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Can ovarian cancer cause weight gain

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek care: You should really be evaluated by a physician to get appropriate testing. You cannot diagnose ovarian cancer online. Take care!

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not signs: Of ovarian cancer, if concerned, a visit to your doctor for assessment and possible referral to a gynecologist for more reassurance may be helpful, w ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: These complaints could arise from a multitude of processes. Ovarian cancer would be an exremly unlikley event in a woman under 30. Other possibilite ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Ovarian cancer: You should be seen by a gyn oncologist to have a prophylactic tah-bso at your age and with your personal/family history unless you are not done having ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Hochman
30 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not likely: Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid can cause weight gain. See an endocrinologist.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cervical cancer: What do you mean by you might have? Did you have a biopsy that confirmed the diagnosis of cervical cancer? Weight gain can be caused by different thi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
56 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Pcos: Ovarian cysts are markers for polycystic ovary syndrome, where hyperinsulinemia causes weight gain. Get blood drawn for total and free testosterone, s ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
They do not : Ovarian cysts do not cause weight gain. Perhaps you are reading something about polycystic ovarian syndrome. In this case many women who struggle wit ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audrey Lance
13 years experience Gynecology
Ovarian cysts: Yes, the pill can decrease formation of ovarian cysts. There are many different kinds of ovarian cysts - some are normal or "physioliogic" and some ar ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No.: Ovarian cysts are a very common finding in young women. They do not predispose to ovarian cancer. Some risk factors for ovarian cancer include never ... Read More
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