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Doctor insights on: Cryocautery Of Cervix

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What is cauterization of the cervix?

What is cauterization of the cervix?

Dysplasia: or pre cancerous cells of the cervix found by Pap smear can be treated with electrocautery. Electrical arcing causes heat which destroys the superficial cells of the cervix hopefully destroying the precancerous cells. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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


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What's the outcome of incompetent cervix?

What's the outcome of incompetent cervix?

Preterm birth: The real risk of an incompetent cervix is as it relates to future pregnancies. An incompetent cervix can result from various causes but basically it causes the cervix to dilate easily which puts women at high risk for preterm labor and delivery . If this problem is discovered early doctors may put a stitch in the cervix called a cerclage to make the cervix stronger to prevent early delivery. ...Read more

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Could removal of endometrial polyp cause piercing of the uterus and hence infertility?

Could removal of endometrial polyp cause piercing of the uterus and hence infertility?

It's possible: But not at all likely. Even if your uterus was perforated by hysteroscopy, it wouldn't usually lead to infertility (as long as it was managed.). ...Read more

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Could HPV and cancer cells inside the cervix be removed with laser treatments?

Could HPV and cancer cells inside the cervix be removed with laser treatments?

Yes: While cancer of the cervix is best handled by a cone resection which allows proper evaluation of depth of in-situ penetration into the basement membrane, much of the endocervical area can be removed by laser but would require close re evaluation to make sure recurrent disease doesn appear. ...Read more

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What is removed during a cone biopsy of cervix?

What is removed during a cone biopsy of cervix?

A piece of cervix: If you have to have a cone biopsy, it is usually done by the leep method and usually in the office.Rarely it is done in the hospital. I do 99% of mine in office. A piece of cervix is removed and sent to the pathology doctor so he can see whether you just have pre cancer or cancer rarley it is done with a knife and sttiches. In most cases the problem is removed, but you will need more monitoring. ...Read more

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What causes bleeding from the cervix after menopause? US shows endometrial thickening of 8mm and no change in fibroids. Bleeding is from cervix.

What causes bleeding from the cervix after menopause? US shows endometrial thickening of 8mm and no change in fibroids. Bleeding is from cervix.

Bleeding: Polyps both endocervical and prolapsed endometrial polyps, cervicitis (inflammation from infection), cervical cancer are some of the causes. In your case I wouldn't expect to see an 8mm endometrium at age 60, so I'm concerned about possible hyperplasia. Trauma from sex can cause cervical and vaginal bleeding as well from atrophy. ...Read more

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What are the function of the uterus, vagina, cervix ?

What are the function of the uterus, vagina, cervix ?

Each has different : So there is the biological function., ovaries realese the egg when time, it then finds it's way though the fallopian tube into the uterus. Sperm finds it's way from vagina through the cervix into the uterus. If the stars align, egg and sperm meet and make miracle of life that then grows in the uterus until delivery. Other is sexual and to enjoy your partner intimately and grow a deeper bond. ...Read more

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What are the risks of laser vs resectoscopic endometrial ablation?

What are the risks of laser vs resectoscopic endometrial ablation?

Perforation: Both can cause perforation of the uterus and both require considerable time to perform since it requires piece-meal & tedious treatment of the endometrium. It requires an experienced surgeon with a good track record. Make sure you request information on the more modern methods of ablation which have safer profiles using hot water, thermal balloon, mesh, or freezing. ...Read more

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Is uterus biopsy and endometrial receptivity array the same procedure?

Is uterus biopsy and endometrial receptivity array the same procedure?

Sort of...: Endometrial receptivity array is a genetic test on a sample of endometrial tissue to determine the best time for implantation to occur, and is used to try and improve succeed in IVF. The specimen is obtained as an endometrial biopsy. ...Read more

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What is pre-malignant and malignant conditions of the uterine cervix?

What is pre-malignant and malignant conditions of the uterine cervix?

See below: Malignant condition is an other name for cancer. Pre-mailgnant conditions are states that precede the development of cancer. You may consult this site for information on pre-malignant conditions: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001491.htm ...Read more

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Is watery discharge normal along with cryosurgery of the cervix?

Is watery discharge normal along with cryosurgery of the cervix?

YOUR doc should: Have told u everything to expect afterward like i always do with my pts ! that is the most common thing afterward , is watery discharge from 2- 10 days that is caused by the dead cells sluffing off after they have been frozen, if the discharge starts to smell or you start to get uterine pain or cramps afterward, you need to call your gyn as rarely u could get an infection afterward. ...Read more

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I bleed during the procedure of paps smear?

I bleed during the procedure of paps smear?

Ok: Could be normal but could also be due to infection. Ask your doc about the pap results which can check for infections. ...Read more

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Will the combination of retroverted uterine, resection of 7cm proximal rectum & thinning of rectalvaginal septum cause trouble for pregnancy/delivery?

Will the combination of retroverted uterine, resection of 7cm proximal rectum & thinning of rectalvaginal septum cause trouble for pregnancy/delivery?

Possibly: You are at risk for trauma to the perineum such as tears and thinning. This mainly applies to the delivery, otherwise there should be no problems from this. ...Read more

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What are the chances of recurrence of adenomyosis after hysterectomy?

What are the chances of recurrence of adenomyosis after hysterectomy?

None.: Adenomyosis is when the glands inside the uterus grow into the muscle of the uterus. Hysterectomy removes the uterus so the process can longer occur. ...Read more

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What is the success rate of a leep surgery for stage 3 pre-cancer cells on the cervix?

What is the success rate of a leep surgery for stage 3 pre-cancer cells on the cervix?

Pretty good: First, if a LEEP is considered for cervical dysplasia, it is GRADE 3 not STAGE 3. Staging is for invasive cancer, so don't confuse them because that is much scarier. If a LEEP gets around the entire abnormal area, it will essentially cure it. If there is more going up the endocervix, it may not. It may still come back and every situation is different, but if margins negative high chance of cure. ...Read more

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Had inflamed cervix from colposcopy is that because of miscarriage?

Had inflamed cervix from colposcopy is that because of miscarriage?

No: If you had a colposcopy and it said inflammatory changes it is f just a general term that is used which is nonspecific which could be due to trauma or infection.It however means you don't have HPV.A recent miscarriage could create a picture of inflammation. ...Read more

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What is the chances of getting pregnant after Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids or myomectomy?

What is the chances of getting pregnant after Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids or myomectomy?

It depends: Fertility depends on many factors including sperm content/mobility, patent(open) Fallopian tubes, age of the woman(over or under 30), previous pregnancies and/or complications, other medical conditions such as thyroid disorders, Diabetes, Hypertension, and Pituitary dysfunction. These listed are just a few things that enter into the fertility/conception calculations. Ovulation is infrequent at 39 ...Read more

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Whats the percentage of urethral polyps being cancerous?

Whats the percentage of urethral polyps being cancerous?

POLYPS: By definition they are benign or at worst pre-cancer. A polypoid form of urothelial cell cancer would be what it is called if it were not benign. There are a few rare other types of cancers of the urethra. ...Read more