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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Won't affect it: This is a common and important question, though, and it's good that you asked.
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Sex and Pap tests: Nope. Not at all. Pap tests are microscopic and look for structural changes in the cells of the cervix to predict risk of cancer. Having sexual interc ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: There is no need to repeat a pap smear unless it's abnormal. Cervicitis is treated with antibiotics and cervical infections can be evaluated for quick ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Do not skip PAP!: Please do not skip your pap test. God forbid, the test comes back abnormal, it can be addressed by your doctor to prevent more serious issues.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A few business days: Results vary depending on the lab used, but typically 3-5 business days should be expected for results.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Your Gynec should he: Did your gynecologist not explain the results to you? You should ask this question and find out what it means. To me, it looks like there is nothing s ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Endocervical cells: These cells line the innermost portion of the cervix and are normal. The endocervical canal leads to the endometrial cavity.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: absolutely not. PAP testing is a scraping of the outer mouth of the cervix to test for pre-cancerous and cancerous cells, and for Genetic analysis ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Shiller
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
That's normal: endocervical cells is what they look at on a pap smear. If it was otherwise normal, then you're probably fine.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
This report is norma: Inflammatory cells are white cells which roam around in our body. So you do not need to worry about this report. Pap is done as a screen for Cervix Ca ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Now: Get a PAP smear for your baseline. You are still young enough to get HPV vaccine. You may visit these sites for more information on PAP smears. http ... Read More

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