthritis of the sacroiliac joint, but ovarian cancer is rare if it ever a cause ...Read more

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Are night sweats a symptom of ovarian cancer?

Unlikely: Although night sweats can be associated with malignancy (such as lymphomas) it is less likely to be directly associated with ovarian cancer. A better scenario could be that you are having these symptoms due to fluctuations in your hormone levels. I would recommend that you speak with your gyn and under go hormonal level testing if it is deemed appropriate. ...Read more

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Is feeling of fullness a symptom that can come with benign peritoneal tumors ?

Is  feeling of fullness  a symptom that can come with benign peritoneal tumors ?

Yes, and worse!: Sometimes, benign peritoneal growths may represent infection or just simple inflammatory bowel conditions or reactions. Pain can be prominent in the form of cramping. Bowel irregularity could occur depending on the amount, size, and number of benign tumors taking up space in the abdomen. These may just be more of a hassle than anything else, but you may need to maintain a certain diet, and monitor. ...Read more

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Is dizziness a symptom of cancer?

Is dizziness a symptom of cancer?

Rarely: Dizziness is caused by many things. The most common causes are vertigo, medicine side effects, dehydration, and changes in the blood pressure or heart rhythm. Cancer is rarely a cause of dizziness. Dizziness can be a disabling and important symptom. Although it may not be caused by cancer, it's worth a check up if it is bothering you. ...Read more

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Could an ovarian cyst be cancerous, or be a sign to ovarian cancer? Also have massive weight loss, fatigue, lack of appetite. And severe stomach pain.

Ovarian cysts: By your symptoms, it sounds like you need to see your gyn doctor. I you are not getting an answer you find acceptable, it is not wrong to get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Do ovarian cysts cause fatigue?

Do ovarian cysts cause fatigue?

Not typically: Unless there is other co-existing medical condition, such as obesity, sleep disorder, depression or endocrine abnormality such as hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause extreme fatigue?

Can an ovarian cyst cause extreme fatigue?

Large ones do: Very large ovarian cysts can cause fatigue just by their weight to carry around. However, those patients often look and feel pregnant. ...Read more

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How long does extreme fatigue last after ruptured ovarian cyst?

How long does extreme fatigue last after ruptured ovarian cyst?

1-14 days: Generally when a cyst ruptures, the ovary starts producing progesterone. Progesterone can cause some tiredness, but not usually extreme fatigue. ...Read more

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Ca125 high had ovarian cysts now hot sweats extreme fatigue what's the next step?

Ca125 high had ovarian cysts now hot sweats extreme fatigue what's the next step?

Next Step: It is unclear what would have lead to testing a Ca-125 in a 26 year old female. Now that it has been demosntrated to be elevated in the setting of ovarian cycsts further evaluation should take place. The likley next step would be pelvic imaging with an US to urther characterize the cysts. It should be noted that ca-125 is not specific and can elevated for many reasons, not just ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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I have an ovarian cyst. How long can I expect to be in pain? It's been 4 days. I also have a pounding headache and am very fatigued. Is this normal?

I have an ovarian cyst. How long can I expect to be in pain? It's been 4 days. I also have a pounding headache and am very fatigued. Is this normal?

Depends: It may be twisting or ruptured. You should see your doctor and have an ultrasound done. The headache and fatigue are probably independent symptoms. ...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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Can ovarian cyst cause dizziness, nausea and fatigue and even forgetfulness?

Can ovarian cyst cause dizziness, nausea and fatigue and even forgetfulness?

Unlikely : Unlikely that cyst causing this. Most you would have abd pain of its big enough. ...Read more

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Have large ovarian cyst. feel dizzy, faint and fatigued for days with fizzing sensation where the cyst is. any advice on how to cope until surgery?

Have large ovarian cyst. feel dizzy, faint and fatigued for days with fizzing sensation where the cyst is. any advice on how to cope until surgery?

Talk to your surgeon: You need to visit with your GYN surgeon and ask him/her that question. Usually we request that you minimize vigorous exercise and activity to help prevent twisting(torsion) or rupture of the ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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I have a 1mm ovarian cyst, pelvic pain, sciatic pain, fatigue, pain w/ sex, nausea and others sx. Not a UTI or pregnancy. What could be causing my sx?

Chronic Pelvic Pain: If chronic, usually is part of the pain syndrome in the title. Need to eliminate structural lumbar abnormalities. Diagnostic work-up usually unremarkable. ...Read more

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I have a 9cm ovarian cyst. Can it cause fatigue, bladder pain, stomach pain, nausea & dizziness?

I have a 9cm ovarian cyst. Can it cause fatigue, bladder pain, stomach pain, nausea & dizziness?

YES: All of the above symptoms can be caused by a large ovarian cyst. This should be followed and reported to your physician. Twisting of the ovary on its blood supply can cause these symptoms and if not addressed can cause serious problem and possibe loss of the ovary ...Read more

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Daily fatigue, dizziness, anxiety, rectal bleeding & wake with soar kidneys.4yrs ago had ovarian cysts, fallopian tubes removed & eggs frozen. Ideas?

Daily fatigue, dizziness, anxiety, rectal bleeding & wake with soar kidneys.4yrs ago had ovarian cysts, fallopian 
tubes removed & eggs frozen. Ideas?

Daily rectal bleeds?: ...may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) & topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. Best get checked. ...Read more

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Extreme fatigue, dizziness and fainting, severe stomach pain/cramps. Ovarian cysts?

Extreme fatigue, dizziness and fainting, severe stomach pain/cramps. Ovarian cysts?

Get eval: Your symptoms can be due to a number of things, of which ovarian cysts would be low on the list, but possible none the less. get an evaluation and testing to help you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is fleshy greenish yellow vaginal discharge a symptom of ovarian cysts ?

Is fleshy greenish yellow vaginal discharge a symptom of ovarian cysts ?

No: You can have discharge with a cyst but that is not the way to diagnose a cyst- a pelvic ultrasound will diagnose a cyst so see your gyn or a gyn or go to the er if you are in pain and do not have a gyn. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst 5.1 CM growing, is this post menopause symptom?

Ovarian cyst 5.1 CM growing, is this post menopause symptom?

Not usually: Menopause is defined by a decline in hormone levels and their effects. As the estrogen decreases, the ovaries become nonproductive. The appearance or enlargement of ovarian cysts should not occur after menopause. See your doctor as likely, this cyst needs to be removed. Your doctor will want to rule out cancer and the earlier the work up, the earlier treatment can be rendered for the best outcome. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A condition in which a growth (often balloon-like, thin-walled, and filled with fluid) arises on an ovary (the female ...Read more