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What is pop smear?

What is pop smear?

Pap Smear: If you are truly 30 years old and a female and you do not know this, then you need immediately to get into see a gynecologist and begin your female care with this important exam that include assessing if you have any risk for cervical cancer. A good gynecologist will get you into good and regular practice to make sure your health is always protected. ...Read more

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I am in my 19th week and notice dark brown/black stain on my underwear every two to three days. It is only a small smear but it keeps happening. ?

I am in my 19th week and notice dark brown/black stain on my underwear every two to three days.  It is only a small smear but it keeps happening.  ?

Does OBGYN know?: Bleeding noted on underwear can come from several sources. One of the biggest concerns is bleeding from the uterus or placenta. An OB doctor would want to know about recurring or heavy bleeding. ...Read more

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Wat is cin2 mean in smears? I had a colopscopy n got it all took away but im still worried? :(

Wat is cin2 mean in smears? I had a colopscopy n got it all took away but im still worried? :(

Pap Smears: The very reason one has pap smears is to watch the cervical cells to see if they have the potential to become cancer and if there is, indeed, any evidence of the cancer causing hpv present. The scale goes from zero to five. Cin 2 is not even close to cancer but warrants the colposcopy and treatment. It sounds like your physician is doing everything right. You can be reassured. ...Read more

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I had the pop smear done and I bleed a little beat it is normal ? ?

I had the pop smear done and I bleed a little beat it is normal ? ?

This isn't actually: That uncommon. As during the Pap smear, samples, which are taken from your cervix, are obtained by rubbing special collecting tools against the cervix which can lead to some tissue irritation. Granted some women with inflammatory issues of the cervix(cervicitis) may more readily bleed. If the bleeding persists or is significant review this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if cervic is close when you get smear?

What does it mean if cervic is close when you get smear?

Does not mean much: If patient is seen for bleeding problem and cervix is stenosed, it is difficult to do a endometrial biopsy. During a pregnancy, close to the delivery time, if cervix is closed woman probably will not go in to labor. On the other hand if cervix is more than than 3 cms dilated and effaced, will go in labor soon or can be induced easily. ...Read more

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What can you do to recieve smear test results?

What can you do to recieve smear test results?

By mail or in person: Usually your gynecologist, nurse practioner or family practice physician will call you with results if they are positive, but often by mail or electronically (if you have an electronic medical record) if they are negative. (i am assuming pap smear results). ...Read more

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I recently had a smear done abd it came back adnormal cells and I have to go for a colopolscopy. Wat does this mean? Shud i be worried?

I recently had a smear done abd it came back adnormal cells and I have to go for a colopolscopy. Wat does this mean? Shud i be worried?

Pap Smears: Don't be worried but follow through with the recommendations of your physician. There are stages of changes in the cells from the cervix that can predict risk for getting cancer. They are going to just make sure there is nothing worse and to zap or treat anything that can be treated to prevent this from progressing. Also you need the hpv vaccine urgently if you have not already had this. ...Read more

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How fast can u get smear test resuts?

How fast can u get smear test resuts?

Depends: The speed of your pap smear results depends on the laboratory which is analyzing the sample. You should, however, usually have the results in no more than a week. If you haven't heard, call your provider. ...Read more