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My aunt (dad's sis) and grt-grandma (pat grandma's mom) both died of ovarian cancer. How likely is it hereditary? Would genetic testing be good idea?
Possibly: Two family members with ovarian cancer is not that common. There are a few inherited conditions that increase ovarian cancer risk. I would suggest that you gather all family info you can get hold of (all family with or without cancer) and visit with your gyn or family doc. They will decide of you need to be seen by a specialist in hereditary cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sis shes 18 diagmoised with para ovarian cysts on left uterus..Dey r 12*12mm. Is it a serious issue. My family doc said its normal.
It is difficult to p: One can not tell how and why but it just does in some cases. I guess it is bad luck. It is like any growth in the body...Largely not in our control. So you have to live a healthy life style to keep our bodies from catching ailments like new growths(cancers). ...Read more
Ovarina reserve : Ovarian reserve refers to the potential of a woman's ovaries to release mature eggs at her age. This directly relates to the chance to become pregnant. Those women will lower ovarian reserve have less of a chance to conceive either naturally or by ivf. ...Read more
Multiple tests: There is no perfect test: ultrasound for ovarian volumes and antral follicle counts (afc) is very helpful, also antimullerian hormone (amh) blood test, day 2/3 Estradiol and follicle stimulating hormone (fsh) levels, and the Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test, where we check the fsh level on day 10 after 5 days of Clomid (clomiphene) at 100 mg/day. The Clomid (clomiphene) challenge test is best validated, with ultrasound coming in #2. ...Read more
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Soap: and water Cover with loose dry sterile bandage Check it daily..change dressing if it gets wet Be well Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
Never "normal": No age would have a normal pain or twinge expected in the ovary area. Best for you to get an evaluation by a health care provider (preferably a gyn dr.). Best wishes. ...Read more
Ovarian cycts comes and goes the one on my left side is 5cm and the one on my right is 3 cm the left side hurts?
Is there a term for someone who cuts everything with scissors? Like a pyro but for cutting stuff up? Google wasn't helpful
Scissoromania: Not really a true, well known and documented fetish/condition, but the word, when placed together in the filed of medicine denote an abnormal fascination with scissors, etc. ...Read more
Nonspecific term: The term 'nodule,' no matter which site it is at, is a very nonspecific term. Most often nodules are NOT cancer. However, when a 'nodule' is noted by exam or imaging, it is often termed suspicious or not suspicious. Sometimes, more tests are required immediately or in a few months to further assess a nodule. Sometimes, no further test is necessary. Be sure to follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
Well, a few things: Can cause pain. An ovarian cyst that expands the ovary rapidly causes discomfort. Severe pain, an emergency, is called ovarian torsion where a heavy cysts twist on the blood supply causing what we call an "acute abdomen". Lower abdominal pain is more broad. Make sure not pregnant, otherwise pain may or may not be from the ovaries. Gdluc. ...Read more
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