... Thanks so much for your reply. I was able to speak with my doctor and feel much better now. The reason they did the ECC now is because after reviewing my labs from the LEEP they found that I had abnormal cells in my endocervical tissue. Luckily, the ECC didn't show anything. ... (2 replies)
... After the colposcopy I was told that I needed to have a LEEP procedure done to remove the abnormal cells because they were high grade. ... (2 replies)
... Luvbug, I'm praying that you get good news tomorrow! (70 replies)
... the pathology from the LEEP he seemed rather surprised he was telling me about AIS as well. But, from what I understand this isn't all THAT unusual or rare. ... (70 replies)
... due to lupus suppressed immune system and CIN 2, LEEP was performed along with a 2nd ECC, LEEP results confirmed all CIN 2, plus unclear margins extending into the endocervical glands, but ECC was "okay". ... (0 replies)
... n, I don't get easily anxious and I never use pain meds, not even after my abdominal surgery. Medical procedures just don't freak me out. That all being said, my LEEP experience was beyond traumatizing. And my doctor made me feel like a total wuss. ... (2 replies)
... something important. Your doctor wants to figure out what caused those abnormal cells to show up in your pap, and since there weren't any abnormal cells in your LEEP sample, it's logical to look at the surrounding areas next. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, I am 30 years old, no kids and not married yet. One year ago I was found to have endocervical adenocarcinoma in situ. I had a leep with clear margins. I went on to see a GYN oncologist and she gave me three options and made me choose my treatment path. ... (1 replies)
... My gynecologist told me that the standard protocol with an HSIL pap is to do a LEEP if the colpo biopsy results are inconsistent with the pap smear. ... (2 replies)
... was necessary. I guess what I don't understand is why the pap would show dysplasia, but not the biopsies. Is it possible that the pap was inaccurate and maybe LEEP isn't necessary? ... (2 replies)
... Just got my post LEEP pathology report. ... (1 replies)
... I will be 3 weeks out from my LEEP as of tomorrow. I'd say the first 2 weeks I had a lot of discharge. Everyday it changed. ... (12 replies)
... for another colpo and biopsy as soon as possible. The biopsy came back worse than the pap, so my gyn suggested that we should probably move forward with another LEEP in April. My biggest concern I addressed with her was my ability to have children once a second LEEP was done. ... (0 replies)
... Does this mean that an ECC was done? ... (1 replies)
... analyze that tissue and say whether or not they got it all. Cold knife cone biopsy is the standard. Of course, that should all be after a colposcopy and ECC. The ECC is the least invasive biopsy between the ECC, LEEP and CKC. They should do the ECC at the same time as the colposcopy so you have a good idea on what's going on. ... (45 replies)
... ike there was on my original biopsy. I am not sure what to think of this report..it seems as if the samples taken were not from the right area. She did not do an ECC yet and I belive that needs to be done for a final assessment. ... (2 replies)
... I was supposed to have an endometrial biopsy back in December.
I read up on it and was so, so, SO scared! I read that it's horribly painful.
At the last minute, my doctor changed her mind and decided to do a D&C instead, for which I was unconscious, and which didn't hurt a bit.
The wait for results was hard, but it turned out there was nothing wrong with me except a benign... (70 replies)
... I lived. The ECC was repeated since it was inconclusive. ... (70 replies)
... Oh, that sucks! But, better to be safe than sorry...
I don't remember if you have had an endometrial biopsy before, but it is about the same as the ECC - at least it was for me. I hope everything goes smoothly and you get wonderful results!
~Hugs~ (70 replies)
got a call from the Dr today - after reviewing my history and wanting to be extra careful with it, I have to go back on Monday morning for an endometrial biopsy and another ECC. *sighs* .... :eek: (70 replies)