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Symptoms of ovarian cancer after menopause

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 28 years experience
Ovarian cancer: Hereditary ovarian cancer is a distinct possibility with brca 2 or 1 being the most likely choices.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
A Verified Doctoranswered
Surgical Oncology 19 years experience
Likely coincidence: Hard to say, but the association is much stronger with first degree relatives (sisters, mothers, etc). Your history does not rule out a hereditary co... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need to examine: Neither pre-menopause nor ovarian cancer are usual causes of prolonged bleeding. When did she have a PAP smear? She should see her doctor for an evalu... Read More
Dr. Marilda Chung
Pathology 37 years experience
Vaginal bleeding: Vaginal bleeding may be many things. It occurs in pre-menopause, because the periods get irregular around that time. It could also be other things in ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Not necessarily: Ca 125 can go up with some benign conditions as well. This level is high enough to be suspicious, so this cyst should be removed. That is the only way... Read More
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Don't know: The cysts are large, and your ca-125 is elevated, so a full-work-up is obviously indicated. X-ray studies may help, but biopsy/cyst drainage or even h... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
By taking to the doc: Give support to her lack of sleep may be due to anxiety, due to her cancer, which is not unusual, speak to her may need medications .She may even need... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Parry
55 years experience
Add progesterone: Estrogen continues to be made from the fat cells and adrenal glands so you need to be on natural Progesterone forever to balance the estrogen. It sti... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Ask your doctor: It is a good idea but your doctor should explain the risks and benefits of hormone replacment therapy(hrt). It is not a good idea to take hrt for life... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics and Gynecology 48 years experience
The hypothesis is: that contraceptive hormones which block ovulation of reproductive age women seem (in epidemiological studies) to offer a reduced risk of certain type... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
Not specific: Early ovarian cancer may cause abdominal discomfort, constipation or diarrhea, bloating, gas, indigestion, fatigue, or back pain. These symptoms are c... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Abdominal distention: Good news...Ovarian cancer is very rare. Bad news...Ovarian cancer does not cause any symptoms until the later stages. It is uncommon to diagnose so... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Ovarian cancer: More often than not, ovarian cancer does not have symptoms. If your scan and blood tests are negative, obviously one must consider other causes. If yo... Read More