Does ovarian cancer cause tailbone pain?

Not usually. The ovaries are closer to you groin and not likely to refer pain to the tail bone. There are exceptions such as metastatic disease that directly effects the tail bone or causes irritation to the nerves that lead to the tailbone.

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I have tailbone pain. Is this related to ovarian cancer?

The tail remnant is. Called the coccyx. Pain in that area is usually from falling on your bum. There are pilonidal cycsts than can become infected. Ovarian cancer does not commonly cause bony metastasis, and a pain in this region would not be a presenting sign. Read more...
Not likely. Ovarian cancer is a disease that can be asymptomatic, and/or show nonspecific findings, like increased abdominal girth/size. Other tests must be done to be sure. The three tests done are transvaginal ultrasound, physical exam of the pelvis, and a ca-125+/- other markers blood test. Tailbone pain is more likely to be from sitting for a long time and/or injury. If it persists, see your doctor. Read more...
It depends. What type of pain? What stage is the cancer? Ovarian cancer presents among other complaints with abdominal pain. It rarely goes to bone. Pain in the tailbone could be related to pressure from the abdominal distension and cancer. Or, it might be separate and related to previous injury or pathology. Consult your physician. Thank you. Read more...

Can a sore coccyx be a sign of ovarian cancer?

Very unlikely, but - Possible if the cancer has spread locally to the coccyx. Check wit your gyneacologist. Bone scans and ct/mris would all help to determine that. Read more...

Hi just checking for signs of ovarian cancer. I have sharp pain in my tailbone everytime I sit and my serum testosterone has come out high. I'm 26 yr?

Very unlikely. Ovarian cancer is unlikely in person of less than 30 years of age.. If your symptoms persist, you should seek medical advice and get an examination by your doctor. Your serum Testosterone level has no relation to your symptoms and it doe snot mean much...why was it even checked? Tell us the full story. Read more...

What caused ovarian cancer?

Possible Risk Factor. Risk factors for ovarian cancer include increasing age, obesity, prolonged use of fertility drugs, and family history of breast, ovarian, or colon cancer, especially for persons with brca 1 or 2 mutations. However, it's impossible to know why any individual develops cancer since having a risk factor does not guarantee the disease will develop and many people with cancer may not have risk factor. Read more...

How is ovarian cancer caused?

No one cause. There is no specific cause for ovarian cancer, but several risk factors have been identified. Women who have a family history of either ovarian, breast, or colon cancer all are at increased risk for ovarian cancer. Most ovarian cancers are diagnosed in the six or seventh decades of life, and typically arise from the ovarian epithelium. There is no effective screening test for ovarian cancer. Read more...

Can cocaine use cause ovarian cancer?

No. There is no evidence that Cocaine causes ovarian cancer. Cocaine is bad for your health for many reasons, but not this one! Read more...
No. Unaware of even one case report linking the two. Heavy use of smoked Cocaine has been linked to lung cancer, but it is difficult to separate this from the usual heavy tobacco smoking that Cocaine smokers also engage in. But ovarian cancer, no. Read more...