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A 18-year-old female asked about a 16-year-old female:

my sister is 16 yrs old. she has frequent urination, missed periods and abdominal bloating. ovarian cancer? these symptoms will not go away.

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Dr. Mary Margaret ONeill
Gynecology 36 years experience
Need to be seen: Assuming she is not pregnant (and a home pregnancy test is inexpensive and accurate), a physical exam and possibly an ultrasound should help with the diagnosis. Cancer is unusual but not impossible in a 16 y/o, but non cancer cysts in the ovaries and many other disorders can give similar symptoms.

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Last updated Jan 1, 2015

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