... Hysterectomy is GROSSLY overused. A study showed that 76% of them do not meet ACOG criteria for the surgery. I had an unwarranted hysterectomy and after getting my medical records, I discovered that my doctor had lied about my condition and appeared to have collaborated with the gyn oncologist he sent me to for consultation. I had already had children but the uterus is for... (3 replies)
... This question has come up quite often, about pregnancy after cervical procedures. I had a trachelectomy in February 2009 for early invasive adenocarcinoma. ... (5 replies)
... gyn said that my cervix looked great after the LEEP but as I just had the cone last week, I have not yet been back to my oncologist. So it sounds like I need to wait and see how it healed. ... (5 replies)
... One thing I forgot to add is that they can do ultrasounds during your pregnancy to make sure that your cervix is holding up. ... (5 replies)
... months of clear followups after AIS before conceiving. I'm sure this is to try to insure that a recurrence might not happen during pregnancy. ... (5 replies)
... I was to have a LEEP and after the LEEP results came back it said CONE Biopsy by loop excision. What does that mean? ... (5 replies)
... I had my leep in aug of 2004 the doctor took 50% ( this is what she told me) I wasnt planning on having any more children - she said that if i did get pregnant my chances of a miscarriage were more likely than to carry to term. june of 2005 I found out I was pregnant and carried full term with no problems. In my opinion I would at least wait till my 6 month check up and ask... (5 replies)
... will grown back given a few months, therefore, should never have any effect on pregnancy etc. ... (9 replies)
... whatever the circumstances are, start planning for a baby. I think you're putting the cart before the horse. What good is it if you get pregnant and God forbid during those months your situation changes and then you're struggling with cancer treatments when the baby arrives. ... (11 replies)
... thanks guys!
i think its not so much fertility as that she's thinking that, given my past medical history and my family medical history,i will end up having to have a hysterectomy to rid myself of this.
it is such a hard choice. my gyno is a gyno/onco so she is actually trying to wait until the last possible time to make any large decisions, but at the same... (11 replies)
... hi, i am sure that you are both scared and confused here is my story I hope it helps. I was diag. with stage 1 cervical cancer in November 2003, I received a cone biopsy immediately. All the cancer was removed with clear margins. My oncologist wanted to give me a hystorectomy, but my gyn tried the cone. it was successful and in December 2003 I became pregnant. I had to have a... (11 replies)
... I don't understand why the doc gave you an anti-biotic, HPV isn't a bacterial infection, it's a viral infection, therefore anti-biotics won't kill the virus. That is SO f'ed up that nothing was explained to you during your pregnancy - you should've been told!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I too am going to school to become an R.N. (I'd like to go into NICU or labor & delivery), so I'm... (9 replies)
... I hope I don't offend anyone by posting in here. I have NOT been diagnosed with cervical cancer... But I'm getting my leep results on Monday. ... (0 replies)
... I am 34, a mother of 6 children. I used to smoke, quit in February 2012. Heres my history. Normal paps all my life until 2010 during my last pregnancy. Diagnosed with HPV. ... (12 replies)
... and also carried my daughter full term. I did end up on "couch rest" and was unable to work during the last 2. ... (2 replies)
... The reason I would not have any more pregnancies if I were you is that you say you're satisfied with your one child, it sounds like your pregnancy was brutally difficult, and any pregnancy takes a toll on your immune system. ... (1 replies)
... So glad you are feeling better! Sounds like you're really past the bad part, hopefully :)
You can eat lots of yogurt with live cultures to get your body back to its normal intestinal state after all the antibiotics. I've been eating some unsweetened yogurt every day since my recent procedure.
I'll try to help you as far as the HPV as I understand it (someone correct... (5 replies)
... I think you might need another opinion froma gynecologist. I'm not really sure why the doctor would recommend a LEEP from CIN 1. And, like you said, the biopsy is the more accurate method, so I would think a doctor would be more likely to trust those results. ... (18 replies)
... Hey there!
Sorry, didn't mean to alarm you about the pregnancy thing-- nothing happens to the babies (the slightly premature baby had NOTHING to do with the hpv or dysplasi), just that pregnancy lowers the mother's immunity a lot, this goes for every woman (hpv or no hpv). Nature takes whatever is important for the baby at the mother's expense, as it's the primary focus.
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... Tears almost came to my eyes when I read your last paragraph. Am I to understand you did not experience hpv recurrence during your pregnancies or immediately after delivery? ... (31 replies)