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How Can Pap Smear Be Abnormal If No Cervix Does Hyst Remove Risk From Hpv
Vaginal pap: The hpv virus has many subtypes. The transition zone of the cervix is where they are most active, but they can also act on the wall of the vagina. Vaginal dysplasia and cancer are more rare than cervical, but they still are screened for using a pap smear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom said that as a result of abnormal Pap smear, she had to get silver nitrate on her cervix. Was this caused by hpv?
Went to my gynecologist she did a pap smear. Do to I have HPV she barely touched my cervix and it started bleeding some.?
Complication?: I know of no specific relationship between pap smear post procedural bleeding and hpv infection. That said, you may want to follow-up sooner with your physician to double check that there is not some sort of complication (some spotting maybe ok but frank hemorrhage may need to be rechecked). ...Read more
I had a pap smear and my dr saw visible leisons on my cervix but i tested negative for hpv. Why do I have leisons if I have no std's?
Lesions don't meandz: Lesions can be anything from simple visible changes from infections in the past or irritation from a number of things or they can be benign findings or more serious. Hpv is not the only std so that doesn't mean that you couldn't have something more serious or that u might not have another std. Lesions is a term to refer to changes in the tissue. Need follow up for clarification with your gyn. ...Read more
I had a pap smear and the doctor says my cervix is red. I have no sti's and I have already been vaccinated for hpv. What could be causing this?
Too ambiguous: I am sorry but the word 'red' in no way communicates a medical diagnosis or condition. I would direct this specific question to the physician who used those words. ...Read more
5 months ago my pap came back abnormal with high risk HPV now she said my pap smear came back normal does that mean its gone? Or hasn't gotten worse?
Pap Smears: It would appear to me that you are confusing two different results on pap smears. First, the main reason for a pap smear is to examine the cells to see if any of them have changed to predict a risk of cancer. Second, the cells are studied for high risk hpv dna to see if there is any risk of future changes that would predict cancer. ...Read more
Abnormal pap smear. Tested positive for hpv. Follow up pap smear almost 2 years later. No results yet. What are my risks of cervical cancer?
We do not guess: You are asking for physicians to guess. That does not happen. Let's see what your results are and then deal with them rationally. ...Read more
I have an abnormal pap smear. Hpv was found at high risk. What does that mean? Do I have cervical cancer? What happens if I become pregnant?
Need for follow-up: You do not have cancer but have higher than normal risk for cancer. You should get PAP smears done yearly, more frequently if your doctor suggests. Pregnancy would be okay, but make sure that you are taking pre-natal vitamins and keep in touch with your doctor for care throughout pregnancy. ...Read more
If pap smear is abnormal, atypical squamous cells of undetermined endocervical/squamous metaplastic cells are present. + HPV is positive. I worry?
Probably not: This is a common finding on a pap smear and is slightly abnormal. It is not likely to be anything dangerous. However, the only way to be sure is to be evaluated by your doctor. Most times an exam called a colposcopy is recommended in the office. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers