Hi everyone. Can anyone tell me about their experience with VIN 2. I had partial vulvectomy 3 years ago for VIN 3. Recent biopsy showed VIN 2. My biopsy was 3 months ago and only having a follow up with my gynecologist at colposcopy this coming week. Only know about the VIN 2 because my GP was relentless in tracking down my gynae who did not contact me directly about it. I feel that he is treating it as a non urgent matter and while that is good in some regard I am concerned that he may be a little too relaxed about it. Should VIN 2 be removed surgically? Has anyone with VIN 2 had it removed or is it just monitored? Having had VIN 3 I feel that removing it would be a better option given it could turn to VIN 3 again.
Any feedback would be great, thank you, Anne
Anne, I'm sorry you are feeling like your doctor is possibly being a little too relaxed; I wouldn't like that feeling either especially since you've had VIN 3 and surgery prior. So many doctors treat VIN stages differently so take any comments with a grain of salt and you make your decision based on what your doctors say and what you feel comfortable with.
My gyne onc surgeon treats my VIN 2 with surgery. I've tried Aldara before for VIN 1 (no success though) but I've read on here many women have done Aldara for VIN 1 &2 and had great success.
Please keep us posted as to what you find out this week. Take care of yourself.Lisa
Lisa from USA Michigan
Hi Lisa thanks for commenting. I am just concerned because it’s 14 weeks since biopsies and only seeing him tomorrow. There is an open sore down there which I believe is where the VIN 2 is. I won’t be happy leaving it there. As much as I don’t want surgery I’d rather have it removed. It would be a small area with margins. He may very well say he wants to remove it. He’s just never delayed so much on anything like this before. I will be adamant that I would rather have it cut out. I’ve had vin 3 and ain 3 so it’s probably heading that way so why wait. I don’t want it to get to VIN 3 again. Thanks for your kind words. Hope you’re doing well. I’m in Ireland I’ll keep you posted .
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