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How is vulvar cancer treated?

How is vulvar cancer treated?

Vulvar cancer: Vulvar dysplasia (precancer) can be treated by surgery (cutting it out or destroying it with a laser) or occasionally with medicine. Invasive vulvar cancer is most commonly treated with surgery (removal of lesion and lymph nodes). Rarely, chemotherapy or radiation is used also for advanced disease. ...Read more

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Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...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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Is spondylometaphyseal dysplasia curable?

Is spondylometaphyseal dysplasia curable?

Not usually: Not curable. Deformities of spine and long bones occurs. Some shortening and dwarfism.No cure for this congenital dysplasia.Spondylometaphyseal dysplasia is a genetic disorder with features similar to those of spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia, including a short trunk, short-limbed dwarfism, near-sightedness, cleft palate, pectus (chest wall) deformities, and lumbar lordosis (swayback). ...Read more

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What is squamous vulvar mucosa without dysplagia?

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What is squamous vulvar mucosa without dysplagia?

Normal tissue: The vulva ( the entrance to the vagina) is covered with a type of tissue of squamous cells. No dysplasia means that there are no changes there that might indicates something of concern like cancer ...Read more

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How is vulvar cancer diagnosed?

How is vulvar cancer diagnosed?

By biopsy: If the physical exam of a troublesome area is suggestive, a biopsy of that skin area is used to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How is vulvar cancer staged?

How is vulvar cancer staged?

Read below: Staging is a way of describing a cancer, such as where it is located, if or where it has spread, and if it is affecting the functions of other organs in the body. Doctors use diagnostic tests to determine the cancer's stage, so staging may not be complete until all of the tests are finished. Knowing the stage helps the doctor to decide what kind of treatment is best and can help predict a patient'. ...Read more

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How is cervical dysplasia typically treated?

How is cervical dysplasia typically treated?

Several methods: Cervical dysplasia can be treated by a cone biopsy or leep procedure (in which a small portion of the cervix is removed), or sometimes by laser or cryotherapy(freezing), both of which destroy the abnormal cells but do not remove the area for further examination. There is good evidence that the hpv vaccines can decrease the risk of developing dysplasia in the first place. ...Read more

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Chronic non specific cervicitis with squamous hyperplasia, squamous metaplasia + focal ciliated tubal endometrial metaplasia. Cause and treatment?

Chronic non specific cervicitis with squamous hyperplasia, squamous metaplasia + focal ciliated tubal endometrial metaplasia. Cause and treatment?

Consult you GYN MD: This may be a pap report or biopsy and you don't say which. You need to consult your treating GYN MD who performed the test for your answers. ...Read more

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How disfiguring is scalpel surgery for severe vulvar dysphlasia?

How disfiguring is scalpel surgery for severe vulvar dysphlasia?

It varies.: It completely depends on both the size of the abnormal area, and upon the area of the vulva infected. Most results are not disfiguring. Do not hesitate to discuss these concerns with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Is an abnormal pap smear result of low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, mild dysplasia present always caused by hpv?

Is an abnormal pap smear result of low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, mild dysplasia present always caused by hpv?

No: HPV is associated with most but not all cases of cervical intraepithelial lesions. That is why Pap smear remains the gold standard for cervical cancer screening. The reverse is also true: not every HPV infection is associated with dysplasia ...Read more

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What does it mean? Vulvar biopsy result( d/t reddness)/koilocytosis -suggestive early hpv induced lesion No dysplasia or malignancy identified

What does it mean? Vulvar biopsy result( d/t reddness)/koilocytosis -suggestive early hpv induced lesion
No dysplasia or malignancy identified

No worry: There is nothing to worry about. However, you should follow your doctor's advise about follow-up care. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Does treatment for cervical cancer hurt?

No,it should not: Cervical cancer is often treated with radiotherapy which is a painless procedure. Surgery is occasionally used. Even that may be painless if it is internal but some postop pain can be felt for few days if it is a major surgery. ...Read more

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What's lichenoid mucositis consistent with lichen planus?& NO dysplasia or atypia seen? how's lichenoid mucositis different from lichenoid dysplasia?

What's lichenoid mucositis consistent with lichen planus?& NO dysplasia or atypia seen?
how's lichenoid mucositis different from lichenoid dysplasia?

Information.: Lichenoid mucositis is a noncommittal term referring to a wide range of mucosal lesions which closely mimic oral lichen planus both clinically and histologically, yet may represent a differentpathobiology altogether. In general, most oral lichenoid reactions represent a common end point in response to a myriad of extrinsic agents (drugs, allergens) or altered immunologically-mediated disorders ...Read more

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Is vulvar cancer genetic?

Is vulvar cancer genetic?

Not generally: Sporadic cancer, perhaps related to some stds. Good reason for condoms if sexually active, periodic exams. Generally does not occur in people your age. ...Read more

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Do I have oral HPV (oral warts)? Biopsy diagnosis states "reactive lymphoid hyperplasia with focal squamous metaplasia" what does this mean?

Do I have oral HPV (oral warts)? Biopsy diagnosis states "reactive lymphoid hyperplasia with focal squamous metaplasia" what does this mean?

Chronic inflammation: The description you provided only points to chronic inflammation without any indication of the causative factor. Hpv infection can be tested for specifically in a biopsy and you may wish to discuss that with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is vulvar cancer?

What is vulvar cancer?

Genital cancer: Vulvar cancer is uncommon, a cancer of the external genitals of a woman. May present as a mass, an ulcerated abnormality, persistent nonhealing sore, lump. Generally in older women, takes time to develop. Just another reason to go for regular exams. ...Read more

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How is endometrial (uterine) cancer typically treated?

How is endometrial (uterine) cancer typically treated?

Surgery first: Endometrial cancer is standardly treated with surgery first. The surgery helps determine a patients stage. Based on their stage and features on their pathology report from their surgery they may be recommended to have further treatment with either chemotherapy and or radiation. ...Read more

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What causes Cervical dysplasia?

Usually HPV virus: Dysplasia is one of the early steps in mucosal transformation. The phenotypic structure of the mucosal cells begins to transform toward malignant phenotype and can be picked up on Pap. With newer monoclonals defining the immunogenic protein characterizing cervical Ca changes, normal mucosal cells can be shown to expression tumor protein even though the cells look normal, the ImmunoPap. ...Read more

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I am looking for information on treatment for cortical dysplasia in children?

I am looking for information on treatment for cortical dysplasia in children?

Start at this site:: Corticalfoundation.Com/corticalmalformations/focalcorticaldysplasia....Many children's medical centers will have centers of excellence in treating children with cortical dysplasia. ...Read more

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I have dysplasia 2 mod . Is there treatment ? Does this mean I have kids ? My cycle is out of wack and hormones are out of place . Thank you

I have dysplasia 2 mod . Is there treatment ? Does this mean I have kids ? My cycle is out of wack and hormones are out of place . Thank you

If you have CIN 2: Then usually u need to have a cervical leep cone to make sure it is nothing worse and to get rid of it the cin and the out of whack cycle are 2 different issues , u need to discuss both with your gyn, usually after leep u can have kids. ...Read more

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If someone has had 4cryotherapy treatments, and 1leep procedure and still has recurrent dysplasia after pap smears, what treatment is there to expect?

If someone has had 4cryotherapy treatments, and 1leep procedure and still has recurrent dysplasia after pap smears, what treatment is there to expect?

It depends: What type of dysplasia do you have? If you have atypical glandular epithelium in endocervical glands, a leep may not be sufficient, and depending on the clinical situation, a more extensive resection may be needed. If squamous dysplasia (intraepithelial lesion), then foci of dysplasia may be in cervix or vaginal wall, and more extensive clinical evaluation and follow up could be an option. ...Read more

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Is escharotic treatment for cervical dysplasia safe & effective? Opinions on getting them and why. Which types do you think is necessary, and which ones are dangerous?

Never heard of this!: I do not know of any such named treatment which is medically proven to be useful. So i would advise you to seek a second opinion before you get into trouble with an unconventional therapy. ...Read more

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Had a tubervillous removed in colon w/high grade dysplasia. Does that mean it always would turn into cancer. What is next step in treatment process?

Had a tubervillous removed in colon w/high grade dysplasia.  Does that mean it always would turn into cancer.  What is next step in treatment process?

No, but: Risk is higher. Nothing in medicine is sure. It also means you'll be invited back for more regular looks. The standard is once a decade after 50, but ask what your schedule will be with this development. ...Read more

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What are possible treatment options for mild hip dysplasia for an 18 year old female.

Varies: If it is truly mild, it is likely no treatment is needed. If you are symptomatic, but your dysplasia is mild, treatment is often focused on managing your symptoms such as in the use of anti inflammatories or physical therapy. Surgery is usually reserved for severe cases. Don't hesitate to be seen to discuss the specifics of your case with an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any other treatment options for hip dysplasia other than surgery?

Please tell me if there are any other treatment options for hip dysplasia other than surgery?

Stem Cell Therapy?: There are many different options for stem cell therapies in the us. I would suggest you evaluate all of them thoroughly before choosing. So far the only practice that has significant research and patient base regarding stem cell therapy are the Regenexx Physicians Network. They have over 6500 patients in their registry with pretty good results. Check out Regenexx.Com. ...Read more

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If fibrous dysplasia on scull was accidentally found at the age of 54 what treatment should a person get is there a progression on that condition what kind if specialist to see?

Neurosurgeon: Skull based problems are typically seen and treated by neurosurgeons. That being said, fibrous dysphasia is a benign condition and likely would not need any treatment at all. Don't hesitate to be seen and discuss directly. ...Read more

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Any update on treatment for developmental hip dysplasia?

Any update on treatment for developmental hip dysplasia?

DDH: Really depends upon age and severity. Anything from observation, closed or open reduction, osteotomies (many types), hip scope with limited application, hip resurfacing, hip arthroplasty. Check with your orthopedic hip surgeon. ...Read more

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I was just told i had hip dysplasia, i was given and anti-inflammatory medicine. Is that really the best treatment?

I was just told i had hip dysplasia, i was given and anti-inflammatory medicine. Is that really the best treatment?

Yes: It is a reasonable choice for the initial treatment. Options are rather limited other than medications or surgery. ...Read more

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My son aged 14 years is having multiple epiphysyeal dysplasia, stiffness in joints, reduced range of movements in all joints. Pls. Suggest treatment.

My son aged 14 years is having multiple epiphysyeal dysplasia, stiffness in joints, reduced range of movements in all joints. Pls. Suggest treatment.

Joints: Child needs to see pediatric orthopaedic surgeon . At physical therapy program needs to be established. Long term plan needs to be established ...Read more

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If a baby presents with unilateral hip dysplasia, is a brace used or no treatment?

If a baby presents with unilateral hip dysplasia, is a brace used or no treatment?

Depends : Unilateral hip dysplasia can present in many different ways, and treatment indication depends on severity of hip dysplasia and age of patient. Sometimes a brace is indicated, other times observation. If treatment is indicated, babies usually respond faster the earlier the treatment is initiated. The international hip dysplasia Institute has some great videos on how baby hip positioning affects ...Read more

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I was told today I have severe cervical dysplasia. Which treatment choice is better hysterectomy or leep?

I was told today I have severe cervical dysplasia. Which treatment choice is better hysterectomy or leep?

Depends: A leep is much less invasive and usually an effective treatment. It can be performed in the office with local anesthesia. A hysterectomy can also be performed and may make more sense in certain circumstances. If you have other medical issues that could be addressed by having a hysterectomy and you are finished with childbearing then a hysterectomy could be a better choice. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i was told today I have severe cervical dysplasia. Which treatment option is best, hysterectomy or leep?

Depends: Either would be appropriate treatment for severe cervical dysplasia. The best treatment is the one that you are most comfortable with. A LEEP can be curative, but the recurrence risk is 30% to 50%. The recurrence risk after a hysterectomy is less than 55. ...Read more

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I have hip dysplasia, i was told i was born with it. i cant use stairs, and walking for more than 5 minutes hurts. what could be my treatment?

I have hip dysplasia, i was told i was born with it. i cant use stairs, and walking for more than 5 minutes hurts. what could be my treatment?

Orthopedic surgeon : You need to see an orthopedic surgeon right away! See your primary care doctor for a referral! Yes, you were born with it. Treatment is varied, surgery plus therapy at this point likely. ...Read more

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Hph positive.last pap EPITHELIAL CELL ABNORMALITY LGSIL, Mild DYSPLASIA.I am also immunocompromissed.Treatment? Opinions? Want to compare with my Gyn

Hph positive.last pap EPITHELIAL CELL ABNORMALITY LGSIL, Mild DYSPLASIA.I am also immunocompromissed.Treatment? Opinions? Want to compare with my Gyn

Watch it closely: Nobody here can advise you without a full knowledge of your pap smear history, your smoking habits, HPV status if known, personal wishes, and why you're immunocompromised. Simply ask you physician, "Is the guidance you're giving me in keeping with the Bethesda protocols / other consensus documents?" It'll be close follow-up versus biopsy. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the best treatment for Severe Squamous dysplasia? Can my body cure itself of this? Will the HPV vaccine help?

Can you tell me the best treatment for Severe Squamous dysplasia? Can my body cure itself of this? Will the HPV vaccine help?

Severe dysplasia: The HPV vaccine is to prevent dysplasia and does not treat it once you have it.The best treatment depends on many factors including your age, your desire for more children, and the resources/treatment options available where you live as well as the expertese of the practioner.Some treatment is advisable since it would be rare but not impossible for your body to take care of this atage of dysplasia ...Read more

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Im diagnosed with HPV related changes and mild dysplasia CIN1. Is this cancer? Treatment?? Also polypoid late secretory endometrium. Im 40. Thank you!

Im diagnosed with HPV related changes and mild dysplasia CIN1. Is this cancer? Treatment?? Also polypoid late secretory endometrium. Im 40. Thank you!

Not cancer yet: It may simply need to be followed, or you may be a candidate for biopsy, laser, excision. Be sure to keep in touch with your physician on this. Secretory endometrium is simply a phase that you go through each month. I'm glad you're staying proactive and health-conscious. ...Read more

Dysplasia (Definition)

Abnormal cells which may be pre-malignant, but can also result ...Read more