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Not pregnant have all symptoms of ovarian cancer went to ER told I have kidney infection but no pain when urinate or no blood 30 years old 2 children?

Not pregnant have all symptoms of ovarian cancer went to ER told I have kidney infection but no pain when urinate or no blood 30 years old 2 children?

Get a second...: The symptoms of ovarian cancer are vague and mostly non specific. It is worth considering when symptoms are chronic and not otherwise explained. More common to have a urinary or kidney infection. If you are concerned, get a second opinion. ...Read more

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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I have had my period for 8 years. I have missed this period and i have pain in by back,sides,and ovaries.I have constipation and frequent urination. ? What could this be? I know I have ovarian cyst. Could it be ovarian cancer, or a kidney infection. I am

I have had my period for 8 years. I have missed this period and i have pain in by back,sides,and ovaries.I have constipation and frequent urination. ? What could this be? I know I have ovarian cyst. Could it be ovarian cancer, or a kidney infection. I am

Go see ur FamilyDoc: Without painful urination, it's very unlikely for you to have a kidney infection. At your age, it's unlikely for you to have ovarian cancer. However, you should see your Family Doc for evaluation & treatment. Perhaps you're suffering from endometriosis or maybe you're pregnant. There are many possibilities so go see your Family Doc. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a kidney stone ultrasound also detect ovarian cancer?

Please tell me, could a kidney stone ultrasound also detect ovarian cancer?

Yes, but...: It is possible that a renal ultrasound might detect some findings associated with ovarian cancer but the cancer would have to be relatively advanced for such findings to be present. Ascites (fluid in the abdomen) soft tissue masses on the abdominal wall (peritoneal implants), and blockage of the kidneys may be seen. The ovaries themselves would not typically be studied. ...Read more

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If ovarian cancer spreads to the kidney does it spread via blood?

If ovarian cancer spreads to the kidney does it spread via blood?

Yes that would be th: Spread into kidney is uncommon. It may occur by surface implantation when there is intra-abdominal tumor all round the kidneys or it could spread via blood although that is a less common route of spread for ovarian cancer compared to most other cancers. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cancer be diagnosed during a blood draw for viral infection?

Can ovarian cancer be diagnosed during a blood draw for viral infection?

I am not following y: Virus infection has no role to play in ovarian cancer(you are confusing it with cancer of the cervix which is caused by hpv viruses) there is a blood test ( called ca-125) which can be of some help for detection of cancer of the ovary but it is not always entirely reliable. ...Read more

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Could a bad kidney infection cause elevated liver enzymes or could this be cancer?

Could a bad kidney infection cause elevated liver enzymes or could this be cancer?

No: There are many things that can cause elevated liver enzymes: hepatitis, cancer, medicines to name a few. Kidney infection is not one of them. ...Read more

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Is there a link between ovarian cancer and other cancers?

Is there a link between ovarian cancer and other cancers?

The genetic link is: Brca-2, a hereditary molecular factor that is linked to high incidence of both breast and ovary cancer. It is not common, but when present warrants oopherectomy without ca dx. ...Read more

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Is endometriosis related to ovarian cancer? Is there any link between them?

Is endometriosis related to ovarian cancer? Is there any link between them?

Not really.: This is from presence and proliferation of the endometrium cells outside of the uterus. They can even deposit on the ovary. Complications, like adhesions, pelvic cysts, and chocolate cysts of the ovary occur. Use of oral contraceptives can lower the risk of this as well as that of ovarian cancer, but aside from this, no connection between this and ovarian cancer is known. ...Read more

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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


Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more