Went to the ob/gyn bc having pressure, fullness, and bloating on the right side from belly button over
and sometimes have a sore spot just below the belly button slightly to the right. About two months ago, experienced extreme pain on the right during period. When doing the pap smear, a cervical polyp came out. The pathology said benign inflamed cervical polyp florid microglandular hyperplaisa.
The doc wanted to do ECC but I reconsidered when the nurse said the pap smear was normal--I say the pap report and it said it could not even be done, unsatisfactory specimen which was because my period had started about an hour before the office visit. I am having a lot of pressure on my right side at the waist and sometimes just under my rib cage in front and back. I am unsure as to what to do next. Should I go to another physician? Does this sound like cancer? All responses would be appreciated. I have been so worried I can't sleep well and it is just down right uncomfortable.
Also, she used a speculum that was too large. I told it how bad it hurt and she removed it for a smaller one but I am still achy in that spot. Is that normal? I was already experiencing soreness/achiness when I smashed on my stomach on the right side and feel the doc gave me more problems.
I think it would be a good idea to go for another check. Your cervical polyp is atypical and that change can turn into cervical cancer. A second opinion would be a good idea. Ovarian cancer does not have any symptoms in the cervix or anything that will show on a pap smear unless it has spread from the ovary which is unlikely considering your symptoms. Since you are experiencing pain, it would be a good idea to get a transvaginal ultrasound to see if you have a cyst on your ovary. Most cysts are benign and could cause your symptoms. I know it is not easy to not worry when you feel something is wrong in your body but the odds are with you that your situation is not cancer. I was dx with stage 1a OVCA and my main symptoms were abdominal pain and urinary urgency and frequency. My pap was normal. Since you had the polyp, it would be a good idea to ask them to do a HPV test. Good luck to you. Trust your gut and follow-up with another dr. I would think at the very least you should go more often for a watch of your cervix due to the polyp.
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