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What age group has the highest probability of developing invasive cervical cancer (uterine cervix)?

What age group has the highest probability of developing invasive cervical cancer (uterine cervix)?

Late 40's in US.: The mean age at diagnosis of cervical cancer in the United States from 2000 to 2004 was 48 years. Only 5.7 percent of cases were diagnosed in women age 85 years or older. From 2000 to 2004, the United States age-adjusted incidence of cervical cancer in girls under age 20 was 0.1 per 100, 000, rising to 1.5 per 100, 000 in women age 20 to 24 years, and then ranging from 11.0 to 15.8 per 100, 000 for w. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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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What is pre-malignant and malignant conditions of the uterine cervix?

What is pre-malignant and malignant conditions of the uterine cervix?

See below: Malignant condition is an other name for cancer. Pre-mailgnant conditions are states that precede the development of cancer. You may consult this site for information on pre-malignant conditions: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001491.htm ...Read more

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Can wearing tight pants cause the uterine cervix to close? What are the non procedure reasons for the uterine cervix to close and how common is this?

No: Wearing tight pants definitely will not have an effect on the cervix. Most common reason for the cervix to clothes or stenosis, is how you respond to inflammation and scarring. More to do with your body chemistry than anything else. ...Read more

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I have recently been diagnosed with stenosis of the uterine cervix and I think I have hematometra. Can hematometra cause urinary discomfort?

I have recently been diagnosed with stenosis of the uterine cervix and I think I have hematometra.  Can hematometra cause urinary discomfort?

No: A hematometra is a buildup of blood and tissue in the uterine cavity (in your case from blockage of the cervix). Symptoms can range from none to lower abdominal pain and cramping. Many times these symptoms are alleviated by draining the cavity with a d and c. ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosed with stenosis of the uterine cervix. My question is, could this condition cause vaginal discomfort and urinary issues?

I was recently diagnosed with stenosis of the uterine cervix.  My question is, could this condition cause vaginal discomfort and urinary issues?

Uterine not urinary: A woman with a stenotic cervical os may experience increased cramping with menses, though it also may not if there is enough space for the menstrual blood to escape. Stenosis can usually be treated with dilatation. ...Read more

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Pap smear and it came back with HSIL then biopsy which came back cervix uteri/uterine cervix squamous metaplasia/epidermioid met/epidermailzation?

Pap smear and it came back with HSIL then biopsy which came back cervix uteri/uterine cervix squamous metaplasia/epidermioid met/epidermailzation?

Further evaluation: consider further evaluation, possibly a LEEP procedure. At a minimum, repeat pap in 6 -12 months with HPV testing. ...Read more

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The CT scan results came back and it says somewhat uterine cervix is prominent and mild free fluid in pelvis likely physiologic. What does that mean?

The CT scan results came back and it says somewhat uterine cervix is prominent  and mild free fluid in pelvis likely physiologic. What does that mean?

Lkely nothing: Most women has some small amount of free fluid in the pelvis and this is normal (physiologic). A prominent cervix on imaging usually means nothing, it is more visible on the imaging study than normal. If there is a problem with your cervix you doctor will make a clinical diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of uterine cancer and vaginal cancer?

What are the signs and symptoms of uterine cancer and vaginal cancer?

Irregular bleeding: Uterine cancer may be asymptotic. Symptoms include, vaginal bleeding after menopause, prolonged periods or bleeding between periods, an abnormal, watery or blood-tinged discharge from your vagina, pelvic pain, pain during intercourse, enlarged lymph lymphnodes. In the case of vaginal cancer a mass or ulcer in the vagina. Anemia, weakness. In late stages, weight loss and cachexia. ...Read more

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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?

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. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more