A 19-year-old female asked:
could a urinary tract infection mean ovarian cancer? no burning or pain when peeing, only low abdominal pain, gas, feeling full and urgency to pee
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Sounds like UTI: If you had pyuria (=unexplained white blood cells without bacteria present), that might be an indicator of surrounding irritation/inflammation, which might be a tumor in proximity to the exterior bladder wall. If worried about ovarian ca, should get pelvic ultrasound.
Last updated Nov 24, 2014
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