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My mom, ovarian cancer, stage iiib, had the second surgery, the abdomen is hard and heavy seems, she felt uncomfortable, what is symptomatic?

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
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Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: It means any new sym

The word 'symptomatic'implies onset of new symptoms.
Any symptoms in the abdomen like pain, discomfort, swelling would count as symptomatic.

In brief: It means any new sym

The word 'symptomatic'implies onset of new symptoms.
Any symptoms in the abdomen like pain, discomfort, swelling would count as symptomatic.
Dr. Sewa Legha
Dr. Sewa Legha
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