Symptoms & Signs
- Bleeding after sexual intercourse
- Painless vaginal bleeding and discharge
- Pain in the pelvis or vagina
About 5 – 10% of patients have no symptoms.
Diagnosis & Tests
In patients with no symptoms, the cancer may be found during a routine pelvic examination and Pap smear.
Other tests to diagnose vaginal tumors include:
Other tests that may be done include:
- Chest x-ray
- CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis
Pictures & ImagesFemale reproductive anatomy
Review Date : 11/1/2009
Reviewed By : Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Redmond, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.