7 Early Signs of Cervical Cancer, According to an OBGYN

Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding: Experiencing bleeding between menstrual periods, after sexual intercourse, after menopause

Unusual Vaginal Discharge: A change in the color, smell, or amount of vaginal discharge, especially if it is tinged with blood, can be an early indicator.

Pelvic Pain: Pain in the pelvis that is not related to the menstrual cycle and which may be described as a dull ache or a sharp pain, can be a symptom.

Pain During Intercourse: Experiencing pain during sexual intercourse may be an early sign of cervical cancer and should not be overlooked.

Urinary Problems: Changes in urinary habits, such as increased frequency, pain during urination, or blood in the urine, can be associated with cervical cancer

Leg Pain or Swelling: As the cancer progresses, it may press on nerves or organs, leading to leg pain or swelling.

Unexplained Weight Loss and Fatigue: While these are general symptoms and can be associated with many different health issues, unexplained weight loss and persistent fatigue should prompt further medical evaluation.

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