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Can cramps be a symptom of cervical cancer?

Can cramps be a symptom of cervical cancer?

Maybe but....: Locally advanced or invasive cervical cancer may cause pain, but "cramps" have many much more common causes. Cramps are common right before or during your menstrual period. Pelvic pain can occur if you have a pelvic infection. Bladder infections can cause a cramping sensation when you urinate. Prevention is key. You should focus on HPV vaccination & pelvic exams, pap tests & HPV testing. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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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Is vaginal discharge with a foul odor a common symptom of cervical cancer? Also, what else could cause it?

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

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Do warts on the hand indicate a symptom of cervical cancer/hpv?

Do warts on the hand indicate a symptom of cervical cancer/hpv?

No and Yes: Warts are caused by viruses. A wart on the hand is not an indicator of cervical cancer and is not related to hpv (which typically is used to reference genital warts or genital hpv infections. ...Read more

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What are the symptom of having cervical cancer?

What are the symptom of having cervical cancer?

Non specific: Symptoms of cervical cancer are non-specific and may range from no symptoms, abnormal vaginal bleeding, bleeding with sex, persistent foul smelling vaginal discharge, pelvic pain, etc. You should see you doctor for an evaluation if you suspect any abnormality. You should also be seeing your doctor on a regular basis for pap test and cervical HPV screenings. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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 an ealy clue. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of cervical cancer?

What are symptoms of cervical cancer?

No symptoms: No symptoms in the earlier stages where cure could be assured, a compelling reason to get a simple pap smear. As stage advances bleeding, advances as it spreads into pelvic and distant organs, obstructive uropathy etc. ...Read more

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Are there symptoms of cervical cancer?

Are there symptoms of cervical cancer?

Mostly bleeding: Vaginal bleeding
change in menses
bleeding from cervix with contact such as during intercourse or when inserting a diaphragm
pain during sex
vaginal discharge tinged with blood. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cervical cancer?

What are the symptoms of cervical cancer?

It can be: Without symptoms, therefore the reason for pap smears on a regular basis, but in your 30s to 40s post-coital bleeding, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, may be a cause to take a look even if the pap was normal last year. Cervix cancer is highly curable, but less morbid the earlier that it is found. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cervical cancer?

What are the symptoms of cervical cancer?

Cervical Ca: The first sign is postcoital bleeding. Early detection and prevention is done by regular papanicolau (pap) smear. That is why regular yearly exam are important. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms to cervical cancer?

What are the symptoms to cervical cancer?

Early symptoms none: To learn more see;www.Webmd. Com/ cervical cancer. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of cervical cancer?

Cervical Cancer: You may not experience any cervical cancer symptoms — early cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms. As the cancer progresses, the following signs and symptoms of more advanced cervical cancer may appear:
vaginal bleeding after intercourse, between periods or after menopause, watery, bloody vaginal discharge that may be heavy and have a foul odor, pelvic pain or pain during sex. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in cervical cancer?

Vaginal discharge/bl: Abnormal vaginal bleeding is the common symptom. Sometimes the bleeding will follow sexual intercourse. Any change/irregularity off periods should alert a woman to be sure that there is no cancer hiding behind this problem. ...Read more

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Can there be any symptoms to cervical cancer?

Can there be any symptoms to cervical cancer?

Bleeding: Bleeding be it a spontaneous irregular spotting or after sex. Sometimes there can be a watery or mucous discharge but that can be the result of many other problems. Pain is usually a sign of advanced disease. Regular screening with pap smears and hpv vaccination are your two best weapons against this, one for early detection and the other for prevention. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of early cervical cancer?

What are the symptoms of early cervical cancer?

No symptoms: No symptoms in the earlier stages where cure could be assured, a compelling reason to get a simple pap smear. As stage advances bleeding, advances as it spreads into pelvic and distant organs, obstructive uropathy etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the symptoms of cervical cancer?

Can you tell me the symptoms of cervical cancer?

Range of none tosome: Early stage cervical cancer tends not to result in symptoms (this is why regular pelvic exams and pap smears are so important) but symptoms can develop as the cancer progresses. These can include vaginal bleeding after intercourse or between periods or after menopause, watery/bloody vaginal discharge, pelvic pain or pain during intercourse. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having cervical cancer?

None to many!: Early cervical cancer can go undetected and may only be found on examination and pap smear which is why it is important for women to have this test regularly. More advanced cancer can have symptoms of bleeding and pelvic pain, especially with intercourse. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of cervical cancer u can get?

What are some symptoms of cervical cancer u can get?

Variable: In early stage- usually asymptomatic. Common symptoms may include postcoital bleeding, irregular or heavy vaginal bleeding. Vaginal discharge can present-however this is nonspecific. In advanced stage- pelvic pain radiating to the legs, bowel or urinary problem from obstruction/mass pressure-like constipation, problem urinating/renal failure, vaginal passage or urine/stool, etc-can happen. ...Read more

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Symptoms of cervical cancer? What are some symptoms

Symptoms of cervical cancer? What are some symptoms

Not many if early: Cervical cancer is most commonly detected on routine screening pap smear or pelvic exam. If a patient does not see a doctor routinely and does not get pap smears then cervical cancer may become advanced and start to cause symptoms. In such a case once it has become locally advanced patients can experience pelvic pain, abnormal bleeding, malodorous discharge, and even rectal pain or blood. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of advanced cervical cancer?

Advanced cervical ca: Advanced disease may present with pelvic or lower back pain, which may radiate along to the back of the lower legs. Bowel or urinary symptoms, such as pressure-related complaints- like severe constipation, bladder obstruction can lead to kidney failure, blood in the urine, bright red blood per rectum, or vaginal passage of urine or stool, are uncommon and suggest advanced disease. ...Read more

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I'm worried I have cervical cancer. What are the symptoms?

I'm worried I have cervical cancer. What are the symptoms?

Wrong approach: Don't wait for symptoms. See your gynecology provider for an exam to include the replacement for the old Pap smear which is now called liquid based cytology AKA "Pap and HPV cotesting". Checking for the virus (HPV) is really important for risk analysis.
Along the same lines, don't wait for symptoms of breast cancer either. Get a mammogram and clinical exam along with your own regular self exam. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the of the symptoms of cervical cancer?

Can you please discuss the of the symptoms of cervical cancer?

Bleeding/pain: Early cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms. As the cancer progresses, the following signs and symptoms of more advanced cervical cancer may appear: vaginal bleeding after intercourse, between periods or after menopause
watery, bloody vaginal discharge that may be heavy and have a foul odor
pelvic pain or pain during intercourse. ...Read more

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What are your symptoms of cervical cancer when its first found?

What are your symptoms of cervical cancer when its first found?

None to bleeding: Early cervical cancer may be asymptomatic. As the tumor grows and invades, there may be discharge, that may be bloody, pain or discomfort in the pelvis, weight loss, urinary symptoms anemia etc. ...Read more

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Can you please lay out the primary symptoms of cervical cancer?

Vaginal bleeding: Vaginal bleeding is common. There can also be pain in the lower abdomen although it is often vaginal discharge and or abnormal vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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After developing cervical cancer, how quickly will symptoms occur?

Variable: Early cancer is asymptotic and onset of symptoms varies among different people. See this site for more info.
http://www.webmd.com/cancer/cervical-cancer/cervical-cancer-topic-overview. ...Read more

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I'm most worried about cervical cancer. What exactly are the symptoms?

I'm most worried about cervical cancer. What exactly are the symptoms?

Bleeding & discharge: Early cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms. As the cancer progresses, the following signs and symptoms of more advanced cervical cancer may appear:

vaginal bleeding after intercourse, between periods or after menopause
watery, bloody vaginal discharge that may be heavy and have a foul odor
pelvic pain or pain during intercourse

See a doctor if you have symptoms. ...Read more

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What is cervical cancer? And what are the symptoms and causes please? Thx

Symptoms none, bleed: Cancer of cells low part if uterus that is called cervix. Much more common in other parts of the world where pap smear for screening is not routinely done. Hpv is a virus that increases the risk of developing this slow growing tumor. There are vaccines now for hpv. More info and a good review of the topic see link below http://health. Nytimes. Com/health/guides/disease/cervical-cancer. ...Read more

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Would you know if you have cervical cancer? What are the signs n symptoms?

Not usually: Women with early cervical cancers and pre-cancers usually have no symptoms. Symptoms often do not begin until the cancer becomes invasive. When this happens, the most common symptoms are: abnormal vaginal bleeding, abnormal vaginal discharge, or pain with intercourse. Unfortunately these symptoms can occur with benign conditions as well. See your doctor to be examined. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

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