– and that is something everyone has to deal with.
It is important to know what is right for you and your body. This will help you find the deadly signs of cancer.
Cervical cancer is the 14th most common cancer in British women, with approximately 3,200 diagnoses each year.
There are no obvious symptoms in the early stages of the disease. Therefore, it is best to keep up with the smear when notified by the GP.
However, the NHS states that one of the key signs is "changes in vaginal discharge."
This refers not only to the texture, color and consistency of the discharge, but also to the odor. An expert at Cancer Research UK said:
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However, changes in discharge are not necessarily due to cancer. If you have any concerns, you should see your doctor or go to a sexual health clinic.
Discharge is not the only indicator, but other important signs Is:
- Pain and discomfort during sex
- Bleeding from the vagina after sex, during menstruation, or after menopause
- Lumbar or pelvic pain
- Side or back Severe pain caused by kidneys
- Pelvic or pooping more than usual
- Loss of control of the bladder or intestines
- Pelvic blood
- Swelling of one or both legs
- Severe Vaginal bleeding
Most to detect and prevent cervical cancer One easy way is to have a smear test. ..
These are prophylactic swabs used to detect abnormal cells in the cervix (the entrance from the vagina to the uterus).
You can prevent cervical cancer by detecting and removing these cells. It is not a test for cervical cancer itself.
Most women's results show that everything is perfectly normal. The test detects anomalies in about 1 in 20 women .
Cervical screening is conducted under the NHS Cervical Screening Program introduced in the 1980s.
All women over the age of 25 with a GP are invited to screen. And it doesn't matter if you are sexually active.
Women of all ages can develop cervical cancer, but it is very rare in women under the age of 25.
Earlier this year, healthcare professionals million women could be at risk for the disease across the UK. After 37% of women between the ages of 25 and 34 said the restrictions were affected or delayed the ability to book smear tests.
Of people aged 35-44, 43% are pandemics too I didn't attend the screening appointments that I said meant.
Dr. Nikki Kanani, GP and Primary Care Medical Director of the NHS England, said: "There is no doubt. Cervical screening saves lives.
" Early screening for signs of risk causes abnormal cells to become cancerous. It means that it can be treated quickly before it develops.
"We know that it can feel embarrassing or something that can be easily postponed. However, you can save your life by accepting the invitation and being checked.
"And talk to your doctor's office about any concerns you may have. Please-we are here to help you. "
This story originally appeared in Sun and with permission. It was duplicated here.