5 Sneaky Signs of Cervical Cancer You Should Know

Find out how to spot cervical cancer before it’s too late.

5 Sneaky Signs of Cervical Cancer You Should Know

A new study has discovered that women are dying from cervical cancer at a much greater rate than once thought. With a 77% higher risk of death in African-American women and a 47% higher risk of death in Caucasian women, now is the time to identify the sneaky signs of cervical cancer before it’s too late. Luckily, 93% of cervical cancer cases are preventable through early detection and HPV vaccines. Read on to find out what Dr. Jennifer Ashton wants you watch out for and when to get a screening and pap smear.

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Abnormal Bleeding or Discarge

Have you noticed that you’re having unusually heavy periods, bleeding after intercourse, between periods, or after menopause? Abnormal bleeding can be a red flag when it comes to cervical cancer. You should also be on the lookout for foul-smelling, watery discharge, since that is also a potential warning sign.

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