A 34-year-old female asked:
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what happens when u have several abnormal pap smears?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
It depends,,,: It depends on the results. If it's low to high grade, things like colposcopy and excision biopsy are done. If biopsy shows carcinoma in situ, the same schedule for paps is maintained. But if it's more invasive things like surgery and chemotherapy may be done. It's important to keep getting paps every year if they're abnormal as it is there to prevent the abnormalities from becoming invasive.
Answered on Dec 27, 2013
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