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If someone has been diagnosed with cervical dysplasia, should she get tested for std?

If someone has been diagnosed with cervical dysplasia, should she get tested for std?

Probably: Cervical dysplasia is not an std but it is almost always associated with an std (hpv). It is a good idea to be tested periodically for std's if there are any risk factors for std. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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Is mild dysplasia or cervical dysplasia considered a form of std?

Is mild dysplasia or cervical dysplasia considered a form of std?

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

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Can hymen get torn by STD testing?I got contradcting answers.1 doc says a samp from cervix is necessary n 1 more doc says blood n urine test is enough

Can hymen get torn by STD testing?I got contradcting answers.1 doc says a samp from cervix is necessary n 1 more doc says blood n urine test is enough

Blood and urine enou: These days a blood and urine test can test you for syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia the common stds, but sometimes you need to take sample from cervix and a pediatric speculum can be used to prevent tearing of hymen. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant with cervical dysplasia?

Not related: Fertility is not related to cervical dysplasia which means precancerous cells located inside the cervix from the sexually transmitted hpv virus. ...Read more

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Can cervical dysplasia be confused with metaplasia ?

Can cervical dysplasia be confused with metaplasia ?

No: Metaplasia typically precedes dysplasia. We pathologists spend years getting good at telling them apart. Both usually involve HPV and both need to be followed closely. ...Read more

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Is cryotherapy effective for severe cervical dysplasia?

Is cryotherapy effective for severe cervical dysplasia?

NO CRYOTHERAPY : Cryotherapy should not be done for severe dysphasia. The disease needs to be removed with clean margins and proper follow up care. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could cervical dysplasia cause spot bleeding?

Please tell me, could cervical dysplasia cause spot bleeding?

Yes: Cervical dysplasia can cause vaginal spotting, as well as bleeding after intercourse. If you have been diagnosed with cervical dysplasia, you should talk to your doctor about appropriate treatment ...Read more

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If you have high-grade cervical dysplasia, do you have cancer cells?

Not likely: High grade dysplasia is pre-cancerous, but patients with high grade dysplasia are susceptible to developing cancer. Because of the very high risk of developing cancer in association with high grade dysplasia, most patients are treated by a procedure called leep/cone. However, the treatment process is a collaboration between the patient and gyn, and you could request a second pathology review. ...Read more

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I have cervical dysplasia. Should I be worried about cervical cancer?

I have cervical dysplasia. Should I be worried about cervical cancer?

Possibly.: Cervical dysplasia is considered a precursor to cervical cancer. However, many cases of cervical dysplasia spontaneously resolve without treatment. Most important is to repeat the pap smears as recommended by your gynecologist or family doctor to ensure that the dysplasia has resolved. ...Read more

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Are there any alternative non-surgical treatments for a mild cervical dysplasia?

Are there any alternative non-surgical treatments for a mild cervical dysplasia?

Yes: An very acceptable non-surgical treatment of mild dysplasia is watchful waiting since most mild dysplasia will go away on its own. Discontinuation of smoking and birth control pills could also help. There is some possibility that anti-oxidants, like vitamin c and vitamin a, may be useful as well, but i would recommend moderation in use of supplements since high doses may have side effects. ...Read more

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Is it my birth control or cervical dysplasia causing my excessive bleeding?

Is it my birth control or cervical dysplasia causing my excessive bleeding?

Neither: Cervical dysplasia shouldn't cause excessive bleeding, and most hormonal forms of birth control result in less bleeding, not more. On the other hand, certain types of birth control may cause irregular bleeding, especially at first (for example: depo-provera, nexplanon, Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud). ...Read more

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What are the chances of a woman with high risk HPV cervical dysplasia history transmitting it to the male by oral sex.

What are the chances of a woman with high risk HPV cervical dysplasia history transmitting it to the male by oral sex.

See answer: Sexual contact, including oral sex and deep kissing, can transmit hpv from one person to another. The likelihood of contracting oral hpv is directly associated with number of sexual partners a person has had. Condom use, even for oral sex is a prevention. ...Read more

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Can man who does not have HPV get it by a woman who has a history of high risk HPV cervical dysplasia by her giving him just oral sex.

You have HPV: I am sorry but you have hpv. All adults should consider they were exposed by the time they were 26 years old. How could you possibly say you do not have hpv? I have never heard anyone who is that uneducated? ...Read more

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What is cervical dysplasia? What can you do to treat it?

PRE-cancer: Dysplasia refers to abnormal cells on the cervical surface that can progress to cancer if ignored. It is usually caused by a virus called HPV. These can be seen under a microscope when a pathologist looks at a biopsy and can be suggested by an abnormal Pap smear. If the dysplasia is "low grade" it may go away on its own. If "high grade" you need treatment by surgery, laser or freezing the area. ...Read more

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What can you do to protect yourself from getting cervical dysplasia?

Avoid STDs: Cervical dysplasia is caused by hpv or human papillomavirus which is a sexually transmitted virus. Using condoms can protect against 70% of hpv transmission. Limiting your number of partners and choosing partners wisely is also important. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of cervical dysplasia besides warts?

Different things: Genital warts almost always occur externally (you can see them without a speculum). Most often they will be on the vulva and rarely are they dysplastic (pre-malignant). They are also called condyloma accuminata. Cervical dysplasia occurs on the opening into your uterus and implies pre-malignant changes to the cells. Both are caused by HPV. Your pap tests will evaluate for cervical dysplasia. ...Read more

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Can you reverse cervical dysplasia through lifestyle changes?

Unknown: Cervical dyslasia is caused by the hpv viruses. It can go away without treatment but the chance of that depends on the severity of the dysplasia and a patients age the immune system plays a role so a healthy diet and avoiding smoking may help. Unfortunately there is no strong research to tell us which lifestyle changes might work. Always discuss a plan, especially for followup, with your doc. ...Read more

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How serious is a CIN 3 cervical dysplasia for a woman in her 20's?

How serious is a CIN 3 cervical dysplasia for a woman in her 20's?

Needs follow-up!: Cin 3 cervical dysplasia means pre-cancerous cells were found on your pap smear. It's caused by hpv, a virus. The next step is a "colposcopy", which means a doctor looks at your cervix with a microscope after putting vinegar on it. Sounds weird, but the vinegar makes early cancer turn white so it can be removed. This will ensure you don't get cervical cancer later! don't be scared... Just get treated! to learn from other women with this, go to: https://www.Inspire.Com/groups/national-cervical-cancer-coalition/discussion/cin-3-scared/. ...Read more

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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Cervical Dysplasia (Definition)

Also known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, cervical dysplasia is a precancerous disease where abnormal mutant cells penetrate the surface lining of the cervix and the endocerical canal, which is the opening between the ...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