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Cervical Cancer Shots Make Periods
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
Can the cervical cancer shot counter the increased risk for cervical cancer from taking birth control pills?
Much more than!: The increased risk of cervical cancer from use of birth control is tiny, if at all, depending on what studies you read. However, the hpv vaccine reduces your risk of cervical cancer by 75-80%, so it is way better! you figure if there is an increased risk of 1-2% from birth control pills, or even it was as much as a 5-10% difference, (which no way it is), then the vaccine really wins out. ...Read more
Clomid (clomiphene) tends to make cervical mucus less,can less cervical mucus prevents pregnancy?How can we detect this?
Painful but safe: Pain at the injection site, light-headedness / fainting, and feeling somewhat unwell are the known side-effects. People have gotten seriously sick afterwards but no strong trend linking particular illnesses to the vaccine has been demonstrated with numbers, and the science piranhas look hard for these. ...Read more
Does the cervical cancer shot help reduce the risk for cervical cancer from taking birth control pills?
Kind of: Birth control pills can increase the risk of cervical cancer in a round about way. If you have unprotected sex (don't use a condom) because you figure you're safe on the pill to do so, then you may contract the hpv virus which can cause cervical cancer. The vaccine can reduce the chance of you catching this virus. The moral is, birth control pill or not, use a condom to reduce your risk of std's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If you already have a diagnosis of cervical cancer and are bleeding between periods then you need to be evaluated by your gynecologist. If you think you might have cervical cancer because you are bleeding between periods then you need to be evaluated as well. There are plenty of other causes of vaginal bleeding, but it makes sense to be examined! ...Read more
Have 2ndary amenorrhea. Labs show hormonally, should be having a cycle. =Not shedding lining? =Risk of endometrial cancer? =Need birth control pill?
Does a cervical cancer shot counter the increased risk for cervical cancer from taking the birth control pill?
Is mucinous breast cancer linked to ovarian cancer? Had mucinous b.C. In 2006. Need hysterectomy due to fibroid but don't want to give up ovaries.
Hyst?/oophorectomy: At 49 years old, you have very little use for your ovaries. If you are going to have a hysterectomy done anyway for the bleeding from your fibroids, you should seriously considering removing the fallopian tubes and the ovaries as well. They are sites for future disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
getting uterine polyps despite progesterone therapy no hyperplasia/cancer how do I stop the growth read ablation can mask if cancer develops?
Gyn follow up: I have noticed you’ve asked a few similar questions regarding this topic. Consider doing a virtual visit so that all of your questions can get answered at once and you can get a more in depth analysis of your specific questions. Endometrial ablation is one option to help prevent polyps. Most specialists do not consider the potential masking of endometrial cancer to be a reason to avoid ablation. ...Read more
What causes first time pcos at age 40, cervical erosion and bloody discharge? Could it be cervical cancer relapse or early menopause?
Hist heavy irreg period+ lots bloodydisch/spot. No STD Pap normal butw endocells. prog not fix 2wk OC use BTbleed. greataunt die 30 endo cancer worry?
Not necessarily: Your great aunt isn't a close enough relative that her medical history would clearly impact yours. Presence of endothelial cells is normal in a properly performed Pap test. The real problem is the heavy irregular periods. It's not clear to me how long you've been on OC's. 3 months of regular OC use usually normalizes the menstrual cycle. Follow up with your doctor if the problem persists. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
May help,coverage? : The target group for the Gardasil shot are those never exposed to hpv, as early as 9yo. The benefit may remain for anyone at any age who is sexually active, but insurance plans may only cover age groups listed as the target groups by the cdc or council on immunization practices. The vaccine is expensive, in excess of $150/dose before it gets into my office so some balk at paying out of pocket. ...Read more
Probably not.: Sexual activity and cervical dysplasia are each independent risk factors for developing cervical cancer. However, the latter is a significantly larger risk as this is the immediate precursor to cancer. Having sex may expose you to other types of hpv, this virus that causes cervical cancer, and that may increase your risk. So, protect yourself to minimize risk of re-infection with hpv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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