Call your doctor if you have:
- Unexpected bleeding between menstrual periods.
- Menstrual periods that are irregular or 1½ to 2 times longer than normal for 3 months in a row. For example, call if your periods usually last 6 days but have been lasting between 9 and 12 days for your last 3 periods.
- Severe vaginal bleeding that causes you to soak 1 or 2 pads or tampons in 1 or 2 hours, or passing clots of blood from the vagina.
- Unexpected bleeding after douching or sex.
- Pain during sex.
- Abnormal vaginal discharge containing mucus that may be tinged with blood.
If you are diagnosed - If you have been diagnosed with cervical cancer, be sure to follow your doctor's instructions about calling when you have problems, new symptoms or symptoms that get worse.
Who to see - Health professionals who can evaluate your symptoms and your risk factors, and who can diagnose cervical cancer include:
- Family physicians.
- Nurse practitioners.
- Physician assistants.
Doctors who can manage your cancer treatment include:
Call your doctor if you have: Unexpected bleeding between menstrual periods. Menstrual periods that are irregular or 1½ to 2 times longer than normal for 3 months in a row. For example, call if your periods usually last 6 days but have... More
- Gynecologic oncologists.
- Radiation oncologists.
- Medical oncologists.