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Is it possible for cervical dysplasia to cause a miscarriage?

Is it possible for cervical dysplasia to cause a miscarriage?

Not likely: Most women with cervical dysplasia will carry their babies to term. There is little evidence that is will cause a miscarriage.
Dsyplasia is usually managed expectantly during pregnancy meaning that colposcopy is performed and biopsy if indicated, and treatment may be indicated after the delivery. ...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


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I had a miscarriage. Could it be due to cervical dysplasia?

I had a miscarriage. Could it be due to cervical dysplasia?

Not likely: Most women with cervical dysplasia will carry their babies to term. There is little evidence that is will cause a miscarriage.
Dsyplasia is usually managed expectantly during pregnancy meaning that colposcopy is performed and biopsy if indicated, and treatment may be indicated after the delivery. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could cervical dysplasia cause spot bleeding?

Please tell me, could cervical dysplasia cause spot bleeding?

Yes: Cervical dysplasia can cause vaginal spotting, as well as bleeding after intercourse. If you have been diagnosed with cervical dysplasia, you should talk to your doctor about appropriate treatment ...Read more

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If you have cervical dysplasia caused by hpv, how likely is it for you to get warts?

If you have cervical dysplasia caused by hpv, how likely is it for you to get warts?

Slight increase risk: Having any strain of the hpv viruses will put you at an increased risk of getting hpv warts or genital warts. The overall prevalence has been reported to be 1%, but the prevalence is thought to be increasing and may be as high as 4-5%. ...Read more

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Can moderate cervical dysplasia cause bleeding?

Can moderate cervical dysplasia cause bleeding?

Yes: The abnormal areas on the cervix where the dysplasia resides can bleed spontaneously. Bleeding between periods, especially bleeding after intercourse, needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cervical dysplasia besides hpv?

Depends on multiple: Factors. Hpv accounts for about 80% of cervical cancers. Other risk factors for cancer and by extension for dysplasia are age at first intercourse, number of partners, smoking and genetic predisposition. ...Read more

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What causes Cervical dysplasia?

Usually HPV virus: Dysplasia is one of the early steps in mucosal transformation. The phenotypic structure of the mucosal cells begins to transform toward malignant phenotype and can be picked up on Pap. With newer monoclonals defining the immunogenic protein characterizing cervical Ca changes, normal mucosal cells can be shown to expression tumor protein even though the cells look normal, the ImmunoPap. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cervical dysplasia?

What are the causes of cervical dysplasia?

HPV: The overwhelming majority of cervical dyplasia is caused by hpv (human papilloma virus). Hpv is a virus transmitted sexually. Most cases of hpv will resolve on their own but some cases will persist and lead to precancerous (dysplasia) changes in the cervix. Some cases of cervical dysplasia can progress to cervical cancer so proper follow up with your doctor is key. ...Read more

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Does genital warts cause cervical dysplasia? I have been clear of the warts for sevral months now. They were on the outside.

HPV: Yes, some strains of this virus can produce cervical dysplasia, and if you had external lesions it may well be causing the cervical changes as well. See your gynecologist and get this evaluated and treated adequately. Good luck. By the way, make sure you are checked for all other stds. ...Read more

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What is cervical dysplasia? What can you do to treat it?

PRE-cancer: Dysplasia refers to abnormal cells on the cervical surface that can progress to cancer if ignored. It is usually caused by a virus called HPV. These can be seen under a microscope when a pathologist looks at a biopsy and can be suggested by an abnormal Pap smear. If the dysplasia is "low grade" it may go away on its own. If "high grade" you need treatment by surgery, laser or freezing the area. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of cervical dysplasia besides warts?

Different things: Genital warts almost always occur externally (you can see them without a speculum). Most often they will be on the vulva and rarely are they dysplastic (pre-malignant). They are also called condyloma accuminata. Cervical dysplasia occurs on the opening into your uterus and implies pre-malignant changes to the cells. Both are caused by HPV. Your pap tests will evaluate for cervical dysplasia. ...Read more

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How serious is a CIN 3 cervical dysplasia for a woman in her 20's?

How serious is a CIN 3 cervical dysplasia for a woman in her 20's?

Needs follow-up!: Cin 3 cervical dysplasia means pre-cancerous cells were found on your pap smear. It's caused by hpv, a virus. The next step is a "colposcopy", which means a doctor looks at your cervix with a microscope after putting vinegar on it. Sounds weird, but the vinegar makes early cancer turn white so it can be removed. This will ensure you don't get cervical cancer later! Don't be scared... Just get treated! To learn from other women with this, go to: https://www. Inspire. Com/groups/national-cervical-cancer-coalition/discussion/cin-3-scared/. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between having an abortion and having cervical dysplasia?

Abortion dysplasia: Abortion is not related to cervical dysplasia, but having multiple sexual partners or a partner with a sexually transmitted disease are. Any pregnancy means the woman's partner didn't use a condom and would explain the risk of dysplasia. ...Read more

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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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Can cervical dysplasia be contracted through saliva?

Can cervical dysplasia be contracted through saliva?

No, but...: ..The papilloma virus can be spread through oral contact, and it can be the cause of most cervical dysplasia. However, many strains of this virus do not cause dysplasia. ...Read more

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How could my doctor diagnose cervical dysplasia?

Pap smear and biopsy: The pap smear is a good screen to suggest that atypical cells or dysplastic cells are present. Because the pap is performed blindly, it doesn't always show the worst cells. The most exact way to diagnose dysplasia is by doing a colposcopy (looking at the cervix with a microscope after treating with a vinegar solution) and then doing a small biopsy of the abnormal areas. ...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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Can a person who is not sexually active get cervical dysplasia?

Can a person who is not sexually active get cervical dysplasia?

Not necessarily: Cervical dysplasia is a result of the hpv virus that is transmitted person-to-person through bodily fluids. Theoretically anything that results in sharing fluids can transmit this, not just intercourse. ...Read more

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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

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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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Only one sexual partner and cervical dysplasia reoccured, what's wrong?

HPV is for life: Once you've met the strain of hpv that caused your dysplasia, you have it for life regardless of who you may or may not be with afterwards. I'm glad you've found love and also that your premalignant lesion was found (and I trust treated) in a timely way. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My daughter has cervical dysplasia and she is pregnant. What can I do to help

Nothing: Cervical dysplasia is not cancer and will not affect her pregnancy. Cervical dysplasia is caused human papilloma virus or hpv. Hpv is ubiquitous. 80% of us women will have it at least once in their lifetimes. If your daughter gets pap smears at appropriate intervals, she will never develop cervical cancer. She should also consider the Gardasil vaccine after delivery. ...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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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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Is escharotic treatment for cervical dysplasia safe & effective? Opinions on getting them and why. Which types do you think is necessary, and which ones are dangerous?

Never heard of this!: I do not know of any such named treatment which is medically proven to be useful. So I would advise you to seek a second opinion before you get into trouble with an unconventional therapy. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of cervical dysplasia?

Usually none: A pap smear is the way most dysplasias are found. Typically there are no symptoms. If one gets regular pap smears starting at age 21 and every 2-3 years thereafter, dysplasia should be caught early. Occasionally you may present with bleeding at weird times or after intercourse or have a watery discharge. This is more worrisome if one has neglected pap test. ...Read more

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What happens if cervical dysplasia is left untreated?

What happens if cervical dysplasia is left untreated?

Nothing good: Cervical dysplasia is what is called a pre-cancerous condition; it's not cancer, but there is a risk that it will develop into cervical cancer. Managing it depends on the degree of the dysplasia, and it is really important that you continue to follow-up with your doctor to prevent it from progressing. The earlier you treat these lesions, the easier they are to control! ...Read more

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Can you be completely cured from acute cervical dysplasia?

Yes: You can be cured by watchful waiting if careful monitoring is practiced and your immune system is good enough. If the problem progresses, there are several simple surgical treatments which are effective. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cervical dysplasia?

Abnormal cells: Abnormal looking cells of the cervix which may or may not be pre-malignant. ...Read more

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What are the lifestyle recommendations for someone with cervical dysplasia?

Stop smoking: Monogamous relationships and stop smoking get Gardasil if indicated. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant with cervical dysplasia?

Not related: Fertility is not related to cervical dysplasia which means precancerous cells located inside the cervix from the sexually transmitted hpv virus. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for Cervical dysplasia?

Depends!: Cervical Dysplasia can be mild, moderate or severe. Mild to moderate Dysplasia maybe just followed by repeat smears and/or Kolposkopy, severe needs treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


Cervical (Definition)

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