Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

will ovarian cyst cause a abnormal pap smear

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A cornucopia: You have 5 major reasons for seeing a GYN MD now. This is the "horn of plenty" of symptoms that need immediate evaluation. Surgery may be in your imme ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Possibly: Based on your age, a good gynecologist will always do pap screening when evaluating your for other problems. While they may not be related, it is imp ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2 differnt issues: But if u are seeing a gyn , you should have a pap if u are sexually active and have not had one in a year, if you have already had a normal one within ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience Pathology
No: The pap smear tests for abnormal cells in the cervix. Sometimes we see cells that shed from the endometrium or fallopian tubes that exit through the ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not likely: Nabothian cysts are usually asymptomatic and benign. For more information consult the following: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh000248 ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Pap smear may pick up endometrial cancer, but it will miss more than it will pick up. Pap is far more useful for detecting cancer of the uterine cervi ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
38 years experience General Surgery
No: Not under any circumstances could this happen.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: Pocs is a diagnosis primarly based on history and laboratory findings. With regards to endometriosis, most women have normal pelvic findings, and lapa ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
yes: Scraping the cervix to do a pap can cause bleeding after the exam. A day later there should be no further bleeding.
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Bourgeous
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal....: Cells can be seen on a pap if inflammation is present. Chlamydia will cause inflammation, so yes, in a sense. There are lots of different kinds of abn ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal pap smear: No - abnormal pap smears do not cause miscarriages.
2
2 thanks
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Scotchie
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, pap smears ideally are collected when menstruation is not occuring.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Colposcopy: If you had an abnormal pap smear then the next step is an examination under a microscope called a colposcopy. This will evaluate the extent of the pr ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Fibroids: Fibroids shouldn't cause abnormal pap smears.
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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Definitely yes: Abnormal pap smears are usually the result of cervical cells infected with a virus (human papilloma virus) that alters its machinery so it can produce ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
A warning: Women with cells that have certain abnormal appearances are much more likely to develop cancer of the cervix or nearby structures. If the area with t ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: A pap smear need to be examined under a microscope by a person trained in such examination. Pap smear is a screening test and diagnosis of cancer usua ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Weix
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal pap: The hpv virus has many subtypes. The transition zone of the cervix is where they are most active, but they can also act on the wall of the vagina. Vag ... Read More
1
1 comment
6
6 thanks
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not diagnostic: The only way to diagnose either of these cancers is by biopsy. Ultrasound findings and symptoms may lead to increased suspicion and further diagnostic ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: There are different types of abnormal pap smears. Some abnormala like lgsil or hgsil are associated with the hpv or the human papilloma virus. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
26 years experience Gynecology
No: Prolapse is when pelvic organs are dropping or falling from their normal position. Bleeding issues and prolapse are not related.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on the type: And severity of abnormality. Mild dysplasia requires yearly repeat paps. Other types of abnormalities may require colposcopic examination, with or wit ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month