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Moorhead, MN
A 51-year-old female asked:

Are endometrial cells cancer cells and why would they show up in a pap test 51 premenopausal no other symptoms gynecologist doesnt seem worried ?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pap endometrium: Endometrial cells come from inside the uterus are often extruded when a pap smear is taken. However at age 51, if you are having abnormal bleeding of any kind, return to the GYN MD for a endometrial biopsy to rule out endometrial cancer.
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