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A 34-year-old female asked:

Had abnormal pap. had colposcopy. doc said it looked good and took biopsy. can biopsy come back as a good one even if pap was abnormal? doc left room

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes It is possible: When a pap smear is performed, dead extruded cervical cells are evaluated. A tissue biopsy looks at the actual living cervical cells which if fundamentally. more accurate.

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Last updated Jul 14, 2019

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