Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Lower Quadrant pain CT shows prominent cervix now irregular periods
    avatar
    maisy08 posted:
    Dr. ordered a CT scan after complaints of lower left quadrant pain and nothing remarkable other than a prominent cervix was shown. I have had a PAP recently and all was normal. 6 months ago I was diagnosed w/ a lg functional ovarian cyst on the left it has resolved but since I have had heavier than normal periods but regular 28 day cycle. Now I have had 2 periods in 18 days and again they are slightly heavier. What is going on? When is cause for concern?
    Reply
     
    avatar
    atti_editor responded:
    Hi maisy08,

    Here is some information on abnormal bleeding that you may find helpful. There are a number of possibilities as to what could be causing your bleeding, many are listed in the above link. Answering some questions in our symptom checker can help you decide if you may need to see a doctor.

    Best wishes,
    Atti


    Helpful Tips

    Be the first to post a Tip!

    Expert Blog

    Below the Belt: Women's Health - Jane Harrison-Hohner, RN, RNP

    From HPV to irregular periods to PMS to fibroids, Jane Harrison-Hohner, RN, is here to share her knowledge and insight...Read More

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.