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Serious Risk of Cancer and Treating Cervical Displasions

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I was diagnosed with hpv when I was 17 and too fresh to listen to anyone..

Well now I have cin 1 and 2 present on my cervix. This was a recent development and the doctors told me I need a cone biopsy to diagnose whats going on in my ecc ( the cervical canal)

the side effects oif the biposy is that there is a chance that I may not get pregnant, though its a low chance thats one im not willing to take.

I have also done research which says that these things can be resolved by the immune system, but what are the chances? Is it a sure fact?

my problem is sis that I am scared out of my wits that this can progress to cancer, however I refuse to get the cone biopsy done, its just not an option does anyone have any advice for a 22 year old with no children??

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replied March 16th, 2006
Infectious Diseases Answer A450
Don’t wait for your immune system to solve the problem! The immune system may succeed in defeating HPV-infection but it can’t repair the damage caused by infection-displasia(CIN). HPV types 16 and 18 are considered very dangerous for cancer development. Displasions(CIN 1,2 and 3) are considered precancerous and must be treated. CIN 3 is treated by a cone-like amputation (cone-biopsy) of the cervix. CIN 1 and 2 may be treated with local destruction of the displastic lesions (diatermocoagulation, crio-therapy, CO2-laser coagulation), but only if a lesion is located on the outer-cervix. Further, cervical curettage is required to exclude CIN-presence in the cervical canal. If CIN lesions are present in the cervical canal, the curettage itself is a therapeutic procedure. After treatment, you will have to monitor your gynecological health every 6 months with Pap-smear. You will then be asked to undergo a colposcopia for the next 2 years. If CIN-1 or 2 report is repeated, you will have to be treated with a cone biopsy.
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