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HPV, Pain pills and trying to get pregnant

I had an abnormal pap smear and had to have a cervical biopsy. Results where positive for HPV and abnormal cells. I was told to have another biopsy in 6 months. Thing is i want to get pregnant and dont know the risks if any. Also i have severe back problems and am on pain management. I take Norcos and morphene and flexeril. Im not sure if flexeril is safe in pregnancy and although im in a lot of pain i am gradually taking less pain-pills. I have a 4 year old and only took a couple of vicodin towards the end the end of my pregnancy. I started pain managent about 2 years ago. I have my period at the moment and dont intend to go back on the pill. Reason im not waiting until my next biopsy is because i want another baby now and because my husband doesnt want to wait because he feels hes too old to wait much longer.
Im so confused, Im worried that if i do have cervical cancer and wait too long it might be severe.
Ive been having physio for my back for the last month. Im not positive its doing much good but having a baby is more important to me so I will continue to lessen my medication and i figure i should be off them totally by the time i ovulate. As ive been on the contraceptive pill it will probably take at least a couple of months before id conceive anyway. Ive also been on Buspar for the last couple of weeks for anxiety and although it says its quite safe in pregnancy i intend to go off that too. Question i really want to ask is, are there risks involved being HPV positive and could i have my abnormal cells checked even if im pregnant???
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replied August 27th, 2008
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How abnormal (LSIL, HSIL, ASCUS...) was your PAP-smear?

Which type of HPV was confirmed? Was it a risky one?

What was the result from the cervical biopsy?
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replied August 27th, 2008
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Thank you for your reply. I dont believe it was a high risk one as the nurse got back to me and told me, after talking to the doctor, that it was fine to go ahead trying to get pregnant. I would still be able to get tested again in 6months. My Biopsy read that i still had abnormal cells. I just called my doctor and someone is going to phone back and explain my results in detail.
My other concern is taking "Buspar", 30mg pd? It does seem to help with my anxiety, is it ok to keep taking it?? Im comming off my pain-meds, For a week now im taking half of my usual 3 x 60mg morphine and 4 x 10mg Norcos. Im in a lot of pain from my back, especially at night but i feel its more important to have a healthy baby. Im having physio too, trying to overcome my back trouble as much as possible.
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replied August 28th, 2008
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Another question. Ive been cutting my morphine in half, is that dangerous?
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replied August 29th, 2008
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I have the low risk type of HPV.
I spoke to my back doctor and she said not to break the morphine in half so now im taking a whole one in morning and one at night. Im still concerned about the Buspar though. Anyone got any suggestions???
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replied September 1st, 2008
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If you have L-SIL and low-risk HPV you can try to get pregnant.

I doubt that the biopsy result was "bad cells" because biopsy doesn't deal with cells but with tissues. Biopsy means taking a small piece from the cervix which includes whole tissues and not individual cells. Cytological tests (like PAP-test) deal only with individual cells.

According to your pain menagment description it is obviously that you are experiencing opiate addiction. Opiate drugs don't damage the fetus but babies born from opiate addicted mothers can have withdrawal syndrome after delivery. You can consult an expert for treating opiate addiction.
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replied September 1st, 2008
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Thanks again. Do you have any suggestions about taking Buspar??
Ive reduced my opiate intake significantly. When you said that my baby would have withdrawal symptoms when born, would that also be the case even if im breast feeding???
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replied September 2nd, 2008
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Buspar (buspirone) is anxiolitic drug that doesn't cause dependancy and belongs to pregnancy category B which means it can be used during pregnancy.

Small amounts (0,8-12% of maternal dose) of opiate narcotics enter the milk but their impact on the breastfeeding is still unknown.
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