Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix. Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes most of cervical cancer cases. A person may experience no symptoms in the early stages of cervical cancer, which is why woman ought to look for medical care if they have any unusual symptom that does not go away.
Any of the following could be signs or symptoms of cervical cancer: 

  1. Blood spots or light bleeding between or following period

2. Menstrual bleeding that is longer and heavier than usual

3. Bleeding after intercourse

4. Increased vaginal discharge

5. Pain during sexual intercourse

6. Bleeding after menopause

7. Unexplained, persistent pelvic and/or back pain

Reduce the risk of cervical cancer by having screening tests and getting a vaccine that can protect you against HPV infection

PAP SMEAR

The Pap test is a way to examine cells collected from the cervix. The main purpose of the Pap test is to find abnormal cell changes that may arise from cervical canceer or before it develops

In general, doctors recommend beginning Pap Smear testing at age 21.

Women age 30 and older can consider Pap testing every five years if the procedure is combined with testing for HPV. Or they might consider HPV testing instead of the Pap test.

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HPV DNA GENOTYPING

Pemeriksaan Virus Papilloma Manusia (HPV) adalah untuk mengesan jangkitan HPV berisiko tinggi pada wanita. HPV merupakan sejenis jangkitan kelamin (STI). Seperti Ujian Pap Smear, ujian HPV dilakukan pada sampel sel yang dikumpul dari serviks.

Your doctor might recommend the HPV test if:

  • Your Pap test was abnormal
  • You’re age 30 or older
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PAP SMEAR

HPV DNA GENOTYPING

The Pap test is a way to examine cells collected from the cervix. The main purpose of the Pap test is to find abnormal cell changes that may arise from cervical canceer or before it develops

Pemeriksaan Virus Papilloma Manusia (HPV) adalah untuk mengesan jangkitan HPV berisiko tinggi pada wanita. HPV merupakan sejenis jangkitan kelamin (STI). Seperti Ujian Pap Smear, ujian HPV dilakukan pada sampel sel yang dikumpul dari serviks.

In general, doctors recommend beginning Pap Smear testing at age 21.

Women age 30 and older can consider Pap testing every five years if the procedure is combined with testing for HPV. Or they might consider HPV testing instead of the Pap test.

Your doctor might recommend the HPV test if:

  • Your Pap test was abnormal
  • You’re age 30 or older

To ensure that your Pap Smear/HPV Test is most effective, follow these tips prior to your test:

  • Avoid intercourse, douching or using any vaginal medicines or spermicidal foams, creams or jellies for two days before having a Pap Smear/HPV Test, as these may wash away or obscure abnormal cells.
  • The best time to schedule a Pap Smear/HPV Test is between 10 and 20 days after the first day of the last menstrual period.