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Mild Dysplasia Treatment
Can you tell me the best treatment for Severe Squamous dysplasia? Can my body cure itself of this? Will the HPV vaccine help?
Severe dysplasia: The HPV vaccine is to prevent dysplasia and does not treat it once you have it. The best treatment depends on many factors including your age, your desire for more children, and the resources/treatment options available where you live as well as the expertese of the practioner. Some treatment is advisable since it would be rare but not impossible for your body to take care of this atage of dysplasia ...Read more
Varies: If it is truly mild, it is likely no treatment is needed. If you are symptomatic, but your dysplasia is mild, treatment is often focused on managing your symptoms such as in the use of anti inflammatories or physical therapy. Surgery is usually reserved for severe cases. Don't hesitate to be seen to discuss the specifics of your case with an orthopedic surgeon. ...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
I'm diagnosed with HPV related changes and mild dysplasia CIN1. Is this cancer? Treatment?? Also polypoid late secretory endometrium. I'm 40. Thank you!
Not cancer yet: It may simply need to be followed, or you may be a candidate for biopsy, laser, excision. Be sure to keep in touch with your physician on this. Secretory endometrium is simply a phase that you go through each month. I'm glad you're staying proactive and health-conscious. ...Read more
I have hpv, my results indicate mild dysplasia. Can I give this to my boyfriend? What could possibly happen to him?
See answer: Hpv is so common that nearly all sexually-active men and women will get at least one type of hpv at some point in their lives. No certain way to tell who will develop health problems from hpv and who will not. Most people who become infected with hpv do not even know they have it and unable to detect in most cases. Greatest risk in women: cervical cancer. Greatest risk in men: genital warts. ...Read more
My first exam in '13 showed tubular adenomas with mild dysplasia; this year's exam shows 2 with "mild to moderate" dysplasia. Should I repeat yearly?
Unpredictable: It may take forever, or sometimes 5-7 years, in any case if your GI doctor believes that yoi have dysplasia, he or she probably would advise you on measures to prevent further progression of this condition whether with help of medications or dietary changes, or both. ...Read more
Is intestinal metaplasia with mild dysplasia curable? If yes, how? What medication to be followed?
Yes: I am not sure if your metaplasia is in the esophagus or stomach. If you have barrett's esophagus with mild dysplasia, it can be managed with radiofrequency ablation, which is very effective. If it involves the stomach, there is no specific treatment, except maybe to eradicate h. Pylori or avoid offending environmental agents. Medications for both may include a proton pump inhibitor. ...Read more
38 yo, tested positive for hpv last 3 years. Colposcopy showed mild dysplasia. Is routine paps and follows ups still all that is needed?
YES: Most likely, yes. The most common cause for this dysplasia is hpv, with at least have of all dysplasia caused by that virus. This is spread as an std with at least 80% of all women positive for hpv by age 50 years. Having one std, of course, means you are at risk to have attained another, so get it checked out. ...Read more
Is it challenging to correct mild dysplasia during hip replacement? What is considered the desired alpha angle post-placement?
No: The challenge in correcting hip dysplasia occurs when you are trying to realign and spare the joint. When performing a total hip arthroplasty, you can position the hip however you want. Dysplastic hips may have shallow sockets and pose a challenge to replacement. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, who specializes in adult reconstruction. ...Read more
I have low grade mild dysplasia of my cervix. I've only had anal sex maybe twice in the past few years. What is this chance that I have it there too?
Unlikely: It takes many years for such changes to develop. So I would not worry about it. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. Having a relative "uncovering" of the femoral head by the acetabulum is a type of dysphasia of the hip. I would not hesitate to discuss treatment options with your surgeon. ...Read more
The data you provided does not comport with a diagnosis of cancer, not even pre-cancer. However, you need to follow your doctor's instructions for repeat testing,
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