Don’t ignore these symptoms of cervical cancer

Published on Jan 16, 2022 08:42 PM IST
  • Burning sensation down there, unusual vaginal discharge, pain in lower abdomen or bloating could be some of the signs of cervical cancer. Dr Padma Srivastava tells you how to recognise the warning signs of cervical cancer.
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Cervical cancer affects the lower part of uterus that connects to vagina and occurs when the body is exposed to HPV (human papillomavirus), a sexually transmitted infection, which in some rare cases may cause cervical cells to become cancer cells. Cervical cancer can be prevented by receiving a vaccine that protects against HPV. Dr Padma Srivastava, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Motherhood Hospitals, Lullanagar, Pune tells you how to recognise the warning signs of cervical cancer.(Shutterstock) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 16, 2022 08:42 PM IST

Cervical cancer affects the lower part of uterus that connects to vagina and occurs when the body is exposed to HPV (human papillomavirus), a sexually transmitted infection, which in some rare cases may cause cervical cells to become cancer cells. Cervical cancer can be prevented by receiving a vaccine that protects against HPV. Dr Padma Srivastava, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Motherhood Hospitals, Lullanagar, Pune tells you how to recognise the warning signs of cervical cancer.(Shutterstock)

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Burning sensation down there: If this has become a common occurence, then it is essential for you to consult an expert. View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 16, 2022 08:42 PM IST

Burning sensation down there: If this has become a common occurence, then it is essential for you to consult an expert.

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Foul smell and abnormal discharge: Do not ignore these alarming signs as these symptoms may be of cervical cancer.(Shutterstock) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 16, 2022 08:42 PM IST

Foul smell and abnormal discharge: Do not ignore these alarming signs as these symptoms may be of cervical cancer.(Shutterstock)

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Abdominal bloating: Another bothersome symptom can be abdominal bloating. If you are one of them who are constantly bloated then just seek help. Lower abdominal pain could also be another sign of cervical cancer.(Shutterstock) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 16, 2022 08:42 PM IST

Abdominal bloating: Another bothersome symptom can be abdominal bloating. If you are one of them who are constantly bloated then just seek help. Lower abdominal pain could also be another sign of cervical cancer.(Shutterstock)

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Fatigue: Do you find it difficult to do your daily chores with ease as you are tired all the time? Speak to an expert and get yourself thoroughly monitored.(Pixabay) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 16, 2022 08:42 PM IST

Fatigue: Do you find it difficult to do your daily chores with ease as you are tired all the time? Speak to an expert and get yourself thoroughly monitored.(Pixabay)

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Rectal bleeding, pain, or loose motions: These are also the symptoms of cervical cancer. View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 16, 2022 08:42 PM IST

Rectal bleeding, pain, or loose motions: These are also the symptoms of cervical cancer.

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Fluid retention: Many women just tend to dismiss it thinking it is a common occurrence. So, don’t do that anymore. Instead, you need to rush to an expert and get a confirmed diagnosis of cervical cancer. View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 16, 2022 08:42 PM IST

Fluid retention: Many women just tend to dismiss it thinking it is a common occurrence. So, don’t do that anymore. Instead, you need to rush to an expert and get a confirmed diagnosis of cervical cancer.

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