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A 45-year-old member asked:

What are common symptoms of cervical cancer and how quickly can it spread? i know sexual discomfort can be a symptom, but what exactly does that mean?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Irregular vaginal bl: Vaginal bleeding other times than the monthly period is an early symptom of cervix cancer. Pain or discomfort are not early symptoms. But cervix caner is relatively slow growing and easy to detect if you are alert to any new vaginal symptoms especially unexpected bleeding or vaginal discharge. Bleeding after sexual intercourse can be a ealy clue.

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