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Upper Abdominal Pain Burning Ovarian Cancer
Pressure in lower abdomen, frequent urination, no burning or pain-very severe anxiety. Scared of ovarian cancer. I'm 23yrs old?
? Bladder infection: Your symptoms are more like those from infection of the urinary bladder (Cystitis). You need to see a doctor to get your urine checked and take an antibiotic for bladder infection. Ovarian cancer is not likely cause of your present symptoms. You should not worry about Cancer at this young age...at least not until your get into your 50s! ...Read more
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
What could lower abdomen pain? Docs already checked for ovarian cancer and did a CT scan? I have IBS but going to bathroom just fine! Thxs
Many things!: Lower abdominal pain is common. Some causes: 1.Endometriosis, which causes pain around the time of your period 2.Diverticulitis, which is inflammation of a pocket in your colon 3. Gas, which is common in everyone. 4. Musculoskeletal problems causing muscle spasm 5. Inflammatory bowel disease. See a gynecologist or GI doctor for more help! ...Read more
No: Unless ovarian cancer is associated with metastatic disease to bowel causing intermittent intestinal obstruction, this lesion is usually painless. The tumor when it metastasizes goes to omentum and produces ascites where the belly first fills with fluid. Stomach aches are usually associated with gastric problems and may be controlled with antacids or acid inhibitors like Prilosec. ...Read more
Could an ovarian cyst be cancerous, or be a sign to ovarian cancer? Also have massive weight loss, fatigue, lack of appetite. And severe stomach pain.
Ovarian cysts: By your symptoms, it sounds like you need to see your gyn doctor. I you are not getting an answer you find acceptable, it is not wrong to get a second opinion. ...Read more
My sister feels bloatedness and pain in abdomen. She has history of ovarian cancer and existing cyst. What is going on?
Ovarian cancer: She should contact her gynecologic oncologist an be evaluated as this may represent recurrent disease. ...Read more
33. Urinated 8 times in less than 12 hours. No burning. Had tubal ligation in 8/2014. Have had some abdominal pressure off/on. Is this ovarian cancer?
Urination: I am not sure exactly why you jumped to the topic of ovarian cancer. If you feel your frequent urination is not normal then schedule a visit to be evaluated for a bladder infection. Pelvic pressure is a complex topic with many causes. A thorough evaluation is needed to determine the cause. An Obgyn can help begin the process. ...Read more
What are my chances of getting ovarian cancer? My aunt had something that spread through her abdomen but we never heard what it was before she died.
I am experiencing pain in the lower abdomen, and heaviness in bladder and I am a 19 year old, could it by any chance indicate ovarian cancer?
Not always the case: Ovarian cancer can cause inflammation which can result in fluid accumulation in the space surrounding the intestinal tract called the peritoneum. Some types of ovarian cancer make mucous which can also fill this space. Both situations cause fluid accumulation, weight gain and bloating. However, ovarian cancer may not cause these symptoms which is why regular checkups are important. ...Read more
My mom, ovarian cancer, stage iiib, had the second surgery, the abdomen is hard and heavy seems, she felt uncomfortable, what is symptomatic?
Not sure I...: ...Understand your question. If you are asking for the meaning of "symptomatic", then dr. Legha answered your question. If not, you may want to restate it. Either way make sure your mother's oncologist is aware of any new developments. Best to you both. ...Read more
Had ovarian cancer and had total hysterectomy in 2012. I have bad cramping in lower abdomen/back, like pre hyst. Wht causes this?
MD time: Cramps in the abdomen and back can be due to a million and one different causes, benign or not. Do not get too anxious, just make sure your oncologist knows about it and follow his/her instructions. Hope it is nothing serious. Get better soon. ...Read more
Mom 60. Abdomen CT shows has hypo dens liver masses no hbs afp 4.46 echinococesus <1:16 ca-125 >5000 is its ovarian cancer or not & on which stage
It is likely a cance: A high ca 125 leads us to look for ovarian cancer as the most likely cause (sometimes it is due to primary perotoneal cancinoma or fallopean tube tumor). The ct scan may show some intraperitoneal disease or pelvic disease including ovarian massess. But she needs a biopsy proof of cancer and then will likely require treatment for ovarian cancer which often includes debulking surgery and chemotherapy. ...Read more
Mom 60. Abdomen CT shows has hypo dens liver masses no hbs afp 4.46 echinococesus <1:16 ca-125 >5000 is its ovarian cancer or not & on which stage?
I have a tumor slightly bigger than a golf ball in my abdomen, probably due to ovarian cancer. Also have a history of heart attack and 3 stents. Can I stay on plavix (clopidogrel) and still have the surgery?
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?
Mild painx2 wks on & off left "ovary" hip area-CT abdomen and Pelvis- nml- OBGYN pelvic exam nml- 32 y/o worried about ovarian cancer? Please help!!!!
Constant right flank/back, intermittent abdominal and epigastric pain+no fever+no urine or bowel symptoms+history of bladder cancer and hysterectomy?
I think I may have an ovarian cyst. Ovarian cancer has a histpry in my family. I have had lower right abdominal pain for about 1-2 weeks now.?
See GYN: For a complete exam including ultrasound and blood work. It is to be taken seriously until ruled out. ...Read more
A SPECTRUM: There is no specific type or location of abdominal pain that is specific to ovarian cancer. Some women feel nothing, others have bloating and some have a variety of other symptoms. Best thing is to see your doctor and inform him of your concern, I'm sure the best test and exam will be done. ...Read more
I have started to experience a lot of bloating and sometimes abdominal pain as if there is trapped wind. Could it be ovarian cancer? I'm worried
My stomach bloats when I have to pee and goes away afterwards lately I've had horribly abdominal pain spasms could this be IBS? CKD? Ovarian cancer?
It is quite variable: Abdominal pain is not always present in patients who have ovarian cancer. There is often discomfort or some pain but not severe and not constant. Unless the tumor causes intestinal blockage, pain is not constant. So most patients do not suffer from pain unless it is far advanced cancer which has been there for many years and no longer treatable. ...Read more
Am 27. Bloating daily for 8 months now, abdominal pain especially when I sit down, increased abdominal girth and feeling full quickly. Ovarian cancer?
Worrying re cancer: Worrying about developing cancer is common, but the risk of getting ovarian cancer is low. If you have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, then you should check with your doctor and have an ultrasound done to look for swelling of the ovaries or fluid collection in the abdomen. Hepatitis or other liver disease could be a serious alternative diagnosis, but start with blood tests and an us. ...Read more
Worried about abdominal pain and ovarian cancer. How can I get it checked out and what can I do to prevent it?
Go to see gyn: Overian cancer is very rare and unlikely to be the cause of most abdominal pain. I pelvic exam and imaging with either an ultrasound or ct scan of the abdomen is best way to evaluate patients. Sometime bloodwork can assist, but physical exam by your doctor is the best approach intiially. As for prevention, there is not much other than having ovaries removed and healthy lifestyle. ...Read more
Am I likely to have ovarian cancer? Am 28 had spotting for 3 days then abdominal pain, bloating & lower back ache. Or could it be something else?
Its probably: Something else. See your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
No bowel issues 6weeks constant pelvic/lower left abdominal pain increased girth, urination (not painful) & fatigue could this be ovarian cancer?
See exerts timely...:
For a young lady as you're, the first things to look into are how you void and defecate. If all alright, see a gynecologist timely; it's better than online second-guessing.
Meanwhile, practice healthy lifestyle and avoid overindulgence and obsession of any form.
Best wish... ...Read more
I experience abdominal pain and bloating. Could pap smear results ASCUS signify ovarian cancer and not only cervical? I have chronic HBV as well.
Pap smear: It would be unusual for Pap smears to reveal ovarian cancer. If you have chronic HBV there is new and highly effective therapy available, and since this condition can lead to hepatocellular carcinoma, and the inflammation from HPV on the cervix can lead to cervical carcinoma you should definitely go and be taken care of ASAP. ...Read more
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