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can an abdominal ultrasound detect ovarian cancer

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
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
50 years experience Medical Oncology
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
52 years experience Internal Medicine
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
29 years experience Pathology
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
47 years experience Radiology
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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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Whoa: The symptoms of common stage 3 ovarian cancer are nonspecific. Poly cystic ovary syndrome is not cancer. Your fears alone justify repeat imaging. A ch ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unfortunately Yes: Us cannot DX ovarian cancer, simply show signs which may be associated with it. Us may show thickened cyst walls, nodules, septations, or abnormal blo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
He is usually able: To tell the difference
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Usually: Yes provided the ovaries were readily visible and you had a thorough laparoscopy.. Bloating is often caused by excessive fiber along with inadequate f ... Read More
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