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IBS vs ovarian cancer? How to tell the difference and how are the two diagnosed?

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Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
General Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Totally diffrent

Ovarian cancer is malignancy of female organ ovary IBS is irritable bowel syndrome Benign condition Constipation or diarrhea with or with out abdominal pain

In brief: Totally diffrent

Ovarian cancer is malignancy of female organ ovary IBS is irritable bowel syndrome Benign condition Constipation or diarrhea with or with out abdominal pain
Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
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Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Benign vs malignant

Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic disease which causes symptoms on almost daily basis, no weight change, no cachexia Ovarian cancer is rapidly growing, painful growth in the abdomen, usually associated with ascites.
IBS has stable symptoms and also periods where no active disease.BRCA1 & 2 genes increase the possibility of ovarian cancer. Frequency of IBS is higher than ovarian cancer.

In brief: Benign vs malignant

Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic disease which causes symptoms on almost daily basis, no weight change, no cachexia Ovarian cancer is rapidly growing, painful growth in the abdomen, usually associated with ascites.
IBS has stable symptoms and also periods where no active disease.BRCA1 & 2 genes increase the possibility of ovarian cancer. Frequency of IBS is higher than ovarian cancer.
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Different

These are totally different conditions with different symptoms.
IBS is a bowel condition often found in young women which commonly occurs wit h a mixture of abdominal discomfort, diarrhea and constipation. Ovarian cancer is a silent disease which usually only causes symptoms when it has spread

In brief: Different

These are totally different conditions with different symptoms.
IBS is a bowel condition often found in young women which commonly occurs wit h a mixture of abdominal discomfort, diarrhea and constipation. Ovarian cancer is a silent disease which usually only causes symptoms when it has spread
Dr. Harold Fields
Dr. Harold Fields
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Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
You both has expressed it better than me.. Thank you.
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
You both have expressed it better than me. Thank you.
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