A 31-year-old female asked:
I had a pap smear at 1 pm today and since i have been itching and burning, with swelling inside. i'm allergic to adhesive but that's it.
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Itching post Pap: You may be allergic to doctors gloves- latex or something they cleansed you with or the pap scrapper itself. Report to your doctor and ask if gloves were latex or if any wash solution was used or introduced into vagina. If you have a antihistamine tablet at home, you might take it tonight to see if it helps.Try sitting in warm tub and rinsing out vagina area or baking soda douch.Tyelenol for pain.
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Allergy and Immunology 43 years experience
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Last updated Sep 29, 2020
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