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

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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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more


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Had severe dysplasia (had leep) , now breakthough bleeding. Any connection with precancerous cells of the uterus and cervical dysplasia?

Had severe dysplasia (had leep) , now breakthough bleeding. Any connection with precancerous cells of the uterus and cervical dysplasia?

It is unlikely that: Your irregular bleeding is related to the leep or utrine cancer unless the leep was recently done and u r bleeding from there. Cervical cancer and uterine cancer are seperate phenomenon, though cervical cancer can extend into the uterus. Depending on age, uterine cancer is low on the list as a cause of the bleeding but see your doc if older than 35, may need endometrial biopsy just 2 b sure? ...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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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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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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Can you reverse cervical dysplasia through lifestyle changes?

Unknown: Cervical dyslasia is caused by the hpv viruses. It can go away without treatment but the chance of that depends on the severity of the dysplasia and a patients age the immune system plays a role so a healthy diet and avoiding smoking may help. Unfortunately there is no strong research to tell us which lifestyle changes might work. Always discuss a plan, especially for followup, with your doc. ...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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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

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