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bleeding after sex. I am panicking

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pud1 Tue 22-Jan-13 09:42:06

my sil died from cervical cancer 5 years ago aged 35. I have blead after sex the last 3 Times. my oh has just read an article about cervical cancer and asked me to go to the gp. I have booked in this afternoon but I am panicking now. I am on the coil and I take Prozac (20mg). could these course bleeding. has anyone else had this and its been nothing major

mumof3teens Tue 22-Jan-13 10:00:30

Had to go to Drs twice in the last 10 years for this - was polyps both times. Had them taken out at the hospital - v quick (and pretty common). Dr may be able to see them (some GPs take them out at the surgery). Try not to worry.

BumgrapesofWrath Tue 22-Jan-13 10:06:22

Don't panic! Just get yourself checked out.

I have had bleeding after sex, and I panicked. Turned out I had a cervical abrasion which I ended up getting cauterised.

pud1 Tue 22-Jan-13 10:29:25

thanks both of you. it's good to know it could something simple. hopefully I will find out Today. hope I don't get refered for tests. the wait will drive me mad

Partridge Tue 22-Jan-13 11:00:42

I did for a long time - I just had a "friable cervix" which seems to have fixed itself.

fuckadoodlepoopoo Tue 22-Jan-13 11:04:26

I had this problem, had tests all was fine, so was offered the cauterising but it got better on its own.

Sorry to hear about your sil. That's very sad sad

topknob Tue 22-Jan-13 11:07:38

I have had this at various points in my life, got checked and turns out I have a weak cervix, which is why my babies were all born prem. sometimes it gets a little damaged during certain types of sex grin it is not always really bad news.

sannaville Tue 22-Jan-13 13:24:12

I've had it a couple of times and been ok, good luck and let us know how you get on

pud1 Tue 22-Jan-13 15:54:05

thanks for the support. my appointment is at 4-30.will let you know how I get on. it should be interesting as I am going to have to take dds aged 3 and 4.

Seriouslysleepdeprived Tue 22-Jan-13 17:52:10

I had this too. Turned out to be pelvic inflammatory disease from the coil.
Hope it went ok, sorry about your SIL.

Fluffycloudland77 Tue 22-Jan-13 21:17:12

Polyps here

mummylin2495 Tue 22-Jan-13 21:38:38

I had this problem and it was caused by fibroids.

pud1 Fri 25-Jan-13 10:00:20

sorry for the late update.

i went to the gp and he said to have my smear ( booked for the 31st). it may be a polyp or an erosion. if it is cancerous cells they will only be pre cancer as i have had a clear smear 3 years ago. i have not blead since which is a good sign.

i feel better now and will wait for my smear, my sil didnt have a smear for 10 years so i am aware that it does develop slowly as the gp explained

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