Hello Tina. Your fear & worry for your daughter is so understandable.
It never ceases to amaze me how some consultants/doctors/nurses etc., can be so vague and unsympathetic at these appointments or consultations. Do they just think that everyone's clued up on the medical terms they are using and that we understand what we are being told without it being explained?? For most of us this is the first time we've had any problems with our health & haven't a clue what they're talking about.
This only adds to our worries. I've read many posts here where ladies come away from the consultation not knowing exactly what is wrong, i.e don't understand their diagnosis, not knowing what the next step is. We end up googling stuff and because we are not informed correctly at the outset by our consultants - we think that we are doomed. This is so unncecssary because this is such a treatable disease, the outlook may not ever be as bad as google tells us!! But we wouldn't have to google if we were well informed from the beginning -ANY CONSULTANTS READING THIS, SIT UP & TAKE NOTE.
Glandular cells are further up the cervical canal and are harder to detect as the normal smear procedure just brushes the front of the cervix and can't reach further up. The fact that the cells were found at all in your daughters case, can only be good - now it can be treated. You do not say if your daughter was actually diagnosed as having cervical cancer, therefore I am hoping that so far only abnormal cells have been found.?
The waiting is horrendous - all the ladies on here will agree with that. However, as the cell changes in these types of normalities take many months to occur, I think there is no reason to believe that it will be any worse in 6 weeks.. The waiting is probably down to hospital waiting lists etc and as usual, NHS under pressure. You could of course go private but it's my guess that the outcome medically will be the same, the benefit would be to you & your daughters state of mind, cutting the length of time you have to stress over this.
I wish you all the best, please come back on here & let us know how your daughter gets on, and to share your worries and maybe we can help ?