Stomach bloating: Persistent bloating could be a symptom of ovarian cancer


Bloating which is related to ovarian cancer may cause visible swelling in the abdomen.

The belly might feel full, puffy, or hard and a person may also have other symptoms, like weight loss.

If it is ovarian cancer, the bloating experienced is likely caused by ascites.

Ascites is when fluid builds up in your abdomen, said Healthline.

The site added: “Ascites often form when cancer cells spread to the peritoneum.

“The peritoneum is the lining of your abdomen.”

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