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Can You Have Sex After A Diagnosis Of Vulvar Cancer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Depends: The goal of treatment is to first save your life. However, beyond that, vulvar reconstruction is possible. Problems with dryness and stenosis (too tight of an opening) can be treated with great success. Be sure to discuss this when you are discussing your treatment options. ...Read more
After multiple mammograms and a core biopsy with a diagnosis of hyperplasia and precancerous papilloma, I have been told to go to a surgeon. Why?
I have cervical dysplasia. Will it increase my risk of complications to have sex with a man with metastasized cancer? Without a condom? With?
Of the 5% of people who do have dysplasia after first having a Lletz and 1 year later a cone biopsy, how many will develop cervical cancer?
Depends on staging: If the procedures were done for CIN III also known as severe dysplasia or carcinoma in situ and it was eradicated TOTALLY by Pathology report then there are few recurrences of note. If the Lletz or LEEP procedure extended beyond the borders on the Pathology report or was invasive carcinoma then statistics are different entirely. ...Read more
What does it mean to have a large friable polyp? I have a family history of colon cancer and have to wait 2 weeks for the results.
Patience: Waiting for test results can be torcher. Usually it takes 3-4 days for the pathologist to prepare the speciman and then evaluate, although different labs can vary in their time. A larger polyp would be concerning but the friability of the polyp would not change the potential diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible that I have cervical cancer or get in future because of having sex at 17yrs.Im 18 now.What test other than pap smear to check for myage?
I know a certain strain of HPV causes cervical cancer. Is it more likely to get penis cancer if your partner has had cervical cancer?
Has anyone had or heard of a genetic test you can have to see if you are at risk for breast cancer ?
BrCA 1 and 2: We can test forcertaintypes of hereditary breast cancer caused by the brca genes 1 and 2. There is also a test for lynch syndrome that causes increased risk of polyposis colorectal cancer, breast, and uterine cancer. Tests are available for li fraumeni which is very rare. We think that more (and cheaper) genetic testing will be available in the next several years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How rare would it be for a girl under the age of 20 to get vulva, cervical, uterine, or ovarian cancer?
Extremely rare: Extremely rare for that to happenGet a more detailed answer ›
Doctors, what kind of cancers can a teen get if he doesn't get HPV vaccine and is doing oral or intercourse with girl(s)?
Sounds like HPV ques: The hpv vaccine Gardasil would protect you against the 4 most common strains of hpv that cause genital warts, penile, vaginal, cervical and anal cancer. Although not specifically fda approved for oral cancer prevention Gardasil will help. We know that many mouth, throat and oral cancers are related to hpv. You are at risk to get hpv in your mouth through oral sex. Why not just get vaccinated? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got swabbed for some kind of infection. However, I also have a family history of cervical cancer. Will the swabs they took also look for that?
Not really: Getting swabbed for infection in association with family history of cervix Ca suggests the swab was vaginal in origin. If done by Gyn a Pap may have been requested. If ordered by infectious disease MD only cultures may be taken and no formal Pap smear performed. One would have to speak with LMD having taken the smear. ...Read more
What are the risks of having oral sex with someone who just found out she might have the cancerous kind of HPV . Will this give me throat cancer ?
Hard to say: This is an uncommon cancer but it does occur and the same strains are involved. Your risk would depend on whether she was actively shedding virus at the time of exposure, which is hard to predict. If you acquire the virus in your throat it would take years to evolve into a cancer, if it did at all. ...Read more
If someone is having unprotected sex with multiple partners, is it possible one of them could get a yeast infection or bv?
Yes, of course: Of course, consider that in the setting of unprotected intercourse, everyone that you're having sex with your exposing your partner to any infection you have, and vice-versa, anyone that your partner may be having sex with, you're being exposed to all those potential viruses, bacteria or yeast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a dr tell during a colposcopy if the biopsy they take of the cervix is bad? Does cancer have a certain feature they can see? What about infection
This is for two different people not me. Can you have vaginal condylomas without having hpv? And also can you have a plantar wart and not having hpv?
Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more
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