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Cervical Cancer Mucus Discharge
If my irregular periods and watery mucus discharge were indicative of cervical cancer would they eventually improve or continue to worsen?
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
Is vaginal discharge with a foul odor a common symptom of cervical cancer? Also what else could cause it?
Lots of causes:
Cervical cancer may cause foul smelling discharge but there are far commoner causes, e.g., yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis and trichomonas etc. See this site for information and consult your doctor for a proper diagnosis and care.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003158.htm. ...Read more
Hi I missed a pill weekago and Wednesday had some brown discharge and im worried its cervical cancer etc?
Not an early sign: Sadly, by the time there is a discharge, cervical cancer may be somewhat advanced. That's why pap tests are recommended. But the discharges associated are: constant discharge that does not stop, and it may be pale, watery, pink, brown, bloody, or foul-smelling. See a doctor or obgyn for testing as soon as possible. Good luck! ...Read more
Likely infection: Vaginitis or cervicitis (inflammation on the vaginal canal wall or inflammation on the cervix) would give the same exact symptomsi. Ie. - vaginal discharge, redness, itchiness/ inflammation etc. Thiis's likely caused by infection (bacteria, yeast), chemical irritant (douche, soap) etc. See you gynecologist for examination. Don't forget to do a pap smear to screen for cervical cancer- as recommended. ...Read more
I had a smear test 4 days ago and I have been having some bleeding and bloody discharge. Is this normal? I was treated for cervical cancer 3 years ago
All my pap smears normal. Last one 8 months ago - normal. Pink discharge 9 weeks postpart. Could it be cervical cancer? Waiting for pap results
Unlikely: For females that have had normal pap smears and one as recent as one year, it is very unlikely to have cervical cancer. However, it is normal to have discharge postpartum. Additional info in terms of other symptoms may lead to a different diagnosis if it is concerning for a condition other than normal postpartum discharge. Additional consultation on HealthTap or w/ doc could help. ...Read more
I have had constant large amounts of discharge sometimes blood stained for nearly 2 yrs. 20 yrs old could it be cervical cancer? Too young 4 pap
Every month probably about 7-10 days before my period, I get brown bloody discharge that lasts for about 5 days. As I'm a teen, is it cervical cancer?
Unlikely: It is extremely unlikely that you have cervical cancer given your age. It's possible this is related to an infection, especially if its foul smelling. Also may just be small amount of bleeding that you are having between periods that is very light and this blood often appears brown. This occurs when the lining of your uterus is thicker than normal. ...Read more
I had sex before 18 and I read a doctors answer that it may cause cervical cancer. Is it so? Have bleeding, discharge. Which test can I do im 18 yrs.
I had a cervical biopsy 2 weeks ago they seen a white spot and I have a lot of vaginal pain and excessive discharge could I have cervical cancer?
Find the results of: You will get the answer if you find out the results of your biopsy of the cervix. That is why the doctor did this procedure so he/she can address the question you have raised. ...Read more
How often does one bleed in cervical cancer. I was diagnosed with hpv last yr but w/ squamous metaplasia. I have brwn discharge but comes out 1-2 time?
I have vaginal discharge and pelvic pain (on one side) but no abnormal bleeding? P.S. I didn't have sex but masturbating, can it be cervical cancer
Can you have cervical cancer if you do not have any unusual bleeding / discharge just right sided pelvic and leg pain?
I have a problem & I'm very scared! I've had a heavy vaginal discharge & pain (like menstrual pain) for a couple years now. Is it cervical cancer?
Could be many things: The symptoms you describe are not specific for any entity, but certainly warrant a visit to either your primary care provider or ob-gyn. It also would be prudent to have regular pap smears. ...Read more
I have had a partial hysterectomy 3 years ago. Today I had a black discharge that had a awful odor My mother had cervical cancer. Is this normal? I'm
What causes first time pcos at age 40, cervical erosion and bloody discharge? Could it be cervical cancer relapse or early menopause?
I'm 17 but could I have cervical cancer? My last period was on dec.30th but I keep seeing a bit of blood along with discharge. I'm not pregnant.
Had pink discharge 18days before period no STDs I've been tested and now I'm lightly bleeding 6 days before period worried about cervical cancer?
I have all the symptoms of cervical cancer. Watery discharge at times, leg pain, fatigue, random gush of blood every other day recently, very heavy p?
You are correct,: These are concerning symptoms. But they very well may not mean cervical cancer. Especially if you have had a normal Pap or HPV test within the past year or two. The only way to know is to go in to your doctor for an examination and possible tests. Please don't assume you have this serious diagnosis until you have been evaluated. All the best. ...Read more
On implanon due out in july, AST three days had string bright red discharge, dull ache in back, cervical cancer runs in family, what is this please?
24 female. Cramps +brown discharge constant x2 days. Abnormal cells neg for cervical cancer 2 years ago. Last pap clean 6 months ago. No std's. Not preg.?
Wife has severe cramps in lower abdomen and minor light colored dishcarge that has an odor. Seeing gyno tomorrow. Worried. Bv? Cervical cancer? Cyst?
Stay positive: Several things could cause these symptoms. Your wife is doing the right thing in seeing her ob/gyn, as diagnosing the cause of her symptoms will require an examination and likely some lab tests. If she has tolerated Ibuprofen before, she could consider Ibuprofen to help with the cramping. ...Read more
I have stage IV colon cancer. Pain in my back, under my ribs in the front, my spine and my chest. Have ostomy tonight had blood in mucus discharge?
No it is normal: No need to worry, for mucus discharge it is normal. ...Read more
Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more