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Is lower back pain common after a pelvic and pap smear

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Back pain: You were on the exam table for 5 minutes at most. Your back should not hurt from the exam.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: A pelvic exam and pap smear should not cause back pain. There may have been some preexisting abnormality that was brought to attention due to posture ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Not usual: This would not have been caused by the pap smear procedure, but could have flared up a muscle spasm causing something like sciatica from the position ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Always good : To get checked but doubt any relationship to the Pap smear
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Dr. Gary Flashner
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Back pain&PAP Smear: Any abdominal pain, painful urination, abnormal vaginal bleeding, diarrhea, constipation or other problems? Does the pain radiate down the right l ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a doc : With that many different complaints you will need to see a doctor to help organize and prioritize. Your obgyn can help with irregular periods.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Not common : A Pap smear should not normally have such hectic symptoms. It might be advisable to see your doctor for an examination to check if you don’t have an i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Pecker
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
History not helpful: Your symptoms are too diffuse in time and place to be pathognomonic of any single disease. A hundred different scenarios could match your symptoms. Se ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Cervical cancer: I would think that you do NOT have cervical cancer and I would suspect that your Pap will prove me right. Stop worrying and wait for the result
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liengkong Siew
53 years experience Gynecology
No: No likely and you have to concern about gu,gi or back bone problem , and a visit to your f/p will solve your worry.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Spinal dysfunction: See a do who specializes in manual treatments. It could be a mechanical problem. With th lumbar spine. Xrays should be done or possibly an mri.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
14 days before: An easy way to remember ovulation is that it occurs 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days between periods then you can calculate a ... Read More
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