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Signs of Recurrence?

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Joined: Jun 2002

I was wondering if anybody could tell me a little bit more about the signs of a recurrence - are they the same as the original signs (bloating etc.)? A lot of people on this site seem to talk about paying attention to your body, but I guess I don't really know what to pay attention to.
Thank you, and all the best to all of you,

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Joined: May 2001

My wife was having dry coughing spells at first but then she began having a mucus discharge, which eventually was bloody. A chest xray and Cat Scan had shown a lesion inside her diaphragm. The diaphragm is a common site for ovarian metastatic recurrence.

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Joined: Nov 2000

I think the symptoms depend on the site of recurrence. What you can do is have anything unusual checked out as soon as you can, once you've noticed it.

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