Vaginal tumour is defined as a tumour that happens along the walls of the vaginal walls. It is usually a hard and lump like growth, which may occur on the outer part of the vagina or even the cervical area. Women amy also experience some oozing of pus and discharge from this tumour followed with pain and signs of infection.
HOW IS VAGINAL TUMOR DIAGNOSED?
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
HOW IS VAGINAL TUMOR TREATED?
The treatment of Vaginal Tumor depends upon the type of cancer and how far the disease has spread. Surgery is often performed to remove the cancer but most of the patients are treated with radiation.
DID YOU KNOW?
In some cases, there is a high risks of benign tumors getting infectious and hence safe hygiene practices should be implemented in the process.