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Why do ovarian cysts cause bloating?

Why do ovarian cysts cause bloating?

Inflammation: Ovarian cysts may cause the feeling of bloating. This may be due to fluid leaking from the cysts and pelvic inflammation as a result of the cysts. Inflammation will cause swelling and fluid accumulation. Should have a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate the size/quality of the cysts. ...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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Feels like my ovaries r a computer and my cysts r a virus. Why do ovarian cysts cause pregnancy symptoms like bloating, weight gain & breast soreness?

Feels like my ovaries r a computer and my cysts r a virus. Why do ovarian cysts cause pregnancy symptoms like bloating, weight gain & breast soreness?

Hormones: You produce a cyst every month. The cyst or follicle is what houses your egg. This cells of the cyst produce your female hormones. It is these hormones that are causing the symptoms. The cysts are biologically doing their job to try and get you pregnant every month. ...Read more

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Wjat causes gas and bloating from fibroids and ovarian cysts?

Wjat causes gas and bloating from fibroids and ovarian cysts?

Any enlarged masses: In abdomen can cuase bloating and fullness simply from the mass effect and irritation of surrounding bowel. ...Read more

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What causes gas and bloating from fibroids and ovarian cysts?

What causes gas and bloating from fibroids and ovarian cysts?

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

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I have a left ovarian cyst. Can it cause right side pain, nauseau, and severe bloating?

I have a left ovarian cyst. Can it cause right side pain, nauseau, and severe bloating?

Yes: A left ovary can "swing behind the uterus" and cause right sided symptoms especially if large. ...Read more

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I have a huge ovarian cyst on my left ovary, could that be the cause of my chronic bloating?

I have a huge ovarian cyst on my left ovary, could that be the cause of my chronic bloating?

Yes, but it would: depend on its size. Cysts on the ovary can become very large before it becomes symptomatic. Because there is concern of enlargement or malignancy, please consult with your gyn, ...Read more

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Pelvic/Transvag sono on 8/22 showed partially ruptured ovarian cyst with small amount of free fluid. Would this cause bloating and abdominal fullness?

Pelvic/Transvag sono on 8/22 showed partially ruptured ovarian cyst with small amount of free fluid. Would this cause bloating and abdominal fullness?

Yes: When you ovulate, a cyst on your ovary ruptures to release the egg, and some fluid escapes into your abdomen. This can cause an initial sharp pain, or a sense of fullness or bloating. If it gets worse, or doesn't go away within 2-3 days, see your doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more