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A 43-year-old female asked:

I am 43 years old and my pap smear test came back positive for all 14 high risk strains of high risk hpv, do i have cancer for sure?

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Dr. Lisa Helfend
Pathology 33 years experience
Positive HPV: A positive HPV test means that you have the virus that is associated with a risk for cervix cancer. You need to see your gynecologist for a Pap smear or biopsy to know if the cervical cells have become atypical.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2015

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