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I had 3 white patches inside my mouth I did biobsy result came back A and B lichenoid Mucostis epithelial atypia and C mild epithelial dysplasia thx?
? Leukoplakia?: These patches are abnormal and are likely caused by smoking or chewing tobacco. Your doctor should have explained to you what it all means. These areas of your mouth should be rechecked regularly by your Dentist or by a oral surgeon to make sure that it does not change into oral cancer. Tell us if you smoke or drink alcohol or both??? ...Read more
I got oral biobsy of my mouth cheek and the result came back epithelial dysplasia I don't smoke I have sharp tooth and I bite my cheek a lot thank u?
I don't smoke and I don't drink I did a biobsy because I had a white patch inside my mouth cheek result came mild epithelial dysplasia is it cancer?
Is a condition that can lead to cancer but is not cancer.
As you don't drink or smoke it may possibly resolve on its own or it may progress.
Have an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon examine you and review the Pathologist's report. (S)he will advise you what to do next. ...Read more
My mouth biobsy came back epithelial mild dysplasia what is that mean and I never smoked in my life and thank you guys?
Epithelial cell abnormality, High-Grade Squamous Intraephithelial lesion, atypical glandular cells and sever dysplasia. What should my concern be?
Is this the result of your pap smear? if yes, then it means moderate or severe cervical intraepithelial neoplasia or carcinoma in situ, which in some cases could lead to cervical cancer. you need Colposcopy and possible biopsy.
Talk to your Gynecologist regarding a treatment plan. ...Read more
Hph positive. Last pap EPITHELIAL CELL ABNORMALITY LGSIL, Mild DYSPLASIA. I am also immunocompromissed. Treatment? Opinions? Want to compare with my Gyn
Watch it closely: Nobody here can advise you without a full knowledge of your pap smear history, your smoking habits, HPV status if known, personal wishes, and why you're immunocompromised. Simply ask you physician, "Is the guidance you're giving me in keeping with the Bethesda protocols / other consensus documents? " It'll be close follow-up versus biopsy. Best wishes. ...Read more
My PAP came back with "epithelial cell abnormality. LGSIL; mild dysplasia and human papilloma virus effects are present". What does this mean?
HPV, dysplasia: You have HPV and it has caused minor cellular abnormalities in your cervix. L (G)SIL stands for low (grade) squamous intra-epithelial lesion, usually due to a low risk (non cancer-causing) type of HPV. Most likely this is not serious, but follow your doctor's advice on follow-up testing and perhaps treatment. Get vaccinated to prevent more serious HPV infections and get tested for other STDs. ...Read more
Abnormal bones: Skeletal dysplasias represent abnormal structure and development of bones. Some are genetic in their development. Dysplasia is classified according to part of bone affected, epiphysis, metaphysis, or diaphysis Bone deformities can develop and often dwarfism is result of bone dysplasia. ...Read more
Bone disease..: Cleidocranial dysplasia is a condition that primarily affects the development of the bones and teeth. It can be inherited from one affected parent, or be a new mutation in an affected individual. It is important for a patient with this disease to see a geneticist. They can help coordinate care with other specialists (bone doctors, dentists) for this disease. ...Read more
Benign vs precancer: Metaplasia (on the cervix) is simply cell changes that are not typical for that area. It is not considered dangerous or pre-malignant so nothing is usually done. Dysplasia, on the other hand, is a pre-cancerous change. Dysplasia can be mild or severe and usually requires surveillance or treatment. I hope that helps. ...Read more
Ectodermal dysplasia: Ectodermal dysplasia = group of syndromes/disorder affecting structure of ectodermal origin (such as skin, hair, nails, teeth, sweat glands). ...Read more
Genetics vary: There are different types of ectodermal dysplasia. Some are x-linked recessive and some are autosomal dominant. So depending on which parent has the condition, children could be free from the condition, be carriers, or have the disease. This would depend on the type of ectodermal dysplasia that the parent has. ...Read more
Had a 6mm Tubervillous polyp removed Showed high grade dysplasia in some areas. Have to repeat in 6 months be of piecemeal. Should I be concerned?
Do follow your doctor's advice for follow-up testing. You need not be concerned.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
I have had 2 colposcopies showing low grade dysplasia. I am due for another colposcopie soon but want an iud. Can I have one before the my colposcopie?
Yes: Deciding to place an iud should have no effect on management of your abnormal pap smear. At the present, careful surveillance (as you are undergoing) for low grade dysplasia is the most reasonable approach. An std screen (which you probably already have had) is appropriate prior to placement of an iud. ...Read more
Human Papillomavirus: The most common cause of dysplasia of the uterine cervix is human papillomavirus (hpv). There are several hundred types, but 6, 11, 16, 18, 32, and 33 are the most common. It is a pre-cursor to the development of cancer. However, with cervical cytology (pap smears), people with low grade dysplasia (lgsil) rarely progress, while patients with hgsil will have excision (cone biopsy). ...Read more
No always: These should be removed and not left in place but not all adenomatious ployps have signs dysplasia. ...Read more
Managing disease...: Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia (sed) affects many systems in the body. While there are no cures, it is very important to have a team of specialists to help with the complications of this disease. These include orthopedists (bone issues such as neck stability, joint health, and spine issues), ophthalmologists (retinal problems), and otolaryngologists (hearing deficits). ...Read more
Bad + formation: The term is derived from the greek roots dys= bad & plassein =to form. It has been applied to situations where body parts didn't develop properly during pregnancy or after birth. Bony dysplasia= bones formed wrong. It is also applied to situations where the bad formation occurs later= tumors where a normal tissue converts to a new "bad"pattern of growth. ...Read more
Precancerous Cells: Dysplasia is considered pre-cancerous and is usually graded by severity (mild-moderate-severe). On the cervix, mild dysplasia = mild cervical intra epithelial neoplasia or cin i. The words are often interchangeable and both mean "precancerous". I hope that helped, take care. ...Read more
Abnormal bones: Skeletal dysplasias represent abnormal structure and development of bones. Some are genetic in their etiology. Dysplasia is classified according to part of bone affected, epiphysis, metaphysis, or diaphysis Bone deformities can develop and often dwarfism is result of bone dysplasia. ...Read more
Your doctor is your:
Your best guide is your doctor who gave you this diagnosis. Most such reports require follow up anywhere between 6 monthly to once yearly. Where is this dysplasia located?
Please check with your doctor about further follow up. ...Read more
Dwarfism: Skeletal dysplasia is any of more than 200 conditions that result in the abnormal size and shape of bones and consequent disproportionately short stature, commonly called "dwarfism.". ...Read more