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Help please! is anyone familiar with the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Vague symptoms: Ovarian cancer can be a silent disease or produce vague symptoms like bloating, indigestion, poor appetite and general abdominal discomfort or swelling or just plane heaviness. Any such symptoms should raise the suspicion to require a visit with a gynecologist for a check up with pelvic exam and other tests to confirm if there is any suspicion in first exams.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

Which signs & symptoms are most common if someone has an ovarian cancer?

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Dr. Natarajan Raman
Radiation Oncology 33 years experience
Non Specific symptom: Symptoms of ovarian cancer are not specific. They often mimic other common conditions. These may include: abdominal pressure, fullness, swelling or bloating, pelvic discomfort or pain, persistent indigestion, gas or nausea, changes in bowel habits, such as constipation, changes in bladder habits, including a frequent need to urinate, loss of appetite or quickly feeling full, and low back pain.

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