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Ovarian Problems Symptoms And Signs
You may have pain: You may get pain from a cyst. Or, you may have no pain at all. It just depends on the person and the size of the cyst. ...Read more
Non Specific symptom: Symptoms of ovarian cancer are not specific. They often mimic other common conditions. These may include: abdominal pressure, fullness, swelling or bloating, pelvic discomfort or pain, persistent indigestion, gas or nausea, changes in bowel habits, such as constipation, changes in bladder habits, including a frequent need to urinate, loss of appetite or quickly feeling full, and low back pain. ...Read more
With difficulty: Sadly, there is no screening for ovarian cancer and by the time it causes symptoms, it is usually advanced. Abdominal swelling, pain, or shortness of breath can happen. You are young and ovarian cancer is not very common but I would advise you get regular gyn exams and describe any symptom to your doc. Make sure he/she knows if there is breast or ovarian cancer history in your family. ...Read more
What are the signs of premature ovarian failure in teens and young adults? How common is this problem and can it be reversed?
Abdominal distention: Good news...Ovarian cancer is very rare. Bad news...Ovarian cancer does not cause any symptoms until the later stages. It is uncommon to diagnose someone with ovarian cancer at an early stage. Most women with ovarian cancer will complain of a decrease in appetite and abdominal bloating or distention. At present there are no good screening tests for ovarian cancer. ...Read more
Vague symptoms: Ovarian cancer can be a silent disease or produce vague symptoms like bloating, indigestion, poor appetite and general abdominal discomfort or swelling or just plane heaviness. Any such symptoms should raise the suspicion to require a visit with a gynecologist for a check up with pelvic exam and other tests to confirm if there is any suspicion in first exams. ...Read more
Many possible signs: Most women with pcos have one or more of: irregular periods or no cycles, acne, oily skin, unwanted hair growth especially on the face or lower stomach, infertility or subfertility (difficulty getting pregnant). Some women with pcos have little or no symptoms - we look at symptoms, blood tests and an ultrasound of the ovaries to make the diagnosis. Not all women with pcos have fertility issues. ...Read more
Can an ovarian cyst rupture? What are the signs and symptoms of having an ovarian cyst and what are the dangers?
Yes: Every month when a woman ovulates there will be a cyst on one of her ovaries at least 2 centimeters in diameter. That cyst will rupture to release the egg. Most women do not know this has happened, but some women will have cramps or pain around the time of ovulation. Sometimes the cyst will fill with blood and be very painfull, usually it resolves on its own - but some will require surgery. ...Read more
Are recurrent ovarian luteal cysts - hemorrhagic, some complex, often large - a sign of an underlying problem? Is there a treatment?
Agree, or PCOS: Weight loss may help or birth control pills to counter polycystic ovarian syndrome. ...Read more
Fluid in my pelvis, cyst on my right ovarian. And no sign of ovulation and I have been ttc for one year now no luck what can be my problem?
There are no specific signs of ovarian cancer. The symptoms you mentioned are associated with ovarian cancer, but then theses symptoms are also present in lots of people without ovarian cancer. See this site for information on this subject.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-cancer/basics/symptoms/con-20028096 ...Read more
Usually Nothing: During reproductive age cysts are very common. Most women would have something considered a cyst at least once per year but would never know unless an x-ray test was performed due to pain. Often though the pain is completely separate from the cyst. The follicle (a cyst) that is the growing egg each month grows to 2-3 cm and ruptures each month. Cyst rupture is normal! Cysts unusually cause pain. ...Read more
Irregular/ no period: Irregular cycles or no periods, especially in a woman who was regular before, is a common sign. However there are many other causes of irregular cycles that we need to exclude. Hot flashes, vaginal dryness, or mood changes may occur, particularly if the woman's periods are stopped. Some women with primary ovarian insufficiency still have regular periods but see md for difficulty getting pregnant. ...Read more
Menopause: It really means that there are little or no eggs left in the ovaries and therefore the ovary is not making any more estrogen. Women stop having periods, they may be hot/sweaty during the day or night, may have vaginal dryness, decreased sex drive, and be prone to depression/anxiety/mood swings. Sometimes it happens all of the sudden and sometimes gradual. ...Read more
Varies / nonspecific: Symptoms of ovarian cancer are not specific and may include: abdominal pressure / fullness / bloating, pelvic discomfort / pain, persistent indigestion / gas / nausea, changes in bowel habits (such as constipation), changes in bladder habits, loss of appetite or quickly feeling full, increased abdominal girth or clothes fitting tighter around your waist, lack of energy, and low back pain. ...Read more
Very few initially.: Ovarian cancer is hard to diagnose early due to the lack of symptoms initially and the non-specific symptoms which develop as the disease progresses. In general, symptoms can range from bloating, increasing abdominal size, nausea, decreased appetite, weight loss and pain. ...Read more
Ovarian Cyst: Cysts may be asymptomatic for the most part and only discovered during a routine gyn examination. Occasionally they may present as a vague to severe abdominal pain. Some malignant ovarian cysts may also present as a gastric disturbance like bloating, eructations, dyspepsia. ...Read more
Bloating, fullness: Unfortunately, ovarian cancer often causes vague symptoms which are often mild so the patient is not brought to medical attention until the cancer is advanced. Some symptoms can include bloating, changes in urinary or bowel habits, a feeling of fullness, and increased abdominal size. These symptoms are often present daily. ...Read more
Non specific: Symptoms of ovarian cancer are not specific. They often mimic other common conditions. These may include: abdominal pressure, fullness, swelling or bloating, pelvic discomfort or pain, persistent indigestion, gas or nausea, changes in bowel habits, such as constipation, changes in bladder habits, including a frequent need to urinate, loss of appetite or quickly feeling full, and low back pain. ...Read more
Often none: One of the reasons that ovarian cancer has such a poor prognosis overall is that it usually does not cause symptoms and thus is not found until it has become fairly advanced and more difficult to treat. While it can cause vague spyoma as described most cases are asymptomatic until its had a chance to progress. If you have a concern or are at high risk genetically, talk to your md about screening. ...Read more