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52 years old. hysterectomy at 38. still have ovaries. feel some cramping in pelvis. could this be ovarian cancer?

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Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 33 years experience
Maybe: There are many different diagnoses which could cause cramping in the pelvis. From benign (constipation, fibroid tumor) to malignant (rectal cancer, ovarian cancer, bladder cancer, etc). Symptoms of ovarian cancer can mimic many different diseases. The best advice is to be seen by your gynecologist for a pelvic examination and if necessary trans-vaginal ultrasound.
Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 27 years experience
Ovarian cancer: Cramping is not a common first symptom, but see your doctor.

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