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pelvic cancer in women

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
At your age,: more likely ovarian cyst, or endometriosis, or appendix issues. If pain is getting worse, or fevers, see your doctor.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pelvic pain ?'s: Pelvic pain "on both sides" can be from infection (pelvic inflammatory disease) of from endometriosis , most commonly, but other causes are also possi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No cancer: Common to have bone or even muscle pain if one suffers a fall probably landing on the sacroiliac region. Often one has disruption of a tendon from it ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Very rare under 40: Do you have a family history of ovarian cancer? There are many non-serious causes of pelvic pain in women your age. Ovarian cancer seems like a really ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
2-10% - Not common: From 2005-2009, the median age at diagnosis for cancer of the breast was 61 years of age. Approximately 1.8% were diagnosed between 20 and 34; 9.9% b ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
46 years experience Breast Surgery
Possibly genetic: Breast cancer in younger women has a higher likelihood to be due to genetic abnormailties (so called brca1 and brca2 mutation). There are also many ot ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Great Question!: ...Unfortunately, not so great answer. We know that breast cancer incidence increases with age but we don't know why. We believe that cancer occurs ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
No: Trichomoniasis is an infection that is transmitted sexually. It is treated with the appropriate antibiotics. It has never been asoociated with the fut ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is rare but it does happen. Usually it is a different type of cancer than what is seen in mature women.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Less under age of 40: Incidence is less in premenopausal woman, but not immune at any age, most common after the age of 40.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. C Jeffrey Holmes
35 years experience Family Medicine
Quite possibly: Removing the ovaries dramatically decreases your estrogen production. Any estrogen responsive or estrogen receptor positive cancers will lose that sti ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Likely: Physical examination & mammogram with possible breast ultrasound can be helpful in evaluating males for breast cancer. Needle biopsy of a firm breast ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Get tested.: I can't tell you what your doctor should do, but i would be aggressive with you. You didn't give enough info to say much. How old are you? You have a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Marra
28 years experience Radiology
HPV: Almost all causes of cervical cancer are attributed to abnormal changes of the uterine cervix from previous exposure to certain strains of HPV (human ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
? Post Menopausal?: Since the frquency and incidence of endometrial cancer increases with age, that would also correspond with menopausal status...The low incidence of ta ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes: In fact, the risk of breast cancer increases with each passing year.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Endo: Having family history of ovarian, colon and uterine cancer specially if these are first degree relatives will put you at risk for cancer not for endom ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
It does not happen: As women do not have a prostate, they do not get prostate cancer.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Hormones: It is more common primarily because women have more estrogen and progesterone.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Fibroids: Large fibroids can cause some of the symptoms of ovarian cancer ... Bloating, discomfort, inability to neat much, reflux, changes urinating. See your ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Some hpv strains cause cancer of the penis. The main risk factor for testicular cancer is cryptorchidism.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
No: Family inherited risks and other unknown risks from other aspects of diet, alcohol intake, cigarette smoking & obesity may increase risks of breast ca ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several: There are several different causes including a growth such as a polyp on the cervix or in the uterus, taking hormones, lining of the uterus that needs ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
no: A pap smear is rather limited to assessing the cells of the external cervix for signs of transformation toward cancer.The other problems mentioned are ... Read More
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