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bleeding during pap smear

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.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Stein
50 years experience Urology
Porbably not: ?Uti for preg test see ob.
A member asked:
Dr. Haritha Vankireddy
18 years experience Family Medicine
First : First of all your concern about cervical cancer is valid, given that your grandmother had cervical cancer. But, at 19 yrs old cervical cancer is not s ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding: the most common cause is a friable cervix (bleeds easily) and this can be due to pregnancy, infection, trauma from sex and hormonal changes. Other ca ... Read More
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Fibroids: Fibroids shouldn't cause abnormal pap smears.
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 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 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. 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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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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pretty much: the same meaning. Take care
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Colposcopy Saves you: Yes. Of course. The ability to stop and prevent cervical cancer is a major advancement in female health. Catching the changes that hpv can cause tha ... Read More
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