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Will cervical cancer hurt your baby?

Will cervical cancer hurt your baby?

Assuming you mean: Diagnosed while pregnant, non-invasive might wait treatment until post partum, as might very early ia, but later stages pit woman's life versus foetal life dilemma, and balance of waiting for viability. A c-section may be needed. The cancer itself does not pass to/infect the neonate. Ca in situ and cone or cryo might lead to miscarriage and can affect fertility, as would rad hys & xrt. ...Read more

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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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Can the third cervical cancer jab hurt?

Can the third cervical cancer jab hurt?

Took me a minute...: To discern that you are referring to the gardisil/hpv vaccine, that requires three injections. I do not think one can reliably predict who will experience pain, and who will not. I know the pain of having cervix cancer, or loving some one who has it is worse than the brief pain of the vaccine. To borrow from nike, just do it! ...Read more

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Can the second cervical cancer jab hurt more than the first ?

I asked my : 14 year old daughter. She actually answered! she said they all hurt, but none for very long, and she is a bit of a hypochondriac (her mother is a nurse). All 3 daughters got all three. If i had a son, he would get it too. It is already showing benefit. ...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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Title news story said JJ baby powder caused cervical cancer due to "talcum" in powder. Was cancer caused from use on skin or internally?

Title news story said JJ baby powder caused cervical cancer due to "talcum" in powder. Was cancer caused from use on skin or internally?

Talcum unlikely prob: Studies show that talcum powder, which is a silicate like asbestos, is not likely to cause ovarian cancer. Studies investigated the introduction of talc on talc dusted diaphragms and condoms and concluded that it was not likely the cause. Correlation, not causation. The USPST recommends women get their pap smear and genetic testing and because HPV is associated with cervical cancer. See OB/GYN. ...Read more

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I am pregnant and possibly have cervical cancer. What happens to my baby if I do have cancer?

I am pregnant and possibly have cervical cancer.  What happens to my baby if I do have cancer?

Cervical cancer: What happens to your pregnancy depends upon the gestational age when the diagnosis is made and choices you make with your doctors. "possibly having cancer" and really having cancer is the first thing that needs clarification. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to have a colposcopic test for cervical cancer?

No: The cervix is not directly innervated with sensory nerves. Any pain you feel there is visceral; that is it is indirect and very mild. Colposcopy does very little harm and is painless. ...Read more

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Does the cervical cancer vaccine affect my chances of having a baby?

Does the cervical cancer vaccine affect my chances of having a baby?

Unlikely: Cervical cancer vaccine has not be in use for a long enough time to have a definitive answer, however, the available evidence does not suggest any adverse effects on reproductive ability. ...Read more

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Can the HPV (cervical cancer) jab hurt that you get in year 8?

Can the HPV (cervical cancer) jab hurt that you get in year 8?

IT IS NOT GIVEN AT 8: Yes the shot hurts but it is recommended to be given ages9to26.We usually start at age 11 years here in nj. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

Cervical cancer is an uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...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