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Uterine cancer may cause vaginal discharge or bleeding that is not normal for you. Bleeding may be abnormal because of how heavy it is or when it happens, such as after you have gone through menopause, between periods, or any other bleeding that is longer or heavier than is normal for you. Uterine cancer may also cause other symptoms, such as pain or pressure in your pelvis.

If you have bleeding that is not normal for you, especially if you have already gone through menopause, see a doctor right away. Also see a doctor if you have any other signs or symptoms for two weeks or longer. These things may be caused by something other than cancer, but the only way to know is to see your doctor.

Table showing the symptoms of cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancers.  Abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge is common on all gynecological cancers except vulvar cancer.  Pelvic pain or pressure is common on ovarian, uterine, and vulvar cancers.  Abdominal or back pain and bloating are only common in ovarian cancer.  Changes in bathroom habits is common in ovarian and uterine cancers.  Itching or burning of the vulva and changes in vulva color or skin, such as a rash, sores, or warts, are only found in vulvar cancer.

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