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low grade abnormal pap smear

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Inflammation: Abnormal pap indicates current and recurrent infection/inflammation........which may be responsible. Not knowing your age, thick and torn hymen also c ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Nowicki
23 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
You should have : Colposcopy done to determine if there actually is cervical dysplasia present ( if there is no abnormal area on outside of cervix a scraping from just ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
37 years experience Gynecology
Not cancer: If your pap smear shows LSIL, which stands for low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, most doctors will not do anything immediately. You will prob ... Read More
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Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
No: HPV is associated with most but not all cases of cervical intraepithelial lesions. That is why Pap smear remains the gold standard for cervical cancer ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
A sampling of your: Cervix shows cells that are not totally normal. There are different levels of abnormal cells, and depending on such findings, your doctor will proceed ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
13 years experience Pathology
PAP smear: Definition of abnormal pap smear is too broad. It depends on the type of the abnormality detected. In any case any abnormal pap smear should be taken ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be serious: Need to be what is description of the abnormal, may need repap at intervals, or magnification viewing with a colposcope, and possible biopsy of the ce ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually HPV: A vaginal infection can sometimes be the cause of an abnormal pap smear. A cervical infection can as well (chlamydia, gonorrhea). The most common ca ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
13 years experience Pathology
Abnormal: Depends on the abnormality detected, but the proper management should be based on pap smear results. Do not panic, but, please, do not take it lightly ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on severity: Depending on the severity of abnormality, it may just require retesting sooner than the usual 1-3 years. Hpv testing may be warranted. If abnormality ... Read More
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