I am 30 years old. I have had two children. About a month and a half ago, I went in for my annual exam (although it had been over three years since I had last been). I have always had VERY HEAVY PERIODS that may last for 6 days. Over the last year I have been experiencing severe cramping, which the only pain that I ever really had with my periods have been during ovulation. Anyway, I was scheduled for an ultrasound, and in between waiting for my ultrasound, I was told I had high-risk HPV and had abnormal cells and was scheduled for a colposcopy. After my ultrasound they called and said that I needed an Endometrial Biopsy for abnormal uterine lining. I am terrified. My biopsy is on Monday and my Colposcopy is on Friday. The only thing I was told to do was take some ibuprofen. I would welcome any suggestions or type of support. All of this at one time is pretty scary. Also, could the two problems be related in any way? I have read things on the internet that have scared me, such as extreme pain during the endometrial biopsy.
I hope by now your endometrial biopsy is a thing of the past! I'm searching for answers, myself. I had an "EB" three years ago, preceding my last D and C. I've had two children over 10 lbs. each and I swear, the pain from the EB was worse! I just wasn't expecting it. I wish my doctor had been forthcoming about the pain beforehand and suggested I pre-medicate. I am not looking forward to another and that's why I'm doing some research, first. I actually delayed my exam until I know more! Now, I am not a "chicken" when it comes to things like this, but I will never forget my last experience. I was screaming!! Oh, how embarrassing, among other things. Next time, I will be prepared. Forewarned is forearmed!
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