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A 27-year-old member asked:

hi doc,how bad is cin3? after leep i still have cin3. how long does cin3 take to turn into cancer? could it go to other places as well? my dr wants to do hysterectomy and remove cervix,is this the way to go? i have hpv strain 16 and other high risk

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Dr. Christopher Libby
Emergency Medicine 4 years experience
Trust your doctor: CIN3 has a high likelihood of developing into cancer over time. Nobody can give you exact chances. Laser and LEEP are good options but if they fail, hysterectomy isn’t uncommon. If you are against surgery, consider a second opinion as nobody online can give a good recommendation without examining you and your medical history.

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