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A 34-year-old female asked:

Flat brown spot on buttock cheek area near groin, came back as seborrheic keratosis. it said it can be stained to check for hpv. why? i get regular paps with hpv stain and always normal.

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
"flat brown spot" ?: A "flat brown spot" on buttock cheek is not HPV. Pap smears with reflex testing for HPV are accurate, and sufficient.

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