... I wasn't able to post earlier like I had wanted up, so I'm catching up...the Dr did a LEEP with an ECC two weeks ago, mainly to rule out cancer deep within the cervix since that would involve her referring me to a gynecological oncologist and then I met with a genetic counselor on the same day. ... (7 replies)
... h risks ones. In the doctor's words "not one that causes cancer". I continue to have LSIL paps and continue to go every six months. I have, in the past, had a LEEP and a cone. LEEP showed clear margins. Cone showed nothing. Paps have never gone above low grade. This time I can't seem to shake the worry. ... (3 replies)
... It has been a long time since I have posted on here. My background is as follows... First pap in 2004 came back ascus. In under 1 year it progressed 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... (1 replies)
... m terrified. I asked her what's the worst thing that could happen to me and she told me that she could remove my uterus or if I am lucky she'll be just doing the LEEP procedure. ... (4 replies)
... th bleeding during and after sex and my periods have doubled in length and amount with large clots! In the last 12 years I've had countless abnormal paps, had 3 leep procedures done and 2 coloscopy! ... (3 replies)
... I'm 32 years old and over the last 12 years I've had 3 leep procedures done and 2 coloscopy and several abnormal paps now I am having bleeding with sex and with activities heavy bleeding and clots! ... (0 replies)
... Hi, k2539. I'm so sorry you're having to deal with all this.
I'm hoping that your colposcopy will show that further treatment is not needed, but if that is not the case I strongly encourage you to get a second opinion before you make any decisions. If possible you should consult with a gyn oncologist, as they are the experts in cancer and pre-cancer.
There really are... (3 replies)
... There was a period of a week or two right after my leep where I didn't bleed. and since then I have been bleeding on and off. ... (1 replies)
... erwise different. My abnormal cells were glandular and it sounds like yours are not, which is a good thing. My dysplasia was also higher up in the canal where my LEEP was not able to reach and remove it at all, so eventually I did have a hysterectomy. ... (1 replies)
... and was told by the doctor that I had a high level of changes and he wanted me to go in for a LEEP. So, last week I had the LEEP done, this Monday he told me the cells weren't cancer nor precancerous but he wants me to go for a colposcopy in February to check the surrounding cells. ... (1 replies)
... I agree - You need to understand all the details of your previous and current diagnoses before proceeding with treatment. There is a lot of over-treatment including unnecessary LEEP's (and other cervical treatments) and many unnecessary hysterectomies (76% do not meet ACOG criteria).
They even changed the pap smear guidelines to start testing later (at age 21) and only... (5 replies)
... I had CINIII and CIS 30 years ago and I had cryosurgery in the doctors office, one treatment and the problem was solved. I always advise cryosurgery. These new leep and all that stuff is more destructive IMO
you're slicing off layers of your cervix. Cryosurgery will freeze the surface cells and they will sluff off. It's painless, and much less risky than the other... (6 replies)
... I went through a long process but, I just got my LEEP results back. ... (1 replies)
... nd it's the weekend tomorrow, and I want to call back and ask him but I mean.. I'm sure he wouldn't put it off if it was really serious, and we only have a small cancer clinic here so maybe it is what it is.. I don't know. I'm so lost right now. ... (0 replies)
... is a pre cancerous condition which means that it is not yet cancer at all, it means that left untreated then it could possibly turn into cancer in the future, more often than not this would take years to do. ... (12 replies)
... So glad to hear this!
I posted about my results in this thread (don't want to be repetitive for others reading this):
http://www.healthboards.com/boards/cancer-cervical-ovarian/933769-positive-margin-after-leep.html (12 replies)
... no idea when and if we'll ever have clear paps again. Mine have always been abnormal since 2007 and I have had 4 colpos. Im hoping this laser works, I wanted the leep really bad but three different doctors said "its not right for me". ... (3 replies)
... The LEEP doesnt get rid of the HPV, only the dysplasia that is present at the time. Your immune system has to actually fight the HPV off. ... (3 replies)
... until last year, when my dr. found a small area of HSIL during a colpo. I had a LEEP and it came back LSIL. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, had the meeting today and unfortunately they did find cancer in the cervical canal (believe is adenocarcinoma) and they suggest it is a minimum of stage 1b1 due to the leision size but will not be able to give a full staging diagnosis until have had an MRI on the 24th Dec and other bladder and bowel tests as well as further cervical biopsy and pelvic exam under general on... (12 replies)