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Cramps after pap smear
A 28-year-old female asked:
I had a pap smear on friday and i started bleeding on saturday afternoon and i am still bleeding. no cramps.
Dr. Hunter Handsfieldanswered
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Bleeding after pap: Get in touch with the doctor or clinic where the pap smear was done. They may want to reexamine you. Also ask if they found cervicitis or other evide... Read More
148 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A female asked:
Hi dr, i have dark spotting, mild cramps and feel run down after getting a pap smear this morning. is this normal?
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
May be: Slight spotting and mild cramps could happen. Your feeling run down is probably coincidental. If you do not feel better in a day or two, you should co... Read More
1.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 22-year-old female asked:
I had a pap smear 2 days ago, and i have cramps that keep me up at night, and i need a heating pad to dull it down so i don't cry. is this okay?
Dr. Stephen Southardanswered
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Not normal: It's not normal to have significant cramps after a pelvic exam/Pap smear unless the exam was rather difficult and required a lot of manipulation. You... Read More
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
4 days ago i had a pap smear there is still a small amount of bleeding (like heavy spotting) & mild cramps. do i need to notify my doctor?
Dr. Wiyatta Freemananswered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not at this time: Now after a pap smear it is ok to experience light spotting. Also you may also be very close to starting you menstrual cycle, so i would recommend ta... Read More
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 55-year-old female asked:
Bright red light bleeding one week after pap smear with mild cramps. post menepasal had irregular pap two years ago one of two strains of hpv?
Pap results: Contact your Obgyn and find out the pap smear results. Since you have tested positive for HPV this is important information. Also ask if any abnormal... Read More
958 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 37-year-old female asked:
I had a pap smear yesterday w/cramps & sex 5 hours after w/clean bf. now i am having cramping/dull ache and pink discharge 24 hrs later. am i ok?
Follow up visit: You can contact your doctor who did your exam yesterday and find out of the testing was normal. It is not likely much has changed in your exam since t... Read More
1.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 23-year-old female asked:
I have went for a pap smear,i have gotten back my results as i need to go for a biopsy.i have been getting cramps in my navel throughout the day .for the past 4 weeks now. i have an irregular period as well?
Dr. Sewa Leghaanswered
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Get a medical check : Pain in the abdomen for 4 weeks requires a complete medical examination. It is unlikely to be related to your PAP test abnormality. So you must have a... Read More
39 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 25-year-old female asked:
I never had period cramps. but over the past year- i have been having hectically painful ones. im worried i may have cysts. had a pap smear, only high risk hpv- being treated for it. should i be worried about the monthly pain?
Painful periods : There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective... Read More
228 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 18-year-old female asked:
Hpv pap smear was normal but showed slight inflammation. doctor prescribed clindamycin300mg. was this wise? i now may have colitis (diarrhea & cramps)
Dr. Douglas Lawsonanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Pap: Sometimes certain infectious organisms can be seen by the cytopathologist reading your pap. Its likely they saw some evidence of bacterial vaginosis ... Read More
2.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 25-year-old female asked:
Could a pap smear go from normal to advanced cervical cancer in a year and four months? last year my pap was normal before in 2019 i had mild changes to the cells. now i have irregular bleeding 3 times this month and pelvic cramps 25 years old?
Dr. Birendra Tandananswered
Urology 36 years experience
It is very highly unlikely so don't panic. there can be many other reasons for your symptoms. Pl. see your Gyn she ?he will find and fix your proble... Read More
Answered Dec 01, 2021
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