It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 04-18-2008, 11:57 AM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Mass
Posts: 5
marie777 HB User
cervix turned white, yet normal pap

How is it possible to have a pap smear that came out normal, yet have the cervix turn white when the vinegar solution is put on it?

 
Old 04-18-2008, 12:52 PM   #2
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 149
cook82 HB Usercook82 HB User
Re: cervix turned white, yet normal pap

I take it the vinegar was applied to the cervix as part of the colposcopy procedure here right???? I assume this was precipitated by an initial abnormal pap?
Are you saying the subsequent pap was "normal" after all this?

Marie

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 04-18-2008, 12:58 PM   #3
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Mass
Posts: 5
marie777 HB User
Re: cervix turned white, yet normal pap

I had 2 normal paps. But there were 2 lesions that they removed removed from the vulva. Because they thought the lesions were suspicious they took a look at the cervix w/ a colposcope . In March they looked at the cervix w/ a colposcope & they said the solution made the cervix turned white. He wanted to biopsy it right then. I said that I wanted to think about it. So I returned in April & was told that their was no need to biopsy it.

 
Old 04-18-2008, 01:02 PM   #4
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 149
cook82 HB Usercook82 HB User
Re: cervix turned white, yet normal pap

OK - I see then.
Both paps were normal before and after the colposcopy negating the need to biopsy the cervix. I would just let it go then UNLESS - tell me the 2 lesions that were removed from the vulva - we they biopsied?????

If so what were the results - what were these lesions on the vulva???

Marie

 
Old 04-18-2008, 01:21 PM   #5
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Mass
Posts: 5
marie777 HB User
Re: cervix turned white, yet normal pap

I don't know yet what the biopsy result is because they just removed the lesion on the vulva yesterday. It will probably take them a wk or so to get back to me.

 
Old 05-17-2008, 11:49 AM   #6
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: uk
Posts: 15
nicci70 HB User
Re: cervix turned white, yet normal pap

Quote:
Originally Posted by marie777 View Post
I don't know yet what the biopsy result is because they just removed the lesion on the vulva yesterday. It will probably take them a wk or so to get back to me.
Hi Marie, hope you get your results soon and it is nothing to serious, I also had a coloposcy back in March turned areas white but came back negative, however I do have VIN 3 which was diagnosed in February following a biospy,and due for surgery at end of month. I found this very shocking at first but have now had nearly 3 months to get my head round it, and now feel more at peace with the surgery date coming very soon. Thoughts with you, keep us posted on your results.

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
white bumps on face tonya81 Acne 1 05-07-2010 08:37 AM
white spots covering my cervix sandy0044 Hysterectomy 4 04-05-2010 06:26 AM
what can white spots be on the your cervix terristeve Women's Health 2 04-05-2009 03:31 PM
Discharge on Cervix? A problem? scaredcervi Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 3 05-30-2008 03:31 PM
HSG and cervix turned??? ames311 Infertility 2 12-06-2007 11:22 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Flagyl
Folic
Ibuprofen
Morphine Motrin
  Prenatal
Tylenol
Valium
Vicodin
Xanax




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Kali333 (20), STLouisgal (12), SandyMN (11), estria (7), Erie0385 (7), LilyL21 (7), junipersage (6), luvbug412 (4), 33kat (4), sally97 (4)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1013), Apollo123 (910), Titchou (859), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (755), midwest1 (671), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:26 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!