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Can A Pap Smear Detect Std
How soon can a pap smear detect a std? I had sex with a new partner, 3 days later i went for a pap smear, it came back positive for mild HPV with no symptoms, if this guy were to have given me a different STD such as chlamydia, would it appear so soon on
STD is also known as Sexually transmitted disease. This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
Can a pap smear detect the most common std's like chlamydia, genital herpes, HIV infection, gonorrhea, syphilis, trichomoniasis and hepatitis b?
Can just a blood test detect all untreatable std's in women?I don't want my spouse's hymen torn by pap-smear like tests by inserting things into her v
Bad information: Congratulations on your impending marriage. And i'm sorry -- somebody has given you very bad information. Prior to marriage, a blood test for syphilis is all that we need. Nobody's going to culture her cervix without symptoms. This pathologist doesn't think a woman needs a pap smear until she becomes sexually active -- it's not the guideline but it makes sense. And what std is untreatable? ...Read more
Is it possible to have chlamydia for years without symptoms? Also, how long before it can cause infertility? A pap smear won't detect the std, right?
I got a pap smear done and it says the results are abnormal....What does that mean..Do I have an STD or something?
It is possible that a pap smear be done with STD testing automatically or do you need to consent to STD tests specifically?
Two separate things: A pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer. Getting tested for stds involves sending separate tests. Doctors and patients often link these items together though so it is best to specifically ask what tests are being done and clarify what tests you would like or do not want. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
STD screening: At age 18, pap smears aren't recommended. But yearly screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea is recommended until age 26. Once a woman reaches age 21, we do a pap smear along with the chlamydia and gonorrhea screening. Once a woman reaches age 30, we add high-risk HPV screening to her pap smear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Went in for STD test, pap smear & bc. I received a letter 21 days later stating all is normal. Does mean i'm in the clear for STD as well?
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