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Recurring back ache, frequent urination after treatment for calcium deficiency, advised swab test. Chances of cervical cancer?

hi,my wife is 43 and she is having a problem with lower back aching problems for 8 months the doctor ruled out not enough calcuim,so give her medication which helped,now the prob is back with lower back ache and peeing every 20mins, she is worried of cervical cancer could be the cause the doctor has gave her a 3day antibiotic course and for to go back for a swob test on the 8th oct just wondered if you had any advice/answers kind regards lee
Asked On : Tue, 25 Sep 2012
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Hi Lee,
Welcome to healthcare Magic!
Lower backache and frequent urination can be pelvic inflammatory disease secondary to a low grade chronic inflammation due to an infection.
Cervical cancer can be a possibility but much less likely because it mostly presents with post coital/vaginal bleed.
Still a per-speculum examination and high vaginal swab and Pap smear would help making the proper diagnosis.
Please get these investigations and if you like, inform me in a Fresh Query / Follow up Query for further fine tuned opinion
Wish you a great health!
Answered: Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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