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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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    In the early stages, cervical precancers or cervical cancers cause no pain or other symptoms. That's why it's vital for women to get regular pelvic exams and Pap tests to detect cancer in its earliest stage when it's treatable. The first identifiable symptoms of cervical cancer are likely to include: Abnormal vaginal bleeding, such as after intercourse, between menstrual periods, or after menopause; menstrual periods may be heavier and last longer than normal. Pain during intercourse...

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    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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