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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
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. ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not cancerous: ... but very inflamed in places.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes : Needs to start treatment.Get a more detailed answer ›
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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