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Doctor insights on: Can Cancer Cause A Black Color In Your Vagina

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I wash my vagina w/ water often. The water container I use Has black things in buttom that looks dirt.Can this cause infertility,cancer or infections?

I wash my vagina w/ water often. The water container I use Has black things in buttom that looks dirt.Can this cause infertility,cancer or infections?

No: As you know, you would be better off using clean water. However, what you described is not likely to cause you any harm. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Cervical cancer black stringy stuff coming from vagina what is it?

Cervical cancer black stringy stuff coming from vagina what is it?

Discharge: A few thoughts: it could be old blood from spotting or a period. While not typically black and stringy, you could be having discharge from a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis mixed with some old blood. Regardless, with a history (or current diagnosis) of cervical cancer, it's best to have an evaluation by your physician. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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During a shower today, some very hot water got into my vagina and caused some burning sensation.Can it cause cancer and can I use Bacitracin ointment?

During a shower today, some very hot water got into my vagina and caused some burning sensation.Can it cause cancer and can I use Bacitracin ointment?

No and no: I'm sorry you got a burn. You'd do well to turn the water temperature down in your shower, but the heat exposure isn't going to give you cancer. If you have a simple, visible burn, simple first aid is sufficient, otherwise simply keep the area clean. ...Read more

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What is the cause of painless flutter in rt side of abdomen.Post pelvic radiotherapy 5 months ago for vagina wall cancer?

What is the cause of painless flutter in rt side of abdomen.Post pelvic radiotherapy 5 months ago for vagina wall cancer?

Probably gas: I see a lot of patients who suddenly notice things about their bodies that are perfectly normal, that they didn't pay attention to until they became sick. Unless there's something more, you're probably fine. But do be sure to bring it up next time you see your doctor. ...Read more

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Does having cancer of the uterus or cervix cause burning in vagina and low back pain? Thank you....

Does having cancer of the uterus or cervix cause burning in vagina and low back pain?
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Yes , late stages: Stop worrying , go and visit your gyn doctor and get a pap smear done, remember early detection is the answer for cure, early curable stages will have stages no symptoms at all. ...Read more

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How can I avoid cancer in vagina?

HPV neg: There are two types of lesions in the vagina. One less common form is the metastatic tumor from elsewhere which has to be controlled to prevent the rare metastatic form. The other is a rectal cancer that invades anterior wall of rectum which is posterior wall of vagina and the last is a primary squamous lesion derived from HPV. A circumcised partener will not spread HPV and limit primary CA ...Read more

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Can you remove the entire vagina if you have cancer?

Yes: Whole vagina can be surgically removed for treatment of cancer affecting the vagina. However, other modalities, such as radiation should also be considered, depending in the type of tumor, stage of tumor and intent of treatment. ...Read more

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About my vagina. Worried about cancer. What are the signs?

About my vagina. Worried about cancer.  What are the signs?

See a gynecologist: The symptoms are varied, pain with intercourse, bleeding, presence lesions. If you are concerned see a gynecologist and have a exam. ...Read more

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Passed something like grapes! is it likely vagina cancer or something deadly?

Passed something like grapes! is it likely vagina cancer or something deadly?

Molar pregnancy: Must see your doctor immediatly, it could be hydatidiform mole, non -viable fertilized egg gets implanted into uterus, yes will shed as grape like tissues with bleeding. Majority of them benign but 20% chance of malignent trasformation is possible, must seek professional help. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vagina cancer?

What are the symptoms of vagina cancer?

Varies: Bleeding after sexual intercourse; painless vaginal bleeding and discharge; pain in the pelvis or vagina. Some women have no symptoms. You may wish to consult this site: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002479/. ...Read more

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Should i worry that lump on my vagina is cancer?

See a gynecologist: Vaginal cancer is very rare. So i would not be too worried about it being cancer. Yet any swelling or growth/lump requires to be checked by a doctor to find out what it might be. So you need to get a medical check up asap. ...Read more

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Feeling a lump inside your vagina is not cancer right?

Feeling a lump inside your vagina is not cancer right?

Probably not: At your age of 18, probably not, but since you are feeling something that seems abnormal it is best to get this evaluated. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read more

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In cases of cervical cancer, where is the pain in the vagina typically situated?

In cases of cervical cancer, where is the pain in the vagina typically situated?

Cervix cancer: Rarely presents with pain, commonly found on pap, may have post coital bleeding or pain, dominantly associated with hpv subtypes, and there is a vaccine to prevent. ...Read more