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Dr. Oliver Lawless
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31 y/o F. Hip pain. Can childbirth permanently damage hips? Seen 3 docs, had pelvic exam,all say ovaries feel perfect but worried about ovarian cancer

31 y/o F. Hip pain. Can childbirth permanently damage hips? Seen 3 docs, had pelvic exam,all say ovaries feel perfect but worried about ovarian cancer

No: pregnancy itself and delivery can not cause hip arthritis Hip pain is not always localized in the hip which is directly over the groin and is often described by patients as in the buttock or lateral outside of the hip ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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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


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Can ovarian cancer cause pain in right side and hip?

Can ovarian cancer cause pain in right side and hip?

It might: A woman with ovarian cancer who develops new side or hip pain should notify her oncologist. Ovarian cancer can cause such pain if it has spread to the bones or is growing near the kidney or the muscles of the abdominal wall. It is rare for isolated hip or side pain to be the first symptom of ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
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I have an ovarian cancer, was on chemo for 4 months, now am cancer free but now my left hip is in much pain (had both hip replacements few years ago).?

Check it: I agree with dr. T. Hopefully your pain is due to arthritis or other bone-joint issues but pain in a cancer patient (particularly if always on the same spot or if worsens with time) should be properly evaluated to rule out metastases. ...Read more

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Dr. Casey Younkin
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Dr. Mary David
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Robotic laparoscopic hysterectomy 2 weeks ago for ovarian cancer staging. Left leg pain ever since. Neg for blood clot. Pain shoots down leg from hip.

Robotic laparoscopic hysterectomy 2 weeks ago for ovarian cancer staging. Left leg pain ever since. Neg for blood clot. Pain shoots down leg from hip.

Nerve pain: This sounds like nerve pain which can be caused by the surgery or by positioning for the surgery. Talk to your surgeon about it. Best wishes for your response to treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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I get full easily, throw up after meals, sleep a lot, pee a lot, and have a lot of pain in my lower back and near my hips/abdomen. Ovarian cancer?

I get full easily, throw up after meals, sleep a lot, pee a lot, and have a lot of pain in my lower back and near my hips/abdomen. Ovarian cancer?

Probably not: At your age, ovarian cancer is extremely rare. You need to see your MD to find out what the problem is. It may be a gastrointestinal problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
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What is degenerative tissue in my hip? Had hip replacement in 2008. Had chemo for ovarian cancer in 2011. What is the best treatment for degenerative?

What is degenerative tissue in my hip? Had hip replacement in 2008. Had chemo for ovarian cancer in 2011. What is the best treatment for degenerative?

Degenerative joint: Djd is a common condition of aging, and may be contributed to by prior trauma, obesity, and other underlying conditions. See an orthopedist and make sure you do not have extension of your ovarian cancer. There are remedial treatments for DJD but you may ultimately require a hip replacement. ...Read more

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Dr. Laura Anissian
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I have constant bloating pressure from left hip have IBS dr reckon just a flair up could that be right I am worried about ovarian cancer ?

I have constant bloating pressure from left hip have IBS dr reckon just a flair up could that be right 

I am worried about ovarian cancer 
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IBS: Do you have IBS or IBD? There is a difference. Ovarian cancer is not very common, but if you have family history of it, or of breast cancer in first generation family members, you will want to check with your gynecologist for regular exams. Do you have bowel movement changes that point more to colonic issues? An exam by your primary MD and some bloodwork if warranted would be a first step. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion and metastases is what cancer is defined as. It produced abnormal growth of cells which acquire destructive properties causing serious threat to host's life, unless it can be removed or destroyed by ...Read more


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Hip Pain (Definition)

Hip pain is a clinical finding in which there is either pain at the site of the hip joint (which will be felt nearer to the groin) or at the site of the bone that is commonly referred to as the hip (on the lower part of the ...Read more


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