New York, NY
A 25-year-old female asked:

I had an abnormal pap smear and i had to go for a biopsy this morning. the doctor saw white spots on my cervix. does this mean i have cancer? im 25

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Don't know: I don't know since the biopsy results are not in yet. White spots on the cervix at colposcopy can also be due to non "cancerous CIN( Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia/Dysplasia). Await the results and talk to your MD about them.
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