A 50-year-old female asked:
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positive hpv on pap smear mean?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need for close : Follow-up. Most patients with hpv do not suffer ill-effects, however, 80% of the cervical cancers are caused by hpv. Therefore it is prudent that you follow your doctor's directions in getting regular pap smears.
Answered on Jan 15, 2019
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