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Can an abdominal ultrasound detect ovarian cancer

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Abdominal ultrasounds might be limited to the area requested by the ordering doctor. It may also be more general and look at all abdominal structures.... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Agree with Dr. Ferguson. A transvaginal ultrasound would be better at looking ovaries that an abdominal ultrasound. Get HPV vaccine. Wish you good hea... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
It might but may not: Abdominal ultrasound along with pelvic ultrasound is a good screening test to take a look at the ovaries. If the ovary is normal in size, you would kn... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes, the location differs significantly
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes, the location differs significantly
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
Pathology 30 years experience
Possibly.: A pelvic ultrasound could give valuable information regarding anatomic abnormalities in the ovaries (changes in size / shape and cystic versus solid n... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Fairly reliable test: Pelvic ultrasound is fairly reliable to detect masses or fluid collections in the pelvis. It will also pick up most cases of Ovarian Cancer. So a norm... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
Yes, but: A transvaginal ultrasound(US )and or abdominal ultrasound can often detect enlargement the ovary in ovarian cancer. However screening US are not recom... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 30 years experience
Ultrasound: Ultrasound is reasonably good way to look at the ovaries. A transvaginal ultrasound can get a pretty good look at the endometrium. Hope this helps.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 48 years experience
Yes, but...: It is possible that a renal ultrasound might detect some findings associated with ovarian cancer but the cancer would have to be relatively advanced f... Read More
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