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what tests should be done

I recently had a routine smear test (2 years since last) and instead of ringing me to collect the results, they were send to my gynaecologist who has now rang me to make an urgent appointment as he needs to see my mamograf results and give me treatment for a swollen ovary. (I think this must have shown up on the intravaginal scan). Since January I have had big problems with diarrea and constipation and tests done for this have all been negative. It doesn't matter what I eat either. Could this be connected to the swollen ovaries? I live in Spain so my doctors are Spanish and although I speak the linguo it would be nice to know what to ask about before I go see him.
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Shirley,
You should get a abdomonal CT Scan (full scan that shows many views ) and a CA125 test.   What tests did he do for the constipation and diarrea?  Many times Dr.'s think that these symptoms are related to GI and they could be related to the female reproductive tract.
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A barium meal test and some other internal exam that I can't remember name(All in Spanish of course!) The digestive doc put it down to I.B.S. but medication hasn't helped and problem won't go away.
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I have now senn the doc again and was told that the smear test showed   PAPANICOLOU II. I have been prescribed 3 vaginal suppositories and told to go back in a year for my next test. Should I be worried? Should I have another smear test sooner than next September?
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I always think a second opinion is good.   You have to take control of your own health. I would google this and read about it so you know what they are talking about.If you have a swollen ovary I would still consider pushing for a CT Scan.
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All the above are correct...to rule out ovarian cancer:

- CT Scan
- CA-125 antiogen test
- Ultrasound of Ovaries

Those are the 'three' basics that are always performed.  Now you said you live in Spain...although the above should be easy to do here in the States, I don't know what they will 'allow' in other countries...it's a medical beaurocracy everywhere.
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