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A 29-year-old female asked:

I have hpv and they found white spots on my cervix. they took a biopsy of certain areas scarred it might be cancer. what food should i eat for that?

1 doctor answer6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Diet won't help: Most likely this isn't as serious as you fear. Actual cancer is rare at your age (29). If you have pre-cancer cell changes, it will be easily treated and cancer prevented. Even without treatment, it's generally several years from dysplasia to actual cancer. What you eat, however, will make no difference. The important thing is to follow your doctor's advice about treatment and follow-up testing.
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