CHANGES IN BOWEL HABITS
Females that are diagnosed with ovarian cancer can suddenly start having severe constipation that ends up with diarrhea and your doctor may suggest tests for gastrointestinal problems like irritable bowel syndrome, but you should ask if it could be a sign of cancer. What we hope is that if patients and physicians are aware of the ovarian cancer symptoms, the evaluations for the ovarian cancer would come earlier as opposed to being the last thing looked into, Dr. Holcomb notes. There follow the other cancer symptoms women are likely to ignore.
LOSS OF APPETITE
In case you find yourself getting full a lot faster and also be unable to eat as much as you used to, you may be having some ovarian cancer symptoms. You should consult with your doctor if you've suddenly lost weight without planning to, Dr. Holcomb explains.
Having nausea and vomiting are symptoms that are common to many diseases, so your doctor may not immediately suspect ovarian cancer. Symptoms of this kind of cancer are not an isolated symptom, but a constellation of them, Dr. Holcomb noticed. When you combine it with nausea and bloating, there are also some other changes.
URINATING MORE OFTEN
Very often goings to the bathroom can mean more than a small bladder, Fader explained, and if the change has been sudden and is in combination with other symptoms, you should consult with your physician or gynecologist right away. Here you have more secrets your bladder wishes it could tell you.
Many causes may lead to a sudden change in your menstrual cycle or bleeding between periods, in accordance to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. Having irregular period alone may not be cause for sudden concern, but a combination of other symptoms along with it could indicate some larger problem. Here follow the other unusual menstrual cycle symptoms to watch for.