I was wandering why genital warts have come back and could that be a sign that I still could have abnormal cells in my cervix?
Will I have HPV virus for life ?
Is pain in my pelvic region a sign the cancer may have spread?
How can I know if the warts have spread into my cervix ?
List of other diseases, conditions, or injuries and their treatment: pain in pelvic region like period pains between periods that comes and goes, severe pain in pelvic region during menstrual period, recurring genital warts, I have had 3rd stage toward cervical cancer during my pregnancy it was removed after birth with a cone biopsy
Have a diagnosis for the current condition: no
Current medical status: recurring genital warts , pelvic pain
Current medical treatment: seeing a doctor to get warts removed , pain killers
In some people HPV-infection can stay for life because their immune system is not capable of clearing the infection completely. Long-lasting infection with certain risky types of HPV can cause precancerous (dysplasia) and then cancerous lesions. HPV attacks only the cells of the multi-layer squamous epithelium. Such type of epithelium can be found on the skin, vagina, outer cervix, oral cavity, pharynx, voice cords, and esophagus. By cone biopsy all multi-layer squamous epithelium from the outer cervix and from the beginning of the cervical canal is removed so you shouldnât expect abnormal cells to come from here anymore. But abnormal cells can come from vaginal walls and the cervix that is remaining. HPV canât spread higher into the cervical canal and womb because they are inlaid with cylindrical epithelium which is resistant to HPV. Dysplasia and early stages of cervical cancer do not manifest pelvic pain. Pelvic pain shows up when cancer reaches the perimetrium (space outside the vaginal walls).
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