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Nodule in cervix, after pap smear - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   Hi, i had a routine pap smear yesterday and the Dr asked me if i had ever had an infection
User :   I answered no as i have never been informed of having one
Doctor :   ok,
User :   But them while she was conducting the smear she said i had a nodule on my cervix and this could mean infection
User :   that i have to go back in 2 weeks.....What sort of infection could this mean please ??
User :   She said if the results of the smear test come back ok i still have to go back in 2 weeks
Doctor :   ok , it could be foliculitis , inflammation of a cervical gland
Doctor :   She may examine you an put you on antibiotics this time if necessary
User :   I have a daughter she is 2 and have not had sex in 10 months because i lost my partner to an accident, i was concerned that she was meaning a STI
User :   She didnt explain herself very well, i asked alot of questions but she just kept saying come back in 2 weeks
Doctor :   ok, Could not comments whether its an STD unless examined
User :   So it still could be
Doctor :   a rare chance could be a gummatous lesion of syphilis
User :   ah ok
Doctor :   i repeat rare
User :   I also was tested and confirmed of having glandular fever back in OCT and my glands are still huge and i still want to sleep all the time
User :   She said that this is normal and i just have to push through it :) Is this correct also
Doctor :   yes, it could be
User :   Ah ok..... well thankyou so much for your assistance. I feel a little betta now understanding what could be wrong
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   Have a nice day
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Take care
User :   You 2
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