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What kind of leg pain is often associated with ovarian cancer?

What kind of leg pain is often associated with ovarian cancer?

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 more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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What kind of leg pain is associated with cancer?

Leg pain and cancer: When somebody with cancer experience leg pain- first thing you need to rule out is venous blood clot on the leg. In cancer, the risk for blood clot is significantly elevated. It is important to diagnose blood clot on the leg as blood clots can beak off and travel to lung causing pulmonary emboli- which could be life threatening. Bone metastasis, arthritis, drug like Neupogen can cause leg pain. ...Read more

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What kind of leg pain can be associated with ovarian cancer?

What kind of leg pain can be  associated with ovarian cancer?

DVT: It can be related to the deep vein thrombosis. Other options: tumor compression of nerve roots or penetration of pelvic muscles. ...Read more

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What type of lower extremity pain is associated with ovarian cancer?

What type of lower extremity pain is associated with ovarian cancer?

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 more

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Which type of leg pain is associated with ovarian cancer?

Which type of leg pain is associated with ovarian cancer?

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

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What is the location typically of back pain associated with lung cancer?

What is the location typically of back pain associated with lung cancer?

Tough question: Cancer is usually a silent disease. Once the patient perceives pain, it's usually advanced. Lung cancer can spread to many organs including the spine. ...Read more

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What does abdominal pain feel like that is associated with ovarian cancer?

What does abdominal pain feel like that is associated with ovarian cancer?

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

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How can you describe excruciating leg pain in a cervical cancer. Does all leg pain is associated with cervical cancer?

How can you describe excruciating leg pain in a cervical cancer. Does all leg pain is associated with cervical cancer?

This question: Needs to go to your gynoncologist or rad onc treating you. My largest concern is sciatic nerve invasion, but bony disease can also do this. So, you need an exam, updated imaging and possibily a biopsy. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of bladder cancer amd cervic cancer? I read leg pain is a symptom of cc and I have leg pain. ...Thank you.

What are the most common symptoms of bladder cancer amd cervic cancer?   I read leg pain is a symptom of cc and I have leg pain. ...Thank you.

Symptoms: The most common symptoms of bladder cancer are painless blood in the urine and irritative urinary symptoms, such as frequency, dysuria, and urgency. Bladder cancer is most commonly a disease of older people who are chronic smokers. Early cervical cancer is often without symptoms. Symptoms may include irregular or heavy vaginal bleeding or bleeding after sex. Mean age at diagnosis is 48 years. ...Read more

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How common is leg pain with cervical cancer?

Leg pain & cancer: Cancer increases likelihood deep vein thrombosis in the legs. I recommend that you get a venous Doppler ultrasound scan to exclude this problem as it may be life threatening. ...Read more

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What are possible causes for transient sharp stabbing groin pain in a female with no history of DVT or this type of pain.?

What are possible causes for transient sharp stabbing groin pain in a female with no history of DVT or this type of pain.?

Pulled Muscle: I agree with dr. Wolf's comprehensive list of possible causes of groin pain. Although less likely, i would also include a pulled groin muscle as a possibility. These tend to occur following rigorous exercise +/- lifting and respond well to rest, ice, and anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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What are the characteristics of the pain associated with endometriosis?

What are the characteristics of the pain associated with endometriosis?

They vary: The most common is pain associated with menses, known as dysmenorrhea. Sometimes this pain can radiate down the legs. Pain with intercourse is not uncommon. The pain with menses is usually described as severe camping for the first day or two. Sometimes it can even start before the bleeding begins, which is suggestive of endometriosis. ...Read more

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What causes the horrible pain associated with a uti?

Probably cystitis.: This is likely due to a cystitis or bladder infection that might have a silent upper tract involvement or pyelonephritis, which is a kidney infection. This can present with flank pain, fever and chills, and dysuria or pain/difficulty on urination. A sexually transmitted pathogen can also cause pain. The cause must be treated with antibiotics, like tmp-smx (trimethoprim-sulfamethoxasole). ...Read more

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What type of symptoms are associated with pelvic imbalance? Can it cause sciatica?

What type of symptoms are associated with pelvic imbalance? Can it cause sciatica?

Yes: yes, but causing spasms of the periformis muscle or causing sacroileitus, both of which can cause sciatica due to pressure on the sciatic nerve. ...Read more

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What kind of pain occurs with tendonitis?

What kind of pain occurs with tendonitis?

Sharp pain, aching: Tendonitis pain is usually sharp and gets worse when you use the muscles attached to the inflamed tendons. For example, in tennis elbow, the worst thing you can do is lift something heavy in a palm-down position (like lifting a suitcase with one hand off the ground away from your body). ...Read more

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Pain in thyroid cartilege - how serious could pain of this type be? What is the most common cause of this type pain?

Pain in  thyroid cartilege - how serious could pain of this type be? What is the most common cause of this type pain?

Perichondritis?: Pain in the cartilage itself can occur and is usually self-limited but if it continues, worsens or recurs, it is likely a good idea to see an internist or an ENT doc. It is al's possible that the thyroid is the problem, thyroiditis can cause pain there. ...Read more

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Is there a difference in symptoms associated with ovarian cysts and ovarian cancer?

Difficult : Difficult to discern just by symptoms, needs an evaluation by a physician to work up in detail. ...Read more

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What issues can occur with someone with stage 4 breast cancer with mets to the brain and now bilateral pneumonia? What are signs of it worsening?

What issues can occur with someone with stage 4 breast cancer with mets to the brain and now bilateral pneumonia?  What are signs of it worsening?

Decompensation: The symptoms of brain metastases vary depending upon the location of these lesions. When there are pulmonary changes, you must be ceratin they are not due to cancer in the lungs. Pneumonia may respond to a course on antibiotics while lung metastases will not. ...Read more

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What are the causes of breast and arm pain after having biopsy with lobular carcinoma in situ diagnosis?

What are the causes of breast and arm pain after having biopsy with lobular carcinoma in situ diagnosis?

LCIS : Lobular-carcinoma-in-situ (lcis) is a microscopic finding on breast biopsy that is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in either breast of those affected. It is silent in that it causes no symptoms. Therefore, your breast & arm pain is unrelated to the diagnosis. Perhaps the pain is related to the biopsy procedure itself. If so, it should resolve pretty quickly. ...Read more

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Leg Pain (Definition)

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