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are heavy periods ovarian cancer

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
No.: mother's thyroid disorder is not pertinent. Your symptom is common, rarel, as an isolated symptom,due to PCOS.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Discuss with doctor: There are lots of treatment options you can discuss with your doctor. Lysteda is a nonhormone medication designed for heavy periods. Some benefit from ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Melissa Moffitt
17 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Consider : Consider visiting your gynecologist regarding your lack of regular periods. Obesity and lack of regular periods can be related to endometrial cancer. ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Moran
33 years experience Cardiology
Get checked....: Easy enough to screen for ovarian and cervical cancer, would be unusual if you are less than 30 though. More likely it is due to Insulin resistance s ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not likely: See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-cancer/basics/risk-factors/con-20028096. You are not at a typical age for this type of can ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cancer unlikely: Sounds like a hormone imbalance and abnormal menstrual bleeding. You need a GYN exam and some labs tests, including blood count and pregnancy test.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
Are you sure?: This doesn't sound like ovarian cancer to me. This sounds like you are going on line and trying to diagnose yourself. Go to a doctor and find out what ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Being obsessed about cancer is not helpful. Take oral iron and vitamins to prevent anemia from heavy periods. For good health - Have a diet rich in fr ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Complicated: If you have premature ovarian failure, you should not be bleeding. Have you had an ultrasound to confirm that you have a cyst? Ovarian cancer is rel ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wiebe
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Anything could be causing this, but jumping to ovarian cancer is a bit of a stretch. More likely related to hormonal surges. Also infections or infl ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Irregular periods are not a symptom one usually associates with ovarian cancer. If you missed a period then start with a home pregnancy test. If nega ... Read More
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