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Early 10 Signs of Cervical Cancer That You Must Know!

     Cervical cancer is a serious concern and problem especially with women. This cancer is used to be the leading cause of death for women, but thankfully it is now considered to be the easiest kind of cancer to prevent. Cervical cancer happens when there are abnormal cells in the cervix and which it will grow uncontrollably. This cancer takes years to develop. It can be prevented if early changes in the cervix are found and treated.

     Cervical cancer is caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HPV is transmitted through sexual intercourse. You can also get it by getting pregnant during a young age, genetics, overweight, smoking, and having poor immune system.

Here are the 10 signs of cervical cancer that you should take note:

1. Abnormal Vaginal Discharge
    - Foul smell from the vagina. But this could also be a sign for other infection.

2. Pelvic Pain
     - Pelvic pain is commonly experienced especially for advanced stages.

3. Unusual Vaginal Bleeding
     - Experiencing irregular bleeding from your vagina as capillaries break down.

4. Leg Pain
     - Leg pain indicates cervical cancer because when the cancer cells spread through the body, the blood flow will get obstructed causing leg pain and eventually swelling.

5. Abnormal Menstrual Period
     - Irritation from the cervix due to cervical cancer.

6. Drastic Weight Loss
     - Cytokines breaks down fat faster then normal causing your weight loss.

7. Pain During Intercourse
    - Experiencing pain while doing intercourse because the disease has already spread out towards tissues and reproductive system.

8. Loss Bladder Control
     - The cancer is spreading to other parts of the body such as bladder and urinary tract.

9. Discomfort While Urinating
     - This is the most common symptoms of cervical cancer. Burning and stinging sensation when urinating is cause when the cancer cells has spread throughout nearby tissues.

10. Constant Fatigue
     - Patients suffer from anemia because the read blood cells are replaced by white blood cells that leading to constant fatigue.

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