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Is is possible to be 30
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redwards55 posted:
...and be diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer? For almost a year I have been having the symptoms of Ovarian Cancer- I go to the Doctor & My OBGYN, and I am told it is gas, or That my vaginal wall i beautiful. When I go in and tell the nurse my symptoms they say that those are symptoms of cancer- but I'm too young.

This morning I have been having pain in my abdomin right when I finished urinating- something I have never had before.

All my symptoms may most likely be from other issues- bladder infections? Gas? GI issues? Cysts? Vaginal soreness... etc etc.

But...is it possible for someone who is 30 to get cancer?

(I was adopted, and the only "sort-of" health info I "know" is that my bio fathers' mother had breast cancer, and ovarian cancer)

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TRedEdge responded:
Yes, it's possible. My friend was mis-diagnosed with urinary tract infections from age 25 on, and unfortunately wasn't diagnosed in time to save her life...take the blood test mentioned in other posts (CA-125). I'm having the same concerns for me right now and plan to get that test done. I have all the symptoms and cysts in 1 ovary.


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