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Ovarian cancer petechiae

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
??????: Why would you ask that , did someone tell you you had ovarian cancer or an ovarian mass, if you are worried see your gyn asap and he or she will do an... Read More
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
Probably not: But you'll have to give us a few more clues to get our input, but better to see your doctor to discuss prospect and risk. Unless fm hx, brca-2 +, i w... Read More
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 28 years experience
Not likely: It is very unlikely to have ovarian cancer at 26. The symptoms of ovarian cancer are very non specific. If you are concerned then you should see you... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
No one cause: There is no specific cause for ovarian cancer, but several risk factors have been identified. Women who have a family history of either ovarian, breas... Read More
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Also: If familial, breast cancer, prostate cancer and colon cancer all lie on the braca gene.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holtanswered
Family Medicine 29 years experience
A few ways: Often it's asymptomatic until it's well advanced. If there's any early symptoms it's going to be vague ones that ladies are plagued with anyway like b... Read More
Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 28 years experience
Ovarian cancer: Ovarian cancer is often found because a patient has persistent complaints of pain, bloating, urinary urgency or discomfort. There is no screening tes... Read More
Dr. Robert Wascher
Surgery - Oncology 34 years experience
As early as possible: Unfortunately, ovarian cancer is often missed during its early stages, as it either causes no symptoms at all, or only very general symptoms, until it... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 21 years experience
Biopsy: (see similar question/answer). Most (all?) cancers need a biopsy to be definitively diagnosed. Tests such as imaging (eg, pelvic ultrasound) or labora... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: Untreated, ovarian cancer is 100% fatal unless something else kills the patient first.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
History: Including family history, physical exam with pelvic looks at ervix, and bimanual exam, & rectal exam to probe for masses, shelf, and overt and secret ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/ Please visit this site for information on this topic.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Trouble is: The symptoms are quite vague. That's why it's hard to diagnose until the disease has progressed. Abdominal pain, bloating constipation, loss of appet... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
Can be deadly.: Ovarian cancer has very low survival rates. The overall five year survival is only 46% despite advances in treatment. Unfortunately, there are no good... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
It depends: It is dependent on Stage of cancer when first treated. For those who had treatment for stage 3/4 the risk of recurrence is quite high()>50%). it is... Read More
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