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Worried about diagnosis - inflamed cervix and many symptoms

28 Jun 2020 08:17

I'm 25 years old and am really worried about my upcoming gynaecology appt. It started when I was having some discomfort and bleeding during sex. I went to my GP and she said I had an inflamed cervix and referred me for the urgent 2 week programme. On the same day as they told me I had an inflamed cervix I had sex that evening but didn't have any bleeding or discomfort. I have now started getting some pelvic pains that also goes down both sides. I'm also having some really mild brown discharge which I'm very worried about as well! 

 

Does anyone have any advice or similar symptoms?

Worried about diagnosis - inflamed cervix and many symptoms

30 Jun 2020 10:48 in response to braitele

Hi Braitele and welcome to the forum.

Hopefully some of our members who have been in a similar situation will offer their advice to you soon but whilst you wait I just wanted to wish you good luck with your upcoming gynaecology appointment and give you our cancer nurses telephone number in case you wanted to talk things through with them. They're available on 0808 800 4040, Monday - Friday between 9a.m - 5p.m.

We have some information about urgent referrals just here as well.

Kind regards,

Steph, Cancer Chat Moderator

Worried about diagnosis - inflamed cervix and many symptoms

5 Jul 2020 22:49 in response to braitele

Hi, I'm sorry you're feeling worried have you got you appointment through? I'm in the same boat and got my app in the 16th July, I'm so scared. I'm also have brown discharge and said my cervix was inflamed. 
I hope you get seen soon and get some good news.

casey x

Worried about diagnosis - inflamed cervix and many symptoms

31 Jul 2020 23:20 in response to Casey123

Hi both,

 

I'm in a similar situation as I'm just wondering how you both got on ?

 

x

Worried about diagnosis - inflamed cervix and many symptoms

31 Jul 2020 23:27 in response to jen1986

Hi

I'm sorry to hear you're having problems Sad what symptoms you having?

turned out all my symptoms were caused by an inflamed polyp on my cervix which was fine and had it removed. But my gp frightened the live out of me Sad x

Worried about diagnosis - inflamed cervix and many symptoms

31 Jul 2020 23:44 in response to Casey123

Hey,

 

so I have pain during and after sex, pain in my pelvis and really heavy periods. This has been going on for some time and three years ago had a coloscospy and all was done. Just had my smear 2 weeks ago

and the nurse sat me down and s said my cervix is very inflamed and if there's a family history, which there is. I just hate the waiting so wanted to know what happened with those who had also been told their cervix is inflamed. 
 

xx

Worried about diagnosis - inflamed cervix and many symptoms

1 Aug 2020 13:41 in response to jen1986

Yeah I had same symptoms and got myself in a right state worrying. Turned out my gp was very worried, but when I got to see the gynaecologist he wasn't worried at all. Said I had a large polyp which was inflamed and possibly infected. So removed it. I'm still having bleeding/discharge 2 weeks after having it removed. But don't think it helped I started my period a week after having it done, as think it's an awkward please to heal? 
when's your appointment? X

Worried about diagnosis - inflamed cervix and many symptoms

1 Aug 2020 13:53 in response to Casey123

She said not to book an appointment yet, she said wait for the results of the smear and if comes back clear then make an appointment for further investigation . This worried me more thinking does she suspect something will come back, why wouldn't she just let me make the appointment then if I'm going to have to If results are clear . Just how long do you have to wait for smear results? 
So happy that you had a more positive outcome 

xx

Worried about diagnosis - inflamed cervix and many symptoms

1 Aug 2020 15:41 in response to jen1986

I didn't have a smear coz I wasn't due one. I went to doctors said of heavy periods, bleeding and pain after sex and she took one look at my cervix and said I'll refer you for an urgent colposcopy! So then I had a two week wait for my app and got myself in a right state!! Then the doctor during my colposcopy said he wasn't worried (still waiting on results) but said majority of polyps are nothing to worry about. 

i did have an abnormal smear years ago though, and had severe Pre cancerous cells removed and it was absolutely fine. Are you up to date on your smears? X