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bleeding during pap smear

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Scotchie
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, pap smears ideally are collected when menstruation is not occuring.
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rarely: We never say never, but doing a pap smear during menses may result in an unsatisfactory smear in that the blood is covering the epithelial cells so th ... Read More
Dr. Barry Kahn
31 years experience Pathology
Obscure: Collecting an abundance of blood during a pap smear will not "cause" an abnormal result, but as was mentioned, can obscure the interpretation of the p ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Stein
51 years experience Urology
Porbably not: ?Uti for preg test see ob.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Wait: For the next period. If it misses, you might be.
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Dr. Haritha Vankireddy
19 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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Dr. Oren Townsend
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Hi. : Hi. It is very unusual to have cervical cancer at your age. The pap test result should be available fairly quickly. The test result will tell you w ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: The hurt may be due to pelvic inflammation and you need to be examined by your gynecologist. In the meantime try using a water based lubricant like K- ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can happen: Dome people do experience some bleeding after Pap test.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
40 years experience Gynecology
MAY BE NORMAL: Take Ibuprofen instead or aleeve and see if cramps subside. If not please go see your doctor.
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A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
The : The doctor may be referring to a mucosal skin tag or a pedunculated polyp. The best way to address the bleeding during intercourse is to see the spec ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful comment without physical examination and lab tests and imaging, if the latter are needed. Please consult yo ... Read More

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