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Bloody Dyscharge After Pap Smear
I went to the gynecologist two days ago for a pap smear and I still have bloody discharge. Is this normal?
Yes, but...: The pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer. During a pap smear, your doctor takes a sampling of cells from the cervix, which may cause trauma and bleeding from the cervix. Mild bleeding or spotting can last for two days after. If the bleeding persists for any longer, or if the bleeding is very heavy, you should call your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I usually got brown (bloody) discharge. I'm negative for hiv, syphillis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, nothing on pap smear and bacterial test. What's wrong ?
Brown discharge: Your brown dischargee represent old unoxygenated blood which can be normal. ...Read more
5 days of sporadic bloody discharge right after period ends. Since 4/2012. Pelvic mri. Office hysteroscopy. Uterine biopsy. Pap smear.. Anything else that should be checked or chalk up to hormones?
Screen for cancer: Named for its discoverer george papanicolaou, cells from the cervix of the uterus are smeared onto a glass slide, stained, and examined under the microscope for cancer or precancer ("dysplasia"; "intraepithelial lesion"). This enables detection of the vast majority of cervical cancers -- once the greatest cancer killer of young women -- while still easy to cure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be very.: The pap smear is a way to find cervical cancer before it becomes serious. Cervical cancer is a sexually transmitted disease and young women are at highest risk of the disease. If you have had abnormal paps, infection with the hpv virus or multiple sex partners you may be at risk for cervical cancer and should have discussion about appropriate screening with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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