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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

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

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. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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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


Dr. Lauren Stegman
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Can ovarian cancer cause pain in right side and hip?

Dr. Lauren Stegman
Board Certified, Radiation Oncology
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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. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
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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).?

Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
30 years in practice
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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
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
33 years in practice
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If pelvic pain is in back, front and hips could it still be ovarian cancer even if it is getting better?

Dr. Casey Younkin
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
33 years in practice
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Unlikely. : Ovarian cancer is pretty rare so most pelvic pain is not due to cancer. See your doctor and find out why you have pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. Mary Vanko
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Board Certified, Endocrinology
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31 YO Female. Very mild muscle type pain in right side, some in hip and lower back. Only symptoms and 4 days from start of period. Ovarian cancer?

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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31 YO Female. Very mild muscle type pain in right side, some in hip and lower back. Only symptoms and 4 days from start of period. Ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer?: Not likely but you should see your gynecologist to confirm. Hip and lower back pain suggests a consult with an orthopedist would be in order for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Mary David
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
2016 years in practice
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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.

Dr. Mary David
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
2016 years in practice
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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.

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
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
29 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Bryan Kurtz
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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?

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
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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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?

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?

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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16 years in practice
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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 ?

Dr. Laura Anissian
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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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 
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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)

Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells that occur in almost any organ or tissue in the body. Symptoms depend on the location of the cancer, and cancer often has the potential to grow and spread to other ...Read more


Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Ovarian Cancer (Definition)

Ovarian cancer is an over proliferation of certain cells in the ovaries. It usually affects older women. Symptoms do not usually occur until late in the course of the disease and include ...Read more


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