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Abnormal cells/ dyskaryosis (HPV)

T12345
  • By T12345 · New reply April 12, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Thank god for this site....! With reading some of the messages on here I felt quiet at ease writing this about myself..... I have just received a letter in the post telling me I have abnormal cells called ...

My Diagnosis In A Film

JamieLeighdoc
  • By JamieLeighdoc · Posted April 3, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Due to recent discoveries within my body, I have made the preventative and proactive choice to undergo an emergency hysterectomy. I carefully weighed my options, and this is the best solution for me ...

Pledge to Myself

mamadawg
  • By mamadawg · New reply March 31, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • I came up with this idea to start a pledge campaign. So, today I sat down and came up with this poem and pledge for us to take upon ourselves and to share with those women we love and care about. My accepting ...

Please Help! (Any Advice/Input Would Be Greatly Appreciated!) SCCC/LCCC

nicolajulianna
  • By nicolajulianna · New reply March 23, 2014
  • 20 replies
  • Hello, I'm new to this forum, my name is Nikki and I guess the best place to start with my story/concerns would be from the beginning, so here goes: I've had an abnormal PAP before, it was in 2003, the ...

Biopsy done 3 samples

livingscared
  • By livingscared · New reply March 18, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Hi ladies.. I had my very first biopsy done today. Doc took 3 samples. Doc said looked like mild dysphasia or that cells are changing. Waiting for results means very long week ...

Nervous

Tmkimble
  • By Tmkimble · New reply March 14, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • I received an abnormal pap with no HPV. Endometrial Biopsy and ultrasound were normal. What does this mean? The doctor wants to wait 1 year to repeat the pap is this normal procedure? I feel it should ...

PAPS SMEARS

concerned48059
  • By concerned48059 · New reply March 10, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • I have had 2 partial hysterectomys and my last paps smear was two years ago, I had one done a couple of weeks ago and the results came back with atypical squamous cells. Can anyone tell me what may have ...

Good results

leilin
  • By leilin · New reply March 7, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • As everyone in this community know i had a cone biopsy to remove precancerous cells stage two. Well i good my pap-smear result and am clear had the hpv vaccine have two more to go. Will make sure i keep ...

HPV

deenicki
  • By deenicki · New reply March 7, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • September 2013 my paps result was abnormal, showed Lgsil but HPV negative December 2013 I went back and my paps result was normal and HPV negative I went back again March 2014 and my paps result showed ...

Hope for all of us

massagechic10 (Inactive)
  • By massagechic10 (Inactive) · New reply February 27, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • I had been going to my PCP for yearly check ups since the age of 13. At 19, I had gotten a call from my doctor referring me to a GYN due to atypical squamous cells detected, high grade cervical dysphasia ...

Post-LEEP follow up

misslaceyjane
  • By misslaceyjane · New reply February 14, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Hi all, I had a LEEP done on Jan 22 and just received my results over the weekend. CIN I and II with clear margins (!!) and ECC negative. I'm really happy with the results, but I notice that on the letter ...

Hsv detected

vipra
  • By vipra · New reply February 12, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • I'm 43 years old. Now I'm detected HSV type 2 positive but I have not had sex with my husband for 15 years. How is it possible? Earlier some 5 years back he had some itching in the penis & often he gets ...

ABNORMAL PAP SMEAR

katrina_55 (Inactive)
  • By katrina_55 (Inactive) · New reply February 7, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • I AM A 55 YEAR OLD MENAPAUSAL WOMEN THAT HAS HAD 4 ABNORMAL PAP SMEARS IN THE LAST YEAR. BECAUSE OF THIS I HAVE HAD A COLPOSCOPY, AN ULTRASOUND, A D&C AND NOTHING HAS SHOWN UP. MEANING NOT ABLE TO SEE ...

hard place on my cervix

dragonfly06
  • By dragonfly06 · New reply January 22, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • hello, i noticed that i have a really hard place on the opening of my cervix, when i touched it, it hurts, bordering on real pain. i had a uterine ablation about 6 years ago, and that was my last pap ...

Cervical Awareness Month

mamadawg
  • By mamadawg · New reply January 14, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • I just thought I would share this with those who may not be aware of it. and as a reminder for those who may have forgotten... January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month! Please remember that while we ...

New with some questions

Dkim
  • By Dkim · New reply January 3, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • Hi all, I would like it if you could answer some of my questions about all this testing. I am quite educated (I have a PhD) but I have found that it doesn't matter in cases like this because doctors seem ...

Cone biopsy

Reneerogers
  • By Reneerogers · New reply December 16, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • Hi everyone, I am 40 years old, had normal paps for 20 years and tested negative for HPV. I have been treated for an inflamed cervix and bacterial vaginitis in the past three months. I've had spotting ...

judyta88

Judyta88
  • By Judyta88 · Posted November 29, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Hi, Emma. I received the same result like you. You finally had a appitment with a doctor, but im still waiting for it. My appoitment is on 21 of january:/ so is long way yet. Im very stress of this situation ...

No Lube For LEEP??!!

Toane
  • By Toane · New reply November 22, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • My leep was done under IV sedation at a surgery center. I woke up during the procedure in excruciating pain as if I was being jail raped. I remember wanting to yell, " Use Lube!!!". Then was out again ...

FREE HPV TESTING IN MIAMI WEDNESDAY NOV 20 !!!!!!!!!!!!

JackieBrown101
  • By JackieBrown101 · New reply November 19, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • FREE HPV Testing event Nov 13, 2013 10 AM - 9 PM The Moon 2011 NE 163rd street, North Miami Beach 33160, fl research study to help get male testing approved! All ages, genders and orientations are welcomed ...

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