Five common signs of ovarian cancer!

Ovarian cancer is also known as 'silent cancer' because it does not show any symptoms for a long time.

Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016, 11:04 AM IST

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New Delhi: Ovarian cancer is a common and potentially lethal disease among women. It is a cancer that forms in an ovary and also the deadliest form of all female reproductive cancers. The disease is also known as 'silent cancer' because it does not show any symptoms for a long time.

Check out these common signs of ovarian cancer to help with early diagnoses and treatment:

Abdominal swelling

Abdominal swelling is one of most known warning signs of ovarian cancer.

Pain

If you are facing any discomfort and pain in the pelvic, abdominal or lower back can be a warning sign of ovarian cancer.

Changes in menstrual cycle 

A drastic change in the menstrual cycle or any abnormal vaginal bleeding is also common sign of ovarian cancer.

Fatigue

Excessive fatigue even after proper sleep then it should be taken as a warning sign.

Pain during intercourse

If you are facing pain during intercourse then it could be a strong indicator of an early stage of ovarian cancer.