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Can hormone pills really get rid of dead cells in the lining of your uterus? I am 70 and it is not pre cancer or cancer as I have been tested. Thanks

Can hormone pills really get rid of dead cells in the lining of your uterus? I am 70 and it is not pre cancer or cancer as I have been tested. Thanks

Yes: Hormone pills can cause the lining of your uterus to be shed. This happens normally in reproductive age women as menses. Regarding your symptom of very little spotting that was likely caused by the uterine polyp found and removed during the uterus "biopsy".

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cervix carcinoma is in initial stage, is whole of uterus takn out or jus d cancer cells. Which is better removin uterus or removin jus cancer cells?

Cervix carcinoma is in initial stage, is whole of uterus takn out or jus d cancer cells. Which is better removin uterus or removin jus cancer cells?

Minimal if initial: If by initial stage you mean carcinoma-in-situ, then a conization (removal of the cancerous part and a healthy margin is adequate with close follow-up. If, however, you mean invasive carcinoma stage i, then radiation or hysterectomy are indicated.

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I use to have cancer cells I'm my uterus but had them froze off. A recent CT scan showed a mass between my ovaries and uterus. What could this be?

I use to have cancer cells I'm my uterus but had them froze off. A recent CT scan showed a mass between my ovaries and uterus. What could this be?

Hard to say: It is hard to say what it is with limited information, usually a CT scan is insufficient to fully evaluate these types of abnormalities. It could be something as benign as a pedunculated fibroid, or it could be more serious. Speak with your doctor. Additional imaging with ultrasound and/or MRI may shed some light on what this might be.

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How to treat pre cancer in the uterus?

How to treat pre cancer in the uterus?

Shouldbe easy: Your gynecologist can do D &C and remove the endometrial lining of the uterus. if you want 100% certainty, consider getting a Hysterectomy done (if you have completed your family)

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What can I do if my hpv16 and pre-cancer cells are growing again in my vagina?

What can I do if my hpv16 and pre-cancer cells are growing again in my vagina?

Comply: This is an extremely common situation and you just need to comply with monitoring and testing. Usually you can lead a normal life, but be tested ajd followed as you physician has instructed you.

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I do not have HPV but I've had 2 abnormal paps, the first atypical, the second showing pre cancer cells?

I do not have HPV but I've had 2 abnormal paps, the first atypical, the second showing pre cancer cells?

Follow you doctor's: Instructions. Abnormal pap and even cervical cancer can occur without hpv infection. It is very important that you follow your doctor's advice for follow up testing and repeat paps. God forbid, if the abnormal test persists, there are effective treatments to address the issue, so do keep your appointments with the doctor and see this site http://women. Webmd. Com/tc/abnormal-pap-test-topic-overviw.

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What to do if I have atypical hyperplasia which means either ulterine cancer cells or pre cancer cells.?

What to do if I have atypical hyperplasia which means either ulterine cancer cells or pre cancer cells.?

Follow up with Gynec: This means you need follow up testing to be sure that these cells do not become cancerous in due course of time. Right now they are benign yet not entirely normal (that is why they are calling them atypical)

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What do you suggest if I have atypical hyperplasia which means either ulterine cancer cells or pre cancer cells.?

What do you suggest if I have atypical hyperplasia which means either ulterine cancer cells or pre cancer cells.?

Follow up: The atypical hyperplasia reported in your pathology report means you need to be followed up. There is only a small chance that you have a uterine cancer and that is why you would be followed up.

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Hard lump not painful on middle belly also small mass on my hip had biopsy said shouldn't grow has a lot past history 2 biopsy and pre cancer cells?

Hard lump not painful on middle belly also small mass on my hip had biopsy said shouldn't grow has a lot past history 2 biopsy and pre cancer cells?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without seeing your records, especially the results of prior biopsies, taking history, performing a physical examination and may be doing some tests. Since you have a doctor, it would be prudent to discuss the matters with her/him.

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Had a colposcopy, white spot was found on my cervix. A biopsy done. What could possible outcome b. I have HPV & pre cancer cells I want 2 have kids.

Had a colposcopy, white spot was found on my cervix. A biopsy done. What could possible outcome b. I have HPV & pre cancer cells I want 2 have kids.

Don't worry: The most disturbing thing is that it sounds like your doctor did not explain this very well to you. While I would need more details, if: 1. There was mild dysplasia - pap smears more frequently until the problem goes away 2. There was moderate or severe dysplasia - then you need treatment of the cervix this should not present a barrier to getting pregnant.

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I had pre cancer cells removed last year now I am having same symptoms could it have returned?

Need more info: Pre-cancerous lesions usually do not cause symptoms. What pre cancer cells did you have removed and from where? What are the symptoms?

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I had a cyst removed in 1997. My 3 sisters have all had some kind of pre Cancer cells. Now I have a 4.8 cm cyst. Will I need surgery to remove it too?

I had a cyst removed in 1997. My 3 sisters have all had some kind of pre Cancer cells. Now I have a 4.8 cm cyst. Will I need surgery to remove it too?

Follow the same appr: Based on the history with your sisters, it is wise to consider surgical removal. Where is the cyst located? Ovary? Let your personal doctor guide you. There is time to think about options and plan further intervention carefully.

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Hard lump not painful at all middle belly above belly button not hernia. ..History 2 biopsy and pre cancer cells removed also told I have endometriosi?

Hard lump not painful at all middle belly above belly button not hernia. ..History 2 biopsy and pre cancer cells removed also told I have endometriosi?

Common cause: Of a mass above the umbilicus in a young women is endometriosis. However, there are many other causes of this symptom such as abdominal desmoid or benign inclusion cysts. Please have it checked by your doctor to know for sure what the cause may be.

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Should I spend the money now to visit a doctor or am I over-reacting? I will be 40 in 9 days and I had a complete hysterectomy 4 years ago due to a combination of pre-cancer cells, a large ovarian cist and endometreosis. Over the last year I have fainted

Should I spend the money now to visit a doctor or am I over-reacting? I will be 40 in 9 days and I had a complete hysterectomy 4 years ago due to a combination of pre-cancer cells, a large ovarian cist and endometreosis. Over the last year I have fainted

You: You have a complex medical history. Your fainting spells are a definite concern, especially because you continue to have episodes verging on passing out a couple of times per day. In view of your financial and insurance issues, I wish I could tell you that you don't have anything to worry out. However, in this case, you really do need to see your doctor to determine and correct the cause of these symptoms.

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Can not having a period for a year cause abnormal cells in the uterus? Smear test? 17 years old, have PCOS& family history of cancers.

Can not having a period for a year cause abnormal cells in the uterus? Smear test? 17 years old, have PCOS& family history of cancers.

Not related: Pap smears are done to prevent cervical cancer. The idea is to detect abnormalities long before cancer occurs. Cervical cancer is caused by the sexually transmitted HPV virus so it is not something based on family history. It is also not related to PCOS. Typically the first pap is done after age 21. Your obgyn can help you with PCOS and give you options for cycle regulation

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I have had precancerous cervical cells. My prolactin level can back very high and a transvaginal ultra scan shows thickening to the uterus. Cancer?

I have had precancerous cervical cells. My prolactin level can back very high and a transvaginal ultra scan shows thickening to the uterus. Cancer?

3 separate issues: Hi. The precancerous cervical cells put you at risk for cervical cancer. Some endometrial cancers would look like thickening of the uterus (but some thickenings are not cancer). Cervical cancer and uterine cancer are separate cancers. High prolactin usually signals a benign pituitary tumor (but can also be due to some drugs). Need uterine biopsy and pituitary MRI. 3 unrelated things. Good luck!

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I am female, age 48. I had uterus cancer. Dr removed uterus and filipine tubes. Now I had urine infection with pus cells 50-60% and contains equali.?

I am female, age 48. I had uterus cancer. Dr removed uterus and filipine tubes. Now I had urine infection with pus cells 50-60% and contains equali.?

Unassociated: Your uterus and your urinary system are not connected and should not be affecting each other. Get treated for your urinary infection and get regular gynecological exams to ensure that you do not have recurrence of cancer.

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How to prevent uterus cancer?

Exercise!: Most uterine cancer is estrogen dependent, thus maintaining a healthy weight (bmi of < 25) will decrease risk. Avoiding diabetes and high blood pressure will help. Birth control pills can also help lower your risk for uterine cancer. Exercise, along with a healthy diet is going to benefit. Most important though is to see your doctor if you have breakthrough bleeding or heavy periods.

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