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I have a very sharp pain on my left side above my hip when walking and breathtaking I have been in remission 18 months for cervical cancer?

I have a very sharp pain on my left side above my hip when walking and breathtaking I have been in remission 18 months for cervical cancer?

Depends: Many things can be the reason - everything from things related to treatment to unrelated vitamin d deficiency to arthritis. Please have a thorough exam with your doctor. Additionally, cervical cancer warrants continued surveillance as well. ...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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Is it true that if a girl has higher risk of cervical cancer if she starts having sex early?

Is it true that if a girl has higher risk of cervical cancer if she starts having sex early?

HPV causes cervix ca: Starting sex early increases likelihood of multiple sex partners, which increase risk of acquiring hpv ( human papilloma virus) which in turn increases risk of cervical cancer. ...Read more

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What does smoking have to do with the HPV virus and why does it make chances higher in getting cervical cancer?

What does smoking have to do with the HPV virus and why does it make chances higher in getting cervical cancer?

Smoking, HPV: There are many carcinogenecis found and are related to cigarette smoking. This is factual. Smoking will increase risk for certain cancers inluding lung, head and neck, kidney, breast etc and including cervical cancer. Hpv infections are related to increased risk for certain cancers including oral cancer, anal and cervical cancers. If you smoke and have hpv your risk for cancer will be way higher. ...Read more

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Do I have a higher risk of getting cervical cancer if im on birth control and have hpv?

HPV Risk: Hpv risks come with the strain of hpv you have. Birth control does not change this strain or the genetics of the virus. Your physician should now be able to tell you if you have high risk hpv strain or not. ...Read more

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History chlamydia cervix inflammed (cured) got herpes also.2 years later your preg you did a abortion.am i at higher risk of getting cervical cancer?

History chlamydia cervix inflammed (cured) got herpes also.2 years later your preg you did a  abortion.am i at higher risk of getting cervical cancer?

Cervical cancer risk: Risk factors for cervical cancer are related to HPV infection, which increases as the number of sexual partners increases, and also probably with age at first sexual activity. Smoking may also contribute. The history you give suggests that you or your partner(s) are likely to also have HPV. Best prevention after behavior change is regular Pap screen and HPV testing. ...Read more

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Will cervical cancer hurt your baby?

Will cervical cancer hurt your baby?

Assuming you mean: Diagnosed while pregnant, non-invasive might wait treatment until post partum, as might very early ia, but later stages pit woman's life versus foetal life dilemma, and balance of waiting for viability. A c-section may be needed. The cancer itself does not pass to/infect the neonate. Ca in situ and cone or cryo might lead to miscarriage and can affect fertility, as would rad hys & xrt. ...Read more

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How quick does cervical cancer spread?

How quick does cervical cancer spread?

Depends: Early detection is curable and that's why pap smears are so important. The ability to spread depends on a number of features- is it poorly differentiated? What stage was it iwhen it was found? Has it gone to lymph nodes already? Sorry- wish i could be more helpful. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about cervical cancer?

Can you tell me about cervical cancer?

Not enough...: ..That will fit in 400 characters. Look for info at the american cancer society (cancer.Org) and the national cancer institute (cancer.Gov) websites. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of cervical cancer?

Cervical Cancer: You may not experience any cervical cancer symptoms — early cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms. As the cancer progresses, the following signs and symptoms of more advanced cervical cancer may appear: vaginal bleeding after intercourse, between periods or after menopause, watery, bloody vaginal discharge that may be heavy and have a foul odor, pelvic pain or pain during sex. ...Read more

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How would one treat cervical cancer in situ?

How would one treat cervical cancer in situ?

Surgery: Removal of a cone of cervix including the lesion is the usual treatment. If child bearing is no longer needed/desired, removal of the uterus may be an option. ...Read more

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What exactly does cervical cancer look like?

It is a growth on th: It is a tumor or growth on the cervix. It looks like a cauliflower like growth on top of the cervix. It bleeds on touch and a biopsy shows cancer cells. It is not difficult to diagnose for any good doctor especially a gynecologist which is where you should go to get examined for this problem. ...Read more

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Odds of getting cervical cancer if a virgin?

Odds of getting cervical cancer if a virgin?

Almost zero: I'm generally hesitant to use the words "always" or "never" in medicine as nature usually finds exceptions to every rule. But I would say the chance is close to zero as cervical cancer is generally related to specific strains of HPV spread sexually. I do know of one case reported in the literature. However, I'd say you have a better chance of winning the powerball or being struck by lightning. ...Read more

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Where is cervical cancer located in your body?

Uterus: It is cancer that develops in the uterine cervix, the lower tip of the uterus that sticks out into the vagina (see the illustration). Usually associated with human papilloma virus infection, so it can be prevented with the HPV vaccine or at least detected early with PAP smears. Not to be confused with endometrial cancer, which happens within the uterus itself. ...Read more

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Can you get cervical cancer if you're a virgin?

Can you get cervical cancer if you're a virgin?

Probably not: Cervical cancer is associated with particular strains of a virus (hpv) which is usually only transmitted during sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is cervical cancer hereditary?

I wanted to know is cervical cancer hereditary?

Not to my knowledge: It is mostly associated with smoking and exposure to sexually transmitted viruses like HPV and HIV. Girls should get vaccinated for HPV, women should get their PAPs on time, and everybody should exercise self control and enjoy sex responsibly. ...Read more

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Can you get cervical cancer if you are a virgin?

Yes.: Cervical cancer is most commonly caused by infection with human papilloma virus (hpv). Hpv can be transmitted sexually via skin to genital contact without necessarily engaging in intercourse. Therefore, women who have never had sex can still acquire hpv which would put them at risk for developing cervical cancer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the symptoms of cervical cancer?

Can you tell me the symptoms of cervical cancer?

Range of none tosome: Early stage cervical cancer tends not to result in symptoms (this is why regular pelvic exams and pap smears are so important) but symptoms can develop as the cancer progresses. These can include vaginal bleeding after intercourse or between periods or after menopause, watery/bloody vaginal discharge, pelvic pain or pain during intercourse. ...Read more

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How can you relieve pain of cervical cancer jab?

Do you mean jab: As in "jab" of pain? Cervical cancer can cause pain in its own if it invades into or compresses nearby structures. Sometimes the treatment (radiation, chemo, surgery) causes its own pain from inflammation of the tissue. Most of the time, pain is managed with nsaids like advil (ibuprofen) and narcotics like oxycodone or morphine. Sometimes a numbing medicine can be placed (called a "block") by your gyn onc. ...Read more

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I tested positive for cervical cancer, what next?

I tested positive for cervical cancer, what next?

Treatment: Cervical cancer can be treated through surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. Please see your doctor promptly. You may wish to consult this site for more info. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/cervical/patient/. ...Read more

Remission (Definition)

This is related to act of remitting.A condition or period n which something is remitted.It is not a cure. Complete remission means that there is no sign or symptoms of the condition like cancer or another condition partial remission means some ...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