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What are the symptoms of vaginal cancer?

Symptoms of vaginal cancer include:
  • Vaginal bleeding after intercourse
  • A lump in the vagina that can be felt
  • Pain during sex
  • Pain when urinating
  • Constipation
  • Constant pain in the pelvis
  • Abnormal vaginal discharge

You may not have symptoms during the early stages of vaginal cancer. When they do occur, symptoms may include vaginal bleeding, especially after menopause or after sexual intercourse. Other signs might be a watery discharge from your vagina, painful or frequent urination, pelvic pain, constipation, and a mass in the vagina. You might also have sores in your vagina that could become infected.

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