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bleeding cervix during pap smear

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
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 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
19 years experience Pathology
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
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A member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Colposcopy & biopsy are procedures used to evaluate abnormal pap smears. Usually the biopsy site is treated with topical medicine to avoid bleeding. T ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Bleeding is common after a pap-smear. It doesn't mean cancer is present. Best wishes!
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A female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pap smear bleeding: After menopause, the decreased estrogen makes the mucosa of the cervical area and the lining of the cervix much more delicate and apt to bleed on cont ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Herold
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Pap smears are safe in pregnancy and they are recommended at the first prenatal visit if it has been more than a year since your last pap. Sometimes ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Ok: Could be normal but could also be due to infection. Ask your doc about the pap results which can check for infections.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Scotchie
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, pap smears ideally are collected when menstruation is not occuring.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Fibroids: Fibroids shouldn't cause abnormal pap smears.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
55 years experience Pathology
Extent of PID: You can have possibly some purulent discharge coming out of your cervical canal suggestive of pid which can be seen during speculum exam while obtaini ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
yes: Scraping the cervix to do a pap can cause bleeding after the exam. A day later there should be no further bleeding.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
yes: When doing a pap you scape the cervix which might cause bleeding after the pap. I alway tell people they might have a little spotting a fter the pap, ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
YES: And you probably will have normal paps. The leep is intended to remove all the abnormal cells. Most women do have normal pap smears after a leep, so ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same: The pap is performed the same way as before the leep.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No reason not: Sure you can. If you are bleeding heavily enough, you might call the office to see if they want you to reschedule the pap - but bleeding that heavy is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO: You should not have blood clots after a pap. Call and get rechecked.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Yes: There are several causes for bleeding after sexual intercourse and depending on the age group, the reasons are different. Nevertheless, this must eval ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beth Cook
Dr. Beth Cook answered
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal Pap: Management algorithms for abnormal paps depend upon your age, high risk hpv being positive or negative, and the reading of the pap (ascus, hsil, lsil, ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Further evaluation: consider further evaluation, possibly a LEEP procedure. At a minimum, repeat pap in 6 -12 months with HPV testing.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Pap smear may pick up endometrial cancer, but it will miss more than it will pick up. Pap is far more useful for detecting cancer of the uterine cervi ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't worry: Your doctor has bot the procedures and the answers so listen to him/her and move along in your treatment
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