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Will i end up having cervical cancer I have been having pain in my lower abdomen were my cervix and uturus is. I have had my IUD in for three years now. I had a pap smear a few weeks ago and the doctor said that my IUD is in good place and seems to be d

Will i end up having cervical cancer I have been having pain in my lower abdomen were my cervix and uturus is.  I have had my IUD in for three years now.  I had a pap smear a few weeks ago and the doctor said that my IUD is in good place and seems to be d

You : You need to discuss the results of your pap smear with your doctor again so you better understand what was found. Sometimes a test is done with the pap smear to determine if the cerix is infected with a strain of hpv that would put you at a higher risk for cancer and sometimes a special examination of the cervix called a colposcopy is needed to double check the area. Thankfully, many, many women who have abnormal cells will not develop cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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I had cervical cancer two years ago and under went treatment. I'm having lower back pain and sharp cramping even though i had a hysterectomy.?

I  had cervical cancer two years ago and under went treatment. I'm having lower back pain and  sharp cramping even though i had a hysterectomy.?

There are many : Reasons for these symptoms that could include: adhesions related to your prior surgery, a GI issue like diverticulitis, a urinary tract infection or other urinary issue as well as not excluding your prior diagnosis so you should be evaluated by your doctor as these symptoms are not typical of a spine problem. ...Read more

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Scared have cervical cancer. Bled after sex twice (since coil fitted) some abdominal and back pain. PAP normal 1 yr ago. Cervix looks healthy Dr says.

Scared have cervical cancer. Bled after sex twice (since coil fitted) some abdominal and back pain. PAP normal 1 yr ago. Cervix looks healthy Dr says.

Do not be: If Pap smears have been normal in the past years, it is extremely unlikely that there is cervical cancer. Most likely the post coital bleeding is from the IUD, hopefully, it resolves over time ...Read more

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28 yrs old GPA 3 2 1. Heavy periods severe back pain and abdominal tenderness. 2 c sections. 6 abnormal paps. Is cervical cancer a likely candidate?

28 yrs old GPA 3 2 1. Heavy periods severe back pain and abdominal tenderness. 2 c sections. 6 abnormal paps. Is cervical cancer a likely candidate?

It depends: I would need more information regarding your pap smear abnormalities. it is more likely that your symptoms are due to scaring, adhesions from your cesareans or an inflammatory condition called adenomyosis. Adenomyosis is not cancer but can cause painful periods and overtime abdominal discomfort and pain with intercourse. i advise you to seek further evaluation with your gynecologist. good luck. ...Read more

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If it was cervical cancer the blood would have to come back with weird numbers or no?

If it was cervical cancer the blood would have to come back with weird numbers or no?

Wrong: You can have early or advanced cancer of the cervix and usually your routine labs (CBC, chem profile) will be normal -- until it's too late. Be smart. ...Read more

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 i have bleeding. All the time now and sometimes achy lower back. I think cervical cancer is backas ?

 i have bleeding. All the time now and sometimes achy lower back. I think cervical cancer is backas ?

Doctor can evaluate: A woman with abnormal vaginal bleeding (bleeding is too heavy, too many days, too frequent, or none at all) should always follow up with her primary care physician or obstetrician-gynecologist. Cervical cancer is just one of many possible causes of abnormal bleeding. Other causes include uterine cancer, hormonal problems, infections, etc... Cancer treated early has better cure or survival rates. ...Read more

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A person cone biopsy. The results came back that she had cervical cancer, does that mean she still have cancer?. How xan she not get it again?

A person cone biopsy. The results came back that she had cervical cancer,  does that mean she still have cancer?. How xan she not get it again?

Depends: Need complete biopsy report and analysis of it . Superficial in situ , where cells on surface did not invade adjacent membrane is not invaded also called cancer which has excellent prognosis , or when there is invasion has to make sure has good margins , may still need additional treatment, speak to your doctor who will explain to you , more you know less worried , you will be. ...Read more

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If your pap smear comes back abnormal , will you get cervical cancer?

If your pap smear comes back abnormal , will you get cervical cancer?

Not necessarily: Pap test is a screening test. If it is abnormal it does not mean cancer in every case. You need to go back and see your gynecologist. He/she can explain the cause.There are many precancerous conditions which can go away with time.Most such changes resolve on their own and rarely are indicative of cancer development over a period of many years. ...Read more

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How common is it for cervical cancer to come back after a cone biopsy?

How common is it for cervical cancer to come back after a cone biopsy?

Not common. : The answer depends on what procedue( cold knife cone) or leep procedure was done. Surveillance for up to one year with repeat pap and colposcopy screening helps determine if disease persists or recurs. Another helpful tip comes from the pathologist. If the diseased area removed has "negative margins" your risk of persistent disease is low. Avoid getting another hpv infection too! ...Read more

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If my biopsy came back with severe dysplasia level 3, does it mean that I have cervical cancer?

If my biopsy came back with severe dysplasia level 3, does it mean that I have cervical cancer?

May not be: Type iii dysplasia means, 2/3 of the cells of the lining are abnormal.Could be a carcinoma in situ ( means safe , cancer cells are not invading ) only your expert can answer after further tests, need close monitoring and treatment. ...Read more

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Im four weeks late and I've been getting neg. Tests should I get blood work I've never been late even when i had cervical cancer im four weeks late I've taken a lot of tests and i got a couple back with faint lines should I just get blood work done.

Im four weeks late and I've been getting neg. Tests should I get blood work I've never been late even when i had cervical cancer im four weeks late I've taken a lot of tests and i got a couple back with faint lines should I just get blood work done.

Ask your provider: Over the counter pregnancy tests are pretty darned accurate so you're probably not pregnant but if you're four weeks late you should talk with your provider because there are other reasons your menses could be delayed. ...Read more

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What stage would a patient with cervical cancer be in for their blood work to come back abnormal?

What stage would a patient with cervical cancer be in for their blood work to come back abnormal?

Cervical cancer...: ...is not diagnosed with blood tests. Pelvic exams, biopsies, and scans determine the diagnosis and extent (stage) of the disease. Anyone who is seriously ill (including from cervical cancer) may have abnormal blood tests, but this is non-specific and would not point to the exact cause. ...Read more

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I have pain near on my hips and back of it is that possible I have cervical cancer or kidney failure?

Back pain: The only way to answer your question is to go to your doctor, describe in detail the pain you are having - what brings it on, what makes it better, exact location, does it start one place and go another, how much does it bother you, is it sharp/dull/throbbing. Ask to be thoroughly examined head to toe. Then, let your doctor decide what the problem might be and go from there. ...Read more

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I'm trying to have a baby. My Pap smear came back pap 4a conization. That's cervical cancer, can I still have a baby?

Biopsy diagnosis?: Until the cervix is biopsied via Colposcopy or other means, the Pap smear diagnosis is irrelevant. We use the biopsied tissue to determine and document the diagnosis. Future pregnancy is possible if it is not invasive cervical cancer and even then eggs can be harvested from your ovaries prior to definitive surgery. ...Read more

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I am 30 years Female and few days back i took Hepatitis B vaccine 1st dose along with Cervical Cancer Vaccine. Does this have any side effects?

I am 30 years Female and few days back i took Hepatitis B vaccine 1st dose along with Cervical Cancer Vaccine. Does this have any side effects?

Side effects vaccine: Please read the materials they gave you when they did the vaccinations for details on both. You can also go to drugs.com for more details. not enough room here. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more