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Removal Of Iud Cause Cancer
Will i end up having cervical cancer I have been having pain in my lower abdomen were my cervix and uturus is. I have had my IUD in for three years now. I had a pap smear a few weeks ago and the doctor said that my IUD is in good place and seems to be d
You : You need to discuss the results of your pap smear with your doctor again so you better understand what was found. Sometimes a test is done with the pap smear to determine if the cerix is infected with a strain of hpv that would put you at a higher risk for cancer and sometimes a special examination of the cervix called a colposcopy is needed to double check the area. Thankfully, many, many women who have abnormal cells will not develop cancer. ...Read more
No, the opposite!: An IUD is an intra-uterine device, an extremely effective method of contraception. Endometrial cancer is most often caused by exposure of the body to lots of estrogen. Because the IUD either contains no hormones or contains progesterone, it does not cause endometrial cancer. In fact, progestogen containing iuds (such as the mirena) may protect against endometrial cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extremely Unlikely: In fact most types of birth control may actually slightly lower the risk of developing ovarian cancer. Additionally, epithelial ovarian cancer is extraordinarily rare in young women. In fact, the average age of diagnosis in woman with the brca2 gene that increases the risk of ovarian cancer is about 50. Woman worried about the risks of their birth control method should speak with their ob/gyn. ...Read more
I am 34 years old, G2 P2 with an IUD. Having abnormal bleeding, pelvic normal.. U/S shows calcification, what does this mean? Can it be cancer?
Bleeding: It may just be reaction to the IUD but I suggest you see your physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
My doc gave megace to treat endo cancer it makes gain lbs i have IUD also.i dont need or want to gain weight.can i take medicine to help lose lbs?
42, period week early still spotting after for 2 weeks, have non hormonal iud, always regular, hormone and thyroid normal. Worried about cancer?
Can the mirena IUD increase the risk of ovarian cancer? Does this birth control carry less risks than the pill?
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