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Should I see my doctor about my gestational trophoblastic tumor symptoms?

If you have symptoms of gestational trophoblastic tumor (GTT), you should visit your doctor. GTTs are serious disorders. Some are malignant and will lead to death unless they are treated. Even the benign tumors are serious because they can result in life-threatening conditions, such as blood infection and preeclampsia. Fortunately, GTTs are usually curable with treatment. Therefore, you should see you doctor as soon as you have symptoms suggestive of GTT so that he can help make the diagnosis and begin appropriate treatment.

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