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Upper Leg Pain And Ovarian Cancer
It might: A woman with ovarian cancer who develops new side or hip pain should notify her oncologist. Ovarian cancer can cause such pain if it has spread to the bones or is growing near the kidney or the muscles of the abdominal wall. It is rare for isolated hip or side pain to be the first symptom of ovarian cancer. ...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
Usually not: Testcular cancer may spread to the lymph nodes of the back but this is seldom painful. It seldom metastasizes to the bone. Your question is important and should be moot -- if there's a testicular mass it needs to be investigated, if a person has been treated for testicular cancer, low back pain isn't the normal way a recurrence presents. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper abdominal and back pain which moves around, intermittent and sharp. Terrified of pancreatic cancer. Please help. Would pain from cancer move?
Need for examination: Pancreatic cancer is notoriously difficult to diagnose. There are many causes of abdominal pain and it is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining you and may be performing imaging study. Please see your doctor for a proper evaluation, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on size: I suppose if the cyst were extremely large filling the abdomen then pain could be in the upper left quadrant. That is not a very common finding. ...Read more
I have a ovarian cyst on left ovary ER found. Late pariod, pelvic pain and stomach pain. Back pain, sever nausea and fatigue. Gastro issues. Cancer?
Ovarian cyst: Probably not cancer but need to follow up with your gynecologist. May be endometriosis or another problem. Cyst could be twisting (ovarian torsion). I assume that they did a pregnancy test and it was negative . Otherwise that could also cause your issues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can cause left flank pain and pain under left ribs at the front, especially on lying down. History of ulcerative colitis and breast cancer.
No: pancreas cancer arises in 3 areas of the gland, the head producing painless jaundice, mid body invading celiac plexus to cause severe back pain and tail lesions near the spleen obstructing splenic vein to cause gastric varies from vasa brevia. Pain in left shoulder blade is due to irritation of the left diaphragmatic crura due to inflammation at the site not from distal pancreas Ca ...Read more
Yes, in some women: Abnormal vaginal bleeding is the most common sign of endometrial cancer. Any persistent pelvic or back pain should be thoroughly investigated, and a visit to a gynecologist may be indicated. There are many potential causes for pain in the pelvis and/or back. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Upper right quadrant pain radiating to left side. Should i get tested for ovarian or cervical cancer?
Depends: It would need to be of a sufficiently large size to do so. Remember that ovaries produce cysts every month, and these (functional) cysts are normal, and don't cause pain. If they get larger than normal, (my opinion >3-4cm) or grow in size rapidly, or if they cause bleeding into the abdominal cavity then they can cause pelvic pain.Sometimes the pain will refer down the inner or front of the up.Thigh. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pancreatic cancer? Upper abdomen pain, some burning, mid back pain & hip, I do have poor posture.
RARE: pancreatic cancer is rare comparing to other digestive disease cancer. it could be your pancreas causing the pain, it could be an ulcer,or gallbladder disease they all can cause same symptoms. see your doctor ,they will evaluate either assure you ,or treat you. start by watching your diet,take anti acid and medication from OTC,like zantaz,or prilosec. either way see your doctor please. good luck. ...Read more
Having right lower abdominal pain by ovary, lower back pain, tailbone pain for couple month mom has endometriosis could this be it? fear of cancer :(
Severe stabbing pelvic pain in lower left side above pubic bone. pain is 8/10. Prior hysterectomy and cysts. Should I go to er?
Severe pelvic pain: Whenever you have severe pelvic pain after "Hysterectomy and cyst" if one ovary WAS LEFT BEHIND then you can have ruptured cyst or problem with cyst as torsion or ruptured of cyst which will present as your complaints, other lower GI or GU pathology not able to rule out. If persisted over 24 to 48 hours you should see your Dr. ASAP. Best of luck. ...Read more
Needs exam: You need to be seen by your physician to diagnose etiology of discomfort. ...Read more
Nabothian cyst in cervix, 2.1cm cyst in right ovary. History of uterine polyp.
Pain in left lower abdomen15dys, lower back pain+no period-what is it?
Multiple issues: Nabothian cysts are normal as is (probably) the rt ovarian cyst. The uterine polyp is more worrisome and should be followed (with ultrasound) to make sure it doesn't get bigger. The lack of periods could be related to pregnancy, hormonal imbalances or low body fat/athletic activity. The back pain can certainly come from the pelvic issues or can be the spine itself. Gyn eval 1st then spine eval. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right side pelvic and thigh pain, peeing allot bloating doctor said IBS but no tests done scared of ovarian cancer have had bowel problems help please?
pelvic ultrasound: Your too young to have ovarian cancer unless you have a strong family history of breast or ovarian cancer. Pelvic pain, thigh pain and frequent peeing, if going on for a while, may point to something going on in pelvis with bladder irritation. Suggest a pelvic ultrasound and a gynecologic and urologist evaluation if symptoms persist. Not sure bloating is related , try lactose free diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leg pain: Leg pain has a multitude of potential causes that are not directly due to ovarian cancer. Ie. Ovarian cance does not always produce a specific leg pain. Important causes of leg pain to out though are a blood clot and an issue of cancer in the bones. Leg pain could also be related to muscle fatigue, strain, spine issues and such. Either way you should see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more
Most likely sciatica: Since ovarian cancer can spread throughout the pelvis, it is most likely due to something like sciatica, or pressure on the sciatic nerve that causes pain down the leg. However, ovarian cancer can also spread to bone, causing pain, as well as release a hormone that can cause breakdown of bone, also leading to pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do I have ovarian cancer or a uti? Urine+++ for leucocytes & rbcs, severe sciatica type back pelvic pain both legs, frequency and sudden ibs symptoms.
Not a common feature: Leg pain is not a usual feature of ovarian cancer. A person with ovarian cancer may develop deep vein thrombosis in the legs and have pain, but that is not common. Unfortunately ovarian cancers do not cause specific symptoms, at least not in early stages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosis with pcos, I have been having a lot of pain in my 1 ovary and having calf cramping. is this a sign of ovarian cancer?
Robotic laparoscopic hysterectomy 2 weeks ago for ovarian cancer staging. Left leg pain ever since. Neg for blood clot. Pain shoots down leg from hip.
It depends: Ovarian cancer that is caught early enough can be cured with surgery and you can live a normal life. Ovarian cancer that can't be cured can be treated repeatedly. Many women live for years with ovarian cancer with intermittent treatment, but each case is different. This is something you should ask your oncologist to be very honest about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
???: Why? Even patients with advanced cancer can be treated successfully for control of symptoms and sometimes do well for over a year. Progressive ovarian cancer can be quite unpleasant so i'm not sure why it would be left untreated. Of course, if the patient has already received multiple chemos, it would be a different situation. To answer your ?, it depends but probably not for long. ...Read more
Ovarian cancer: In early stages ovarian cancer has no symptoms whatsoever. Thats why is so hard to diagnose it, untill it is really advance.It is a cornerstone for gyn oncologyst which are working really hard to find a screening test for ovarian cancer.The symptoms of fullness, wight loss, bloating appear when cancer spread already to the bowells. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It is complicated: Advanced ovarian cancer typically presents with abdominal distention, nausea, anorexia, or early satiety due to the presence of ascites (fluid within the abdomen) and omental or bowel metastases; dyspnea is occasionally present due to a pleural effusion. However, symptoms occur in many women even at early stages of the disease, likely a result of inflammation and hormonal changes. ...Read more
Growing cells.: Cancer starts when a cell gets damaged and keeps growing. Normal cells grow and divide at different times in life, but then stop. Cancer cells never stop. They don't have an "off"switch. Ovarian cancer is simply an ovarian cell that started dividing and kept going. Over time, the cancer cells gain the ability to invade and move to different places. I hope that helps! ...Read more
Before answering this question, it would be better to define what exactly is meant by the term "upper leg". Orthopaedic surgeons (and others) typically use the term "thigh" to mean the area between the hip and the knee. They use the term "leg" to mean the area between the knee and the ankle. Thus, it is important to specify whether we are discussing pain just below the hip or ...Read more
The thigh is the upper part of your lower extremity between your hip and knee. Any pain within this region could be considered thigh pain. Possible diagnosis include fractures, stress fractures, muscle contusions or strains, referred pain from the back and hip to ...Read more
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