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I'm a survivor of cervical cancer is it true that a pap cannot be done if you have BV? I'm concerned due to symptoms

No, you need a PAP! It's best to get treatment for BV (bacterial vaginosis) before having a PAP done in order to get the best results. But a cervical cancer survivor with symptoms should see a gynecologic oncologist right away. A test that directly visualizes the cervix might be better than a PAP in this situation. A PAP alone isn't enough! See the doc who treated your cancer if possible. Good wishes! Read more...

I've read on here that boric acid is good for BV and yeast. How often is it safe to douche? Don't want PID or cervical cancer

Boric acid prescrip. Boric acid suppositories are available with a prescription. This is not something you want to be doing on your own at home without medical guidance. Your doctor can prescribe this for you. Cervical cancer comes from the sexually transmitted infection HPV. PID comes from STDs such as gonorrhea and chlamydia. . Read more...

Is it likely that I have cervical cancer? Diagnosed with BV finished meds but missed period. 2 weeks later period but only clots not continuous.

Unlikely diagnosis . Diagnosis of cervical carcinoma is done only after pathological examination of biopsy specimen , at 22 yr age is very rare , talk to your doctor and go for regular gyn examinations , if needed pap smear. It may not be late to get hpv vaccine to prevent cervical ca ask your doctor also. Read more...

Wife has severe cramps in lower abdomen and minor light colored dishcarge that has an odor. Seeing gyno tomorrow. Worried. Bv? Cervical cancer? Cyst?

Infection likely. With pain and odorous discharge, most likely will be an infection which should be able to be treated with antibiotics. Read more...
Stay positive. Several things could cause these symptoms. Your wife is doing the right thing in seeing her ob/gyn, as diagnosing the cause of her symptoms will require an examination and likely some lab tests. If she has tolerated Ibuprofen before, she could consider Ibuprofen to help with the cramping. Read more...