A 31-year-old female asked:
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will unprotected sex 14 hours before pap smear /possible colposcopy affect my results? should i tell the specialist tomorrow?

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Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
No.: The appearance of cervical cells under the microscope is not affected by the presence of semen from the day before. No need to tell the doctor (he will see sperm reported on the pap smear interpretation).
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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