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Hi I has light brown discharge 4 days after my finished

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Hi I has light brown discharge 4 days after my period finished it was very light and only spotted a few drops in the afternoon then same again In the evening nothing all night or morning it lasted 4 days and now it's gon back to cream color my next period is due in 9/10 days am really worrid and scared I may have cervical cancer I have had 2 Pap smears in 3/12 years both came back normal and a pelvic exam 6 weeks ago where my gp couldn't see anything wrong there was no pain but after I have read on internet I have got myself so worrid and stressed that I have cervival cancer
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

Dr. David :

This is Dr. David

Dr. David :

I am a cancer doctor

Dr. David :

you don't have cervical cancer.

Dr. David :

your paps would have detected cervical cancer.

Dr. David :

it was some old blood coming out

Dr. David :

causing the brown discharge.

JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : I have a pain in my right knee also and there say that is also one of the symptom is that true
Dr. David :

no.

Dr. David :

pain in the knee is very common.

Dr. David :

most often things like arthritis or gout

Dr. David :

it is not a sign of cervical cancer spread to your knee

JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : So ow shall I deal with this am really worrid and scared
Dr. David :

you are letting your anxiety get out of control here

Dr. David :

do you have a history of excessive anxiety?

Dr. David :

you should see your GP about your knee pain.

Dr. David :

and get some xrays to check for arthritis.

JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : I have bleeding after sex but thts when my pap was done to rule out any complication but it was normal but I have had the brown discharge last month also for 1 day 5 days after I finished then it happened again on this month period finishing 5 days later but this time it lasted 4 days
Dr. David :

the brown discharge is just old blood which is late to come out after your period.

Dr. David :

it is not from cervical cancer.

JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : But it's never happened before why do u think it would just start doing this in the last two months
Dr. David :

sometimes these this old blood discharge can just happen sometimes.

Dr. David :

do you have any other questions?

JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : So u think am worrying for no reason and getting al stressed when there really isn't anything to panic about
JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : Can u confidently say I don't have cervical cancer cus I just can't get it out of my mind
JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : Am so happy your a cancer doctor that is making feel a bit better
JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : Dr David are you still there
JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : Hello
JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : Please reply
JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : Am waiting for the last reply before I can go
Dr. David :

yes.

Dr. David :

you do not need to worry about cervical cancer.

Dr. David :

I am glad I am able to make you feel better

Dr. David :

let me know if you have other questions.

JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : Thank you doctor u wer very help full I think I need to start getting on with my life and stop this worrying
Dr. David :

if done, please leave positive feedback below

Dr. David :

yes. I agree

JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : Thank u again
Dr. David :

you have to stop worrying about cervical cancer.

Dr. David :

you are welcome

Dr. David :

don't forget to leave positive feedback

Dr. David :

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JACUSTOMER-7ukri4w9- : Well if you are confident in me ten I wil rate you excellent
Dr. David :

I am confident.

Dr. David :

you don't have cervical cancer.