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Is pelvic inflammatory disease associated with cervical cancer?

Is pelvic inflammatory disease associated with cervical cancer?

Only in an: Indirect way. Pid is usually a clinical diagnosis of suspected painful infection in the parametrial (ovary/tubes) treated with antibiotics, presumed association with std equivalents. Cervix cancer is associated with multiple sexual partners, exposure and infection with a viral group called hpv's. Common link to both is sex, perhaps indiscriminate, multiple partners without safe sex. ...Read more

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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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Is invasive cervical cancer visible in a pelvic exam?

Is invasive cervical cancer visible in a pelvic exam?

Possibly: Invasion can be microscopic and impossible to see on exam but in the late stages of cervical cancer there is often a visible mass. ...Read more

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Will an X-ray of the hip/pelvic area show cervical cancer?

Nope: Plain x rays of the pelvis will not show cervical cancer unless it got so advanced as to involve the pelvic bone. You don't want to let it get to that point. ...Read more

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I haver cervical cancer on dads side of family, no pain during sex but slight bleeding during sex and constant achy pelvic pain could I have it?

I haver cervical cancer on dads side of family, no pain during sex but slight bleeding during sex and constant achy pelvic pain could I have it?

See a gynacologist : You may have pelvic inflammatory disease , may be the cause of your pain , you are 17 at this age you still can be vaccinated with quadrivalent ( Gardasil ) covering types 16, 18 , 6 and 11. Take care of yourself , and don't worry about cervical cancer foe next few decades.. ...Read more

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Had total hyst 10/11 stage 2 cervical cancer found. Pelvic lymph nds remved 12/11; clear since.Dont feel well yet.Tired/ache/pain. Lymphedema mild too?

Had total hyst 10/11 stage 2 cervical cancer found. Pelvic lymph nds remved 12/11; clear since.Dont feel well yet.Tired/ache/pain. Lymphedema mild too?

S/P Cervical CA Surg: Being that you are newly 18 months out from your surgery, the fatigue and pain is worrisome. Lymph edema may persist for many months or never completely go away. What was the status of the lymph nodes? All negative for cancer? I would follow up with your gynecologist and tratment team - you shouldn't be this tired and achy this far out. ...Read more

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I am being taken for my cervical cancer vaccination...I am not a virgin...Will i go through a pelvic exam...?..As the doctor is a family doctor?

I am being taken for my cervical cancer vaccination...I am not a virgin...Will i go through a pelvic exam...?..As the doctor is a family doctor?

No exam needed.: The american society for cervical pathology (the people who make the rules about pap smears) don't recommend these exams until age 21; whether you're a virgin or not doesn't matter. So if an exam is what's making you anxious about getting the vaccine, don't worry; get the vaccine. Seriously. It prevents cancer. Totally worth it. You can always refuse an exam. It's your body, your rules. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

Cervical cancer is an uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...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