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Bleeding cervix during pap smear

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Your doc should: Have told u that sometimes it can bleed as long as he didnt see a lesion or tumor then the pap hopefully will be normal , it could come back abnormal,... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Treat locally: Once a lesion of the cervix starts bleeding the chance is that it will not stop spontaneously. One could apply laser treatment to stop it or else som... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
Pathology 21 years experience
Complication?: I know of no specific relationship between pap smear post procedural bleeding and hpv infection. That said, you may want to follow-up sooner with your... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Not normal: Pap smear not associated with vaginal bleeding. If exam of cervix showed irritation there is always possibility of in-situ lesion of cervix but bx ne... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not uncommon: When the pap smear was done the MD probably noted cervical redness and inflammation with blood vessels visible on the cervical surface. A pap smear in... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Yes, must be checked: Women who are sexually active cannot go 6 years between Pap smears and Gyn exams. Nor can they wait 2 years while having foul vaginal discharge. Cance... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omar Eton
Hematology and Oncology 39 years experience
Await Path report: If Pap smear was done, a path report will be available in less than a week from your doctor. Long list of possibilities from benign, scar, infection a... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
HPV: The human papilloma virus is the cause of the vast majority of pap abnormalities.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
Radiation Oncology 28 years experience
Needs further eval: I assume this means that the doctor doing the pap smear saw a lesion on the cervix during the pelvic exam. Such a lesion could be a cancer, a benign ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
Pathology 33 years experience
Result of PAP smear: Blood on cervix can be seen in time of period, can be seen because cervix has erosions or ulcers. Evaluation of your pap smear is very important to... Read More
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