How does my doctor know I have cervical cancer? - preparations before doctor appointment
When you find signs or symptoms of cervical cancer, you should immediately contact to your gynecologic cancers (gynecologic oncologist) for better Cervical cancer treatment. Below are some tips which help you to prepare for screening . Here’s some detailed information to help you get ready for your appointment, and what your exceptions from your doctor.
Women Preparations before Doctor Visit
- Medical history – Put down your all medical history, including other conditions with which you’ve been diagnosed
- Smoking history
- Family history of cancer
- Sexual history – How old you were when you had first sexual experience. Other information such as early sexual activity, multiple partners or unprotected sex.
- Medications history – Create a record of your medications related to all vitamins, supplements and herbal remedies
Women can ask these questions from doctors – Preparing for your appointment
Put down all questions which comes in your mind or you are expected to ask your doctor:
- Do you have cervical cancer?
- What treatment & Cure approach your doctors recommend?
- How often will you need to follow-up visits after finish treatment?
- Have your cervical cancer spread?
- What are the all possible side effects or problems of this treatment?
- What websites your recommend for printed documents related to cervical cancer?
What questions expected from your doctor?
It is expected from your doctor to ask you a multiple questions related to cervical cancer. These are some topics that your doctor question depends : Your symptoms which indicate cervical cancer, When first notice these symptoms, Your regular Pap tests since you became sexually active, Your past abnormal Pap test results, Past cervical cancer treatments, sexually transmitted infections, diagnosed with any other medical conditions , Your smoking history, Child plan in future.
These All preparations will help you to better understand you cervical cancer problem.
Article Resources – www.cdc.gov