A 21-year-old female asked:
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what is a common cause for multiple abnormal pap smears if there is no hpv?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Multiple issues: Abnormal paps have many predisposing issue, e.g., heredity, smoking, early age at intercourse, multiple sex partners. About 20% of cervical cancers do not have an association with hpv.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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