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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dorothy Carin
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: Vaginal bacterial infections are common in younger woman and the most common cause for an abnormal pap. If they recommended repeating it in 3 months, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly u have a: Diagnosis of ascus/ abnormal cells of unknown significance . This won't lead to cancer for the most part. It's caused by repeated cervical infection a ... Read More
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Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Sounds like: Your doctor is taking good care of you. If you have reservations consider a second gynecological opinion.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You don’t have HPV: Your pap result indicate that you are negative for HPV meaning that you don’t have it. In this case nothing happens to you since you don’t have HPV. H ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need biopsy: Yes you should be concerned, but not alarmed. With that diagnosis, the pathologist is indicating that additional testing is needed for a definitive di ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Genital Warts: There is currently no cure for hpv, only treatment. Thus, once genital warts are treated they may return.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
HPV: You most likely had a high risk strain of hpv that was cleared but caused cervical dysplasia before being cleared. In general, women under 30 should ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Wick
Dr. Mark Wick answered
Specializes in Pathology
HPV: You apparently tested positively for a "high-risk" strain of HPV. Regular Pap smears and gynecologic examination are recommended, but there is no nee ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Jones singer
38 years experience Gynecology
Very common: It is not unusual for a pap smear to return as abnormal on a follow up pap. It does not mean that you have cancer. Your doctor may repeat the pap in 6 ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: That doesn't happen. Please comply with your instructions for following up the pap smear. Back in the bad old days, 30000 women died yearly in the usa ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: Most labs offer a test for HPV, often done automatically if the pap is abnormal. Suggest you ask your doctor about HPV testing.

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