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ectopic pregnancy and ovarian cancer

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
Ovarian Cancer: Many different types of cancer comprise what is commonly called "ovarian cancer." Many of these can induce secondary changes in the surrounding ovaria ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ben Ferguson
9 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Some patients have surgery to explore and/or attempt to reduce or cure symptomatic disease. Mris aren't always terribly useful for ovarian cancers but ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Twisted reasons: A sex change to male( a la chaz bono), or a twisted or ruptured ovarian cyst are two reasons that come to mind.
A female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Preg with Ovarian ca: Yes, it can, especially in early pregnancy. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3362432/
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Ovarian Ca enigma: You will be able to have pregnancy without complication, But ovarian cancer is a tricky one & you should have regular follow up for many years.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Tough question: By this i assume you mean for in vitro vertilization. Any hormone manipulation has a potential for side effects. Increased Estrogens increases the ris ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Ovarian Cancer: Hi, Ovarian cancer can sometimes cause hcg levels to go up, but it is variable between patients. Some women with biopsy proven ovarian cancer will hav ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Just the opposite: There are some ovarian cancers that manufacture estrogen hormones from their theca cells, and endometrial cancers are also caused by estrogen hormone ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Less sensitive: Hormone levels tend to be lower with ectopic pregnancies so the home test will not turn postive as quickly. Ovarian cysts will have no effect.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Still positive: An ectopic pregnancy still produces the human Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone, so the pregnancy test will still be positive. If you are concerned about ... Read More

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