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A 38-year-old member asked:

what can i do to distinguish between period and ovarian tumor blood?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Is no ovarian blood: menstrual bleeding occurs due to sloughing of lining of uterus secondary to hormonal changes on a monthly basis. Ovarian tumors do not bleed. They can spread to uterus but that is in the metastatic phase of disease when spread has probably involved omental fat pad and is secondarily associated with peritoneal ascites..

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Last updated Jun 12, 2017

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