... Regardless of what the cervix looks like, only a biopsy can really tell you what you're dealing with. Cervical lesions can be caused by multiple things, and at this point you just can't say for sure. ... (1 replies)
... rogressed to cin3. Most paps after came back normal. In 2010 started having abnormal again. When I went for a colposcopy they couldn't get a sample because my cervical os was too narrow. They were not able to dialate me so they scheduled me for a leep. No cancerous or precancerous lesions found. ... (1 replies)
... and you should be ok since cervical cancer typically takes many years to develop from abnormal cells. ... (9 replies)
... I don't currently have cervical cancer but I figured this is the best place to ask some questions. I have a cystocele and recent rectocele. ... (2 replies)
... An ECC would have been nice but at this point you can just wait and see what was found, as you may turn up information that will make the ECC unnecessary. I agree with StLouisgal that a hysterectomy should be your last resort.
The whole BRCA thing is scary, but do remember that in this case cervical cancer/precancer is not related to BRCA, so even if you had the mutation it... (7 replies)
... Based on my knowledge and experience (an unwarranted hysterectomy), hysterectomy would be a drastic treatment. And I have heard of women who had cervical cancer (which you don't even have) who were successfully treated without having hysterectomies.
Sure, removing organs will prevent cancer in them but the trade-offs (adverse effects) can be worse than the elimination of... (7 replies)
... I had an abnormal pap, AGC cells detected and HPV (16). A week later, I had a colposcopy with endometrial biopsy as well as some cervical cells removed for biopsy and an ultrasound (both vaginal and one with ovaries). I haven't heard back yet on wether or not the cells are precancerous or cancerous...should know today or early next week. Anyways, I've been doing my own reading... (7 replies)
... Thanks, Greeneday. keep us posted when you get your biopsy results back. I've got my fingers crossed for you! :-) (4 replies)
... I'm not sure which one, actually my Dr didn't specify or if she did I didn't catch it. I'm assuming it's AGC since they did the colposcopy, ultrasound and endometrial biopsies. I wrote that down so I can ask her when they call me with the biopsy results. She did mention that they would be more concerned if I was post menopausal (I'm 34). I don't know if that helps? (4 replies)
... Greeneday, what exactly were your pap results - was it AGUS or AGC? (4 replies)
... June 03, 2014 I had my colposcopy and cervical biopsy. ... (4 replies)
... What were your results from the tests that were ran? I just had a colposcopy, endometrial biopsy and and ultrasound yesterday...I'm anxious to what the biopsies will show. My testing was due to an abnormal pap that revealed abnormal glandular cells combined with high risk HPV (16). So many things have been running through my mind :/ (4 replies)
... When I was diagnosed with cervical adenocarcinoma in situ in 2012, it took me a while to find others with the same diagnosis, and it was good to hear from folks who had been through it. ... (4 replies)
... Hi. I hope I'm posting on the right boards. I didn't see any boards specifically for vaginal or vulvar cancers, but I have cervical, vaginal, and vulvar dysplasia so I figured since those are all located in the same general vicinity that I would post here, so here goes...
I've had mild to moderate dysplasia on the cervix and vulvar areas in the past. Cone biopsy, laser... (4 replies)
... dn't get an adequate sample of cells from the cervix, possibly due to a problem with the collecting procedure itself, or a problem with mucus or blood around the cervical area. In any case, the sample was not usable. I've never had a problem with my pap smears. ... (11 replies)
... was "unstisfactory," but told me to come back in 6 mos. The office staff tells me unsatisfactory paps apparently mean they couldn't collect an adequate sample of cervical cells for various reasons. I'd never had a bad pap before. ... (11 replies)
... It's possible that the heavy bleeding and clots are unrelated to your previous abnormal cervical cells. Fibroids or polyps in the uterus can cause heavy bleeding and clots. ... (3 replies)
... I am a 28yr old female with SLE and have been recently diagnosed with stage 3 cervical cancer caused by the HPV virus, and I am very scared of what is going to happen. ... (1 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear what a hard time you've been having. It is possible to have cervical cancer that is not obvious visually, but there are certainly other possible reasons for cervical bleeding. ... (1 replies)
... as a very thick lining. And now wants me to have a biopsy and seemed more concerned about the endometrium but my symptoms and risk factors are more in line with cervical cancer. The pap results will take a week. My question is this.. ... (1 replies)