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Causes Of Cin 1
2 days after period getting stabing pain in cervix, bleeding between period, pain during intercourse. Serious? Cause? Had CIN 3, removed 1 1/2 yrs ago
See your doctor.: Talk to your doctor so that they can get more information from you and do an exam. There are many different causes for your symptoms, and a visit to your doctor would be needed to help determine the cause. ...Read more
Unfortunately... yes: Hpv is often (not always) transmitted sexually. The good news: it can lie dormant and never return. The bad: there are several forms of hpv that can cause anything from genital warts to pre-cancerous lesion to cancer. By using protection with your partner(s), you can help decrease the possible transmission and possibility of having hpv of any type show up again in future pap smears. ...Read more
Please answer, if one had ovarian cancer, could it metastasis to pelvis and present on pap as cin 1?
Pap and ovarian CA: First just remember a Pap test is only good for finding cervical CA. It doesn't find ovarian or uterine CA. That's why ovarian CA is called the silent CA and uterine CA presents with bleeding. Your abnormal pap is not even at a level where it would be CA yet. Talk to your doctor and ask if the CA cells from the ovarian CA look like the pap. Sounds like u have a new problem. Hang in there! ...Read more
CIN3 may come first: A diagnosis of CIN3 may be the first diagnosis, even with previously normal pap smears. The CIN classification is used to indicate the amount of abnormal cells or "dysplasia" present. That is done by determining to what level of thickness (bottom to top) in the cervix that the abnormal cells have grown--e.g. CIN1~1/3; CIN2~2/3; CIN3 full thickness. HPV infection causes CIN1 through CIN3. ...Read more
Pap Smears: Cin 1 is the stage the cervical cells are at on your pap smear. The changes range from zero to five. Zero being no prediction that you could be at risk for cancer and five being cancer. One is a common early warning stage. The next step is usually a colposcopy to make sure there are no worse changes and to treat what they can see to normalize and lower your risk for cervical cancer. ...Read more
Safety in numbers: In the pre-vaccine era serum studies of college juniors showed as many as 70% of women carried evidence of hpv. Once acquired, the germ can fade from view & resurface years later, with or without treatment. Newborns have been known to pick up hpv & develop vocal cord warts, yet these are rare. The fact that this is so common & most people go on with a nl life should be a comfort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the latest follow-up protocol for CIN 1, 2, and 3 respectively for hrhpv positive patient? Thank you!
Please f.u with Gyn: Depends on what type of hpv you are infected. Certain types are more likely to cause cervical cancer than others. Cin 1 may be just followed for 2 -3 years depending on the type of hpv. Cin 2 - 3 may require further evaluation and therapy with your gynecologist. Hope that helps. ...Read more
What to do if I had an abnormal pap then a biopsy I am freaking out !! I have CIN 1 help me please.?
It's ok: CIN 1 is a low grade abnormality that in most cases can be watched. It is usually due to HPV infection- a sexually transmitted virus over 85% of sexually active women have. Your management will depend on what your pap test showed, so be sure to contact your doctor. CIN 1 lesions rarely progress to cancer, but you need to follow up. ...Read more