It is important to see your health care provider if you have any of these symptoms.
- Abnormal vaginal bleeding.
- Bleeding that starts and stops between regular menstrual periods.
- Menstrual bleeding that is heavier or that may last longer than usual.
- Bleeding after sexual intercourse.
- Bleeding after a pelvic exam.
- Bleeding after menopause.
- Increased vaginal discharge.
Fortunately, most cervical cancers develop slowly, so they can be prevented, if a woman is screened at recommended intervals.