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How is ovarian cancer diagnosed? Signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer Ovarian cancer may cause several signs and symptoms. Women are more likely to have symptoms if the disease has spread beyond the ovaries, but even early stage ovarian cancer…
Generally, ovarian cancer does not cause many early signs until the cancer grows. Women should consult their physician if they experience pressure or fullness in the pelvis, abdominal bloating, or changes in bowel and bladder patterns that continue and/or worsen.…
Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer Bloating Pelvic or abdominal pain A swollen or bloated abdomen Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly Nausea, indigestion, gas, constipation or diarrhea Urinary symptoms (urgency or frequency) Feeling tired all the time Back Pain See your…
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Medical group urges against gynecological pelvic exams; other doctors disagree
BY HEIDI EVANS — NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ‘Routine pelvic examination … rarely detects important disease and does not reduce mortality and is associated with discomfort for many women, false positive and negative examinations and extra cost,’ said Dr. Linda Humphrey, a co-author…Read More