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Cervical Cancer (cont.)

What Are Cervical Cancer Symptoms and Signs?

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As in many cancers, there may be no signs or symptoms of cervical cancer until it has progressed to a advanced cervical caner stages.

When Should One Seek Medical Care for Cervical Cancer?

The range of conditions that can cause vaginal bleeding are diverse, range in seriousness, and vary based on the age, fertility, and medical history of the patient.

  • Vaginal bleeding after menopause is never normal. If a woman has gone through menopause and has vaginal bleeding, she should see her health-care professional as soon as possible.
  • Very heavy bleeding during a woman's period or frequent bleeding between periods warrants evaluation by a health-care professional.
  • Bleeding after intercourse should be evaluated by a health-care professional.
  • If a woman has vaginal bleeding that is associated with weakness or feeling faint or lightheaded, or if a woman actually faints, she should go to a hospital emergency department for care.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/20/2017

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Cervical Cancer - Diagnosis

Did you have any of the risk factors for cervical cancer at the time of your diagnosis? If so, what were they?

Cervical Cancer - Treatment

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Cervical Cancer - Symptoms

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Cervical Cancer - Experience

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