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Cone biopsy and D&C by Momgoingcrazy Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 12:00am This morning I had my cone biopsy and fractional D&C done. It went well and I was home before noon. I've spent most of the day lounging around, dozing on and off, while watching tv, because I am feeling pretty crampy. Hopefully tomorrow is better. My doctor's orders are to decrease activity for 2 weeks and make an appointment to see him in ... Read on »
New Zealander Wonders: Does A Cervical Cone Biopsy (LEEP) Lead To An Incompetent Cervix During Pregnancy? by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 12:00am Question: Hi Doctor, I'm a 33 year old woman from New Zealand. I recently had a missed miscarriage and D&C (22nd Nov 2009) , then one month later I had another D&C due to infection and retained product. I also had a D&C at age 17 years and a termination at 29 years. I also had a LETZ at 25 years. The doctor has advised me ... Read on »
Fellow Fighter Lindsey aka Lynz by megse5 Patient Expert Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 12:34am I like to share with everyone other people's stories, if they let me. Today is Lindsey's Birthday and she has kindly allowed me to share her story with you. Please read what she has written, comment and wish her a happy birthday :) Another Chapter in my Book: A Survivor's Story By Lindsey aka Lynz I was too young, acco ... Read on »
Breast Core needle biopsy procedure by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Sep 0010 12:00am Patients undergo breast core biopsy generally due to one of the 3 main reasons: 1) Presence of a mass or mass-like lesion either clinically palpable or diagnosed on imaging. 2) Presence of suspicious calcifications on screening mammography. 3) Nipple discharge or skin/nipple changes. Advantages of breast core needle biospy over Fine need ... Read on »
Breast Core needle biopsy procedure by Dr.Prashant Jani Patient Expert Posted Wed 29 Sep 2010 9:28am Patients undergo breast core biopsy generally due to one of the 3 main reasons: 1) Presence of a mass or mass-like lesion either clinically palpable or diagnosed on imaging. 2) Presence of suspicious calcifications on screening mammography. 3) Nipple discharge or skin/nipple changes. Advantages of breast core needle biospy over Fine needl ... Read on »
Bladder Cancer - UK Biopsy Procedure by Steve K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Dec 2008 7:09am The inspiration (and much of the content) of today's post is brought to you courtesy of David F. in Kent (near London). He has managed to describe the UK bladder biopsy process, atmosphere, and capture the essence of the event with good humor, considering the circumstances. One major difference between US and UK medical care, besides how its fund ... Read on »
Women with HIV and Cervical issues by tdonohue Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 10 Jun 2011 7:22pm When I found out I had HPV the displasia was so bad that they were worried it would turn into cervical cancer. I had a procedure called a LEEP done the first time we found the displasia and the doctor I had seen for that procedure was a Gynecological Oncologist. He had recommended that if the displasia came back that I would need to get a hyste ... Read on »
We’re in the middle of what may ... by Kim F. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 5:40pm We’re in the middle of what may be the worst snow storm in recent history, but I don’t care. Today I’m celebrating!  It’s official, I’m now ten-years CANCER FREE!  That’s quite a milestone. Yes, this blog is about my journey with Multiple Sclerosis, but long before Grover paid his visit, I had another medical crisis in my life.  It all beg ... Read on »
Cervical Stenosis from an Abnormal PAP Smear by Dr. Fred Licciardi Medical Doctor Posted Sun 12 Dec 2010 9:36pm Hello again, today we are going to talk more about blockage of the cervical canal: Cervical Stenosis. We will concentrate on the most common causes of cervical stenosis; scaring that results from the treatment of an abnormal pap smear. Please refer back to the previous post on the cervix to get some background for this blog. Treatment of ... Read on »
Severe Dysplasia by Momgoingcrazy Posted Mon 21 Sep 2009 12:00am My gynecologist just called to tell me my biopsy came back showing I have severe dysplasia. These are precancerous cells on the surface of the cervix, the lowest part of the uterus. These changes in cervical tissue are classified as mild, moderate, or severe. Left untreated, dysplasia sometimes progresses to an early form of cancer known as cer ... Read on »