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Doctor insights on: Link Between Ovarian Cysts And Colon Polyps

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Is there a connection between ovarion cysts and colon polyps?

Is there a connection between ovarion cysts and colon polyps?

No: There is no relationship between ovarian cysts and colon polyps, or an increased risk of one over the other. However, both are common enough that they could each occur in the same person. Read more

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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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What would be the diff btw the pain in the colon and ovarian cyst?

What would be the diff btw the pain in the colon and ovarian cyst?

Timing: Ovarian pain is usually almost constant and sharp. Colon pain is sporatic and crampy. Usually it is accompanied by loose stools, or long stringy stools or rounded small stools. Also could have constipation. Ovarian cysts also cause pain with intercourse or with excercise. Hope this info helps! Read more

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I have a complex ovarian cyst with septations and debris about 14ml in volume. It was 7ml 3 months ago. It's now pressing against my colon. Treatment?

I have a complex ovarian cyst with septations and debris about 14ml in volume. It was 7ml 3 months ago. It's now pressing against my colon. Treatment?

Talk to your GYN: Your personal GYN can best answer for your specific case, but generally if the cyst is enlarging and causing symptoms by pressing against your colon it may be best treated surgically. See link for more information on ovarian cysts. Http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/ovarian-cysts-beyond-the-basics 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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Recently had a CT scan is it possible for a remarkably thickened sigmoid colon, bulky uterus, and ovarian cyst over 5cm to be related? Concerned

Recently had a CT scan is it possible for a remarkably thickened sigmoid colon, bulky uterus, and ovarian cyst over 5cm to be related? Concerned

Guessing: This is hard to call form just a description of CT, not knowing any other clinical facts. Can say: 1) the bulky uterus is 100% unrelated to the other findings, the thickened sigmoid "may" be related to the ovarian cyst or vice-versa. A doctor who knows your whole history and exam could answer these for you, can't say more online. Good wishes Read more

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I just had a precancerous polyp removed from a colonoscopy that doc said he does not see at my age39.The pain led me to find ovarian cyst is it cancer?

I just had a precancerous polyp removed from a colonoscopy that doc said he does not see at my age39.The pain led me to find ovarian cyst is it cancer?

Unlikely: Ovarian cysts are very common. 3 cm or less is considered a normal functional follicular cyst related to normal ovulation cycles. A cyst greater than 5 cm in a premenopausal patient should be followed and managed by an OB GYN doctor. A pelvic ultrasound will show if the cyst is simple (no solid parts) or complex (internal solid components). Vast majority of ovarian cysts are benign. Read more

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Last May 22, 2017 I had undergone a polyp removal, after which I was diagnosed with simple hyperplasia and with left ovarian cyst?

Last May 22, 2017 I had undergone a polyp removal, after which I was diagnosed with simple hyperplasia and with left ovarian cyst?

Unclear question: The information you provided is not a cause for concern. However it is not clear if you have a question. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Read more

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What is the relationship between an ovarian cyst, uterine polyp, and aneamia at the same time?

Colon and anemia: There is no relationship between ovarian cysts and colon polyps, or an increased risk of one over the other. However, both are common enough that they could each occur in the same person. Of the two, colon polyps can cause bleeding.Anemia should be evaluated as many causes exist, some serious. Several factors impact the worry:age, how anemic, other problems, etc. Please go over in detail with someone. Read more

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What might cause midcycle bleeding? . I started Micronor (norethindrone) 1 1/2 months ago. My last period was a week ago. I have polyps and one ovarian cyst.

What might cause midcycle bleeding? . I started Micronor (norethindrone) 1 1/2 months ago. My last period was a week ago. I have polyps and one ovarian cyst.

Progesterone only: Micronor (norethindrone) doesn't contain estrogen, only progesterone. For this reason it doesn't give you a regular period each month. Your periods can be somewhat random while you are on this medication. It can come more than once per month and the duration of flow may be inconsistent. If you want one period a month, you may want to be on a pill with both estrogen and progesterone. Read more

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1 complex ovarian cyst and postmenopausal I am 60. Just had polyp remove from uterus may have com ov cyst removed but I have adhesions. Hysterectomy?

1 complex ovarian cyst and postmenopausal I am 60. Just had polyp remove from uterus may have com ov cyst removed but I have adhesions. Hysterectomy?

Adhesions from: Previous surgery or infection can cause technical difficulty during surgery. If you need to have removal of complex ovarian cyst in order to exclude malignancy, you should proceed with the procedure, even if the operation could be technically difficult. Consult with your gyn for opinion. Read more

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Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?

Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?

2 weeks: Usually almost full recovery in 2 weeks. Some people feel great after 5 days. Kind of unpredictable. But most activities can be resumed after about 7-10 days. Read more

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Would a ovarian cyst and uterine polyp cause pelvic pain every day & back ache, shivers down legs aching legs, headaches. Heavy periods.

Would a ovarian cyst and uterine polyp cause pelvic pain every day & back ache, shivers down legs aching legs, headaches. Heavy periods.

Polyp: A uterine polyp can certainly cause heavy periods. Ask if you are a candidate for a simple minimally invasive procedure called myosure. An ovarian cyst can cause pain. Read more

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Have uterine polyp and 2 ovarian cysts causing severe pain and irregular hevy bleeding and spotting can this be from polyp?

Have uterine polyp and 2 ovarian cysts causing severe pain and irregular hevy bleeding and spotting can this be from polyp?

Bleeding, yes: Irregular bleeding is a common symptom of endometrial polyps, and at your age of 42 can become malignant warranting a trip to the GYN MD for removal. Ovarian cysts can also cause bleeding and pain. Read more

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How quickly do colon polyps grow?

How quickly do colon polyps grow?

Usually slowly: Polyps generally grow slowly, taking years to get big enough to be visible. However, there do seem to be some that are faster growing and more aggressive. I have certainly seen them show up in less than a year after a previous colonoscopy. Read more

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I'm Asian am I more susceptible to getting colon polyps?

I'm Asian am I more susceptible to getting colon polyps?

No: These are some predisposing factors for colon poliposis which is related to colon cancer: • hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (hnpcc, also known as lynch syndrome)  • familial adenomatous polyposis (fap)  • attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis (afap)  • myh associated adenomatous polyposis (map)  • peutz-jeghers syndrome (pjs)  • familial juvenile polyposis coli (fjp). Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


Dr. Allen Kamrava
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Colon Polyps (Definition)

Occurs when there is a growth on the lining of the colon (large intestine). Most polyps aren't serious, but some are cancerous and some can become cancerous. They are a common finding on colonoscopy, and are frequently biopsied (removed) during colonoscopy ...Read more