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My doctor told me I have Complex endometrial hyperplasia and

My doctor told me I have Complex endometrial hyperplasia and Atypical glandular cells on cervical papanicolan. I am 52 never had a child and still having my cycles. My grandmother died of Uterine cancer. She is recommending hysterectomy. What would you recommend my next steps should be?

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Dr David

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I am 45 years old and have been having irregular periods,

Hi I am 45 years old and have been having irregular periods, spotting ( very little) and recently bled the day after having sex(very little) I went to gyn who did a pap. I haven't had one in a very long time but the ones I had were normal. My cervix had a little bleeding when she touched it. I am convinced I have cervical cancer. I have questions....can the symptoms be something else. The spotting is not constant and mostly only when I wipe if I have any. Maybe by the end of the day, a very small spot is on my liner. Also, if this is from a polyp, shouldn't that be seen during an exam? I am going crazy waiting the results. If it's invasive CC but having minimal bleeding is that a good sign that it hasn't spread too much

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Before we were married, my husband had an episode where he

Before we were married, my husband had an episode where he discovered a genital wart and had it treated. At the time, my husband questioned where he had gotten it because we had been together for 3 years and had been monogamous, I was certain I hadn't had it, and his previous partner had been a year before me. At the time, his urologist said it could've been dormant in his system and flared up after his immune system was compromised (his appendix ruptured, and he had been very ill). He had possibly had one other one over the past 12 years we have been married (it was so small that they just burned it just in case) and checks himself weekly and goes to a urologist every 2-3 years to be checked again (because I am paranoid). Years ago when I asked my old OB-GYN about it, she was not concerned and just said to abstain if he had one until it was treated. We had unprotected sex in the past, and thus far, my PAP tests have all been negative, and I haven't detected any warts. However, for the past 5 years, we have been having only protected sex due to the danger of me becoming pregnant on a medication I was taking. We will now be able to have unprotected sex again, so he returned to the urologist to be professionally checked since I am incredibly paranoid. I trust that he has not cheated on me but am still concerned about the 1 or 2 warts he has had over the 16 years I have known him. What would you counsel a patient in this position? I'd really like to have intimacy with my husband without a condom and am having a hard time determining the actual risk.

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Please help! In 2002 I had cervical cancer. During the last

Please help! In 2002 I had cervical cancer. During the last stage of treatment, internal radiation was given, suturing medical gauze into my vagina walls. Upon removal, a visiting doctor, unknowingly ripped the gauze out tearing the tissue on my vagina walls. My doctor prescribed an extra amount of sex after the healing. Which I did. The partner I had helped me and my vagina was functional. Sex was fine. After about a year I changed partners (relationships) but our sex life was not as active. Unknowing, my vagina walls began to close. After 4 years, (and a divorce) another partner was introduced and complained of "hitting a wall" while trying to have sex. That repeated with yet another partner. I visited a clinic and the doctor confirmed that indeed "there was a wall." I have tried dilators but the space is too narrow. I am currently seeing my Gyno and now a plastic surgeon. I hope it doesn't come to that. I recently had an MRI and was able to see for myself the complexity of my vagina. I am writing to you because I seek an inflatable vaginal dilator. I have searched in frustration online for any sort of lead and have not found anything remotely close. Something thin enough Like a balloon that can inflate over time to expand the walls again. If you can at least point me in the right direction that would be great. Please help.

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Dr David

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MY MOTHER HAD CERVICAL CANCER. NOW MY CA 124 IS 50. AFTER

MY MOTHER HAD CERVICAL CANCER. NOW MY CA 124 IS 50.AFTER READING UP ON IT I FOUND THAT BY WOMEN IN MY AGE(48) THAT MARKER IS SOMETIMES ELEVATED DUE TO PRE-MENOPAUSE. IS THAT CORRECT?I ALSO HAD A PELVIC ULTRASOUND DONE WITH THIS RESULT:RIGHT OVARY 3.7X3.1X3.0 CM. LEFT OVARY 3.0X1.7X2.3 CM. THERE IS A RIGHT CYST PRESENT.2.5X2.7X2.5 CM IN SIZE. SOME MILD INTERNAL ECHOES AND SLIGHT MURAL IRREGULARITY PRESENT. THIS MAY REPRESENT A DEGREE OF MILD CYST COMPLICATIONS

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Dr David

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I was told that I have HPV and that I need to remove my

I was told that I have HPV and that I need to remove my cervix. But HPV also causes anal cancer and throat cancer as well. So, why do I need to just remove my cervix? Is it really that important?

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Anthony Bray MD

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I am hesitant to do a hysterectomy. I was diagnosed with

I am hesitant to do a hysterectomy. I was diagnosed with large fibroids. They don't give me much pain but they are very large. I do look pregnant. I also have a high level HPV. So in 2 weeks I am scheduled to do a hysterectomy and they will remove my cervix as well to prevent cervical cancer. But, I do not want to have menopause. I am only 42 years old. My pap test is normal. So why do all of this? Is it really necessary? I am doing fine.

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I have had a range of symptoms recently and I do not trust

Hi,I have had a range of symptoms recently and I do not trust the opinion of my regular doctor.In January, February, and April I took Clomid. Starting in January, for the first time in my life, and continuing until now I have had constipation. While on Clomis in January and February I had quite a lot of discomfort during sex and cramping which the nurses shrugged off as normal. When I took Clomid in April, cutting my dose in half hoping to lessen the side effects it was terrible. I was so sore it hurt to walk, needles to say we did not even try that month.Since I had taken the Clomid I have felt something is not right. This last cycle I got my period on time, day 28, as usual but it lasted 8 days, twice as long as usual. I didn't think much of it until I starting spotting only 5 days after it had finished. I spotted brownish blood for 4 days and then really started to bleed for 4 days and then spotted again for another 2. I was also very continuous cramp in my abdomen throughout the 2nd period. As a caution I received an ultrasound which came back as saying I had multiple Nabothian cysts. I have also lost 8lbs in the last 7 days without any change to my diet or otherwise.My doctor said that Nabothian cysts could cause the bleeding and discomfort but I have read otherwise and I feel like my weight loss in addition to everything else should print further investigation. He wants me to wait three months to see how the cysts go prior to seeing a gynocologist.In addition to this, and I am unsure if it is related, I have a lot of back pain when I sit. It doesn't hurt when I sit but is very painfully stiff when I get up and move around for the first few minutes. I am 34, normally 121lbs, now 113lbs, and all my blood results on my cheek and CBC are optimal.Should I be concerned?

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Dr David

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I had irregular bleeding between my period, after having

Hello, I had irregular bleeding between my period, after having sex. I went to a practitioner that did a coposocopy (sp) and the results were a CIN 1 sighting in the endocervical canal but nothing on the cervix. The practitioner didn't do a PAP since last years PAP was negative. All my testing for venerial disease was also negative from last year and I have been in a monogomous relationship for over a year and a half. I was on the pill last year and only for one year and now have switched to diaphragm. I have never come up positive for HPV virus. I'm 45 years old. What would you stay my next step would be in seeking treatment. (please excuse all typos, I am a horrible speller)

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Dr David

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