A member asked:

I have a bump on the outside of my cervix, a abnormal pap from my gyno, horrible lower back pains, and pain during sex. could i have cervical cancer?

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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 29 years experience
Cervical cancer: Have you had your colposcopic exam and biopsies to work up your abnormal pap? That exam will help tell if you have cervical cancer. A more common diagnosis would be cervical dysplasia and endometriosis.
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