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since the age of 21(16 years) i have had a several abnormal smear tests, 3 or 4 times i have had laser treatment to remove the precancerous cells from my cervix,i have always had and continue to have annual tests. just before christmas i was told that the precancerous cells had spread to my vagina. i have had laser treatment for this and have been told to go back for a repeat test in 6months.i had quite a large area removed. i just want to know am i more likely to get cancer due to previously having precancerous cells and now that they have started to spread.
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replied July 30th, 2008
Maybe you should ask the doctor and take a look at this site http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/wyntk/c ervix/page4
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replied October 28th, 2018
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Precancerous cells spread locally but don't metastasize i.e distant spread.
As you had precancerous cells in cervix,it means that you have risk factors for it. So the same risk factors are the culprit for vaginal precancerous cells.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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