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Ovarian Cysts And Gas Like Symptoms
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
Pressure: The intestines are located all around the uterus and ovaries. So it's possible if there are fibroids or ovarian cysts, there can be pressure on the bowels interfering with digestion. ...Read more
Could a ovarian cysts cause pain when you need to go to the bathroom, or when you need to pass gas?
Possibly: Large cysts could produce these symptoms. See your doctor. ...Read more
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
Pain on left side feels like trapped gas and it is felt on both lower and upper quadrants (low rib and underneath) Usually every few months after eating. Area hurts if pressed on. Could endometriosis or ovarian cysts be causing it?
Splenic flexure: The colon takes a sharp 90 degree turn under the left rib cage and this splenic flexure is the site of trapped gas at times. Applying heat to the abdomen and drinking hot water helps break down the gas enabling you to pass it. Taking simethicone after meals helps prevent gas build up. If these measures relieve your distress, it would rule out the other diagnoses. ...Read more
Can ovarian cysts cause a shooting, stinging pain down the thighs? Should I be concerned? Low ab pain (sore) pelvic pain (gas-like)
They can: Cysts can cause different sorts of pain. They cause pain from their size, from twisting around or fro bursting open. They can cause nausea or GI symptoms as well. So if the pain persists, you should be evaluated for lots of sources ...Read more
Usually doesn't: Ovarian cysts are part of normal function of the ovary for most women. It's what allows for pregnancy. Burping and gas pains sound more like a stomach or bowel problem. Certain foods and drinks can also cause increased probelms with burping and gas formation in you bowels. Watch you diet and see if you can link certain foods to the problem. ...Read more
Excessive gas for past 2 months. 2.8 CM complex ovarian cyst. How likely is it that this is ovarian cancer? Could IBS come on this suddenly?
Unlikely: Those findings not cosistantly with cancer. Cyst small and u are young. Try MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) 1 dose in juice per day along with probiotics, ibs is a syndrome of alternating constipation and diarrhea, affected by anxiety, and, at times a major problem. It's not likely that. You should be fine! Don't worry too much. ...Read more
I had an ovarian cyst rupture a month ago & I still feel stomach discomfort, lots of discharge, gas & bloated, what's wrong? I'm scared : (
See doctor: I see you've asked a lot of questions on healthtap about this ovarian cyst rupture that you've had. I would recommend that you make an appointment with your gynecologist to discuss, possibly have and exam and possibly another ultrasound to ease your mind. There's only so much we doctors on healthtap can address without physically seeing you. Best of luck! ...Read more
During keyhole surgery to remove an ovarian cyst, does having strong stomach muscles pose as a risk or difficulty when filling stomach with gas?
Can an ovarian cyst or tumor cause you to have dark tarry blood in stools with abdominal distention and gas with pain?
Not usually.: The only way that this scenario could happen is if the tumor or ovarian cyst was connected to the digestive tract via an abnormal fistula. This would be a highly unlikely event, and if you do have black tarry stools, I would instead suspect a problem in the upper digestive tract rather than in the ovaries. If this is occurring, go to your local emergency room immediately. Good luck. ...Read more
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.
I'm 4 wks +1d pregnant. I've a slight pain near my navel and a history of ovarian cysts. Could I feel an ectopic pregnancy yet or is it probably gas?
Pregnancy pain: Yes you could possibly feel an ectopic pregnancy at this point in pregnancy however it is doubtful you would have pain near your naval. Pain at this stage would be down in your pelvis and low abdomen. If you do have severe pain and bleeding or just severe pain I would seek medical attention. ...Read more
2 weeks &menses don't stop, secod weeks they are brown &black clots. Pain in pelvic&back, vomiting, dizziness, bloating&gases. Is a5, 5cm ovarian cyst cause?
Maybe: The cyst may be producing greater amounts of estrogen, but other things /causes need to be checked. Your profile says you are 62 years old - if that's the case then you need to see a doctor and have a sonogram & biopsy (at a minimum). I would need more history to give a better assessment about the causes. In most cases, a "simple" 5.5cm cyst has a good chance of going away on its own; 62yrs:worrie ...Read more
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?
What r d symptoms of ovarian cysts?? If I skipped a month in between my periods can I have cysts?? pain only on first day like before. Please help!!!
Most of the ovarian cysts cause no symptoms. During the reproductive life woman routinely develop cysts in the ovaries and vase majority are no cause for concern. You may consult this site for more information.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-cysts/basics/definition/CON-20019937 ...Read more
Hello, I was wondering how long you spot from cyst? I spotted for like 3 days, and I have a lot of the symptoms of a ovarian cyst. So do you think the spotting for 3 days can be from a cyst?
Not usually: Spotting is a very common problem. Infections, hormonal changes, weight changes, stress and other causes are common. Ovarian cysts are also very common. Although both can be present at the same time ovarian cysts are not really a direct cause of vaginal spotting. See an Obgyn who can evaluate your irregular bleeding and evaluate to see if you have a cyst ...Read more
Ovarian Cyst: Cysts may be asymptomatic for the most part and only discovered during a routine gyn examination. Occasionally they may present as a vague to severe abdominal pain. Some malignant ovarian cysts may also present as a gastric disturbance like bloating, eructations, dyspepsia. ...Read more
Pain: An ovarian cyst can have no symptoms, it could just be discovered on an exam. A cyst could throw off a menstrual cycle: delay it or make it early. But it can also cause pain, or pain with intercourse, bloating, or pressure. If a cyst ruptures or twists on itself, you can have severe, crippling pain that sends you to the emergency room. ...Read more
I've had ovarian cysts, and I know what it feels like. Will these same symptoms occur if I get one again?
They may or may not: Many women have ovarian cysts with no pain. Other cysts can cause pain. It depends on the type of cyst, its size, and whether there is any bleeding. ...Read more
Pain!: Ovulation involves a small cyst on the ovary called a follicle. It is very active hormonally and requires a large blood supply. Sometimes something goes wrong and a blood vessel breaks causing bleeding into the follicle that expands with blood and forms a hemorrhagic cyst on the ovary. The most common symptom is pain on one side of your lower abdomen. Best wishes! ...Read more