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Ovarian cancer petechiae

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 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 47 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 27 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

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Curry
Radiation Oncology 30 years experience
Possible Risk Factor: Risk factors for ovarian cancer include increasing age, obesity, prolonged use of fertility drugs, and family history of breast, ovarian, or colon can... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 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 28 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 28 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
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 20 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 44 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 47 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 49 years experience
See below: http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/ Please visit this site for information on this topic.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology 16 years experience
Surg+/-Chemo: Ovarian cancer is first treated with surgery and then depending on the findings from surgery chemotherapy may or may not be recommended.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 35 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

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