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Irregular bleeding, postcoital bleeding, nausea, weight loss, abdominal cramps, lower backache. Smear test, colposcopy, biopsy done. Reason?

I had a normal smear 10 weeks ago but have still had irregular bleeding, post coital bleeding, nausea, weight loss abdominal cramps and lower back pain as well as constant tiredness. I was referred for a colposcopy and a high number of abnormal cells were found. A biopsy was taken which I am waiting on results. I don t understand how I can go from a a normal smear to this in 10 weeks?? Especially when everything I have read says cervical cancer is slow developing
Asked On : Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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I can understand your concern. It is true that any malignancy of the cervix does not grow so fast. One of the possibilities is that the earlier smear may have missed the abnormal cells as the technique may not have been complete. Your symptoms do suggest to an unhealthy cervix. If there is a localized lesion found on colposcopy, LEEP procedure can be done with good success rate. So, please do not worry and in the meanwhile, if you have any missed period, please also exclude pregnancy. Hope this helps.
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