There’s sad news for Jamie Otis and her husband, Doug Hehner. It turns out that Jamie has tested positive for HPV (human papillomavirus).
Jamie posted a beautiful picture of her family on Instagram with baby Henley Grace holding an ultrasound. In the caption, she shared the news. “I went to the doc and heard my pap was bad & I have HPV. Although it sounds like an STD and I should freak the F out, I know this is somewhat common and not to be overly worried about.”
Jamie then continued, “I was scheduled to have a colposcopy just to take a better look at the skin cells in my vagina.😳Also, not really a big deal as long as the doc doesn’t see dysplasia…if she does then it could be a sign of early cancer.”
Jamie then proceeded to let her followers know that she posted a video on her YouTube page while she was at the doctor’s office. She then followed up with more news. “Buuut, I got the call today saying that my doc did see dysplasia & since I’m pregnant we will have to wait to biopsy my cervix until after I have the baby.”
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I have a rainbow baby in my arms & a rainbow baby in my belly.🙏🏻🤰🏼I’ve never felt more *BLESSED*!👶🏼🌈…and the way Gracie girl is hugging her baby brother in the last two pics.😭 #meltmyheart 🥰 • In other news, I went to the doc and heard my pap was bad & I have HPV. Although it sounds like an STD and I should freak the F out, I know this is somewhat common and not to be overly worried about. I was scheduled to have a colposcopy just to take a better look at the skin cells in my vagina.😳Also, not really a big deal as long as the doc doesn’t see dysplasia…if she does then it could be a sign of early cancer.😱 I took a video while I was at the doctors getting the colposcopy-I put the link to our @hotmarriagecoolparents YouTube page in my bio if you wanna watch. At that point I didn’t know whether to worry or not. It could be absolutely nothing. • Buuut, I got the call today saying that my doc did see dysplasia & since I’m pregnant we will have to wait to biopsy my cervix until after I have the baby. • My head’s been all over the place. Thoughts go from “I’m sure I’m fine. I had this with Gracie too.” But then I can’t help but wonder, “What if?!”😬 • I’ve had two friends reach out to me. One was like, “oh you’ll be fine. So many friends had this.”👍🏼 Another said, “I may have to have a hysterectomy after they found that in me bc I have actual cancer now.”😰 • So I just have to wait until after I have the baby to really know what’s going on inside me, but I’m just putting the positive vibes out there & praying & being so THANKFUL for my health.🙏🏻 • I couldn’t help but think about all the women who are pregnant and find out super scary news like they actually do have cancer or a fatal disease and they’re left with the tough decision: treat yourself while pregnant to save your life but risk losing the baby OR take your chances and postpone treatment to save your baby.😩 I cannot even imagine having to make that decision.😢 My heart goes out to those mamas. If you’re one of them, I’m sending you SO MUCH LOVE.💗 • • • #rainbowbaby #pregnancyupdate #secondtrimester #pregnancystyle #bump #pregnancy #pregnantbelly #pregnancyafterloss #preggo
According to HPV.com, HPV is a virus that can cause certain cancers and diseases in men and women. Many people who have it don’t know that they have it since there are no signs or symptoms.
According to WebMD, cervical dysplasia is a precancerous condition in which abnormal cell growth occurs on the surface lining of the cervix or endocervical canal — the opening between the uterus and the vagina.
A baby boy on the way
Doug and Jamie just had a cute gender reveal, where they learned they were having the first Married at First Sight boy.
“Doug instantly cried tears of joy. Our first baby was a boy, but we lost him at 17 weeks. Of course, he loves our daughter, but he’s wanted a baby boy so badly for so long. This is truly an answered prayer for us,” Jamie told People last month. Doug and Jamie also have daughter, Henley Grace, who is two.
Jamie is in our thoughts and prayers.
Married at First Sight returns January 1 at 8/7c on Lifetime.