Cervical cancer is a disease that attacks the female reproductive organs, which attacks the entrance to the uterus. In cervical cancer, 97% is caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), this virus is very mobile. Although the course of HPV infection (the virus that causes cervical cancer) has a long time, about 10 to 20 years, sometimes sufferers do not realize that they have been infected with the cervical cancer virus. You must be aware of some of the signs of the appearance of HPV that can infect your body, be aware, one of them cervical cancer symptoms what you don’t recognize is the pain when you urinate.
Although painful urination is not always an infection of microorganisms in the body that causes cervical cancer, pain in urinating is accompanied by prolonged abnormal bleeding in the female organs. Another sign apart from feeling discomfort when urinating due to pain, before you urinate you often find plaque or excessive fluid in your underwear. The fluid is a sign vaginal discharge abnormal. Then thereafter, experiencing pain during intercourse, even in more severe cases, bleeding often occurs during intercourse.
As for distinguishing pain when urinating, a sign of cervical cancer with other health problems. You should immediately have your health checked by a doctor. In the early stages the doctor will conduct a screening examination which includes a Pap test to find out abnormal cells that trigger the development of cervical cancer, while for those of you who are more than 30 years old, the doctor will include an examination through the HPV DNA test. If the test results show abnormal cells that can develop cervical cancer, the doctor will perform further tests. Further examination is intended to determine the stage of cervical cancer in proper medical treatment. Although the signs of cervical cancer at the beginning of infection are difficult to distinguish, you can take precautions.
Here are some ways to prevent cervical cancer that you can do, including:
1. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccination
One of prevention of cervical cancer what can be done is to vaccinate the human papilloma virus (HPV). It is recommended that this vaccination be done before a woman is sexually active. However, this vaccination can be done in women aged nine years.
2. Not Married at a Young Age
It is better not to get married in adolescence, other than due to immature reproductive organs. Getting married in adolescence will lead to a greater risk of cervical cancer. The government’s recommended age for women is 21 years.
3. Do a Healthy Lifestyle
Lifestyle is very influential in increasing endurance, for prevent cervical cancer you should consume a balanced diet in the menu every day, avoid fast food and also exercise diligently.