Hi there. I have been referred to colposcopy to have a cervical erosion treated. He said it was only a small area upon examination and that my cause of bleeding between periods could be from the neck of the womb and not necessarily from the erosion?! He took a punch biopsy during my visit, which I wasn't expecting as I just thought I was having a cautery of the cervix. Is this a standard thing that they do regardless of if they suspect something else? He says he will see me again in four weeks when at first he wasn't sure if I'd need a follow up appointment. The nurse who talked to me about the aftercare of biopsy and cautery said that the doc wasn't worried about anything. So surely if he'd have seen anything during the colposcopy that would raise an alarm he'd want to see me sooner than in four weeks? I have had two smears my last one being just less than two years aago, which was normal. I'm trying to get something sinister out of my mind. I've had a pain in my lower left back and side on and off for a while, which I put down to stress and with having anactive cleaning job mopping and emptying lots of bins. Since my bleed I have been suffering from anxiety so have been putting all my symptoms together (nausea, loss in appetite, which does improve but goes again when I feel at my worst, insomnia, sweating, confusion and mood swings) and have linked it all to advanced cancer. Surely anything advanced would have been seen at Colposcopy?