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    Cervical Cancer - Symptoms

    Abnormal cervical cell changes rarely cause symptoms. If cervical cell changes progress to cancer, symptoms may include:

    • Vaginal bleeding that isn't normal, such as between menstrual periods, after sex, or after menopause.
    • Pain during sex.
    • Vaginal discharge that isn't normal.
    • A significant unexplained change in your menstrual cycle.

    The symptoms of advanced cervical cancer may include:

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    Many things have been linked to cancer, from genetics to tobacco use. But we know for sure that most cervical cancer is caused by a sexually transmitted disease called human papilloma virus, or HPV. That also means we can prevent most cases of cervical cancer. How? By preventing HPV through vaccinations and practicing safe sex.

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    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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