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Pregnancy stitch after cervical cancer

I have just found out i have cervical cancer it is very small early stages and i need a examination under anaesthetic. Ive been told if i have a child after i will need a a stitch on my cervix to stop early labour. I just want to no the percentage of it working does it stop many early labours. I dont want to risk a early labour if it isnt good. thank you rainbow
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replied August 2nd, 2009
The clinical data regarding both the LEEP procedure and cone biopsy of the cervix is somewhat mixed, but most studies suggest that the vast majority of patients will be able to have a successful pregnancy. However, patients who require the removal of very large portions of the cervix are at increased risk of complications associated with pregnancy.

I would advise that you discuss your concerns with your gynecologist.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

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replied August 21st, 2009
If i was to go on and have another baby would the pregnancy hormone bring the cervical cancer back.
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replied August 21st, 2009
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No. It sounds to me as if you don't have cervical cancer but precancerous lesions which may or may not turn into cancer if left for years to grow on their own. What stage did they tell you your cancer was/is? Was there any other treatment involved? If not, it could very well be you have dysplasia which is NOT cervical cancer.

Hormones do not cause cervical abnormalities, HPV causes this. Get tested for HPV.
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replied August 22nd, 2009
I think it was just past stage 3 of abnormal cells so it had to be classed as cancer. Ive had to have a mri scan and a cone biopsey done. I had the leep done first that was how they found it. So a baby will not bring it back.
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replied August 22nd, 2009
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Nope.
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