Ovarian cancer is one of the most deadly cancers in women. Unfortunately, many women don’t realize they have ovarian cancer. This is because the symptoms may seem normal. Here are a few of the symptoms of ovarian cancer:
Bloating is so common that it’s accepted as being normal. However, bloating can indicate ovarian cancer. You may feel full, even though you had eaten a small meal. You may also feel the urgency to urinate. If bloating is a daily issue and continues for a couple of weeks, consult your physician.
Bleeding Between Periods
One of the signs of ovarian cancer, is bleeding between periods. If you are bleeding, consult your doctor. It could be bleeding from the ovaries. If you never spot between periods and you are spotting, it’s abnormal for you. For someone else, it might not be. To be on the safe side, check with your doctor.
Change In Breast
A change in your breast, is a sure sign of ovarian cancer. It could also indicate breast cancer as well. You may see redness and thickening of the skin on the breast. You may even notice a discharge or change in your nipple. Also, if you have a nipple that persists for a few weeks, consult your doctor.
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