Doctor insights on: High grade cervical dysplasia chances of cancer

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If you have high-grade cervical dysplasia, do you have cancer cells?

If you have high-grade cervical dysplasia, do you have cancer cells?

Not likely: High grade dysplasia is pre-cancerous, but patients with high grade dysplasia are susceptible to developing cancer. Because of the very high risk of developing cancer in association with high grade dysplasia, most patients are treated by a procedure called leep/cone. However, the treatment process is a collaboration between the patient and gyn, and you could request a second pathology review. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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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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If you have high-grade cervical dysplasia, does that mean that you have cancer cells?

If you have high-grade cervical dysplasia, does that mean that you have cancer cells?

No: A high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (hsil) on pap smear typically equates to moderate to severe squamous dysplasia on cervical biopsy, a precursor to invasive cancer with high-grade lesions being more likely to progress (as opposed to low-grade lesions). Areas of high-grade dysplasia are typically surgically excised so that the chance of progression to invasive cancer is minimized. ...Read more

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Does cervical dysplasia always turn into cancer?

Does cervical dysplasia always turn into cancer?

No, but need PAP smr: Cervical dysplasia is a risk factor for cervical cancer, but doesn't automatically guarantee cancer. You'll need regular PAP smears if cervical dysplasia is found - yearly surveillance. Make sure you inform your Gynecologist of any changes in your health. Some women don't want to be hassled with yearly visits, & choose to undergo a cone biopsy / cone resection (preserving fertility) or other surg ...Read more

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Does cervical dysplasia always turn into cancer?

Does cervical dysplasia always turn into cancer?

Great question: Without treatment, 30 - 50% of cases of severe cervical dysplasia progress to invasive cancer. The risk of cancer is lower for mild dysplasia. ...Read more

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If I have cervical dysplasia, could it definitely progress to cancer?

Usually No: Most commonly the dysplasia will resolve on ts own, not, in fact, progress to cancer. The greater the level of dysplasia (graded i, ii, or iii) the more likely it will progress but even the most advanced dysplasia may not become cancer. Not smoking and taking Folic Acid regularly may help your body to eradicate the dysplasia naturally. But don't avoid seeing the doctor! ...Read more

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If cervical dysplasia is present long enough will it turn into cancer?

If cervical dysplasia is present long enough will it turn into cancer?

Yes: Dysplasia is usually indicative of early cancer process. Cervical dysplasia is a premalignant squamous changes of the cervix. There are different terminology system now used in pap and biopsy. Generally, it includes low- and high grade dysplasia, representing low and high risk of progessing to cancer respectively. If you have dysplasia, you should see gyn oncologist for eval and managment. ...Read more

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I have cervical dysplasia. Should I be worried about cervical cancer?

I have cervical dysplasia. Should I be worried about cervical cancer?

Possibly.: Cervical dysplasia is considered a precursor to cervical cancer. However, many cases of cervical dysplasia spontaneously resolve without treatment. Most important is to repeat the pap smears as recommended by your gynecologist or family doctor to ensure that the dysplasia has resolved. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for moderate cervical dysplasia to turn into cancer?

How long does it usually take for moderate cervical dysplasia to turn into cancer?

Varies: An important factor is age. The younger the person is, the greater the probability of resolution. The diagnosis is more ominous after age 40, but there is no set schedule or certainty of progress. ...Read more

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Can mild cervical dysplasia come back as cancer when they do a biopsy?

Well...,: The goal of doing a cervical biopsy is to rule out cancer. Anytime an abnormal pap leads to a biopsy there is a risk of finding cancer. In fact that is the whole point of doing the biopsy --diagnosis of and prevention of cervical cancer. That being said in the overwhelming majority of cases we do not find cancer. ...Read more

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Will having sex make my cervical dysplasia develop into cancer more quickly?

Will having sex make my cervical dysplasia develop into cancer more quickly?

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 more

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Anyone ever have cervical dysplasia due to HPV and had it go to fatal cancer?

Yes, rarely: A person who is infected with hpv, and has cervical dysplasia, could potentially develop cervical cancer. However, with good follow up with your doctor, the diagnostic tools and preventive techniques that we use today make this unlikely. Again, I stress the importance of regular follow up and care, if your doctor is concerned, they may do a colposcopy and biopsy, and remove concerning tissue. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between cervical dysplasia and breast cancer?

Is there a correlation between cervical dysplasia and breast cancer?

No: Cervical dysplasia is associated with the human papilloma virus (hpv). As far as we know, breast cancer is not associated with hpv or other viruses. ...Read more

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Cervical Dysplasia HPV negative Very heavy periods for 7-10days Chge super plus every hour or less. 35yrs. One partner only in life. Cervical cancer?

Cervical Dysplasia HPV negative Very heavy periods for 7-10days Chge super plus every hour or less. 35yrs. One partner only in life. Cervical cancer?

Not necessarily: One can get dysplasia from more than just cancer--even mechanical irritation. Try your next pap when you have not use tampons for at least 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I have high grade cervical dysplasia. I already had a leep procedure done, it went away, and came back. How will a second leep effect me?

I have high grade cervical dysplasia. I already had a leep procedure done, it went away, and came back. How will a second leep effect me?

What did your doc sa: It depends obviously if the doc can get it all out with clean margins, if they can then you will need to be followed, assuming you want to preserve your fertilty, if u do not want to preserve your fertily u can get a robotic hysterectomy, and if you were my pt since u have recurrent dysplasia I would refer you to a gyn cancer surgeon as that doc will be better trained than a regular gyn for you. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a woman with high risk HPV cervical dysplasia history transmitting it to the male by oral sex.

What are the chances of a woman with high risk HPV cervical dysplasia history transmitting it to the male by oral sex.

See answer: Sexual contact, including oral sex and deep kissing, can transmit hpv from one person to another. The likelihood of contracting oral hpv is directly associated with number of sexual partners a person has had. Condom use, even for oral sex is a prevention. ...Read more

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Is cryotherapy effective for severe cervical dysplasia?

Is cryotherapy effective for severe cervical dysplasia?

NO CRYOTHERAPY: Cryotherapy should not be done for severe dysphasia. The disease needs to be removed with clean margins and proper follow up care. ...Read more

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What happens when the cervical dysplasia is gone but the high risk HPV types are still present?

What happens when the cervical dysplasia is gone but the high risk HPV types are still present?

Recurrence: Even with proper treatment of cervical dysplasia, the fact that this is caused by a viral infection gives a 30% recurrence rate for cervical dysplasia. The high risk hpv types may always be present. ...Read more

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I have cervical dysplasia, what are the chances of beating this?

Very good chances: Just have proper follow up and treatment as needed and the chances are extremely good in your favor. ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Cervical Dysplasia (Definition)

Also known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, cervical dysplasia is a precancerous disease where abnormal mutant cells penetrate the surface lining of the cervix and the endocerical canal, which is the opening between the ...Read more


Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more