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Vaginal Burning And Ovarian Cancer
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
I am an ovarian cancer survivor 5 years now. I have been having a yellowish/pinkish vaginal discharge, should I be concerned?
Are there any links between mittelschmerz(severe sharp pain) and ovarian cancer? I also have bloating, fatigue, increased vaginal discharges, ovarian fdg uptakes. How concerned should I be?
Apparently, very.: Statistics for this are hard to come by, but this is an essential part, along with physical exam, and blood test (for ca-125), of the initial workup. Patients can be asymptomatic, and physical exam can be negative. An ultrasound is likely to find suspect areas that the other tests can fail to pick up. High ca-125 can be seen in other conditions. Surgery is probably the most specific procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How accurate is the pelvic and trans vaginal ultrasound for the early detection of ovarian cancer?
Limited: Ultrasound, tumor marker evaluation, history, and physical exam have not been shown to be effective in adequately screening for this disease (even when used all together). This is a disease we don't really have a handle on right now. This doesn't mean patients who have pelvic pain or risk factors shouldn't be evaluated, but the tools available have not been shown to increase life expectancy. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Initially asymptomat: The classic epitherlia ovarian cancer is aymptomatic until metastasis occurs. The primary site of spread is to omentum due to high TGF-B. This allows vascular permeability factor to produce extensive ascites and when spread to uterus occurs then vaginal bleeding may be seen ...Read more
In some cases: In some cases of ovarian cancer, a mass (or masses) can be felt in the pelvis with a manual vaginal examination. In advanced cases, a swollen abdomen from ascites can be seen on exam (but this is not specific for ovarian cancer). In most cases of ovarian cancer, the findings on exam are quite nonspecific. ...Read more
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