A 31-year-old female asked:
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i did a pep test..it says superficial squames intermiediate squmes & endocervical cells present lactobacilli ( + ) imflamation nil so what it mean?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A pep in your step: Actually, you had a pap smear, but because the results are normal you should have a "pep" in your step.
Answered on Jun 26, 2016
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No lesion: The most important part is the "nil" which stands for "no intraepithelial lesions". This means there was no cancer seen and no pre-cancerous lesion.
Answered on Jun 26, 2016

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