Do you feel generally unwell with ovarian cancer?
Ovarian cancer may cause no symptoms in the early stages. If any occur, they tend to be very general. Symptoms of ovarian cancer can appear at any stage , they tend to develop in the later stages, as growths put pressure on the bladder, uterus, and rectum.
Can you feel for ovarian cancer?
Your ovaries are situated deep within the abdominal cavity, so you’re unlikely to feel a tumor. There’s no routine diagnostic screening available for ovarian cancer. That’s why it’s so important for you to report unusual or persistent symptoms to your doctor.
Do you bleed with ovarian cancer?
The signs or symptoms of ovarian cancer include: bleeding from the vagina that isn’t normal (such as heavy or irregular bleeding, bleeding between periods), especially after menopause. frequent discharge from the vagina that is clear, white or coloured with blood. a lump that can be felt in the pelvis or abdomen.
What are some risk factors for ovarian cancer?
Factors that increase your risk of ovarian cancers
- Getting older.
- Being overweight or obese.
- Having children later or never having a full-term pregnancy.
- Taking hormone therapy after menopause.
- Having a family history of ovarian cancer, breast cancer, or colorectal cancer.
- Having a family cancer syndrome.
What are the 10 signs of ovarian cancer?
bleeding from the vagina that isn’t normal (such as heavy or irregular bleeding,bleeding between periods),especially after menopause
What is the prognosis of ovarian cancer?
Ovarian cancer is a dangerous cancer because it is asymptomatic and is often not diagnosed until it is in its advanced stages. Life expectancy rates are determined in cancer by looking at the 5-year survival rate of patients diagnosed with a certain stage of cancer. For stage IV ovarian cancer, the 5-year survival rate is 17.5%.
What were your first symptoms of ovarian cancer?
Generalized discomfort in the abdomen,bloating,pelvic pain.