Does ovarian cancer cause leg numbness and foot swelling?

OVarian cancer. It can if it is associated with a DVT (blood clot) in that leg. Chemotherapy can also cause numbness.
Possibly . If it has metastasized to other parts of the body such as the spinal cord, then there is a possibility. I would ask your oncologist to look further into this if you are having numbness in your legs and feet. Also if you are getting chemo therapy, this may be the cause of the swelling and numbness in your legs and feet vs the cancer. However, do ask you doctor who is treating you.

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I have a puffy leg, numbness in toe, and swelling in foot. What should I do?

Leg edma. There are several causes of lower leg edma . It could be vascula problem or traumatic injury. Are these both legs or just one? And that need to be considered to make diagnosis. Read more...
More info needed. To receive an answer that will be more helpful for you , you need to give more information...Your health status, any problems such as gout, diabetes or blood pressure concerns.You should state how long it has been a problem and what you do to make it feel better.Also tells us what it looks like..Is it discolored, swollen or point tender.The more you tell the better the answer. Have it checked soon. Read more...
Many possibilities. Some causes of swelling of the feet and ankles can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. Read more...
You need to be . Evaluated by a doctor. Read more...

What can cause temporary paralysis in one leg or arm at a time what can cause temporary unconsciousness what can cause instant hand or leg numbness what can cause instant, temporary swelling in the leg, foot, arm, hand what cause sudden immobility?

Many possibilities. Paroxymal weakness, numbness and altered level of consciousness are all suggestive of a central nervous system disorder. The altered awareness may suggest seizure like events. The periodic weakness, paralysis and numbness of limbs may suggest a warning of a stroke. You should seek formal neurologic evaluation. Read more...

Fractured fibula, high ankle sprain 5 wk. No surgery, immobilized, no weight. Still having signif. Foot swelling, numb toes and darker color top foot.

Let me explain. The fracture have not healed yet, the numbness have to do with some nerve injury could be around the knee or down, the swelling could expected and also the discoloration is expected. Talk to your doctor if you have nerve injury from the fracture? Or some thing else. Read more...
NOrmal. Pain and swelling after a combined fracture/dislocation can persist for months. Follow up with ortho doc and xrays is required and pt is almost manidtory to regain motion and function. The numbness associated with a fracture sprain usually come from stretching the nerve(s) and may take up to a year to resolve. Read more...
Normal. Findings at 5 weeks. Ankle fracture will take at least 2 months to heal. Darkness due to swelling leaving iron deposits tinting the skin. Numbness from swelling and possible nerve traction neuritis from the initial sprain. Read more...
Have it evaluated. Swelling may last a long time following a foot or ankle injury. You may have a soft tissue injury if it is just a sprain and may have damaged the muscle, tendon, or ligaments in the area. You may have damage of the articular cartilage of the ankle joint. An MRI may be useful to determine the extent of you pathology. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. Read more...

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...

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

Sciatica, if any. This usually presents with abdominal pain, bloating, urinary symptoms, and weight gain. This would indicate advanced disease beyond the pelvis. Leg pain is not a classic symptom, but may occur due to the size the ovarian cancer grows to, and present as sciatica, a condition seen in pregnancy when the baby is at or near term, and presses on the sciatic nerve, causing pain in the back thigh. Read more...
DVT. It can be related to the deep vein thrombosis. Other options: tumor compression of nerve roots or penetration of pelvic muscles. Read more...

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...
Several. Three answers come to mind: 1. Blood clots. 2. Chemo-related pain 3. Lymphatic fluid build-up. Ovarian cancer can increase your risk of blood clots in your legs. If you're receiving chemo, Taxol (paclitaxel) causes severe leg pain. And if you've had lymph nodes removed from your pelvis, you may have painful swelling in your legs as a result. If your pain is new, you may need an ultrasound to look for clots. Read more...

Could you please tell me where is leg pain in regard to ovarian cancer?

Unclear question. Ovarian cancer should not cause leg pain as the only symptom. Go see a doctor if the leg pain is a serious problem and it is persistent. Read more...

Is hCG diet safe for me? Ovarian cancer 2007, total hysterectomy and chemo done. I'm 38 years old, 5 feet, 67kgs.

HCG diet w/o proof. Regardless of whether you've fought off cancer or not, there is no accepted proof of safety & effectiveness regarding HCG diet. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hcg-diet/an02091 & http://www.Webmd.Com/diet/features/truth-about-hcg-for-weight-loss. So save your money & spend it on healthy food & regular exercise. Check out mediterranean diet which has plenty of evidence of benefit. Read more...
Bad choice. The HCG diet prescribes a severely calorie-restricted diet and prescribes a pricey placebo to go with it, then attributes the success of the diet to the placebo. You are smart enough to realize that (1) you don't need this, and (2) the way to achieve the body you want is by changing your lifestyle & how you think about food and fitness. Congratulations on seeking a better life after a cancer cure. Read more...