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Can A Pap Smear Test Determine How Long Ago You Had Sex
Hello i had sex today ( oct 30 friday)and i have an appointment for a pap smear test on tuesday in the afternoon will this affect my results?
No : That will not affect the pap.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: A pap smear is a sample of the cells from the cervix and is used to screen for cervical cancer. It is best not to have intercourse the night before your exam because semen and other fluids may cause an abnormal test result resulting in unnecessary anxiety and further testing. Ideally, paps should be performed mid-cycle and avoid having anything in the vagina for 1-2 days prior to the exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I leak sperms immediately after intercourse with my husband and am afraid is due to a pap smear test I had some time back?
Here are some...: What you observed and reported is "normally" expected since something in gets to have something to flow out according to the law of liquidity & gravitation. And such should not be related with recent/ prior PAP smear test. What is your concern? Fertility? Seek evaluation & counseling timely for specific "worry". ...Read more
I'm female and had small amounts blood in discharge ONLY after intercourse. Had pap smear test dr said looks normal to naked eye. Is that a good sign?
Blood after sex: If your pap was after you had the bleeding than thats good. You need to get the final micro report on the pap. There might be abnormal cells that you can't see with the eye. Might check a pregnancy test too just to cover all the bases...Take a deep breath! If you keep having bleeding you really need to be checked on a regular basis. An ultrasound of the uterus would be the next test if the papok ...Read more
Maybe: Dysplasia (precancerous changes in the cervix) is most often caused by hpv virus infection. Having sex with a man who carries hpv can cause this. Most women have been exposed to some type of hpv virus if they have ever been sexually active. In young women with mild dysplasia, their immune system usually fights off the hpv infection and their pap smear becomes normal within 2 years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can sex cause my pap smear test results of cells to come back low grade, not normal. Will having sex make it worse or does it have to affect on cells.
Depends: age, nl pap: According to the american college of ob/gyne, pap smears should begin at age 21, then every 2 yrs ages 21-29. Women 30 and older, if 3 normal yearly paps, can have pap every 3 years. Hiv+ women need pap twice in first year after diagnosis and then yearly.An abnormal result will change how often a pap is recommended. Notify doctor sooner if discharge, bleeding (esp after sex), or pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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