Cervical cancer cases are increasing in the country
Cervical cancer cases are increasing in many countries of the world including India. In India, the number of patients of this cancer is increasing every day. India ranks fifth in terms of cervical cancer patients. According to the report of the World Health Organization (WHO), 1.23 lakh cases of cervical cancer are registered every year in the country. Every year about 60 thousand women die due to this cancer. Cervical cancer occurs in the uterus of women. Most women are not aware of this cancer. This is the reason why most of its cases appear in the advanced stage i.e. the last stage.
In such a situation, it is important for women to be aware of the symptoms of this cancer. For this we went to the Onco Gynecology Department at Safdarjung Hospital. Dr Saloni Have talked to.
Dr. Saloni has described these main symptoms of cervical cancer.
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periods not coming on time
Persistent pain in lower abdomen
Bleeding even after menopause
Discharge of any color other than white from private parts
This virus causes cervical cancer
Dr. Saloni told that cervical cancer is caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) virus, but this cancer does not cause cervical cancer in every woman. This virus gets eradicated in some women, but in women with weak immunity this virus can cause cancer. In such a situation, women who already have some serious disease. Women who easily become victims of infection are at higher risk of cervical cancer. Therefore, these high-risk women should never ignore the symptoms of this cancer.
This virus also spreads through sexual relations
Dr Saloni says that there are many other reasons for cervical cancer.
smoke too many cigarettes
having mental stress
from getting pregnant again and again
by taking birth control pills
There are four stages of this cancer
how to protect
Do not have unprotected sex
Get vaccinated to avoid the risk of HPV virus
take care of your diet
keep weight under control
Do not take contraceptive pills without doctor’s advice
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