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A 36-year-old female asked:

Laparoscopic salpingectomy right tube was removed, ectopic pregnancy. 5 months later i feel pain or cramps on the side tube was removed. i have an app soon but i am freaking out it could be a mass or ovarian cancer. can that procedurelead to cancer?

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Dr. Sheree Cloer
20 years experience
No: No, the procedure does not lead to cancer. Scar tissue is a possible outcome. Other underlying causes, independent of the surgery, are possible. You should schedule an exam to explore possible causes.

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