Posted by: Rhonda | 2008/01/02

ovarian cysts-abdominal itching-cancer?

I am having mastectomy next week. Diagnosed with ovarian cysts years ago. Have been having itching and uncomfortable at abdomen area. Should I be checked for ovarian cancer? What else could cause itching around scar where uterus was removed? I did not have ovaries removed-didn;t know at the time that I had ovarian cysts. Had uterus removed because fibroid causing excessive bleeding at menstruation.

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Itching of the scar usually suggests a skin problem not a problem inside the abdomen. I presume that you are having a mastectomy for breast cancer. You should then be checked for spread to other organs.

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Posted by: Peggy | 2008/07/18

I had breast cancer 7 years ago. I went for annual tests and they found ???cysts??? in my other breast. What should I do now? (I haven' t seen the Dr. yet)

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