I’ve been up all night worrying so thought I’d put my thoughts to paper. 9 years ago I received results from my first smear, turned out I had CIN3 and was successfully treated with LEETZ. I had 6 years of normal smears thereafter and 2 years ago was put back onto smears every 3 years, so I am due one later this year.
Up until now I have had no problems. However back in December I had a week of bleeding (more like a brown discharge) between my period, I am on the pill and have been for years, I was quite stressed at the time and put it down to that. Then in January I experienced some on and off pelvic pain, especially in my right side low down, I put it down to IBS as I had no bleeding or discharge. Now in the last 2 weeks I have experienced a very small amount of blood after sex, literally just a pink smear when I wipe myself but it’s definitely there. There is no pain when I have sex or after and I’ve not had bleeding in between periods since the time in December. I spoke to my GP who advised to monitor it but given my history I have booked myself in for a private smear next week. I’m very anxious as this is the first time I’ve had problems since my abnormal smear 9 years ago, although at the time I didn’t actually have any symptoms and the result was a shock. I’m 36, has anyone had similar experiences?