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Intermittent bleeding between cycles, spotting, bloating, severe pelvic, back pain, nausea, gas, constipation. Pelvic exam, trans-vaginal, ct scan normal. Family history of ovarian cancer. What could this be?

I m 38. Always had a regular period. Then in August started bleeding between periods. Made an appt for routine pelvic exam in jan. couldn t get me in til march. Nothing was found. Sent me for a transvaginal because I complained of spotting, bloating , severe pelvi, severe back pain , gas, nausea, and constipation. They found a cyst. Said it wouldn t cause the pain. All labs were normal. Sent for a ct scan yesterday,came back normal. For over three months, the pain is almost daily, worse in the evening, after doing normal routine, and I m at a loss. What do you suppose it is. Any answer would be greatly appreciated. Also, there is a high risk of cancer on my moms side. Bothe aunts with uterine, and ovarian, and a grandmother who has battled breast cancer three times! Please help
Asked On : Tue, 22 May 2012
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Hi,thanks for the query,

were you treated with a course of antibiotics?pelvic infection also pose these big was the cyst in the ovary?was any internal checkup done on you?one course of antibiotics will do you good.please get a routine pap smear and a digital mammography.need to check whether your intestines are normal.ovarian. ,breast and colon cancers are related.this does not mean you have cancer right now. .recheck your scan,to see your ovaries and uterine lining,do all the routine tests for cancers annually bacause of the high risk.this acute pain may also be due to pelvic infection
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