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There's a pimple-like bump on my cervix, near the opening. I

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there's a pimple-like bump on my cervix, near the opening.    I don't have it anywhere else and have no other symptoms. Is this normal or should I seek medical help? Will I have to wait til after my period ends to be checked out so they can do a pap smear?
A bump on your cervix may be a Nabothian cyst (common and benign) or it
can merely be an inflammatory nodule (like a pimple). If it bothers
you, go back to your gynecologist and let the doctor examine your
cervix and tell you what it is and what to do about it.

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Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Gaurav Gupta's Post: Please answer the second part: For the gynecologist to examine me properly, do I have to wait til my menstruation ends? I know that they usually can't do my annual pap smear if I have my menstruation.

Each doctor has different views on this. You can call him to see what he feels. But I personally think it would be best to wait till you are done with your period. That way there is nothing interferring with a visual and/or internal exam or no false pap results.

Unless you are in pain or have a fever... then you should be able to wait till you are done. But as I stated above, your doctor may feel OK with it. (Some don't mind at all)

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Hi,
Generally the accepted time to do a PAP smear is one week after cessation of menstruation.

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