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Am I More At Risk For Cervical Cancer If I Have Had Sever Displasia

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My daughter was treated for cervical cancer. Is she at greater risk for more cancers?

My daughter has been HIV positive for 7 years. In the summer she had a hysterectomy due to cervical cancer and one chemo treatment. They did not do any more chemo as the results after one treatment was almost devastational. Her CD4 count is...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask a good question-- If someone had one cancer, are they at higher risk for more cancers?The answer to this is "maybe". Your daughter is at risk of having the cervical cancer recur. To minimize this risk, it is important that she... Read more »

Cervical Cancer

Knowing there are many unknowns with progression of cervical cencer in HIV+ females, what would... Read more »

Worried about cervical cancer

In February, I had a coposcopy & biopsy done & my doctor found that I had acute HPV on my... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two Tests Cut Cervical Cancer Risk in Poor Countries

Just two lifetime health clinic visits could halve the cervical cancer risk for women in developing countries, according to a new study. Thanks to regular screenings, cervical cancer claims only around 4,000 lives annually in the United States. In... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Infection May Boost Cervical Cancer Risk

Women who become infected with chlamydia appear to be at an increased risk of developing cervical cancer, according to European researchers. Dr. Keng-Ling Wallin of Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, and colleagues found that 8 percent of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Women Living With HIV Skip Pap Test Despite Increased Risk for Cervical Cancer, Study Finds

Nearly one in four women living with HIV did not receive an annual Pap test in the year prior to being interviewed, according to a study published in the Aug. 1, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , Reuters reports. Women with HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two-Thirds of South African Women at Risk for Cervical Cancer

The head of the National Health Laboratory Service and of anatomical pathology at Witwatersrand University is warning of a rise in human papillomavirus (HPV)-related diseases among South African women. Martin Hale said data from the World Health... Read more »
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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found out in April that I have "pre-cancerous" cells on my cervix (after my doctor found HPV on my cervix in Feb). I've been waiting to have the procedure done & now its scheduled for July. As luck would have it, my ins is changing, so I may... Read more »

Severe symptoms but still tests negative

Posted by Brickwall, 1 Reply
I have a uniqe and a long story.

In short high risk in Thailand, severe primary infection after 3 weeks, these symptoms has just continued and slightly changed, to other/more serious.

I did antibody test after 4 weeks, 8 weeks PCR1, Combotest all... Read more »

Risk of HIV from receptive fellatio ...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
After getting myself involved in a possible HIV exposure through receptive (giving) fellatio, I resarched the net like mad to get an idea of the risk I put myself under. I have gotten my conclusive 12-week ELISA (negative), but continue to resarch... Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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