Case Study: Escharotic Treatment for ECC-positive Cervical Epithelial Neoplasia in Childbearing Years

A persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection of a high-risk type is necessary for cervical cancer to develop. The severity of the diagnosis, together with colposcopy findings, determines the standard for treatment, and ablative or excisional options may be recommended. Escharotic treatment, together with an oral, anticarcinogenic HPV protocol and a vaginal suppository protocol, is an alternative treatment. This case study is treatment of a 28-yr-old female who desired an alternative treatment because of concerns about the possibility of obstetrical complications associated with the use of loop electrosurgical excision (LEEP). By Kimberly Windstar ND, Corina Dunlap BA, Heather Zwickey PhD, published in Integrative Medicine, a Clinician’s Journal, Vol. 13, No 2.

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