by Emily Brobst
(Springfield VA USA)
I am 79. An hour ago I began having localized aches about the size of a quart, I guess, occurring regularly about a minute apart, lasting one second. Thinking it could be ovarian cancer because I always suspect the worst!
Taking Actonel for osteoporosis and dorzolamide for left eye. Allergic to erythro ycin.
I think you mean (above) sickle cell, not sick
Dear Emily Brobst,
How encouraging to have seniors like you visiting us here at abdopain.com. You are right with the correction on the sickle, not sick. I will look to correct that soon. I think we need to employ a proof reader. Some of us who English is not their first language really still does struggle.
I am indeed sorry to learn of your abdominal aches along your left lower abdomen that comes on and off for a few seconds and is about a minute apart. You said the pain started only about an hour before you posted this online.
I also note that you you are worried about the possibility of this pain being due to ovarian cancer. Hmm. Apart from your "always suspect the worst", is there any other reason you thought that this pain might be due to ovarian cancer? Is there a friend or perhaps a family member you know with ovarian cancer?
There is absolutely nothing in your story to suggest that your pain could be due to ovarian cancer, and I honestly does not think it is. Ovarian cancer would:
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