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Pain in cervix and light red spotting

Patient: Hi!I am in panic!!I am 20 years old girl who really don’t want to be pregnant!! My period was expected 1-2 days ago and today I touched my cervix and I felt pain and there was blood on my finger and a few minutes later I found a few light red spotting. Do you know what it can be? I’m really worried!Please help.

 

 

Symptoms: Pain in lower abdomen

 

 

Doctor: Hello,If your periods are due and you have seen blood at cervix on digital examination then it is likely that your me nses is going to start in a day or so. If your concern is pregnancy then you may undertake a urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy , ideally on the 7th day post missed period for better sensitivity.I hope i have answered your query, wishing you good health,regards

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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