Hi! I'm in my twenties and I've been struggling with an undiagnosed vaginal infection for about 7 months now. My symptoms started out as extreme pain and discomfort during a routine pelvic exam. The nurse who did the exam also said that my cervix started bleeding as soon as she touched it. She also said I had a couple of white bumps around the opening of my vagina. A couple days after the exam I also noticed a greenish watery discharge. I was given a one-day dose of Metronidazole, and the discharge went away, but the pain stayed. I then experienced extreme pain during sex, followed by bleeding afterwards. The pain is located around the vaginal opening, the clitoris, and also deep inside (on the cervix). I've been tested for many diseases, including: HIV, Gonorrhea, Chlymydia, Syphillis, Herpes . . . as well as having had numerous pap smears. All the tests have come up negative, except that the doctors found yeast and some bacteria. The nurse said that the first pap that was done did not contain enough cells, so they had to repeat it, but they said that that one came back normal. I was treated for bacteria and yeast, but the yeast problem was unresponsive, and I'm not sure if the bacterial infection has subsided yet. So now I'm on my third cycle of Metronidazole, I'm taking acidophilus three times a day. The pain finally seems to be getting a little better around the vulva and the opening of my vagina. But today I did a self-exam and discovered that I have at least three hard bumps on my cervix!! They feel almost like hard pimples. They aren't painful to the touch, but I know that they weren't there before I started having all these problems. I had a doctor tell me a couple months ago that I should go have an ultrasound done, but I don't have insurance - so I'm trying to figure this out as best I can until I can get that done. Could there be something seriously wrong deep in my cervix/uterus that a pelvic exam would miss?! And what's been causing all this pain? And the bumps?! Also, is there a way I could have caught something from a sexual partner that does not fall under the usual list of STDs/STIs that could be causing these symptoms?Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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