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Female -- Vaginal Discharge/Infections
What does positive reactive endocervical cells mean?
Posted on: 05/18/2009
Hi: I have been having bright yellow disharge -- no smell, no itch. I went to the health unit and she said the there were lumps on my cervix and it looked like cervical cancer. The pap was negative, the swabs were negative for cancer but positive for yeast and reactive endocervical cells. I work at a hospital and went to see an obgyn. He preformed a pap and swabs, and he said yes, there were bumps that were benign cysts and doesn't even tell pts if they are present. His swabs were negative too. I did Monistat for 7 days and still yeast, Canestin for 7 days, still yeast; and Flagysatin for 10 days and still yeast. I'm trying lactobacilus suppositories. I have had 3 long term partners and have been checked before each one. Is bright yellow vaginal discharge normal, no itch, no smell sometimes dry though. I thought yeast was white clumpy and itchy. Also, please, what does positive reactive endocervical cells mean?
The "benign cysts" on your cervix are probably Nabothian cysts, which are considered normal. Most doctors do not mention these cysts because they are considered part of your normal architecture of the cervix.
It sounds like you have treated your vaginal area with multiple treatments. You may want to try waiting a few weeks to see if the discharge returns to normal. Some of the discharge may be a reaction from all the treatments you have been giving yourself. If it does not improve, you can have your physician check another genital culture to make sure there is no infection present.