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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Im 28yrs old I have 3 children I've been diagnosed with cervical cancer and I have my tubes clipped and burned...I want another baby?
Having been a "des" baby and cervical cancer in family should I wait for insurance before first pap in 6 years?
DES cancer risk: That is a tough question to answer, because you don't want to wait to long, but if you have an abnormal pap smear before you get insurance, that might be a "pre-existing condition" for some insurance companies. The best thing is either to get insurance now, or see what options are available in your community for a free exam (susan g komen, planned parenthood, free clinics). ...Read more
Have anxiety, worry about cervical cancer. Had some irregular spotting since had baby ( 1 after sex) + bled after sex days after mirena coil fitted?
The cervical Ca: Must have been in situ disease, because invasive cancers generally do not preserve fertility or the uterus. The issue may be more of the abilty to conceive, and then once conception occurs, if natural childbirth is possible or a c-section necessary. These are more obgyn issues than rad onc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I m 29 yrs n have 10 months baby boy. My 3rd dose of cervical cancer vaccine was due in sept. Will it be effective now or should I start again ?
Get third dose now: If you take the third dose now, the vaccine will still be effective. I applaud you for taking the vaccine. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you can tell me if i can fall pregnant after surgery? I'm in stage 2-3 cervical cancer.. Is there hope of having a baby?
Talk to Surgeon: There is a good chance that you can become pregnant after conservative surgery for cervical cancer. However, the cervix itself might become incompetent after the operation and have to be watched closely. Your surgeon will be able to discuss this more clearly with you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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