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Doctor insights on: Abnormal Chills In The Body And Ovarian Cancer

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Is ovarian cancer an unusual occurance in a 20 year old girl?

Quite rare: From 2005-2009, the median age at diagnosis for cancer of the ovary was 63 years of age. Approximately 1.3% were diagnosed under age 20; 3.6% between 20 and 34; 7.4% between 35 and 44; 18.6% between 45 and 54; 23.4% between 55 and 64; 20.1% between 65 and 74; 17.6% between 75 and 84; and 8.1% 85+ years of age. See: http://seer.Cancer.Gov/statfacts/html/ovary.Html. ...Read more

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Total hys. In 2005 because of stage 3 ovarian cancer. Now had 2 abnormal paps and scheduled for another in 2 weeks. Also 2 scopes showed nothing.

Total hys. In 2005 because of stage 3 ovarian cancer. Now had 2 abnormal paps and scheduled for another in 2 weeks. Also 2 scopes showed nothing.

Not possible: If you had a total hysterectomy your cervix has been removed and a "pap" is not sampling cervical tissue. Could be regional recurrence. You need full evaluation including imaging of abdomen and pelvis. ...Read more

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I had abnormal cervical cells removed with a leep 10 years ago, am I more likely to have ovarian cancer because of the previous cell changes?

I had abnormal cervical cells removed with a leep 10 years ago, am I more likely to have ovarian cancer because of the previous cell changes?

No: The two problems are not related although there are some people with a higher risk for any cancer-related problem if they have had one before. ...Read more

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Im 17 and overweight. My periods are irregular and for the past 3 weeks ive ben lightly bleeding. Im a lil bloated sometimes. Can it be ovarian cancer?

Im 17 and overweight. My periods are irregular and for the past 3 weeks ive ben lightly bleeding. Im a lil bloated sometimes. Can it be ovarian cancer?

No Ovarian cancer!: Ovarian cancer does not affect your menses. But overweight can. So start working to lose weight. This can be done by reducing your daily food intake especially avoiding sweets and rich foods which are laden with Fat(Fried stuff and milk products). Also walk for one or two miles daily. this will help you to lose weight. That will be the best thing you can do in order to feel good and look good! ...Read more

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My mom has Lewy body dementia, end stage ovarian cancer, now taking saraquil for anxiety and walking floors, not helping! how can we give her comfort?

My mom has Lewy body dementia, end stage ovarian cancer, now taking saraquil  for anxiety and walking floors, not helping! how can we give her comfort?

Hospice care: There are many meds useful for anxiety associated with your mom's diagnoses. A call to a hospice program can link you with a provider that is specialized in managing complex end of life issues focusing on comfort and quality of life. ...Read more

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Does ovulating cause crampy feeling? I have very irregular periods and worry about ovarian cancer- age 31

Does ovulating cause crampy feeling? I have very irregular periods and worry about ovarian cancer- age 31

OB/GYN consult: It sounds like you have some dysfunctional or abnormal uterine bleeding and dysmenorrhea. Talk with your specialist in OB/GYN. See the link for tests you may need. Do you have a family history of ovarian cancer? Weight loss? If not, probably not a reason to worry. There are many other causes of DUB that you can discuss with your OB/GYN. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000903.htm ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Ovarian Cancer (Definition)

It is a cancer which arises from the ovary. This cancer is typically silent, producing little or no symptoms till it spreads, first into the pelvic area and later into the peritoneal cavity leading to fluid accumulation(ascites) which is often the first symptom. Despite its late presentation, there is a reasonable treatment for it, with some long term survivors even ...Read more


Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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Chills (Definition)

Chills may occur at the beginning of an infection and are usually associated with a fever. Chills are caused by rapid muscle contraction and relaxation, and are the body's way of generating heat when it feels that it is cold. Chills often predict the coming of a fever, or an increase in ...Read more