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can fibroids cause abnormal pap smears

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Fibroids: Fibroids shouldn't cause abnormal pap smears.

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A member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnl periods: yes: Fibroids are a common cause of irregular menses (usually cause heavier, longer or more painful, more frequent than nl periods). They do not cause abno ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: A partial hysterectomy is the removal of the upper part of the uterus, and a total (or complete) hysterectomy is the removal of the uterus and cervix. ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
35 years experience Gynecology
No PAP Needed: According to acog and other national societies after a hysterectomy with removal of the cervix (and no history of high grade pre-cancer); there is no ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Probably not: but you should ask your gyn just to be sure. Abnormal Pap smears can be caused by vaginal inflammation or infection, but not with IUD's.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Multiple issues: Abnormal paps have many predisposing issue, e.g., heredity, smoking, early age at intercourse, multiple sex partners. About 20% of cervical cancers do ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
It depends,,,: It depends on the results. If it's low to high grade, things like colposcopy and excision biopsy are done. If biopsy shows carcinoma in situ, the sa ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Severe : Severe dysplasia means that there are concerning changes in the cells. This will need to be followed closely with your gynecologist for the appropria ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Nowicki
23 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Depends : On what these pap smear results were and if you are high risk hpv positive. If you had a colposcopy with biopsies in the meantime you most likely shou ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need LEEP: If you have had abnormal paps, followed by a colposcopy, followed be persistent abnormal paps, then you need an excisional procedure on the cerix call ... Read More
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