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Signs You Should Watch Out For Women That Might Be Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is a major problem to women but the good thing is it is completely treatable and preventable, only if detected early. If you ignore the signs then it might be dangerous and life threatening.Cervical cancer is an infection caused by the human papillomavirus, which comes in many types and few of which cause cancer.

Here are the signs of cervical cancer that every wowan should watch out for.

Feeling pain the leg and lower back.

You might feel pain in the legs and the back due to low circulation of blood due to the swelling of the cervix. This will result in pain and swelling in the legs and lower back with a sore, painful sensation. Swollen ankles and pain in the hips . Do no ignore this signs.

Having abnormal periods like you bleed too much.

If you experience bleeding during the period which is abnormal and you bleed during intercourse the do not ingnore. Also consider the type of discharge you have if too much then visit the doctor.

Feeling pain during intercourse

Painful intercourse referred can also be a common side effect and the pain can be dut to the swelling and discomfort of the cervix.

Feeling pain when urinating

Pain during urination should not be ignored because this will indicate that the cancer has spread to a nearby tissue. Stinging sensations or other discomfort when passing urine or blood in the urine the see a doctor immediately.

Irregular Menstrual Cycle

Your periods can tell alot about your healthy and cervical cancer when developing can cause irregular periods. Also do not ignore irregular periods.

Pain in the pelvic

Cramps and pain in the pelvis is not unusual for women, especially at certain points of their menstrual cycle. But if this pain is more acute or frequent, lasts longer than usual, or comes at a strange point in your cycle, then you are better off booking a checkup with your doctor

Loss of weight and fatigue

Unexplained weight loss and fatigue can signal cervical cancer. Cervical cancer can cause a rise in white blood cell count to fight the infection; this can be accompanied by a drop in the red blood cell count in the blood, leading to anemia and resulting in a lack of energy or appetite, weight loss and fatigue.

Visit the doctor if you have any of this signs please do not ignore.

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