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Ovarian cancer possible at age 21?

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followthefairytalexx Thu 25-Jul-19 20:51:05

Im not due on my period for another week but for the past month or so I’ve felt bloated without eating or drinking. For the past couple of days I have a fullness in my pelvis ovary area that makes me need a wee more. I also have period like pelvic pain. This isn’t normal for me. Its making me worried about ovarian cancer. I did a pregnancy test I’m not pregnant and my blood sugar is normal.

What could it be? I know I have jumped to the worst case scenario but I am worried.

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nocoolnamesleft Thu 25-Jul-19 20:54:34

Hmm, let's see...water infection, constipation, coeliac disease...for starters...if you're worried go see your GP.

SlocombePooter Fri 26-Jul-19 07:12:29

Ovarian cyst? My daughter had a large one when she was 14, it caused bloating and stabbing pain as it grew.

Icklepup Fri 26-Jul-19 07:19:19

Well you still could be pregnant if you're not due for another week...

followthefairytalexx Fri 26-Jul-19 08:46:27

@Icklepup I already wrote that Ive taken a pregnancy test...

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Icklepup Fri 26-Jul-19 09:35:05

You should wait to take a pregnancy test until the week after your missed period for the most accurate result.

Thymeout Fri 26-Jul-19 10:45:32

The short answer is yes. But it's really, really rare at 21.

As pps have said, there are lots of other conditions that could be causing your symptoms - most of them connected to your digestive system, rather than ovaries.

But you're worried, so see your GP. If she thinks it's a good idea, if only to reassure you, she can book you in for an ultra-sound and a Ca125 blood test.

Hope you'll be feeling better soon.

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