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Can Ovarian Cancer Cause Weight Gain
Worried about ovarian cancer. Severe fatigue 6 mos.8 weeks severe pelvic pain left side. Weight gain. Bloating & gurgling on left side & bladder symptoms.
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
I am a survivor of breast cancer and my mother died of ovarian cancer. I have been experiencing a lot of bloating, constipation and weight gain. What should I do?
Abdominal exam first: The obvious concern is to first rule out an ovarian cancer- with a good gyn and abdominal exam, ct, and ca-125 tumor marker. With personal history of breast cancer before 38 and mother with ovarian, brca testing should be done. Treatments options will follow from there and may include removal of ovaries and uterus, prophylactic mastectomy and/or close surveillance.. ...Read more
Weight gain esp round stomach irregular periods one sided pain bowel changes nausea indigestion 25. Terrified of ovarian cancer. Other possibilities?
I just learned I might have cervical cancer. Can this cause weight gain? I have gained lots of weight the last few months.
What do you mean by you might have? Did you have a biopsy that confirmed the diagnosis of cervical cancer?
Weight gain can be caused by different things- like depression, hypothyroidism, edema/water retention due to different reasons, or simply increasing intake and being inactive can also increase your weight. Go to see pmd and get yourself checked and check your thyroid function. ...Read more
How do ovarian cysts cause weight gain? It's listed as a symptom everywhere and I'm experiencing it since being diagnosed w/ 2 small cysts.
They do not: Ovarian cysts do not cause weight gain. Perhaps you are reading something about polycystic ovarian syndrome. In this case many women who struggle with weight gain also have multiple small ovarian follicles referred to as polycystic ovaries. This is not the same thing as having an ovarian cyst. If you're struggling with weight gain please investigate other causes. ...Read more
I have a cyst that 4 cm. I was on bc to shrink it. But instead I gained weight. Should I b concerned about ovarian cancer?
Possibly: We do not know the precise answer to this question. However, it is reasonable to suspect that there may be a relationship in some cases at least. For instance, we know that women who have tubal sterilization for birth control are at decreased risk of developing ovarina cancer. It is thought that this may be due to blocking of environmental chemicals from reaching the ovary through the tube. ...Read more
Menses (periods): Are caused by pitutary driving ovaries to produce estrogen, and then develop eggs to burst from ovary for fertilization. Uterine lining builds with estrogen stimulation, when estrogen stops, the linig shed. This does not necessarily change with an ovarian cancer on either side. ...Read more
Yes.: Many cancers that arise from organs within the abdominal cavity can lead to spread of cancer throughout the lining of the abdominal cavity, called carcinomatosis. This can lead to intestinal obstruction, effectively causing the intestines to "shut down". These cancers may occasionally be responsive to chemotherapy but are more typically a pre-terminal finding. ...Read more
If 100mg of Clomid (clomiphene) does not work for me what is the next step? I don't want to go on 150mg I heard it can cause ovarian cancer.
How I decrease my high prolactin level to get pregnant. Can high prolactin level cause ovarian cancer I read on net. I am afraid of please advice?
Prolactin production: Is a peptide made in he pituitary. Levels can be measured to see if yours is abnormally high. It can be raised by nipple stimulation or dysregulated growth that can be found on imaging. While there is medical treatment, you need an endocrinologist to help guide the path. ...Read more
I don't think I am asking question right if my ovary is enlarged would it be due to a mass or can ovarian cancer cause ovary to swell with no mass?
Definitions: A mass usually describes an abnormal enlargement that could be solid or cystic sometimes similarly referred to as a tumor. Masses or tumors can occur in any organ or the body like the ovary but they can be benign or malignant. It is then called cancer if it is malignant as shown on a biopsy. Thus, the cause of a mass may be a cancer or a benign condition. ...Read more
Absolutely not!: Consider the source when obtaining medical information. Attorneys.. commercials tv radio church. And other non-medically reviewed sources are usually fantasy or worse. Damaging. Go to national Institute of health, cdc, American College ob. Gyn. These are places to get reliable information. ...Read more
What's products should I stay away from that has talcon powder in it Bc it's cause ovarian cancer?
I don't believe it: You're 20 and too young to have really grasped the extent of deception in this world. Most physicians think that the "scientific studies" showing a link between cancer and talcum powder are the result of recall bias -- ask a question the right way, and you'll get results that aren't true. If you believe all the scare stuff online and from lawyers, you'll end up unable to do anything. ...Read more
Not usually: The ovaries are closer to you groin and not likely to refer pain to the tail bone. There are exceptions such as metastatic disease that directly effects the tail bone or causes irritation to the nerves that lead to the tailbone. ...Read more
Bloating is a non-specific symptom. While it may occur with ovarian cancer, it occurs far more often without it.
You may wish to consult this site for symptoms of ovarian cancer. Please keep in mind that none of the symptoms are diagnostic.
http://www. Cdc. Gov/cancer/ovarian/basic_info/symptoms. Htm ...Read more
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