Ovarian Cancer at 16? PLEASE help!
I hope this is the right place for me to post this. I am a 16 year old girl, with bad health anxiety and diagnosed hypochondria and recently i've been getting very hung up on my lower abdomen/pelvic area and how everything feels down there. I am convinced i have ovarian cancer, and even though my parents keep assuring me it isn't i'm petrified!
I've heard about these ovarian germ cell tumors that can affect teenagers and i am extremely worried this is what i have! The problem is, i always believe i have some type of cancer because of a certain feeling i might be experiencing or a pain i might be feeling and i tend to obsess over it. But i am so scared that i have ovarian cancer and i keep having bad panic attacks over it, especially since i just lost my Grandma to esophageal cancer last month.
Since last month i've been having lower abdominal cramps, excessive flatulence, a tight feeling in my lower abdomen and a slight change in my bowel movements along (both of these have been slightly better recently) I also have lower back ache occasionally and my period is a few dates late but it has arrived now.
My mum keeps telling me my symptoms would be getting worse if i had cancer and that it is just my anxiety causing my bowel to be upset and other functions such as my period and that i am obsessing and dwelling on how my body feels down there, but i'm scared!
How likely is it that i have ovarian cancer at 16? Please help!