Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

Common Symptoms and Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Early stages of ovarian cancer may not cause any noticeable symptoms, however, as the cancer progresses, symptoms may arise. The following are the most common signs or symptoms of ovarian cancer:

  • Pressure or pain in the abdomen, pelvis, back or legs
  • Swollen or bloated abdomen
  • Nausea, indigestion, gas, constipation or diarrhea
  • Fatigue

Less common symptoms may include:

  • Sortness of breath
  • Feeling the need to urinate frequently
  • Unusual vaginal bleeding such as heavy periods or bleeding after menopause