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Do enlarged ovaries mean cancer?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: They do not have to.

Ovaries might be naturally large, or they might be enlarged because of like ovarian cysts, or conditions like polycystic ovaries.
This would have problems like chronic anovulation, normal to increased testosterone, and lh/fsh ratio. But cancer should be ruled out, especially in older patients with pain, bloating, and weight gain. A ca=125, pelvic exam, and transvaginal us are initial tests.

In brief: They do not have to.

Ovaries might be naturally large, or they might be enlarged because of like ovarian cysts, or conditions like polycystic ovaries.
This would have problems like chronic anovulation, normal to increased testosterone, and lh/fsh ratio. But cancer should be ruled out, especially in older patients with pain, bloating, and weight gain. A ca=125, pelvic exam, and transvaginal us are initial tests.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Dr. Joseph Woods
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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine

In brief: Not necessarily

Most women with enlarged ovaries don't have ovarian cancer.
However, if ovaries are abnormally enlarged, a certified specialist should investigate the cause(s).

In brief: Not necessarily

Most women with enlarged ovaries don't have ovarian cancer.
However, if ovaries are abnormally enlarged, a certified specialist should investigate the cause(s).
Dr. Scott Roseff
Dr. Scott Roseff
Thank
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