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Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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I know this sounds silly but I am so worried I may have ovarian cancer?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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I know this sounds silly but I am so worried I may have ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer: It is not silly to worry about ovarian cancer. As you know, there is really no specific sign or symptom that is related to ovarian cancer. No proven diagnostic tools or blood tests that we can use to screen for ovarian cancer. In early stage patient usually is asymptomatic and symptoms will present in later stage. So, if you are concern-please dont delay- see your gynecologist for further work-up. ...Read more

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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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Can i still have children if I have testicular cancer? I am asking because i think i may have it.

Can i still have children if I have testicular cancer? I am asking because i think i may have it.

While it is possible: To have testis cancer, it is easy to find out. Go to the doctor, tell him your worry, have examine you and teach you to eamine yourself. Testis cancer is highly curable, and may not effect fertility - other testis may be fine, but this too can be checked, as sometimes there are intrinsic low sperm production. ...Read more

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Would I be pregnant I mean I never have a period because I have the implant im just so worried ?!

Would I be pregnant I mean I never have a period because I have the implant im just so worried ?!

Stop having Sex: The reason humans choose to start birth control is so that they do not have to have paranoid worry about being pregnant. If you are not mature enough to be sexual on birth control and also not to worry then you MUST stop being sexual. Perhaps let your body and brain develop more before you have sex again. Perhaps six sessions with a psychotherapist about your anxiety would be a good idea. ...Read more

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Why do I feel this vibrating feeling from my vagina? Is it something I should be worried about? I heard about being pregnant but I am not.

Why do I feel this vibrating feeling from my vagina? Is it something I should be worried about?  I heard about being pregnant but I am not.

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I think i may be pregnant but i really don't know just this morning I have gotten sick twice and its just clear i can't kerp much of anything down?

I think i may be pregnant but i really don't know just this morning I have gotten sick twice and its just clear i can't kerp much of anything down?

Can I be pregnant?: Nausea is not a sign of pregnancy before the fetus is big enough to be sharing blood with the mother. If you have not missed a period yet then this is not likely pregnancy related. If you have missed a period then it is past time to do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Im 13dpo i think i be might pregnant im having some symptoms but nothing for sure that's saying I am should I be feeling something by now?

Im 13dpo i think  i be might pregnant im having some symptoms but nothing for sure that's saying I am should I be feeling something by now?

Pregnancy test: 13 DPO is plenty of time for a home test to be positive; ignore symptoms unless you just enjoy guessing games, do a test (unless your period's already started.). ...Read more

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I am fairly certain i may have pneumonia/bronchitis but my doc says nothing is wrong. I am very ill what should I do? I know something is wrong.

I am fairly certain i may have pneumonia/bronchitis but my doc says nothing is wrong. I am very ill what should I do? I know something is wrong.

Pneumonia?: Do you smoke? R u exposed to 2nd-hand smoke? What symptoms do u have that u feel u have pneumonia or bronchitis? Have u had a chest x-ray? Can follow doc's advice, or can seek out second opinion. Stop smoking (if applicable); avoid smoking areas. ...Read more

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I am scared that i might have cancer?

I am scared that i might have cancer?

Get checked: Do you have specific symptoms that are concerning to you? If yes, it is best to face what you fear. You will either be relieved because you are cancer free or if you are ill - you can start working on treatment right away. Take care. ...Read more

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Hello! I know this may sound basic and bad.. But i want to know if i am pregnant or just have pms. ?

Hello! I know this may sound basic and bad.. But i want to know if i am pregnant or just have pms. ?

We have no idea...: with what little information you've provided. I suggest you purchase a home pregnancy test, follow the directions on the package and find out. ...Read more

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What to do if I am feeling I have IBS but i think I have something else as well?

What to do if I am feeling I have IBS but i think I have something else as well?

Talk to your doctor: This is what your doctor is trained to do- helping their patients to trouble shoot their problems and keeping them well and healthy. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you are discharging brown blood? I have been thinking i maybe could be pregnant but I have taken more than one test and they say negative and now this is happening and i think it might mean I am having a miscarriage please help!

What does it mean when you are discharging brown blood? I have been thinking i maybe could be pregnant but I have taken more than one test and they say negative and now this is happening and i think it might mean I am having a miscarriage please help!

Brown : Brown blood does not indicate a miscarriage. It is usually more prominent at the beginning or end of a menstrual cycle. Other times it may represent an infectious process, namely bacteria. I recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a paragard but i feel pregnant. What could this be?

I have a paragard but i feel pregnant. What could this be?

Rarely : The paragard iud works very well at preventing pregnancy, the rate of getting pregnant on it is <1%. However if you feel pregnant and particularly if you have missed a period be sure and check a pregnancy test. Also make sure you can feel your iud strings. If you are pregnant get in touch with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello. I have problems urinating. I have them since i remember myself, i thought it was natural but now i think it is not?

Hello. I have problems urinating. I have them since i remember myself, i thought it was natural but now i think it is not?

Urologist: You may have a structural or neurologic problem causing your longstanding difficulty urinating. An evaluation by a urologist is the best way to find out what the problem is. ...Read more

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Dont know if you know the dr I picked but I am convinced myself I have ovarian cancer I want an oopherectomy I am petrified of surgery is a laparoscopy a big deal?

Dont know if you know the dr I picked but I am convinced myself I have ovarian cancer I want an oopherectomy I am petrified of surgery is a laparoscopy a big deal?

Find trusted doctor: Before any surgery, i recommend finding a physician you can talk with and be sure to get a good history and exam first.It is critical to share your fear you have cancer, and say why you are convinced you do.The doctor should ask your perspective, and be open to your real emotions, and the two of you should decide how best to evaluate your problem. Short answer, laparoscopy less invasive than surgery. ...Read more

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I am 46 years old. I know I am not pregnant but yet my stomach looks pregnant. Could this be an age thing?

I am 46 years old.  I know I am not pregnant but yet my stomach looks pregnant.  Could this be an age thing?

Poor tone/bloating: could be flabby abdominal muscles due to poor tone. It could be due to an ovarian condition too--unlikely though but if there is weight loss or irregular menstrual cycle see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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I think I have multiple personalitys and I am scared i don't know if I should even know this or I am just crazy

Psychological eval: If you are concerned about your mental health, i would encourage you to see a psychologist or a psychiatrist. After evaluation the provider can give you reality based feedback. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Ovarian Cancer (Definition)

A cancer that begins in the female organs ...Read more