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Is It Normal To Cervical Cancer
If your pap smear results have been ASCUS for 4 yrs and colposcopy is normal could you have cervical cancer one year after your last test?
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
I had a smear test 4 days ago and I have been having some bleeding and bloody discharge. Is this normal? I was treated for cervical cancer 3 years ago
Elevated calcium in blood? Im worried because i had a recent abnormal pap (normal one in 2012) can cervical cancer progress that quickly?
What are the chances of developing advanced cervical cancer if last pap was normal and about a year ago?
Quite unlikely ....: Not precise, but I would think the answer is something less than 2-3%. But the catch is if you had a "true" normal. Unfortunately, the Pap test, like any test, is not perfect. The chances of a Pap smear being reported as negative, when it is truly positive (a false neg), is probably around 25%, due to not retrieving proper cells or errors in lab handling. Then subsequent cancer chance higher. ...Read more
Some think so: Each vaccine has different components and depending on where they go (muscle, under the skin) your sensation during the shot will differ. Most tell me that the hpv vaccine is more painful than the others they receive the same day.Regardless, it is a chance to avoid one of the most stealth forms of cancer and some other issues too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I get yearly Pap smears, what are my chances of having cervical cancer even though they have all come back "normal"?
All my pap smears normal. Last one 8 months ago - normal. Pink discharge 9 weeks postpart. Could it be cervical cancer? Waiting for pap results
Unlikely: For females that have had normal pap smears and one as recent as one year, it is very unlikely to have cervical cancer. However, it is normal to have discharge postpartum. Additional info in terms of other symptoms may lead to a different diagnosis if it is concerning for a condition other than normal postpartum discharge. Additional consultation on HealthTap concierge or w/ doc could help. ...Read more
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