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Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


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I have a visible "lesion" on cervix during pap smear, what is leading to this?

I have a visible "lesion" on cervix during pap smear, what is leading to this?

Needs further eval: I assume this means that the doctor doing the pap smear saw a lesion on the cervix during the pelvic exam. Such a lesion could be a cancer, a benign polyp, a wart, a prolapsed fibroid, or another condition. The pap smear may give some clues to the diagnosis, but most often another special exam called a colposcopy with a specific biopsy of the lesion will be needed to make sure it is not cancer. ...Read more

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What is a higher grade lesion in relations to the cervix?

What is a higher grade lesion in relations to the cervix?

Your gyn should have: Explained that to you so that you understand it, that is the standard of care, so please ask your gyn, and i assume you have a followup colposcopy scheduled, high grade lesion is either cin 2 or 3 or hopefully not cancer in situ , please see your gyn to discuss exactly what you have and what is supposed to be done and u can easily read online about this. ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of what is a lesion on the cervix?

Would like to have explanation of what is a lesion on the cervix?

Polyp or cyst: It's common for women to have nabothian cysts in or on the cervix. These are benign lesions that are part of the cervix's normal functioning. Sometimes women have a polyp, which is like a skin tag (sort of) on your cervix. Almost always benign as well, but need to be removed to make sure. Sometimes hpv can cause lesions to the cervix, these need to be evaluated for possible pre-cancer cells. ...Read more

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What, besides hpv, can cause a lesion on the cervix?

What, besides hpv, can cause a lesion on the cervix?

Herpes can.: Other sexually transmitted infections such as herpes virus can cause cervical lesions. While hpv is common, not all diseases of the cervix / vagina are related to hpv infection. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could anything besides HPV cause a lesion on the cervix?

Please tell me, could anything besides HPV cause a lesion on the cervix?

Yes.: Other infections (such as herpes) can cause sores/lesions on the cervix. Physical examination by an experienced healthcare provider and appropriate laboratory testing will help to determine the cause(s) of lesions in the genital tract. Use condoms. Be safe. ...Read more

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What can cause a visible "lesion" on the cervix during a pap smear?

What can cause a visible "lesion" on the cervix during a pap smear?

Await Path report: If Pap smear was done, a path report will be available in less than a week from your doctor. Long list of possibilities from benign, scar, infection and, of course, cancer. All of these can be managed well in 2014 so be patient while the report is brewing. ...Read more

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They took a biopsy of a lesion on my cervix. Had to put some kind of brownish glue stuff on it to stop the bleeding. How long should I hurt afterward?

They took a biopsy of a lesion on my cervix. Had to put some kind of brownish glue stuff on it to stop the bleeding. How long should I hurt afterward?

Should not hurt: It should not hurt more than a few hours, at worst one day. If it is hurting after a day, please contact your doctor. Please note that you may experience bleeding if you sex in the 7-10 days. ...Read more

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What to do if I have low cell count on my cervix. (low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion). I'm 22, I do smoke. Help me?

Usually biopsy: When a pap interpretation of lsil is given, it is most often followed by a cervical biopsy and colposcopy (inspection with magnifying glass). If the look and biopsy confirm lsil and no high grade lesion, then this may be all you need. If biopsy or coloposcopy is concerning for high grade sil, then a bigger excision (cone/leep) may be needed. Talk with your doc / provider to learn what is best. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more