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How Do I Know If I Have Cervical Cancer
Mostly asymptomatic: Early abnormal cervical changes rarely cause symptoms. Thus, a regular pap smear is recommended for early detection. In later stages, abnormal vaginal bleeding , menstrual cycle that is difficult to explain, bleeding with contact (during intercourse or with diaphragm), pain during sex, vaginal discharge. Best to contact your gynecologist. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Treatment & Support: Many women start feeling better after they start taking care of the problem with treatment. Letting your friends and family know and seeking support from groups in your area can also be helpful. I wish you the best in your treatment. ...Read more
GYN exam: You would need to see a gyn for an exam. They would do colposcopy and an a biopsy procedure (leep) if there actually was a lesion. But more importantly, you need to speak with a gyn to discuss why you think you have cervical cancer. Doing an exam can give you reassurance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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