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Abnormal Pap Smear After Miscarriage
Abnormal pap smear: No - abnormal pap smears do not cause miscarriages. ...Read more
Possible: A Pap smear is from a sample of cells from the cervix and they can be affected by pregnancy and can be contaminated by cell from the uterus. However abnormal is ABNORMAL therefore should discuss with doctor because other tests may be needed and at minimum repeat PAP ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a pap smear turn out abnormal (atypical epithelial cells, neg hpv) if I just had miscarriage 3 weeks before?
Depends: It depends on the result, I need more information. Followup is ciritical, so be sure to go back for repeat or further testing as advised by your doctor. You can got to the ASCCP website for the most current guidelines on pap screening. ...Read more
It depends.: A pap smear is a test used to screen for cervical cancer, where a doc takes a sample of cells from the cervix. There is a wide range of abnormal results. Some pap tests come back showing you have a virus called hpv which is extremely common in sexually active women. Pap smears can also show that the cells of the cervix themselves are abnormal, showing pre-cancerous or cancerous cells. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: not all abnormal PAPs are the same. You should be given specific instructions by your GYN provider - regarding what the next step in your care should be. ...Read more