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im spotting 2 to 3 days b4 every period. does cervical cancer cause this? doc at appt said estrogen was elevated. normal pap hpv 5 years ago

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Possible, unlikely: Cervical cancer can cause spotting, but the large majority of spotting has other causes, including hormonal (e.g. estrogen) issues and infections, e.g. STDs. It sounds like you're seeing a doctor about this. If you had cancer, she would have seen it and discussed it with you. However, you also need another pap smear with HPV testing and perhaps STD testing if at risk. Discuss with your doctor.

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